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Overview: Working in a shared service environment, the Junior Accountant will work with The Door and University Settlement, Broome Street Academy, three independent 501C3 that share a CEO and administrative/back office functions. The three organizations are affiliated New York City nonprofits that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 51,000 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 30 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Grant Manager & Senior Accountants to update various reports for assigned programs
  • Accurately prepare vouchers and claims for timely submissions along with expenditure justifications
  • Participate in budget preparation, modifications /maintenance, forecasting, and analyzing variances against fiscal guidelines
  • Assist in preparation of program budgets/modifications in collaboration with senior accountants and grants managers in a timely manner
  • Conduct routine analysis of the General Ledger, Balance Sheet accounts, Trial Balance and journal entry creation
  • Maintain and organize contract documentation and work paper for periodic funding and annual audits
  • Contribute in other assignments requested by management

Qualifications:

  • Associates of Science in Accounting or related field is required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required
  • 1-2 years of Accounting experience (one year in not-for-profit) is required
  • Detail oriented, good communication (oral and written) and analytical skills
  • Prior experience with Intacct software preferred
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust works schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines

Hours:  Full time, 35 hours per week

Salary:  Mid to high 40s, plus generous benefits package

Contact: Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: APPLY

COVID -19 POLICY

The Door and Broom Street Academy follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Door and Broom Street Academy are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.