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Staff Accountant - Grant Revenue

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The Legal Aid Society’s Finance Department has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant - Grant Revenue to ensure timely and accurate reporting and recording of grant revenues and receivable accounting. This position requires thorough understanding of grant revenue recognition from restricted government and private funders, great attention to detail, a strong ability to multi-task and work independently, and the ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines.

 The Legal Aid Society is the oldest social justice law firm in the United States. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,000, we serve indigent New Yorkers in all five boroughs of New York City. The Legal Aid Society has 12 offices across the 5 boroughs of New York City with one site in Long Island as well as 25+ satellite office locations at courthouses, jails, and detention centers.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage monthly recording of all grant revenue and receivables
  • Perform grant-related post-award functions, including invoice tracking, financial reporting, reconciliations, year-end accruals, and grant closeout functions
  • Review invoices and provide general ledger program codes, when appropriate, for proper accounting
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports on grants for internal management purposes.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate staff within the General Accounting unit to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries to ensure timely and accurate recording of grant revenues.
  • Maintain and review grants revenue and receivable schedules for all contracts including public and private funds
  • Serve as an internal liaison between General Accounting and Grants and Contracts Unit within the Finance team to assist with overall grant compliance
  • Ensure that contract budgets are reflected and adjusted properly in the Financial Edge (FE) accounting system
  • Manage the monthly A/R accrual journal entries and application of payments to the A/R ledger. 
  • Collaborate with the internal finance team and external auditors to complete the Federal Single Audit process
  • Assist the finance team in preparation of cash flow analysis
  • Assist with individual program audit requests, as well as the Society’s year-end audit
  • Supervise the functions of Junior Accountant
  • Other duties as assigned

Location

Manhattan - Legal Aid Society Headquarters

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in accounts receivable, government grants management, and/or non-profit accounting
  • Experience with Financial Edge a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Extremely organized, ability to meet deadlines, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sense of professionalism and confidentiality, with an exceptional work ethic

Required Documents

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume as a combined PDF document. Please state in your cover letter your salary requirements and your availability to start should you be selected.

The Legal Aid Society’s Finance Department has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant - Grant Revenue to ensure timely and accurate reporting and recording of grant revenues and receivable accounting. This position requires…

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SALARY AND BENEFITS

The leadership of The Legal Aid Society believes in attracting and retaining exceptional talent committed to serving our clients. We offer a generous benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation, disability, and life insurance, and more. Salaries for our unionized jobs are governed by our Collective Bargaining Agreement. Please visit our Careers page for additional information. Salary and benefits information will be available to applicants, when and if, an offer is made.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

The leadership of The Legal Aid Society is committed to a work culture of zealous advocacy, respect, diversity and inclusion, client-oriented defense, access to justice and excellent representation. We are dedicated to building a strong professional relationship with each of our clients, to understanding their diverse circumstances, and to meeting their needs. Our ability to achieve these goals depends on the efforts of all of us.

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION

The Legal Aid Society is taking precautions and implementing safety measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to comply with New York City's requirements concerning Covid-19. All members of the Legal Aid community have a shared responsibility to support and comply with policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of our community. Learn more about our COVID-19 policy by visiting our website.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The leadership of The Legal Aid Society believes in attracting and retaining exceptional talent committed to serving our clients. We offer a generous…

Ubicación

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199 Water St, New York, NY 10038, USA

Cómo aplicar

All applications must be completed online. We do not accept paper submissions. Please visit our Careers Page to review all current job postings, and instructions on the application process. For technical difficulties or questions regarding this posting, please email jobpostquestions@legal-aid.org .

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer, The Legal Aid Society prohibits discriminatory employment actions against and treatment of its employees and applicants for employment based on actual or perceived race or color, size (including bone structure, body size, height, shape, and weight), religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity (one's internal deeply-held sense of one's gender which may be the same or different from one's sex assigned at birth; one's gender identity may be male, female, neither or both, e.g., non-binary), gender expression (the representation of gender as expressed through, for example, one's name, choice of pronouns, clothing, haircut, behavior, voice, or body characteristics; gender expression may not be distinctively male or female and may not conform to traditional gender-based stereotypes assigned to specific gender identities), disability, marital status, relationship and family structure (including domestic partnerships, polyamorous families and individuals, chosen family, platonic co-parents, and multigenerational families), genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or pre-employment conviction record, credit history, unemployment status, caregiver status, salary history, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All applications must be completed online. We do not accept paper submissions. Please visit our Careers Page to review all current job postings, and instructions on the…

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