Bookkeeper/Accountant

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience.

Published

09/13/2018

Address

50 Broad Street
Suite 1937
New York
NY
10004
United States

Description

NLIRH seeks a Bookkeeper/Accountant who has a strong and consistent attention to detail, possesses a good attitude and an ability to work as a team player. The position will report directly to the company’s Senior Director of Finance and Operations.


They will work as part of a dynamic energized Finance/Operations team both in New York City and the Washington DC offices. NLIRH also has offices in Florida, Texas, and Virginia.


LOCATION: New York City 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (to include, but not be limited to):

  • Compile, enter and electronically post all expenses, contributions, and financial transactions for the organization;
  • Record credit card transactions and verify transactions;
  • Record Accounts Payable including rental contracts and general vendor records maintenance;
  • Record Accounts Receivable, including preparation of monthly invoices and maintaining customer and vendor records;
  • Record Payroll, benefits and related personnel expenses (working closely with the Director of Human Resources);
  • Reconcile petty cash, credit card accounts, loans, notes, and bank account(s) in a timely manner;
  • Maintain and balance program accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, resolving discrepancies, working with Senior Director of Operations and Finance;
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information;
  • Ensure reconciliation of all bank accounts on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare project invoices and reports working closely with the Senior Director of Operations and Finance;
  • Prepare and/or review of all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure;
  • Maintain financial records completing the day-to-day and month-end bookkeeping, and creating various financial reports;
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts; reviewing for input accuracy and prepare monthly reports and journal entries, as needed;
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information;
  • Coordinates with the Development Department for gift reconciliation; correct channeling of funds;
  • Generate financial reports monthly, quarterly and year-end; review reports to verify accuracy;
  • Provide annual detailed budget and quarterly updated forecasts of revenue and expenses and cash flow;
  • Assist with records retention requirements;
  • Assembles financial information for external accountant, auditors, or agencies, as directed;
  • Acquires and maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; viewing internet trainings, making inquiries of approved consultants, etc.;
  • Researches and makes best-practices recommendations to management; and 
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned from time to time.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting;
  • 4+ years of bookkeeping experience;
  • Reporting and analytical skills and results-oriented;
  • Strong knowledge of computerized accounting and bookkeeping principles. Intacct experience preferred;
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism;
  • Experienced in AP/ AR, Bank Reconciliations, General Ledger (accruals and journal entries);
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;
  • Must be expert in Excel (formulas, formatting, analysis);
  • Must be an expert in Microsoft Outlook for managing emails;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft OS, Office, and applications;
  • Must be able to handle issues or questions with accounts/bills received;
  • Maintain an orderly filing system.;
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
  • Excellent numeracy skills with an ability to spot inaccuracies;
  • Highly organized and detail oriented;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize requirements;
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations;
  • Strong work ethic and interest in social justice and women’s issues;
  • Exhibit initiative and innovative skills.

Benefits

NLIRH offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, vacation and sick leave. 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send your resume, thoughtful cover letter highlighting your accounting, and salary requirements via email to: humanresources@latinainstitute.org. Please include in the subject line: Applicant – Bookkeeper/Accountant.


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