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Staff Accountant

Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton/Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Full-time

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Staff Accountant

Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach

3300 Coney Island Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the daily accounting activities of the Shorefront YM-YWHA. This includes processing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts; and Payroll, along with special projects. The Staff Accountant is responsible for applying and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial data. Minimum Qualifications:


Accounts Payable

Monitor and track all purchase orders and match with invoices

Review vendor statements and follow up on questions and issues

Code vendor invoices and obtain proper authorizations

Process all vendor invoices and post all transactions to accounting system

Schedule and issue payments in a timely manner '

Reconcile all credit card purchase to monthly statements, identify and resolve differences

Prepare and record month-end accrual entries

Obtain necessary tax forms from new vendors

Manage vendor filing system, both electronic and paper files

General Accounting

Timely and accurate posting of cash receipts

Reconcile all bank and investment accounts on a monthly basis. Post interest, dividends, gains and unrealized gains and losses

Assist the Director of Finance in maintaining the cash flow forecast

Perform monthly reconciliation of fee-for-service revenue between the accounting software and the point of sale system (POS)

Support in the annual audit, including preparation of year-end closing, prepare select balance sheet accounts analysis; prepare and post year-end journal entries

Post general journal entries, including salary and shared-cost allocations, depreciation and prepaid expenses on a monthly/ quarterly basis

Complete accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes

Support the Director of Finance in the continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities

Perform light grants management support to include the preparation of reports to funders and budget vs. actuals reports for program management

Participate in the development and improvement of accounting procedures and fiscal policies.

Other fiscal duties/projects as assigned by the Director of Finance

Desired Experience & Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred

Minimum Of 3 Years' Experience In An Accounting Role

Experience working in non-profits funded by government agencies, preferred

Advanced excel skills desired

Experience Using With MIP Fund Accounting Software Preferred

Strong verbal, written, communication and documenting skills

Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of employees, management, and external parties

Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment

Excellent attention to detail, problem solving, & analytical skills

Strong organizational skills

Must be a self-starter, quick learner, assertive, and can work independently yet collaboratively

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)


$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information

Located in the heart of the largest Russian speaking community in North America, the Shorefront YM-YWHA has been committed to serving the diverse population of Brighton-Manhattan Beach for over half a century. A vibrant Jewish community center and social service agency, the Shorefront Y integrates immigrants into American society, inspires families and individuals to reconnect to their Jewish roots and provides a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round

Employment Type: Full Time

Years Experience: 3 - 5 years

Salary: $60,000 - $65,000 Annual

Bonus/Commission: No

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