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Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:


Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the daily accounting activities of SFY. This includes processing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts, and Payroll, along with special projects. The Staff Accountant is responsible for applying and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial data.

Accounts Payable:

  • Monitor and track all purchase orders and match with invoices
  • Review vendor statements and follow up on questions and issues
  • Code vendor invoices and obtain proper authorizations
  • Process all vendor invoices and post all transactions to accounting system
  • Schedule and issue payments in a timely manner
  • Reconcile all credit card purchase to monthly statements, identify and resolve differences
  • Prepare and record month-end accrual entries
  • Obtain necessary tax forms from new vendors
  • Manage vendor filing system, both electronic and paper files

General Accounting:

  • Timely and accurate posting of cash receipts
  • Reconcile all bank and investment accounts on a monthly basis. Post interest, dividends, gains and unrealized gains and losses
  • Assist the Director of Finance in maintaining the cash flow forecast
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of fee-for-service revenue between the accounting software and the point of sale system (POS)
  • Support in the annual audit, including preparation of year-end closing, prepare select balance sheet accounts analysis; prepare and post year-end journal entries
  • Post general journal entries, including salary and shared-cost allocations, depreciation and prepaid expenses on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Complete accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Support the Director of Finance in the continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Perform light grants management support to include the preparation of reports to funders and budget vs. actuals reports for program management
  • Participate in the development and improvement of accounting procedures and fiscal policies.
  • Other fiscal duties/projects as assigned by the Director of Finance

Minimum Qualifications:


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$45,000 - $55,000

Agency Information:

The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach, Inc. (SFY) builds community, strengthens families & empowers individuals to achieve their potential & enhance the quality their lives. Our programs & services reflect the richness of the Shorefront YM-YWHA's Community Center & Settlement House traditions. We reach out to & serve people of all backgrounds & abilities throughout their life spans.

We provide a wide range of exemplary educational, recreational, preventive & rehabilitative health, vocational, cultural, citizenship, Jewish identity-building & human service programs to meet the evolving strengths, needs & interests of the rich mosaic of people in southern Brooklyn.

The Shorefront YM-YWHA maximizes the impact of its resources & expertise by forming partnerships & alliances with other organizations, government agencies & philanthropic institutions that share our commitments & values.
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