DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION MISSION STATEMENT
CPCS is committed to protecting the fundamental constitutional and human rights of its clients by providing zealous advocacy, community-oriented defense, and excellent representation. We are dedicated to building a strong professional relationship with each of our clients, to understanding their diverse circumstances, and to meeting their needs. In striving always to achieve those goals, CPCS embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and is steadfast in our commitment to: (1) ensuring that CPCS staff members represent a broad range of human difference and experience; (2) providing a work climate that is respectful and that supports success; and (3) promoting the dignity and well-being of all staff members. CPCS's leadership is responsible for ensuring excellence, diversity, and inclusion. Our ability to achieve these goals depends on the efforts of all of us.
The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) is the state agency in Massachusetts responsible for providing legal services to indigent persons in criminal and civil matters in which the law requires the appointment of counsel for any person who cannot afford to retain counsel. The agency provides representation in criminal, delinquency, youth offender, child welfare, mental health, sexually dangerous person and sex offender registry cases, as well as appeals and post-conviction cases related to those matters.
CPCS is an equal opportunity employer.
The Payment Analyst I supports the Finance Department with responsibilities including timely review, reconciliation and payment support of agency obligations. The Payment Analyst I follows Commonwealth and CPCS fiscal policies and procedures to support the agency, vendors and private attorneys. The Payment Analyst I is expected to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, external relationships and oversight agencies in this role.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An Associate’s degree or equivalent training in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance or similar field; three (3) years of experience in accounting; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and experience. Expertise with Office 2007+ with a strong emphasis on Excel, Access and Outlook also is required.
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES
This person will possess personal and professional integrity, strong communication skills, and strong analytical and decision-making skills.
The individual must possess strong leadership and managerial skills, strong interpersonal skills, high energy level and a positive outlook.
This person must believe in strong customer service and always act with professionalism and responsiveness.
The individual who will succeed in this role can best be described as:
The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation as required by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable federal and state statutes and organizational policies. Applicants who have questions about equal employment opportunity or who need reasonable accommodations can contact the Director of Human Resources Management, Lisa Bacon, at email@example.com
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: