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Careers at HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.  From our beginning in 1986 as a shelter for families in Brooklyn, we've expanded to become a national leader in the fight against homelessness.  We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors.  we've helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives.  

We envision a world where safe and stable housing is a starting point for everyone, because housing is the foundation for people to build better lives.

We hope you'll join our team and be part of making our vision a reality! 

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EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.


Intermediate Accountant

Site/Program: Central
Location: New York, NY

What You'll Do

As part of the HELP USA finance team, you'll be responsible for recording, analyzing, and disseminating financial information related to several of our transitional housing programs.  You'll report to an Accounting Manager (who reports to one of two Controllers) and take responsibility for:

  • Preparing and maintaining all billing submissions.

  • Preparation of all recurring and adjusting journal entries.

  • Analyzing variances in accounts from budgeted amounts.

  • Ensuring accurate accounting and reporting integrity of assigned programs.

  • Generating internal and external financial reports required by management and external funding sources on a timely basis to meet designated due dates.

Youíre a good fit for this role if you have:

  • Non-profit accounting experience, with knowledge of New York City DHS (Department of Homeless Services) and HRA (Human Resources Administration) reporting rules and regulations strongly desired.

  •  Bachelorís Degree in accounting or a finance-related program.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly understand and explain account variances from budgeted amounts.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation.

  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel and Access, with knowledge of Lawson a plus.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Compensation:  $64,000

We Have GREAT BENEFITS!

  • Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and vision, with an option that covers entire family with NO employee contribution

  • Generous Paid Time Off!

  • 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn't contribute

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Achievement Awards for employees completing educational & certification milestones

  • And More!

Who We Are

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. Weíre one of the nationís largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

 

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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