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Controller - New York, NY

Branch ID: 5100


Pay Rate/Salary: $60.00 - $60.00

Job Description – Personal Bookkeeper / Accounting Associate

Candidate should be familiar with general ledger accounting and charitable foundation accounting. Will handle daily financial management of personal accounts, charitable foundation account and administrative work. Superior Quicken, Word, Excel and Outlook required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Weekly monitoring of cash balances
  • Prepare deposits to accounts
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process checks and wire requests (approximately 85 checks per month)
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain signature for checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • Reconcile and process monthly credit card statements and payments
  • Reconcile 30 accounts monthly
  • Reconcile and log into Quicken all monthly brokerage statements
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Assist with annual Form 1099 reporting and associated record-keeping requirements for 501c3 charity

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of annual audit/tax preparation with accountants
  • Assist with special projects as needed

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Associate's/Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • At least five years of work experience in an accounting role
  • Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Proficiency with Quicken
  • Familiarity with Donor Advised Funds
  • Must have a strong work ethic, be well-organized and a self-starter
  • Strong problem-solving skills, documentation skills, data analysis, research and resolution skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately
  • Emotional maturity
  • Have discretion in handling confidential information
  • Be comfortable with multi-tasking, highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Be able to successfully pass a background and credit check

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New York, NY


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City, State or Zip Code: New York, NY

Position Type: Direct Hire Position

Date Posted: 5/10/2018