Research Foundation of The City University of New York 8 reviews - New York, NY

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Reporting to the Comptroller, the Accountant will assist the Comptroller in managing the Queens College Foundation (QCF) financial accounts and the day to day activities. The Accountant will maintain the general books of accounts including reviewing cash, checks and credit card deposits, reviewing processing of accounts payable transactions, reviewing general ledger entries including adjustments and closings before posting to the accounting system. In addition, the Accountant will prepare monthly bank and credit card reconciliations.
Other Duties:
The Accountant responsibilities include, but not limited to: - Providing assistance to different departments in managing their QCF accounts. Responding to requests and inquiries in a timely manner - Assisting in reviewing financial and investment schedules. - Assisting in developing and analyzing operational budgets and financial reports - Assisting in planning and organizing annual audits - Assisting in developing and implementing new and improved financial plans, policies and procedures - Assisting in taking minutes on committee meetings - Performing work on special projects and other related duties as assigned Salary: $45,000 - $52,000

Core Competencies/Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business and/or Finance and a minimum of four (4) years experience in accounting, auditing or finance required. The successful candidate must have a strong oral and written communication skills, possess excellent analytical skills including attention to details and numbers, ability to develop and design financial reports and have working knowledge of GAAP principles. The ideal candidate will have: - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel, Word, and PowerPoint - Experience with MIP, Financial Edge or related nonprofit accounting system preferred - Ability to multi-task, establish work plans, organized, and detail oriented - Ability to set priorities in a timely and efficient manner and work as a team player in a fast-paced environment - Flexible self-starter with the ability to take initiative, resolve problems diplomatically and discretely, and work effectively, both independently and cooperatively - Willingness to learn and improve professional and technical skills