Senior Accountant for Nonprofit in NYC

About the company:

  • Our Client is a one of the most revered and oldest nonprofit institutions in New York City servicing the country in their cause!
  • Located Downtown, NYC with all trains easily accessible
  • Offers advanced career growth with a direct reporting structure to the CFO
  • Competitive salary, great benefits including a well matched 403B, pension plan and life insurance

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant:

  • Senior Accountant will prepare journal entries, general ledger for the month end close and work on accruals
  • The Senior Accountant will focus on preparing for the A-133 audits and help prepare 990 filings
  • Senior Accountant will ensure proper coding on all accounts payable transactions, including payments to vendors and employee expense reimbursements.
  • The Senior Accountant will ensure that releases from restricted funds are properly executed and is consistent with the purpose of the grant or fund
  • Work alongside the CFO on developing proper accounting policies and procedures moving forward

Qualifications preferred for the Senior Accountant:

  • 5+ Years of progressive accounting experience in the nonprofit industry
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Accounting Software such as Financial Edge, Fund EZ, MIP, Great Plains and Blackbaud preferred
  • Strong Excel Skills as the Senior Accountant will be working on a lot of reporting
  • Attention to details, strong work ethic and interested in their mission statement

For more information on this Senior Accountant position please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Nonprofit, not for profit, Accounting, Finance, Accountant, Grant, Endowments, Investments, Government, Funding, Audit, New York City


Accounting Manager for Sustainable Energy Real Estate Firm in New York City

Accounting Manager for Sustainable Energy Real Estate Firm


 “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

About the company:

  • Our Client is a Real Estate Development firm committed to environmentally friendly, energy efficient properties that include commercial, residential, corporate campuses and hospitals.
  • Firm experiencing explosive growth
  • Firm has very significant managed assets throughout the United States
  • Competitive compensation package as well as excellent benefits including health care coverage of 100%, 401K with a 100% match up to the legal limit and more!
  • Supportive team environment with move for growth

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager:

  • Accounting Manager will review accounts receivable, accounts payable, job costing accounting, fixed assets, CAM, lease abstracts and work on the month end close
  • The Accounting Manager will review month-end, quarterly and year-end workpapers
  • The Accounting Manager will review real estate tax payments, review tax returns, cost calculations and other tax related work
  • Financial reporting and reviewing the quarterly property management reports for owners
  • The Accounting Manager will also oversee two senior accountants and review all of their work

Qualifications preferred for the Accounting Manager:

  • 7+ Years of progressive accounting experience in real estate industry
  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • Accounting Software experience, the firm uses MRI
  • Attention to details, strong work ethic and deadline driven

For more information on this Accounting Manager role please submit your resume to Johanna Rodriguez –

Keywords: Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Accounting, Finance, Accountant, Cost Accounting, Taxes, Audit, Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, CAM


Senior Accountant for Fund Company in Greater New York City

Currently working with a dynamic industrial company who is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant for their company. The role will have regular interaction to all executive and partners with unlimited growth potential opportunities. They are located in the Greater New York City area and they offer the opportunity to work remotely a couple of days out of the month.

Responsibilities include: 
• Responsible for the preparation of month end and quarterly accounting records including trail balances, allocations, expense accruals, management fees, and capital activities
• Responsible for the preparation of Quarterly and year-end financial statements from trial stage to final product and timely completion of audit of the fund(s)
• Extensive P&L analysis & General Ledger Maintenance; participating in project appraisal both current and historical data.
• Cash management of funds including cash and stock distributions, capital calls, and wire processes
• Responsible for fund expense payments, trade settlements, budgeting and as well as fixed income projections
• Liaise daily with finance team in Purchase and corporate accounting & operations teams to ensure all internal accounting and trades issues are addressed timely and accurately
• Liaise with other functional areas of the Firm including Investor Relations, Marketing, Compliance, Legal, Tax.
• Ad-hoc requests and special projects as necessary


• STRONG understanding of General Finance and Accounting, analysis and attention to detail no fund accounting experience needed.
-3-5 years of experience
– Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

For more information please email me at

Sweating for Summer Help? CFS in NYC has got you covered!

Does your company need extra help this summer? CFS also has a large network of top local accounting and finance professionals available to help with the workload! We also have a pool of talented students from the area available for summer internships. If you would like more information on how we can help please contact me at 646.661.2226 or

Here’s a snapshot of some of our best local candidates:

Hot Job! Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager for Manufacturing Firm in Bergen County, NJ

Our client, a well established build and design firm, seeks a Senior Accountant / Accounting Manager to run their accounting team in Bergen County, New Jersey.


  • Prepare and analyze profit and loss, financial and operational performance reports, and commentary for key variances to budget and forecast
  • Prepare a full year forecast and track ongoing progress against budgets, including the identification of risks & opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with the relevant budget holders to maintain an ongoing project progress tracker and an accurate forecast of project spend and delivery
  • Prepare and submit payroll using ADP
  • Maintain A/R & A/P through Sage 50
  • Generate and send out client invoices and record receivables
  • Verify accuracy of vendor invoices and credit card bills and record in accounting system
  • Prepare a detailed reconciliation between the GL and all subsidiary ledgers
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare a complete financial package as needed
  • Manage fixed assets by recording newly acquired fixed assets, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and prepare reconciliation schedules
  • Participate in annual budget and quarterly forecast process
  • Document policy and procedures
  • Discuss key activities and the related impact on the financial statements with executive management
  • Maintain and monitor company cash flow
  • Assist in preparation of yearly taxes and interim tax payments
  • Prepare and file multi-state sales tax
  • Manage all insurance needs
  • Assist in all HR activities


  • Minimum of a BS in accounting with 5+ years applicable business experience
  • Experience with ADP payroll, Sage 50, & Excel – all preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Results oriented and strives for continuous improvement
  • Works well independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask and work simultaneously on several projects under strict timeline
  • Diplomatic and professional problem solver

If you are interested in being considered please submit your resume to


New Role! Controller for Nonprofit Organization in the NYC area

Our client, a top-tier nonprofit organization, seeks a Controller in the NYC area. The Controller will be oversee the accounting and financial functions of a number of branches across the city.

