Staff Accountant

Brooklyn, New York Temporary USD30 - USD35 per hour
  • Join one of the fastest growing non-profit organizations in New York City
  • Great exposure working very closely with CFO and Controller

About Our Client

Our client provides legal services to individuals, families, community development corporations, coalitions, and business owners who are interested in developing and sustaining communities.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Participating in the day-to-day finance and accounting operations;
  • Manage the accounts payable function by processing invoices, responding to vendors inquiries, maintaining strong vendor relations, and issue 1099's for year-ended;
  • Support the month-end close process and preparation of monthly/annual reporting
  • Support payroll processing;
  • Support in grants management and submission of vouchers to government funders;
  • Reconcile GL account cash and credit card accounts, as needed;
  • Post and reconcile all cash receipts in a timely and accurate manner to the GL;
  • Monitor and maintain proper coding of restricted gifts in GL;
  • Post and reverse accruals as needed to properly expense in correct time periods;
  • Monthly bank reconciliation and post to GL all cash disbursements;
  • Perform analytic and special projects as requested;
  • Handle accounting-related matters in accordance with GAAP; and
  • Perform other accounting duties as requested.

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

A successful candidate would have

  • Understanding of accrual accounting and knowledge of GAAP principles
  • Strong financial and analytical skills, including skills using Excel (Pivot Tables, V-LOOK UPS and SUMIF formulas)
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office package software and financial management and payroll systems
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Strong reporting and record-keeping skills, including the ability to synthesize lots of quantifiable and qualitative data into clear, plain language and readable charts and checklists
  • Must be able to work strategically within a team structure as well as independently, multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Dependability, good time management and organizational skills and be attentive to detail

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package.

Anthony Melody
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