Budget Assistant, 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: Budget Assistant

Reports To: Program Director

Location: 1720 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

What the Budget Assistant Does:

  • The person filling this position is expected to apply the principles of accounting to prepare, analyze and verify financial information.
  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Comply with all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of Budgets.
  • Compile and review supporting documentation in relation to budgets.
  • Assist in the preparation of responses to follow up on budget issues.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of budget fiscal policies for compliance with funder requirements in order to ensure sound accounting.
  • Assist in the monitoring of fiscal related and General Ledger activity to ensure compliance with written policies and procedures.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience. BA preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience in not-for-profit accounting.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures, budget schedules, and financial reporting requirements.
  • Very strong computer skills – Excel and Accounting programs (MIP a plus)
  • Must abide by strict ethical standards.
  • Must maintain integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  • Must avoid personal conflicts of interest.

 

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.