Hot Job! Staff Accountant for Private School in Upper East Side, NYC

Staff Accountant for Prestigious Private School / Nonprofit

Our client is a private school located in the Upper East Side of New York City and they are seeking a Staff Accountant to join their department. This role will have direct exposure to the CFO, Director of Budgeting and Controller.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • General Ledger Account Reconciliations, posting journal entries, assisting with preparation of month end close and annual audits
  • Fixed Assets accounting; perform monthly analysis of gifts received and prepare appropriate reports necessary for financial statement preparation
  • Manage monthly payroll process, update employee records changes with HR, ensure that scheduled deductions other transactions are appropriately handled. Provide oversight to bi-weekly payroll.
  • Assist with preparation of reports and analysis for annual filing of forms 990, 990-T & CT-13.
  • Additional Ad Hoc responsibilities

Qualifications of the Staff Accountant should include:

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working at a nonprofit organization
  • Financial Edge Blauckbaud experience is a plus or another similar accounting system
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Ability to work on your own, meticulous and very timely

Benefits of working as a Staff Accountant for this firm:

  • Competitive salary, medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous time off, free lunch, Summer Fridays
  • Generous retirement plan

If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity please feel free to email me at:

Johanna Rodriguez –


CFS NYC – What Not To Ask In An Initial Job Interview

This week I am sharing more great articles to help you along with your search in addition to some open roles that we are working on in CFS of New York City.

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Accounts Receivable / Accounting Clerk for high end fashion retail firm in New Jersey

Trade Support/ Analyst with SAP experience for Global Manufacturing Firm in New Jersey

Executive Assistant for CEO at a National Distribution firm in Brooklyn, New York

If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please feel free to email me at Johanna Rodriguez – to learn more. We also offer a BONUS for anyone you refer over to us that is placed with our client either on a temporary or permanent basis. Feel free to email me to get more details on that as well!



Hot Job! Accounts Receivables / Collections Specialist in New Jersey

Accounts Receivables / Collections Specialist in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Our client an international fashion retail firm located in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The company prides itself on an open-door policy and exposure to all levels of management & executives. The Managers are very flexible, open and always focused on helping them develop and grow.

Currently, they are seeking an Accounts Receivable/Collections Specialist to join their team on a permanent full-time basis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts Receivable – daily invoice functions, managing and preparing EDI invoices, daily cash receipts, preparing aging report
  • Handling credit card transactions, preparing deposit slips, wire payments
  • Posting to the general ledger, maintain accurate information on clients on the GL including special instructions on payments received
  • Handle customer inquires and requests, sending out monthly statements
  • Calling or emailing clients on any collections, updating credit memos
  • Support the Controller on additional adhoc accounting responsibilities including accounts payable


  • 3+ years experience in general accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Experience with an ERP system such as Sage, Mas90, as well as good Excel experience
  • Personality and work ethic are crucial: must pick up tasks without a great deal of oversight; have the ability to facilitate information gathering; possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail

To apply please submit your resume to

CFS NYC – Post-Interview Follow-Up Matters, Maybe More Than The Interview Itself

There has been a lot of movement that I have been noticing in interviewing and receiving offers. With the summer soon upon us a lot of firms are looking to make those hires before the hiring managers are off on vacation.  Below are some great articles to help you along with your search in addition to some open roles that we are working on in CFS of New York City.  Give me a call or send me an email if you are interested in discussing your job search further!

Johanna Rodriguez, Branch Manager of CFS NYC – 646.661.2226 or

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New York City Permanent Roles

Treasury Manager for Prominent Nonprofit in NYC

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Hot Job! Executive Assistant for C-Suite Professional in Brooklyn, New York

Executive Assistant for C-Suite Professional

My client is a leading distribution firm located in Sunset Park/Park Slope, Brooklyn. The company has over $200M in revenue and is consistently growing. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer is seeking a responsible, personable and experienced Executive Assistant to join his team.

Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant:

  • Manage CEO’s calendar and arrange travel
  • Travel & Expense reimbursement processing
  • Conference room & event setup
  • Transcribe meeting minutes and follow up on action items
  • Work closely with others in the department such as stakeholders

Experience Preferred for the Executive Assistant:

  • 2+ years of administrative support experience directly for C-Suite exec
  • Strong communication skills & attention to detail
  • Intermediate Excel (V-Lookups & Pivot Tables a plus)

Benefits of Working for This Firm:

  • Great work/life balance
  • Excellent benefits and vacation time
  • Pizza Fridays & Company Bowling
  • Summer Friday Schedule
  • Growth potential

For further details please feel free to reach out to me:

Johanna Rodriguez,

Let CFS – NYC take the heat off your Accounting and Finance Department this summer!

