Finance Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




8 East 109th Street
New York
New York
United States



Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant reports to the Senior Director of Finance and is responsible for a variety of accounting and payroll duties in the Finance Department, as well as assisting the Development Department as needed.  


  • Accounts payable & accounts receivable
  • Perform bookkeeping functions in FEZ   
  • Process invoices and enter transactions into General Ledger 
  • Batching of donations for Development 
  • General Ledger account reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of credit cards, bank statements, and petty cash
  • Prepare voucher for monthly government contracts
  • Payroll support including executing the biweekly payroll
  • Assist Staff Accountant and Finance Associate in the month-close process
  • Maintain and file all invoices and other financial records
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Assist Staff Accountant in end of year 1099 process
  • General support to Staff Accountant and Finance Associate
  • Special projects as needed for Finance and Development


  • 2 + year’s experience in nonprofit bookkeeping and accounting
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with FEZ
  • Payroll experience with ADP payroll
  • Knowledge of Government grants vouchering
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and strong communications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

What We Offer

·        Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

·        403 B Retirement benefit

·        Paid Holidays, Sick Days, and Vacation

·        Pre-tax Transit benefits

·        No-cost Life Insurance benefits

NY Common Pantry is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to