Staff Accountant/Bookkeeper

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health | New York, New York

Job Summary

We are seeking a bookkeeper/staff accountant who has a strong and consistent attention to detail, possesses a good attitude and an ability to work as a team player. 

Reports To

The position will report directly to the Senior Director of Finance and Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Function as part of a 5-member team to perform the day-to-day accounts receivable and accounts payable activities.
  • Perform monthly close procedures as assigned.
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet and income accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries; assist in the preparation of month-end reporting.
  • Assist in the tracking and recognition of temporarily restricted grants and donations.
  • Analyze and reconcile deferred income.
  • Maintain inventory tracking.
  • Record cash, deposits, credit cards and wires.
  • Scan checks and invoices for upload to maintain electronic records of payables and receivables activities while also filing hardcopies of same.
  • Cut checks as needed.
  • Ensure that account payments are timely.
  • Prepare periodic and ad-hoc finance reports for Program Directors and Executives as needed.
  • Work with Senior Director of Operations and Finance to track project funds and expenses with relevant staff.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Operations and Finance with other accounting or office management tasks as needed, including payroll reconciliation.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Sound understanding of general accounting principles
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as accounting software
  • Superb organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Genuine enthusiasm for accounting

Compensation

Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please send your resume, cover letter and a brief writing sample to humanresources@latinainstitute.org. Please write Staff Accountant in the e-mail subject line.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

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