We are working with a number of great candidates both entry level and seasoned to help with backlog of work, stepping in for various leaves or as an extra set of hands this season in your accounting and finance department.  Contact me to discuss your needs and candidates that we are working with in the New York City / New Jersey / Long Island market. Feel free to reach me at:

Johanna Rodriguez | 646.661.2226 |



Hot Job! Treasury Manager in New York City

Treasury Manager

Our client is a prominent nonprofit organization in New York City with over $300 Million in Revenue and they are growing! They are seeking a Treasury Manager to bring immediate value to the team.  The Treasury Manager review the agency’s cost and revenue stream and look after the agency funds as well as work with the senior management regarding making smart financial decisions.

Responsibilities of the Treasury Manager will include:

  • Treasury manager will work on forecasting, cash flow projections, analyzing daily cash management and balance sheet analysis
  • Reviewing investment statements from the banks, reconcile borrowing letters, review all check reversals, stop payments and domestic and foreign electronic fund transfers through the online banking system
  • Coordinate with the treasury department regarding internal accounting needs and make sure there is accurate recording of all cash management transactions
  • Additional ad hoc financial responsibilities that will grow as the company continues to expand

Qualifications of the Treasury Manager:

  • 5+ years of relevant treasury experience. Nonprofit is preferred but would be open to other industries
  • Experience with government contracts is a plus
  • Bachelors degree, CPA track candidates preferred
  • Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle, Intacct or MIP would be a plus


For immediate consideration please submit your resume to:
Johanna Rodriguez
Branch Manager of CFS in New York City


Hot Job! Staff Accountant for Professional Services Firm in New York City

Accountant for Professional Services Firm

Our client is a leading professional services firm in West Midtown, NYC that is seeking an Accountant on a temporary to permanent basis to join their finance team. The firm is a global organization and this role will be reporting into the Controller.


  • Assist the Senior Accountant with accounts payable and cutting checks
  • Daily cash deposits
  • Input invoices and vendor information as well as journal entries into the accounting system
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual audits
  • Work alongside Finance on yearly forecasting and budgeting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with Great Plains, Microsoft Dynamics or another ERP software a plus

Please feel free to email your resume to be considered at Johanna Rodriguez –

Hot Job! Alumni Events Coordinator for Nonprofit in New York City

Alumni Events Coordinator

My client, a leading education organization in NYC is seeking an Alumni Events Coordinator to join their team. This role reports directly to the Director of Alumni Affairs and Vice President to assist in alumni engagement events and broaden participation.


  • Assist in the planning of events both locally and nationally
  • Support fundraising growth
  • Manage event budgets to ensure proper use of funds
  • Follow up with alumni via phone and email and keep accurate record of details
  • Document, track and analyze outcome of events
  • Work closely with other departments such as Career Services and Admissions


  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Experience with education or alumni programs a plus
  • Knowledge of social media preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you or someone you know would be interested in a role like this please feel free to submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Hot Job: Executive Administrative Assistant for Professional Services Firm in New York City

Administrative Assistant for Executive Management

Our client is a prestigious professional services firm and they are seeking an Administrative Assistant to work for the Partners and Directors of various business units.  The right candidate would posses the organizational, technical and processing skills with an emphasis on high level of quality and strong communication skills.

Responsibilities of the Executive Administrative Assistant include:

  • Develop, edit and format correspondence, letters, presentations, proposals, spreadsheets, .pdf files using Adobe Professional and newsletters including coordination of distribution.
  • Prepare and distribute various communications and types of business reports and perform data analysis and reconciliation as well as summarize trends and provide recommendations.
  • Facilitate invoices and expense reimbursement forms through coding, approvals and to accounts payable for processing.
  • Assist with planning of client or internal meetings, webcasts or conference calls, including scheduling and communication, maintaining information and preparing and distributing materials.
  • Provide assistance as it relates to planning and preparations for speaking engagements, committee involvement and events, including creation and preparation of written and spoken materials.
  • Provide calendar management for client or business unit meetings, including administration, scheduling, and communication.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements through Concur booking tool or travel agents.
  • Assist with SharePoint site content management and administration.
  • Use extensive knowledge of internal business practices and priorities to proactively respond to daily issues and requests as authorized, keeping them apprised of critical issues.


  • Bachelors degree with at least five years of executive/administrative assistant experience supporting partners and directors.
  • Intermediate-to-Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Professional, Outlook and web based applications are required. Working knowledge of CRM, SharePoint and Concur is a plus.
  • User expertise of office technology equipment such as videoconferencing, MFD’s and LCD projectors.
  • Professional presence and exceptional client service skills, exercising a high level of confidentiality in all work products and communications.
  • Use knowledge of business and priorities to proactively respond to daily issues and requests as authorized, keeping stakeholders apprised of critical issues.
  • Strong business writing skills, including composition, proofing and grammar.

To apply please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –