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Overview: University Settlement (www.universitysettlement.org), The Door (www.door.org), and Broome Street Academy (www.broomestreetacademy.org) are affiliated New York City nonprofits that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 50,000 New Yorkers each year.

University Settlement is one of New York City’s most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 32 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 11,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.

A major initiative within The Door, Broome Street Academy is a unique charter high school that prepares New York City’s most vulnerable youth for a successful future through rigorous academics paired with supports of The Door.

The Junior Accountant, reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate agency financial records, in accordance with standard fiscal practices and requirements of funders.

Responsibilities:
•Update monthly expense reports in Excel and analyze variances for assigned programs
•Responsible for assigned federal, state and city contract management for assigned programs, in collaboration with fiscal management
•Track and report individual program expenditures and income for assigned contracts
•Enter details on vouchers to funding sources and prepare backup documentation as needed
•Forecast budget variances based on analysis of spending in collaboration with fiscal management
•Monthly analysis of Trial Balance/General Ledger and perform adjustments as needed
•Maintain required contract forms in an organized file and submit to funding sources as required (i.e. Vendex, Certificates of Insurance, etc)
•Assemble materials and records for program, fiscal and annual audits
•Execute other assignments as requested by supervisor

Qualifications:
•High School Diploma and currently in a college or university working towards a BS in Accounting required
•Minimum of Intermediate Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
•Good arithmetic skills
•Good communication and organizational skills
•Ability to be flexible and to adjust works schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines

Hours: Up to 35 hours per week
4-6 week internship
Rate: $17.78 per hour

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and other documents as a PDF APPLY