Job #1418: Controller/Accountant - New York, NY (6-11-20)

Job Title



New York



job description:

The position will be responsible for a wide range of accounting and related activities including: maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, daily financial entries and reconciliations, general ledger entries, and monthly reporting,  He/She will also work with the program leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support operations. He/She will partner with the senior leadership team, human resources and information technology staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR and IT functions. This position reports to the Co-Presidents.

Job Responsibilities:

Finance and Accounting 

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Perform payroll functions in an accurate and timely manner, and submit payroll taxes
  • Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner
  • Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments
  • Perform account receivable functions including deposits and revenue recognition
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures
  • Assist in coordinating audit activity
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of the organization’s financial status
  • Assist leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate
  • Oversee financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting


  • Bachelor's (Required)
  • Master's or CPA (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 5 years+ (Required)
  • Non-profit: 3 years (Required)


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible financial management experience, including relevant experience in non-profit accounting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient skills in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data


  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan with partial match
  • Cellphone program
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


Interested candidates should e-mail resume to Jonathan Schindel at Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #1418 in the subject line and to copy on your email.