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Make the Road New York


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Published 26 days ago

Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education.

Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York operates community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; Brentwood, Long Island and White Plains, Westchester County. With a membership of 23,000, MRNY tackles the critical issues facing our communities, including workplace justice, tenants’ rights, immigrant rights and civil rights, TGNCIQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. (TGNCIQ = transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex and queer)

MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our member-led organizing committees -- which work on the issues named above -- implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. We also provide an array of high-quality bilingual services: We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Spanish-language literacy, computer literacy, citizenship preparation, and in-school and after-school youth programs. We have a robust legal program that offers direct representation across a spectrum of practice areas, including employment law, immigration law, housing and benefits, and TGNCIQ civil rights; we also take on impact litigation as a strategy for achieving broad change. Our health program offers facilitated enrollment into health insurance programs and SNAP benefits, a community health worker home visit program, nutrition education and emergency food pantries, health care navigation, and more."

The Finance Department of MRNY is a small, but rapidly growing, fast paced unit that manages the organization’s complex finances and $22 million budget. This position will be based in MRNY’s development and finance office in Bushwick, Brooklyn located off the L train (Jefferson Avenue stop).

CURRENT OPENING:

Make the Road New York seeks a Fiscal Analyst to be responsible for timely and thorough billing and analysis of City, State and Federal agency funding and contracts. The Grant Accountant will provide support to a rapidly growing organization and will report directly to our Director of Government Grants and Compliance. This is an ideal position for an analytical person with accounting experience who is interested in fiscal grant and contract management at a not-for-profit organization.

 RESPONSIBILITIES NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Prepare invoices and vouchers for contracts per respective agencies’ policies and procedures and submit to agency on time. 
  • Pull and maintain backup documentation and analysis to support invoices and vouchers.
  • Work closely with other members of the finance department and department directors to develop budgets and budget modifications.
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulations, including A-122 related items (i.e., unallowable costs, administrative and clerical charges, Timesheet/Program Activity Reporting).
  • Help maintain and track staffing allocations for government grants
  • Assist with individual funder and annual agency fiscal audits
  • Other analysis, projects and administrative functions as required by supervisor

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Eligible to work in the US
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred
  • One to two years of progressive accounting experience, preferably in a not-for-profit setting
  • Possess a commitment to collective action and community organizing.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus/not required/mandatory.
  • Have a working knowledge of spreadsheets, Microsoft Office suite, and using a database (ideally Salesforce) to run reports.

JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Highly analytical and able to make independent decisions based on data and facts
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail, trustworthy and able to handle sensitive materials
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and experience with accounting software, preferably Abila MIP.
  • Be highly professional and team oriented with a passion for excellence and eagerness to help the department meet our goals.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete assignments under strict deadlines with minimal minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • A sense of humor and ability to work under pressure required.
  • Have experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic work environment
  • Flexible work schedule, some evenings or weekends required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of accountability and initiative; needs to be a self-starter and eager to do team work to support the organization as a whole

MRNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse staff. Women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, disability or marital status.

Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of immigrant and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road New York…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

MRNY offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days.

MRNY offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and generous paid vacation, sick, personal days.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to financejobs@maketheroadny.org

Please submit your resume and cover letter to financejobs@maketheroadny.org

Location

Brooklyn, NY

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