Staff Accountant

  • Job posted by Sanctuary for Families

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


The Staff Accountant works closely with the Senior Accountant to ensure compliance with GAAP and adherence to agency's policies and procedures.

  • Prepare and batch cash receipts for deposits and posting of all cash receipts including credit cards and EFTs.
  • Responsible for collection of credit card expense receipts submitted by the cardholder and related transaction allocation recorded to Fund EZ on a monthly basis.
  • Review expense coding to ensure grant compliance and tag all eligible cost including AP and Amex to restricted grants and contracts.
  • Prepare weekly reconciliation of Pass-Thru Grants.
  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Complete year end 5500 census compliance questionnaire.
  • Assist Director of Contract Management and Compliance in fiscal audits of government grants and Director of Finance in annual agency audit.
  • Assist with month-end close including preparing various balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, and gathering support to facilitate the close process.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of Fixed Assets.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by the Senior Accountant.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in non-profit accounting preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and manage responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills; attention to detail with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of payroll software, Paylocity preferred.
  • Knowledge of non-for-profit fund accounting software, Fund EZ a plus.
  • Strong ability to use MS Office packages, including MS Word and Excel.


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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