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Senior Staff Accountant

We are seeking an organized and detailed full-time Senior Staff Accountant with a can-do attitude that can work in a high paced environment to join our team. This person will interface with fellow JCC staffers and members and therefore must be articulate and comfortable with phone and in-person communications.

Our ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter with a strong commitment to accuracy, have a willingness to focus on the details and completeness of processes, and want to contribute to a high-functioning, fast-paced team. He/she/they will be responsible for performing day to day financial transactions, including the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. This position is in Nassau County (East Hills), Long Island.

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful:Prepare and post general ledger entries

  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Assist in year-end audit and quarterly financial reviews
  • Build and maintain reports utilizing Great Plains accounting software and spreadsheets
  • Assist in creating the yearly budget and reprojections
  • Maintain general ledger and prepare monthly AR aging reports for all depts.
  • Generate ad-hoc reports as requested both internally and for other departments
  • Perform year to year and budget to actual variance analysis including written explanations
  • Act as backup to department team members for various functions (A/R, A/P, etc.)
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and create reclass journal entries when necessary
  • Track data in regards to grants and pledges
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of financial reports
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

What You’ll Need to Be Successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Excel and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and manage tight deadlines

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