PKF O'Connor Davies

  • Finance Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    # of Openings
    Accounting - Bookkeeping/Posting Clerk
  • Overview


    Our Client, a prestigious Non-Profit Organization in Brooklyn, NY is seeking a Finance Assistant whose primary responsibilities are to serve as the bookkeeper for all on-site activities. This full-time hands-on position plays an integral role as part of a Finance/HR team of five, including the CFO, Controller, Finance Manager, and Payroll Manager/Benefits Administrator. The Finance Assistant will gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of the Finance and HR departments.  The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual with strong accounting skills looking to learn and contribute to the field.

    Essential Duties


     Accounts Receivable

    • Prepare and process weekly cash deposits
    • Reconcile payments from 3rd party payers
    • Prepare and process weekly cash deposits
    • Reconcile daily credit card batches and post payments received

    General Ledger

    • Process and reconcile Gift Certificate and Class Card purchases and donations
    • Generate weekly journal entries for School and Rental activities
    • Reconcile monthly merchant services statements (Amex, MC/Visa)
    • Generate monthly journal entries for expense category recodes to departments
    • Support Controller and Finance Manager as needed

    Retail Store

    • Prepare and process weekly deposit for online Store and off-site sales
    • Process purchase orders, receivers, inventory adjustments, and interfacing with accounting software
    • Conduct bi-annual inventory physical count in conjunction with the Marketing Department

    Additional duties include: attending weekly Finance and Education department meetings, assisting with annual Audit preparation, general filling and scanning documents in support of the Finance Manager and Payroll Manager/Benefits Administrator.




    • 1-2 years of accounting experience particularly working in the general ledger
    • Undergraduate degree in accounting
    • Exceptionally organized and have an acute attention to detail
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite and have excellent Excel skills
    • Experience in Blackbaud Financial Edge, Counterpoint POS, Mind Body POS, and Eventbrite


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