Staff Accountant

  • Job posted by Sanctuary for Families

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000
Details: $55000 / Yearly Salary




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 Amex expense receipts submitted by 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 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.
  • 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 five (3) years 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