The Controller will report to the CFO and partner with the V.P. of Finance and the regions’ finance and accounting teams in identifying possible cost savings opportunities, which will promote the long-term sustainability of the organization.


  • Creates financial statement account variance analysis and balance sheet reserve calculations
  • Completes year-end close, 990 filing and A-133 audits
  • Identifies, recommends and implements accounting process improvements to support company goals and objectives
  • Supports CFO and VP of Finance in annual budget and strategic planning process
  • Approves wires, transfers, A/P, etc., as appropriate
  • Cash management



  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, CPA designation a must
  • 10+ years of related accounting experience, at least two years as a Controller
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Revenue cycle management preferred, Strong GAAP experience

For more information please submit your resume to

New Role: Accountant with Technical Accounting Experience in New York City

Our client, a financial services firm located in Wall Street, seeks an Accountant to join their team.  The accountant will work specifically in financial reporting in quarterly IFRS, GAAP and would be focused on the STAT Technical Reporting process.

The accountant will also assist in preparation of management reports, quarterly and year-end financial and statutory reports, compilation of information for financial audits and Ad-hoc analysis and requests for general ledger financial information.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Reconcile monthly/quarterly technical income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Identify and resolve reconciliation open items
  • Maintain accurate data within the general ledger for Technical accounts
  • Prepare IFRS and Statutory journal entries
  • Organize and maintain comprehensive files which will support all audits
  • Prepare Technical variance analysis
  • Adhere to timelines set in closing calendars
  • Special projects as assigned by Dept. head


  • 4+ years of related finance/accounting experience
  • Insurance industry experience a plus
  • Experience with SAP or another accounting software
  • Bachelor’s in accounting or finance
  • Strong GAAP accounting experience

To apply please submit your resume to


Hot Job: Accountant with Travel and Expense Experience Needed in New York City

Our client, a global financials services firm, seeks an Accountant / Finance professional in Downtown, New York City. The candidate would have heavy experience with travel and expenses using Concur.  The firm has many international offices and are implementing a new travel platform, through a web-based system that will incorporate travel booking, expense reimbursement, and reporting.

The Travel Expense Accountant, will support the finance function and be responsible for various tasks in support of the Travel expense processes.

The candidate will be the key contact to users to support them in any requests, for instance:

  • Support users to book their travels in the reserving tool
  • Contact users when appropriate approval is missing or when support is not provided for reimbursement
  • Help users in case of reimbursement issues
  • Coordinate with the accounting team to ensure diligent processing of expense reports

The candidate will be the key contacts to travels suppliers, he/she could be asked to coordinate with local hotels to set up contracts for all of the firm or contact Concur / Amex for any issues related to booking/accounting.

He/she will provide narrative and commentaries on over/under budget variances. He/she will maintain and review KPI, and provide analytical analysis on a variety of metrics.

The candidate will ensure internal controls, review the non-compliant bookings, ensure the respect of the Travels policy and maintain it as well as the HUB delegation of authorities.


  • 2-5 years of finance / accounting experience
  • Education
  • Bachelor Degree, College certificate in Accounting / Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of travel booking systems (Concur, travel agencies.)
  • Experience with a major accounting ledger system (SAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and ability to develop collaborative relationship

To apply please submit your resume to

Hot Job: Accounts Payable Coordinator for Financial Services firm in New York City

Our client, a global financial services company, seeks an Accounts Payable Coordinator in Downtown, New York City.

The candidate would have experience with processing expense reports and supplier invoices within Concur sub ledgers; including settling, clearing and reconciling all accounts payable for the firm’s operations.

This position will fit within the existing accounts payable department and must adhere to internal controls established with regards to the the firm’s General Ledger and Expense processing procedures. The candidate will have to comply with the accounting process in order to ensure the accuracy and quality of financial information contained in the financial statements.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Book journal entries for recording of accounts payable. Entries might be booked from various sources: payment requests, web-based procurement systems, invoices, etc.
  • Process employee expense reports, ensure reimbursement requests are properly filled out, include all support and receipts, are signed off and approved.
  • Ensure that each booking is supported by appropriate work papers, and is recorded in accordance with established policies.
  • Prepare SAP upload files and book accounting entries into the General Ledger
  • Prepare daily, monthly and quarterly reconciliations detained in the accounting procedures manual. Reconcile the accounting system to the supporting documents, and to the procurement tool if needed. Investigate outstanding items and reconciling items if needed.
  • Provide necessary schedules and information for the preparation of IFRS and Statutory financial statements and for reporting to Management. Support the accounting manager for ad-hoc reporting.
  • Utilize the full functionality of the accounting system, and automate entries


  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Financial services industry experience a plus
  • SAP experience a must; Concur experience a plus
  • Strong attention to detail

To be considered please submit your resume to


Hot Job: Controller for Advertising Firm in New York City

Our client, a media advertising firm, is seeking a Controller / CFO to join their growing organization. The company is in need of someone to work very closely with the president and other professional management team members on strategic initiatives to move the company forward.

The professional will also be working on day to day accounting functions, financial controls and implementation as well as working on financial planning and budget management functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 7+ years of accounting experience, advertising/media/public relations a plus
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Quickbooks Enterprise experience preferred
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects

To apply please submit your resume to