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Junior Accountant

Posted by
Teaching Matters, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 2 days ago

Teaching Matters is a national nonprofit organization, headquartered in New York City, with the mission to close the opportunity gap of a radically unequal education system for underserved and historically marginalized children. From states and districts to schools and classrooms, we partner to help teachers and school leaders develop the skills they need to teach well, lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement.


We are looking for an experienced non profit Junior Accountant to provide support to the finance department by managing daily accounting tasks. Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be part of a team of professionals working to ensure accuracy and transparency of the company’s finances.


Preparing cash receipts, payables and receivables are a large part of the junior accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in GAAP and able to work comfortably with numbers with strong attention to detail.


The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. 


Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accounts receivable, document bills and supporting documentation
  • Maintaining accounts payable, ensure timely payment of invoices, confirming validity of the debt and gathering appropriate signatures
  • Updating financial records via accounting software
  • Knowledge of grants and restricted funds
  • Gathering payroll expenses and input into appropriate entry line
  • Preparing quarterly budget under the purview of senior management
  • Analyzing financial statements and prepare balance sheets
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Management


Requirements

Proven experience as a junior accountant

Excellent organization skills

Great attention to detail

Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen

Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices

Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software 

BS/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field

Quickbooks experience and salesforce a plus

Nonprofit experience a plus



COVID-19 Considerations: Prior to hire, candidates will need to show documentation of COVID vaccination.

Teaching Matters is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Teaching Matters is a national nonprofit organization, headquartered in New York City, with the mission to close the opportunity gap of a radically unequal education system for underserved and historically marginalized children. From…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 43,000 - USD 52,000

Benefits

  • 403b options, with 6% match after one year of employment.
  • Full benefits available, including generous PTO and sick time.
  • Location NYC - expectation is blended work environment - remote and in office.
  • 403b options, with 6% match after one year of employment.
  • Full benefits available, including generous PTO and sick time.
  • Location NYC - expectation is blended work environment - remote…

Location

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

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter via our job portal.

Please submit your resume and cover letter via our job portal.

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