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ABOUT BLACK HEALTH

The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (Black Health) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization founded in 1987, as the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, in 2019 changed its name to the National Black Leadership Commission on Health (Black Health). The organization adopted a new mission and expanded health focus that includes HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes, and mental health.  

Our mission is to “champion promotion of health and prevention of diseases to reduce disparities and achieve equity within the Black community”. To achieve the mission, we work with a broad spectrum of local, state, national leaders and stakeholders including public officials, clergy, medical providers, advocates, consumers, and media. Further, Black Health works to build the organizational capacity of service providers and give communities of African descent a visible presence in the formulation of public policies and allocation of resources.  

 With established affiliates and partners within the southern and northeastern regions, Black Health’s programs and initiatives include Community Mobilization; Leadership Training Institute; Community Service Training; Peer Advocates and Trainers in Health; Counseling, Testing and Linkage to Care; Conscientious Clinician, Student Internships; Public Policy/Advocacy Training; and National African American Hepatitis C Action Day.

Black Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the candidate would support the financial management of Black Health by maintaining all financial accounts and records.

WHAT YOU DO:
  • Responsible for the organization’s Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.
  • Grant Management - preparation of billing/vouchering/invoicing for all grants/contracts; ensure compliance with all government requirements.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Perform monthly analytical review of Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.
  • Audit and upload bi-weekly payroll entries to General Ledger
  • Assist Accounting Manager with audit schedules, financial statement preparation and annual tax return (Form 990).
  • Prepare annual 1099’s.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Accounting Manager.
 WHAT YOU NEED:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. 3+ years of experience.
  • Proven experience in day-to-day nonprofit accounting/finance.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. 
  • Experience working effectively across all teams within an organization.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent judgement and a high level of professionalism and discretion, especially in handling sensitive and/or confidential information.
  • Highly collaborative, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
BENEFITS

The salary for this position is within the range of $70,000 - 78,000 per year.

Black Health offers accrual of up to 4 weeks per year PTO, 7 sick days. Seventy percent of employer provided coverage for medical benefits, not including dental and vision. (Which will change at the onset of open enrollment.). Employee Assistance Program, 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement,  Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, 403b Retirement Plan, tuition reimbursement.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full-time exempt position based in New York, NY. Some travel will be required. Candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required. Additional evening and weekend hours are occasionally required to fulfill the duties of this position. Relocation is not available for this role.

To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary requirements, three references, and resume.



ABOUT BLACK HEALTH

The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (Black Health) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization founded in 1987, as the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, in 2019 changed its name to the National Black…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 30, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    May 16, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $70,000 - USD $78,000
/ year

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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