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Begin your career by becoming a part of the Winter Hill Bank organization. We look for candidates who want to be an important part of our institution, who want to build working relationships with co-workers and who are striving for a career path that will be challenging and rewarding.

Winter Hill Bank is a community bank and we are proud of our reputation as a successful financial institution. Every one of our employees plays a special role in our overall success which solidifies the fact that working together as a team means our efforts will continue to contribute to the success and growth of our organization which has been serving the community since 1906.

Our benefits package for full-time employees includes the following:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Group Medical Insurance
  • Company Contribution to Health Reimbursement Account
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Dental Blue Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Defined Contribution  401K Plan*
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay*
  • Company Paid Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Premium Conversion Plan (Section 125)
  • Banking Services (Free or Reduced)*
  • Free Parking

*These benefits are available for eligible part-time employees

Please see below for current job openings

Senior Accountant

Corporate Office, 342 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Bank’s Vice President & Controller, the Senior Accountant must be a motivated accounting professional who is organized and is able to complete assigned job responsibilities accurately and in a timely manner. Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to interact with all levels of Bank personnel.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains and monitors all records for the Investment Portfolio software module. Processes monthly payments, sets up new investments and file maintenances other investment records. Reconciles investment reports to the safekeeping reports provided by an outside vendor.
  • Responsible for file maintenance, inputting of budget forecast data and generating of management reports using the Budgeting software module.
  • Participates and assists in any new accounting general ledger system implementations and upgrades.
  • Completes monthly closing responsibilities including preparing standard month-end journal accounting entries, while keeping track of supporting documentation.
  • Assists the VP & Controller with a variety of other tasks related to the month end financial closing process.
  • Participates and assists the VP & Controller in establishing and maintaining the Accounting Departments’ operational procedures, including the Records Retention Program.
  • Provides backup support to other department staff members in posting entries to the general ledger, accounts payable and fixed asset software modules.
  • Reconciles various general ledger accounts as assigned by the VP & Controller.
  • Responsible for filing electronically estimate tax payments to the IRS and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue for the Bank and subsidiary companies.
  • Prepares the quarterly FFIEC Call Report.
  • Responsible for gathering and providing electronic quarterly data files to various outside third party consultants.
  • Provides primary backup assistance to the Senior Accounting Associate regarding the daily cash management function. This function includes funding of the correspondent bank accounts, reconciliation of the Federal Reserve Bank statement and the researching of all outstanding items.
  • Assists the VP & Controller in the timely and accurate preparation of various internal and external financial reports.
  • Provides assistance and support to the VP & Controller regarding fulfilling audit request items received from the Bank’s internal and external audit firms.
  • Performs related accounting functions, as may be assigned or requested such as special projects.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • A minimum of two years of accounting experience preferably in a bank or financial institution.
  • Experience in bank general ledger software computer applications is preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and meet deadlines.

Winter Hill Bank
342 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02143
Attention: Kevin Pelletier
Fax number 617.666.9647

Bank Tellers – Full-Time

Full-Time Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Corporate Office, 342 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
Davis Square Office, 5 Cutter Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144

Responsibilities:

This position performs a variety of customer service and related duties to provide service to the Bank’s customers in conformance with established Bank policies and operating procedures.

Job Duties:

  • Organize work station for day’s activities, e.g., inventory and request cash as needed; verify cash upon receipt; obtain necessary forms and other supplies.
  • Process a variety of customer transactions, e.g., deposits, withdrawals, mortgage payments etc. Cash checks within limits of established policy, verify amount, examine checks for endorsement and verify signatures and customer balances.
  • Enter customers’ transactions into computer to record transactions and issue computer generated receipts.
  • Place holds on accounts for various reasons such as uncollected funds, out of state checks, etc.
  • Sell money orders, treasurer’s checks, gift checks and other bank related products.   Process various payments.
  • Balance transactions and cash upon completion of assigned shift by comparing totaled amounts with data recorded on computer. Perform “after-hours” work, e.g., reconciling bank checks, money orders etc. and scanning daily work and Bank documents as needed.
  • Perform related customer service duties as requested. Discuss Bank Products and Services that will benefit the individual customer’s needs and respond to their inquiries. Refer problems or concerns to supervisor for further action as needed.
  • May perform a variety of related clerical and/or support functions as assigned, i.e., routine correspondence, filing, typing, maintenance of records, data entry, back up to CSR where applicable and safe deposit box.
  • May provide assistance to Management Staff as needed.
  • May verify miscellaneous reports regarding customer accounts.
  • May provide services at drive-up window or branch offices as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working with customers.
  • Organizational and exceptional customer service skills required.
  • Excellent communication, typing and computer skills.
  • Ability to utilize various types of office equipment.

Winter Hill Bank
371 Summer Street
Somerville, MA 02144
Attention: Christina O’Kane
Fax number 617.629.3327

Winter Hill Bank is an equal opportunity employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

For general information regarding employment at Winter Hill Bank or to submit your resume please click on the “Contact Us” button below.

Christina S. O’Kane
Winter Hill Bank
371 Summer Street
Somerville, MA 02144
Phone 617.666.8600
Fax   617.629.3327

Winter Hill Bank is an equal opportunity employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Protected Veterans.

Physical/Work Conditions:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  Reasonable employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  While performing duties the employee is required to sit, bend, walk, talk, hear, pull, push, lift up to 20 lbs., and may be required to work evenings and/or weekends, attend remote meetings and/or to travel.

Company Conformance:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform quality work within deadlines with or without supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors (if applicable); work independently as a team while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations and act in the Bank’s best interests.

Bank Secrecy Act:
In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with Bank Secrecy Act regulations and all other regulatory, security and bank policies and procedures.

Privacy:
All personal and financial customer information will be maintained in compliance with laws and regulations designed to secure that privacy.  It is expected that all bank employees will comply with the policies and procedures the bank has in place or face discipline up to and including termination of employment.

Disclaimer:
A job description is not a contract for employment. The tasks stated are the general and ordinary duties of the position and may be subject to change at any time due to business needs, staffing issues, banking requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  From time to time other duties, both related and unrelated to the job description, may be assigned and, therefore, required and nothing in a job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.