Educational Housing Services, Inc - Brooklyn, NY

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Responsible for: Accurate and timely recording of daily transactions in the MAS 90 general ledger system and supporting the CFO/Controller in providing an accounting service that enhances the decision making ability of senior management to direct and develop the business.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the general ledger for multiple subsidiaries
  • Preparation of accurate monthly financial statements and financial reports
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of annual budgets for all departments
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations of Balance Sheet and trial balance
  • Prepare journal entries as required.
  • Ensure all AP, AR, Bank Reconciliations and payroll are entered in the system daily and completed by the 7th of each month for end of the prior month closing.
  • Assist in the preparation of work papers for annual audit
  • Preparation of monthly/weekly reports as requested
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement in all aspects of accounting.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Five to seven years progressive experience in the Accounting and Finance Department of a corporate or not-for-profit environment. Experience working for a small organization preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP.
  • Ability to work in and be a part of a team
  • Computer facility and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) suite; familiarity with MAS-90 and FrX preferred.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Good communication skills

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and cover letter (to include your salary requirements) to the email address above . Submissions that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. We offer a tremendous opportunity for professional growth and development, as well as a significant compensation package commensurate with skills and experience.