Accountant – Grants & Contracts, Fiscal Department

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA’s Fiscal Department provides fiscal administration including accounting, budgeting, procurement services and procedures for numerous city/state/federal contracts and/or private grants.  In addition, the Fiscal Department recommends alternatives to assure that organization wide objectives and priorities are met.

Position: Accountant

Reports To: Assistant Director

Location: 1720 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What the Accountant Does:

  • Apply the principles of accounting to prepare, analyze and verify financial information.
  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Research and analyze chronic fiscal issues and propose solutions as needed.
  • Review and approve new staff hires and changes in staff allocations for all assigned programs.
  • Review and approve purchase order requisitions (POR) and payment request forms (PRF) to assure completeness and accuracy (i.e., program numbers, locations, General Ledger coding, Period of Service/Budget period, amount of invoice, authorized signatures, allocations, etc. are present and accurate.)
  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S.) in Accounting and/or Equivalent Experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Must abide by strict ethical standards.
  • Must maintain Integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  • Must avoid personal conflicts of interest.
  • Ability to work overtime when needed.

 

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA