Accounting Assistant

Manhattan Temporary USD23 - USD26 per hour
  • Well known non-profit organization based in Manhattan
  • Are looking for an Accounting Assistant to join the team

About Our Client

A well known non profit organization based in Manhattan

Job Description

The role will involve:

  • Prepare monthly billing/expenditure reports
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis to ensure proper control of billing to budget
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets for agency government contracts
  • Work with Contract Manager to recognize and assist in the preparation of budget modifications as necessary
  • Work with Contract Manager to recognize and prepare journal vouchers as necessary
  • Enter budgets and modifications into accounting software and utilize the system to prepare billing/expenditure reports, as well as variance reports
  • Maintain detailed, organized file histories for each government contract
  • Support Program staff to properly manage contract spending and documentation
  • Work closely with other team members under supervision of Contract Manager, other finance staff, and other support departments to best support contract management
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Contract Manager and Assistant Director - Contracts & Budgets

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred or high school diploma with at least 2+ years relevant experience
  • At least 1-2 years experience with a Social Service Agency preferred
  • Excellent computer/technical skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

Lucy McPhail
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Job summary

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Not For Profit
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Lucy McPhail
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