Staff Accountant - Early LIFE

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/12/2018

Address

475 Riverside Drive
Suite 1244
New York
NY
10115
United States

Description

POSITION:                             STAFF ACCOUNTANT – Early LIFE


REPORTS TO:                         Accounting Manager - Early LIFE Services


CLASSIFICATION:                 Full Time                


EXEMPT/NONEXEMPT:         Exempt


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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Staff Accountant – Early LIFE assists the Accounting Manager - Early LIFE Services in managing day-to-day financial operations of Early LIFE Services. S/he performs data entry, provides monthly reports to the Accounting Manager - Early LIFE Services, and provides assistance with the year-end audit.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Assist the Accounting Manager – Early LIFE Services in preparing:

o  DOE Budget & Modification

o  ACS Budget & Modification

o  UPK Enhancement Budget & Modification

o  CACFP Budget and Budget Modification


·        Monitor and update Early LIFE staff wages; track staff Payroll Change Notices for updates

·        Assist the Accounting Manager – Early LIFE Services in preparing DAPC monthly report

·        Prepare and record central administrative costs in Fund EZ on a monthly basis.

·        Process invoices other that invoices with purchase orders

·        Assist in monthly report grouping

·        Prepare variance report (Program vs sites expense report)

·        Assist in annual independent and ongoing grantor audits by preparing audit schedules and account analyses and retrieving documents

·        Ensure a high level of confidentiality with all Information

·        Review transactions for fraud and report any suspected fraudulent activity to the CFO and/or any other member of the LSSNY cabinet (CEO, COO, General Counsel or VP for Agency Advancement) immediately.

·        Perform other duties as necessary and assigned


SUPERVISES:

·        None.


EDUCATION:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred; minimum Associate’s Degree in Accounting

 

EXPERIENCE:

·        Preference for candidates with experience in accounting for UPK, Childcare, Head Start, CACFP or other similar programs


SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·        Solid understanding of non-profit and fund accounting

·        Understanding of government grant requirements

·        Extremely well-organized

·        Able to manage time and prioritize tasks to meet stringent deadlines

·        Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

·        Able to exercise discretion, good and independent judgment, and initiative

·        Meticulous proofing and follow-up skills

·        Interpersonal skills appropriate to a diverse workplace

·        Highly motivated

·        Proficient with MS Office, especially Excel

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

lquarteng-yamoah@lssny.org

HOW TO APPLY

 

Please send all resumes and cover letters to the hiring supervisor, Lucy Quarteng-Yamoah, with “Staff Accountant” in the subject line.


Lucy Quarteng-Yamoah

Accounting Manager

Lquarteng-yamoah@lssny.org

[with “Staff Accountant” in the subject line]


----LSSNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer----


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