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Accountant I, Fiscal Department - Affiliated Corps. and Performance Based Unit

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA's Fiscal Department provides fiscal administration including accounting, budgeting, procurement services and procedures for numerous city/state/federal contracts and/or private grants.  In addition, the Fiscal Department recommends alternatives to assure that organization wide objectives and priorities are met.

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Serve as administrator for all assigned programs/projects. This includes certain affiliated corporations.
  • Prepare funder required vouchers.
  • Prepare journal entries as needed.
  • Research and analyze chronic fiscal issues and propose solutions as needed.
  • Read and review contracts of assigned programs for essential fiscal elements.
  • Review and approve new staff hires and changes in staff allocations for all assigned programs.
  • Review and approve purchase order requisitions (POR) and payment request forms (PRF) to assure completeness and accuracy (i.e., program numbers, locations, General Ledger coding, Period of Service/Budget period, amount of invoice, authorized signatures, allocations, etc. are present and accurate).
  • Communicate with and assist in resolving case receipt issues with accounts receivable staff.
  • Review budgets set up by the Budget Department.
  • Monitor revenue and expenditures against program budgets.
  • Assist Budget Analysts by recommending necessary budget modifications in a timely manner.
  • Maintain orderly and complete contract files.
  • Interact with other fiscal departments and program staff as needed to resolve problem accounts.
  • Compile and distribute variances to Program Directors.
  • Generate and disburse M/WBE reporting for State and City funded programs.
  • Review information in the MIP accounting system and resolve discrepancies with budget and general finance departments.
  • Manage all financial transactions including disbursement approval and processing, revenue, journal entries, inter-company transactions, budgets, etc. for certain affiliated corporations.
  • Communicate and interact with respective corporate Board members or Directors as needed.
  • Conduct bank reconciliations as assigned, provided there is no conflict with controls.
  • Conduct certain banking transactions such as mortgage and interest payments.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.S.) in Accounting and/or Equivalent Experience.
  • 5+ years of Not for Profit experience preferred.
  • Must abide by strict ethical standards
  • Must maintain Integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality at all times
  • Must avoid personal conflicts of interest
  • Ability to work overtime when needed.
EOE:
CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.​​​​

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