Intermediate Accountant

Help USA New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago


At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. Were one of the nations 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.

Position Overview

As part of the HELP USA. accounting department and reporting to an Accounting Manager who reports to one of two Controllers, the Intermediate Accountant will be responsible for recording, analyzing and dissemination of financial information related to several of HELP USAs transitional housing programs.

Specific responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • 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.


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

  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance required.

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

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Computer literate, particularly with window applications including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access. Experience with Lawson a plus.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Compensation: $60,000

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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