Staff Accountant

Fund for Public Health NYC
Description

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and facilitate rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City. 

PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) manages a complex contract with multiple projects implemented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).  

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting the FPHNYC Accounting team in day-to-day Financial processes. The position plays a lead role in monthly reconciliations, billing, invoicing and analysis.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Staff Accountant will serve as the financial support for the Accounting team. The responsibilities are to:
•    Monitor and maintain Accounts Receivable 
•    Process customer invoices daily and monitor when invoices are due
•    Verifies and completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
•    Recode and Closeout / Amend entries
•    Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations
•    Maintain bookkeeping records
•    Assist with Audit and other tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, have the ability to manage multiple tasks with sensitive timelines, be detail-oriented, be an innovative thinker and proven, creative problem-solver, and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
•    BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience
•    1-2 years of Finance and Accounting experience 
•    Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills 
•    Demonstrate attention to detail, can see tasks through to completion and be able to prioritize tasks
•    Knowledge of database and spreadsheet software
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline
driven environment 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is $55,000 – $65,000 commensurate with experience. 

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, with cover letter indicating how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.