Senior Accountant (Association Office)

The Senior Accountant will perform accounting work, provide information to Association staff & review Community House accounting operation
Job Description

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

We are seeking a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for performing accounting work, including but not limited to, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, analysis of financial records and reports, preparation of financial and statistical reports, providing information to Association staff and reviewing Community House accounting operation. The Senior Accountant will also assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports, budgets and audits.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA is a plus.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in non-profit accounting.
  • Knowledge of GAAP.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (i.e. pivot table, vlookup, if) and database spreadsheets.
  • Experience with Oracle, Salesforce, FinancialForce, and QuickBooks a plus.
  • Direct experience in presenting clear facts and issues.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Essential Functions
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciles the general ledger and subsidiary accounts for the monthly and yearly book close for the Association, as well as preparing related financial reports.
  • Review monthly transitional housing billings, receivables, collections and prepare monthly allowance, bad debt calculation and related journal entries.
  • Review monthly rental revenue, expense invoices, payments, government contract billings for the corporation.
  • Conduct space rental and other ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Manage and reconcile petty cash accounts for all branches.
  • Prepare annual budget. Work with staff across Association office and branches to develop budget accurately and timely.
  • Prepare schedules and retrieve documents for government contract, CFR preparation, state, and financial statement audits.
  • Responsible for other accounting areas and matters as assigned.
  • Coordinate with managers and staff to research and resolve accounting issues.
  • Actively participate in all trainings, designated meetings and special events.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

** New Requirement**
All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Please use the “Additional Attachment” section on the online application to upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination.


Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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