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Employment Opportunities

Please see below for available openings at Highland Valley Elder Services.  We offer our full-time employees:

  • • 37.5-hour Work Week
  • • Group Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • • Employer-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • • 401(k) Retirement Plan, with matching and discretionary employer contributions
  • • 13 Paid Holidays & 3 Personal Days
  • • 15 Vacation days
    To apply, send cover letter and resume to: ctwiss@highlandvalley.org

    Highland Valley is an AA/EOE.

Company Background:
Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation that serves 24 communities in Hampshire and western Hampden counties. We serve older adults and their families through collaboration, education, advocacy, and a range of programs designed to support them where they live.

Staff Accountant

This position will assist the Controller with all accounting operations including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management and other projects
AUTHORITY: Reports to and is supervised by the Controller

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience in accounting.
Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written
communication skills. Has knowledge of standard
accounting practices as they relate to the non-profit field.
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
A. Accounting Responsibilities
1. Prepare and submit monthly bills for state contracts, private insurance programs and other programs
2. Maintain the A/R and revenue receipts to subsidiary and general ledgers in the accounting software
3. Prepare and enter monthly revenue entries
4. Track and follow up on billings, payments, denials and adjustments to state agencies, compare to approved contractual limits and reconcile with SAMS and bank statements
5. Prepare monthly recurring general journal entries for month close
6. Perform monthly and ad hoc reconciliations on general ledger
7. Review weekly A/P and recommend cash requirements to Controller
8. Maintain and balance Petty Cash
9. Assist the Controller in managing the allocations of shared costs among the various programs
10. Review Money Management petty cash and bill payments
11. Assist with Year-End Audit and UFR filing as well as other Agency filings and registrations as needed
12. Maintain a Policy & Procedures Manual for the position
13. Participate in the cross-training of job duties in the Fiscal Department and provide coverage in the absence of other Fiscal staff
14. Assist with special projects in Fiscal and Internal Operations, as needed.
15. Attends applicable staff/agency meetings
16. Supports Supervisor to meet Agency needs and ensure compliance with internal controls

B. Additional Job Requirements
1. Competencies
a) Must be able to read and write English proficiently
b) Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
c) Basic typing skills (50 wpm) and strong data entry skills
d) Strong computer skills including thorough working knowledge of Windows 7+ and MS Office
e) Familiarity with an accounting software package. MIP preferred.
f) Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
g) Thorough knowledge of accounting
h) Highly organized, detail-driven, self-motivated, with ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
i) Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
j) Ability to review and reconcile spreadsheets, reports and general ledger
2. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.
3. Environmental Conditions
a. Work is 80% indoor office work; 20% outdoor (i.e. travel to attend required meetings, presentations and trainings).
4. Physical Requirements
a. While performing duties of position, employee will be required to sit/stand for extended periods.
b. Working knowledge of computers applicable software and databases and capacity to see computer screen and read written material.
c. Capacity to communicate verbally with staff/supervisors, consumers and community.
d. Capacity for the fine manipulation with use of office equipment.
e. Capacity for occasional reaching, lifting or bending.
5. Work Environment Expectations
a. Available to work a salaried position with primary hours daily M-F, 8AM-5PM.

Send cover letter and resume to:

ctwiss@highlandvalley.org or mail to

Cathy Twiss, Assoc Dir of HR
Highland Valley Elder Services
320 Riverside Drive, Suite B
Florence, MA 01062
413-588-5765
AA/EOE

Care Advisor

Company Background:
Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation that serves 24 communities in Hampshire and western Hampden counties. We serve older adults and their families through collaboration, education, advocacy, and a range of programs designed to support them where they live.
Position Overview:
Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is currently hiring for a Care Advisor to increase living options for elders by developing, implementing and monitoring a service plan, using a comprehensive assessment procedure, which will best assist an elder to maintain the living arrangement of his/her choice.The Care Advisor reports to and is supervised by the Home Care Program Director and the Home Care Supervisor.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Link and coordinate resources with elders.
• Make comprehensive assessments through field interview and observation. Conduct monitoring visits at regular intervals and as needed.
• From this assessment, develop and implement a service plan, make referrals to appropriate agencies and follow up on these referrals.
• Act as an advocate to/with the elder when necessary.
• Maintain the case file by completing all mandated paperwork in a timely fashion according to required documentation standards.
• Provide Information and Referral services.
• Participate in Highland Valley’s development of comprehensive community programming efforts.
• Participate in training and development activities to increase knowledge/skills for continuous strong performance in this position.
• Participate in required quality performance initiatives within program area.
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required, social work or related field preferred
• Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Prior experience with assessments or patient intake
• Prior sales experience a plus but not required
• Ability to operate independently and use discretion
• Strong work ethic and commitment to success
• Caring attitude and compassion
• $18 per hour

Job Type: Full-time
Accepting resumes until position filled.

Submit cover letter and resume to:
ctwiss@highlandvalley.org
Cathy Twiss, Assoc Dir of HR
320 Riverside Drive, Suite B
Florence, MA 01062
Fax: 413-584-7076
AA/EOE

 

Are you looking for work in the home care industry?

Highland Valley Elder Services does not employ home healthcare workers. However, our provider partners are frequently interested in adding to their team of professionals.  Click here for direct care worker opportunities outside of Highland Valley.

 

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