Now Hiring: Staff Accountant for Non Profit in New York City


Our client is a prestigious New York City nonprofit organization and they are seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team. This role will be focusing on the endowment side of the department.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare year end revenue accruals
  • Quarterly accounting for net assets released from restrictions
  • Monthly bank reconciliations of cash and investment accounts as assigned
  • Prepare various monthly general ledger journal entries as assigned
  • Responsible for Retail and Publications Inventory accounting including release of works-     in-process, reconciliation of inventory software to general ledger
  • Prepare monthly reports to Retail Buyers regarding purchases; discuss discrepancies and exceptions are necessary
  • Account for publication consignment sales; analyze and schedule sales, enter sales into retail software, reconcile accounts receivable
  • Compile monthly Retail and Publications financial reporting including detailed analysis of distributed materials processing.
  • Support Budget Team and other staff regarding expense questions and issues related to Monthly Managerial Reports; provide monthly FRx manual adjustment report
  • Responsible for reviewing current and new contracts and determining revenue recognition and compliance
  • Intercompany accounting with subsidiaries including receivable/payable reconciliation at year end, board and other reporting
  • Prepare Daily Flash Cash report; process bank transfers
  • Accounting for temporarily restricted art funds and their related disbursements
  • Recording Pledges and Pledges Receivable; calculating discount at year end
  • Reconcile Development (Razor’s Edge) records to General Ledger (Great Plains) and investigate variances as needed
  • Play a significant role in year-end audit (meeting deadlines as delineated in audit workplan)
  • Prepare various monthly general ledger journal entries as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or the equivalent
  • 3+ years experience in NonProfit
  • Public Accounting experience a plus
  • Experience with financial systems accounting; Great Plains, Concur is preferabl
  • Software Implementation experience a plus
  • Strong analytical skills are a must.
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work with all levels of staff, other departments and as a team player

To apply please submit your resume to


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