Part-time Accountant

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $30,000
Maximum: $36,000
Details: Salary is up to $36,000 per year, commensurate with experience.



Start Date


Application Deadline



120 Wall Street
9th Floor
New York
United States


Established in 1989, the Asian American Federation (AAF) is a pan-Asian nonprofit leadership organization that represents and supports a network of nearly 70 Asian American community service organizations in New York City, which work in the fields of health & human services, education, economic development, civic participation, and social justice. AAF’s mission is to raise the influence and well-being of the pan-Asian American community through research, policy advocacy, public awareness, and organizational development.




Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Part-time Accountant will work three times a week and be responsible for managing all aspects of the organization’s financial operations. S/he will oversee the full cycle of bookkeeping, payroll, and grant reporting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense allocations, and the monthly close.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing Paychex payroll and insurance benefits for staff of eight
  • Performing general QuickBooks office bookkeeping and check-writing functions
  • Providing regular budget and cash flow reports for executive staff
  • Executing reconciliations for general ledger account, bank statements, and credit card accounts
  • Completing month-close process
  • Completing end-of-year 1099 process
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Assisting with audit preparation
  • Preparing financial documents for government contracts and private grants
  • Tracking grant distributions to subcontractors in collaboration with program staff
  • Liaising with consultants and contracted services as they relate to finance



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration, or equivalent experience, with strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Minimum five years’ experience in nonprofit finance with organizations having multiple funding streams
  • Expertise in QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with demonstrated ability to manage concurrent multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and prioritize accordingly
  • Superior relationship management skills, with the ability to interface collaboratively with a variety of personalities
  • Commitment to Asian American communities and AAF’s mission a plus


Comprehensive benefits package includes generous paid time off, health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, as well as a 403(b) plan.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume with [Last Name] PT Accountant in the subject line to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will begin immediately. No phone calls, please.

The Asian American Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.