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Staff Accountant - Government (Association Office YMCA)

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The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.


The YMCA of Greater New York is seeking a Staff Accountant who will be responsible for the preparation and reporting the financial records and reports of government awards, providing information to Association staff and YMCA Branches, and reconciling general ledger accounts. The Staff Accountant will also assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports, budgets and audits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly government billing reports as assigned, reconciling the related government accounts receivables.
  • Prepare, analyze and reconcile financial reports and records.
  • Prepare schedules and retrieve documents for all government contract, uniform guidance, state, and financial statement audits.
  • Assist with the close out process for all contracts as needed.
  • Coordinate with managers and staff to research and resolve accounting issues.
  • Assist branch staff with budgets and budget modifications.
  • Provide technical support to the Business Managers and Program Directors on contract budget management.
  • Other activities and duties that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of one to two years of accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Government contract and nonprofit accounting experience a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Experience with Oracle a plus.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promote participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

How to Apply:

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.


If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 



** New Requirement**

All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. To be considered for this position, please attach your proof of COVID-19 vaccination, along with your resume.  

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ♦ DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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