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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021

Sr. Accountant - Nonprofit /Government (Real Estate Housing)

New York, NY, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description


Our award winning Nonprofit Housing client that works with local and state government is currently hiring for a Senior Accountant.

The Senior Accountant manages the daily operations of the Accounting Department that includes completing specific high level accounting/financial tasks. Assists the Controller and the Executive Team in all accounting and financial matters.


  • Responsible for the monthly closing of 40 housing corporations, limited partnerships and nonprofit entities.
  • Interpret various agreements including management, loan, and partnership and operating agreements.
  • Analyze and review client rent accounts receivable balances and adjust accordingly.
  • Documents/Maintains/Enhances review procedures for cash receipts, bank deposits, accounts payable and payroll.
  • Develops monthly review procedures for all our client's entities.
  • Oversees all insurance allocations and payments.
  • Oversees preparation of quarterly board reporting packages.
  • Prepares budgets.
  • Prepares funding source quarterly accounting reports.
  • Ensures that financial reports comply with generally accepted accounting principles or financial reporting standards.
  • Prepares account analysis as needed.
  • Updates the Accounting Department Procedures Manual.
  • Acts as the liaison with the client and the independent CPAs.
  • Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience of nonprofit and/or government accounting.
  • 1+ years of experience with real estate and/or housing accounting.
  • Desire to help the community flourish.
  • Experience with non profit, private school, etc where you deal with boards of directors, outside auditors, fundraisers, etc.
  • Experience working with Sr. level executives (bankers, auditors, board of directors, etc.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong communications skills and excellent computer skills are a MUST.

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