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Background:

Based in East Harlem and Washington Heights, two long-standing and well-regarded harm reduction organizations in New York City are seeking a Bookkeeper. The non-profits, in the process of completing a merger, are innovative organizations serving low-income people who use drugs, engage in sex work, their families, and their communities, as well as other marginalized individuals. The wide range of mobile and center-based services are delivered by upwards of 80 staff and peer workers, and include syringe access, overdose prevention, public health, care coordination, medical care, holistic care, peer education, and advocacy services. The organizations have a combined $7 million budget made up of mainly government grants.


The position:

The organization’s bookkeeper will be primarily responsible for providing accurate, up-to-date financial information about our organization by documenting financial transactions involving sales, purchases, payroll, and collection of accounts receivable and payment of bills. This position is a hybrid work-from-home and in-person role that will report to the organization’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO).


Essential Functions:

·        Process invoices by reviewing prices, coding and approvals

·        Scan invoices for e-filing and property manager approval

·        Confirm receipt of material and/or services performed by vendor

·        Modify invoices approved by managers

·        Resolve billing problems or errors with buyers and or vendors by reconciling with the purchase order

·        Answer vendor inquiries

·        Match checks with invoices for filling

·        Data entry

·        Analyze account data, as required

·        Gather supporting documentation for funders as needed

·        Prepare 1099 for CFO review


Minimum Qualifications:

·        2 years of experience doing bookkeeping and accounting concepts such as accounts payable and receivable, and the creation of journal entries in a general ledger.

·        Ability to work independently

·        Analytical and detail oriented, with the ability to be creative

·        Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment

·        Strong organizational and prioritizing skills are essential

·        Good verbal and written communication skills required.

·        Ability to effectively work under strict deadlines, while organizing multiple projects

·        Must be dedicated to advancing an agenda of equal rights and social justice for marginalized individuals such as sex workers and drug users

·        Must take a non- judgmental approach and have an aptitude to meet people where they are on the continuum of change regarding drug use, sex work, and/or mental and physical health challenges.

Background:

Based in East Harlem and Washington Heights, two long-standing and well-regarded harm reduction organizations in New York City are seeking a Bookkeeper. The non-profits, in the process of completing a merger, are innovative…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
USD $45,000 - USD $55,000
/ year

Location

On-site
104-106 E. 126th Street, 1-A, New York, NY 10035, United States

How to Apply

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and/or interest in harm reduction as well as interest in the position. Please also submit your curriculum vitae/resume. Applicants without a cover letter will not be considered for the position. Please save your files with your last name and first name followed by document title (e.g. Smith James Resume, Smith James Cover Letter)

 

Submit Resume and Cover letter to:

jobs@nyhre.org and bvestrella@nyhre.org

Subject: Bookkeeper

Attention: Hiring Manager 


Washington Heights CORNER Project and the New York Harm Reduction Educators are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate relative to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, medical status, or history of incarceration. Individuals who have personal experience with drug use, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), women, people of color, members of the LGBTQI community, disabled individuals, and the formerly incarcerated are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and/or interest in harm reduction as well as interest in the position. Please also submit your…

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