New England Historic Genealogical Society

99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
May 25, 2022

Eastern Massachusetts



Accounts Payable Associate

New England Historic Genealogical Society is hiring an Accounts Payable Associate who, as part of the Finance Team, will be accountable for vendor invoices, wire transfers, expense reimbursements, credit card payments, sales tax analysis, preparing checks for signature and document filing. This entry level, full-time, benefits eligible, non-exempt position is on-site in our Boston location.
Some of our amazing benefits include; Medical, dental, vision, retirement, generous paid time off, and much more!
Duties and responsibilities may include, but not be limited to, the following: • Prepare and present invoices with relevant backup and approval documentation for signature and, when necessary, obtain W-9s. • Ensure vendors are paid on a timely, accurate and appropriate basis. • Post accounts payable invoices to A/P computer module. • Resolve vendor queries on a timely basis. • Maintain records and filing system for vendors and invoices. • Prepare and process wire transfers. • Code and enter journal entries for staff Credit card purchases. • Deliver payroll checks and T-Pass/Charlie Cards by hand (in house). • Allocation journal entries where required. • Perform other accounting duties as assigned.
Education Level: Associates degree, or adequate applicable experience
Acquainted with general accounting terms and processes. • Strong problem-solving skills as well as analytical ability. • Create, modify, and update Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. • Excellent oral and written communication. • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required. • Must thrive in a teamwork setting and have excellent organizational skills
Passionate, enthusiastic and customer service oriented. • Experience with accounting software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics-Great Plains. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively yet independently to problem solve and create solutions and efficiencies for the role and department.
How To Apply:
Apply by: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is hired. To apply, please email a resume and compelling cover letter to Michelle Major, Director of Human Resources, 
No phone calls please.
Apply by:
May 31, 2022
About this Organization:

American Ancestors / New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, American Ancestors / NEHGS is the nation’s leading resource for family history research. American Ancestors / NEHGS provides comprehensive family history services through an expert staff, original scholarship, educational opportunities, world-class research center, and award-winning website,, to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.

American Ancestors / NEHGS is a member-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to advancing the study of family history in America and beyond, by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.

As the flagship genealogical society in the nation, American Ancestors / NEHGS serves more than 260,000 members and millions of online users with more than a billion searchable records on, and through the assistance of a full-time staff of more than 100  genealogical experts and nonprofit professionals.