Accounting Supervisor, Finance 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: Accounting Supervisor

Reports To: Program Director  

Location: 1720 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226        

What The Accounting Supervisor Does:

  • Communicate effectively with direct reporting staff, peers, supervisors, and funders.
  • Review & approve funder invoices, closeout packages, and journal entries for all subordinate staff.
  • Assist subordinate staff in preparation of FYE variance reports, internal and external audits, and other external reports as needed.
  • Ensure all program variance reports are distributed to program and fiscal management monthly.
  • Provide coverage for direct reporting staff during absences so that fiscal representation is continuously available for all assigned programs.
  • Review subordinate staff variances monthly, and make recommendations for future action based on current spending and invoicing trends.
  • Plan and organize Fiscal activities to maximize Fiscal contract’s goals and performance targets.
  • Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to meet performance goals.
  • Improve teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Train all new direct reporting staff on Grants & Contracts Department policies, processes, and systems.
  • Troubleshoot direct reporting staff program issues, and make decisions in accordance with Fiscal department policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Escalate items of significant concern to the program/department/agency to Grants & Contracts Department management.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through feedback, training, and other appropriate mechanisms.
  • Create consensus for change with direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Manage own time effectively and coordinate Fiscal activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
  • Monitor staff progress towards their goals weekly.
  • Review all documentation for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
  • Lead and participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested.
  • Make recommendations to the appropriate management staff regarding organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
  • Review and sign timesheets.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • 2+ years of Not for Profit supervisory experience preferred.
  • DHS, HRA, HASA & CFRS experience preferred but not required.
  • Must abide by strict ethical standards.
  • Must maintain integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  • Must avoid personal conflicts of interest situations.

Compensation: -$85,000-$92,000 annually-
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.

Status: –Full-time (35 hours per week)-
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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