Oct 08, 2021

Senior Accountant for Higher Education

  • OneTrust
  • New York, NY, United States

✍🏾Job Description

About the firm:

  • CFS of New York is working with one of the most well regarded, oldest, Christian colleges in New York City
  • The college is a liberal arts school and receive funding from tuition, grants, endowments, and fundraising
  • This role will be reporting to the Controller with also visibility to the CFO and the more seasoned management of the firm
  • They consider themselves a very family-oriented team and a large number of their corporate employees have been there for over 12 years and progressed along in their careers with the school
  • The firm offers a competitive salary, great benefits, tuition reimbursement and flexibility for a hybrid work from home policy and coming into the office 1-2 times a week
  • Some employee reviews include: ' Excellent opportunities to work with talented faculty!' and 'Co-workers and supervisors tend to be caring and genuinely invested in their employees.'

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant will include:

  • Day to day accounting functions such as bank reconciliations, account payables, journal entries for month end close
  • Running payroll for up to 100 of their full time staff and additional part time/student staff
  • Reviewing P&L and balance sheets, reviewing budgets vs. actuals
  • Additional ad hoc responsibilities as assigned by the Controller/CFO

Preferred Qualifications of the Senior Accountant role:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred but open
  • Experience with an accounting system such as Financial Edge Blackbaud, Raisers Edge, Concur; familiarity with a Payroll software such as ADP, Paycom, etc.
  • Preferred candidate would have an interest in working for a faith based college under the Christian umbrella and who is interested in continuing to grow their career
To apply please submit your resume to Rose Wesenberg rwesenberg@cfstaffing.com