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July 25, 2023
New York, New York
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Position Title: Accountant

Status: Full-Time – Direct Hire

Location: On-site, Midtown, Manhattan. New York 

Hours: Monday -Friday, 9 am – 5 pm 

Salary: $80,000 per year

Immediate start

Job Summary

Seeking a dedicated and experienced Accountant to join our team (religious organization) and oversee various financial activities, including accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR), reconciliations, financial reporting, and other financial/administrative functions. As the Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate financial records, managing the financial operations, and supporting its overall financial health. 

Essential functions:

Accounts Payable (AP):

  • Enter all invoices for payment, issue checks, organize signers, and prepare for mailing.
  • Coordinate with departments to resolve invoice discrepancies and payment-related matters.
  • Prepare and analyze accounts payable aging reports to optimize cash flow and payment schedules.
  • Process payroll and make appropriate journal entries.

Accounts Receivable (AR):

  • Make deposits and ensure timely and accurate recording of donations and payments.
  • Work with the Development team to reconcile revenue and address billing or collection inquiries.
  • Create and issue monthly billing statements using Salesforce.
  • Monitor and review contributions and pledges.
  • Conduct periodic aging analysis to identify outstanding accounts and take appropriate actions.


  • Perform regular reconciliations of bank accounts, investment accounts, credit card statements, donation records, and other financial transactions.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies or variances identified during the reconciliation process.
  • Implement and enforce internal controls to safeguard financial integrity.

Financial Reporting

  • Coordinate the monthly financial closing process.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements.
  • Analyze financial data and provide insights to the leadership team.
  • Provide detailed notations and explanations for the monthly financial statements.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of budgets and financial forecasts.

 Position Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field.
  • 5-7 years of proven experience in fund-based accounting and financial management, preferably at a nonprofit or religious organization.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and financial management systems; experience with Fund E-Z accounting and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Advanced capability working with Excel. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong ethical values and respect for confidentiality.
  • Comfort with and sensitivity to a community of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs.


Complete benefits package available, including parental leave. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital or familial status, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, citizenship status, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, height, weight, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Applications from members of minority groups and women are encouraged.


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