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Finance Specialist

1776 fosters the growth of local entrepreneurial ecosystems by providing individualized attention through focused programming, community engagement and access to a dynamic network of stakeholders. As the nation’s largest network of business incubators, we exist to create a world where anyone with the entrepreneurial drive can gain equal access to the resources needed to foster innovation and solve real world problems.

1776 is looking for a motivated individual at the beginning of their financial career to join our team as a Finance Specialist. 


  • Categorize revenue and expenses on general ledger.
  • Schedule and process payments for invoices.
  • Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Liaise between executives and accountants whenever necessary.
  • Prepare monthly reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Prepare budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
  • Keep financial information and plans confidential.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  • Carry out duties in compliance with all federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Comply with all company and site policies and procedures.
  • Be available for other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or an equivalent role
  • Ability to work under pressure and solve problems independently.
  • General knowledge of GAAP accounting.
  • Great interpersonal skills that align with company mission and values.
  • Ability to manage projects from start to finish.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation.
  • Knowledge of Xero Accounting strongly preferred.
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks while maintaining speed of work and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Highly organized and able to balance daily demands with strategic deadlines.  
  • Demonstrated superior written and oral communication skills. 
  • Technology savvy.
  • Enthusiastic about learning new skills 


This is a part-time, salaried position for 20 hours per week.  This is not an hourly position.  

We offer a competitive salary for this position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This is an entry level opportunity with the ability to grow into a full-time position taking on additional financial responsibilities, including controller functions and financial forecasting.

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to with “Finance Specialist in the subject line. 

1776 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.