Senior Accountant

MercyFirst    Syosset, NY
Job Description
BRIEF SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for the preparation of the general ledger, monthly income and expense reports. Responsibilities:All staff are expected to:
  • Uphold our Mission and Core Values and Sanctuary Commitments.
  • Comply with Agency Personnel Policies and Procedures.
  • Conduct all work with good faith compliance of all legal and regulations requirements.
  • Maintain good attendance and report to work on time.
  • Complete attendance records accurately.
  • Safeguard confidential information.
  • Successfully complete minimum training requirements.
  • Communicate accurate information in a timely manner to supervisors.
  • Accurately complete job related documentation in a timely manner.
  • Communicate in a professional manner to children, families, peers, outsides agencies/vendors.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to take on new responsibilities and alter performance with changing needs.
  • Continually seek to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their department and the agency.
  • Organize tasks, data and work area.
  • Manage time effectively.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Brief outline of essential tasks:
  • Compile and review Foundation General Ledgers.
  • Maintain and post cash receipts to Ledger.
  • Maintain positive bank relationships involving signatory changes, changes in accounts, etc.
  • Problem solve issues with accounts, ATM cards, etc.
  • Assist CFO with special projects and budget preparation.
  • Assist with audits.
  • Supervise assigned staff.
  • Prepare tax returns as assigned.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Qualifications: EDUCATION, LICENSURE, AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate Degree or Masters Degree in Accounting or Finance and a valid Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 3 to 5 years in field of Accounting or Finance. Good organizational skills, ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Our Mission: MercyFirst, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, inspires hope and promotes healing for children and families by providing quality human services and educational opportunities while advocating for social change.

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:15:19 GMT

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