JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2022-1253
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (Renaissance) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  Renaissance is a Small Business Administration-approved microlender and a Community Advantage lender.  Renaissance’s lending activities are guided by a commitment to increase business opportunities for low-income, minority, women, and immigrant entrepreneurs. 

 

Renaissance’s mission is to transform low-to-moderate income and immigrant communities in New York City by providing low-interest small business loans, training and counseling services. Renaissance is an affiliate of Asian Americans for Equality, one of the country’s leading community development nonprofits. As an organization deeply rooted in the neighborhoods it serves, Renaissance works hand-in-hand with local business owners to ensure their long-term success. Renaissance also provides financial literacy services and comprehensive technical assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs each year through individual counseling and classroom sessions.

 

Position Summary: 

Renaissance seeks a detail-oriented and highly organized individual to join the organization’s Fiscal Department. The Fiscal Administrator will provide support to the fiscal team and be responsible for a variety of finance administration tasks. The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of accounting principles and possess the capacity to learn about industry compliances and regulations, as well as nonprofit financial processes.

Responsibilities

  • Receives and reviews invoices, payment requests, expense reports, and combines with relevant staff approval/documentation 
  • Coordinates vendor correspondence; contacts vendors to receive W-9s and other necessary forms; requests invoice updates/corrections.
  • Assists with reimbursement reports to grant funders in a timely and accurate manner
  • Performs invoicing, billing and collections of payments
  • Work closely with Fiscal team members to coordinate staff allocation changes and prepare staff allocation reports for review 
  • Maintain bank account signers, liaison with banks to set up new bank accounts and assist with banking needs among Fiscal staff
  • Performs financial accounting data entries into accounting system
  • Provide administrative support to fiscal team and implement administrative processes to boost departmental efficiency
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of all reporting requirements of funding agencies and contracts
  • Assist with year-end audit 
  • Assist with special projects as needed

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or 3+ years of equivalent working experience 
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including a high degree of proficiency in MS Office and Google Workspace 
  • Ability to multitask and complete a wide range of tasks 
  • Chinese, Korean, or Spanish proficiency is a plus

 

COMPENSATION: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 annually

Expectations

EXPECTATIONS & HOW WE WORK:

We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve, deserve our very best every day.  We are a results-driven organization that focuses on inclusiveness, empowerment and impact. AAFE employees are accountable, collaborative and strong communicators with a core strength of community service and development.  We are strategic thinkers who are committed to racial equality and treating each other, and the communities we serve, with respect and dignity.  We have an aptitude for technology and a strong desire to continuously learn. This philosophy expands to the way we manage our work and the way we put our best foot forward.  All employees are expected to adhere to the following:  

  • Ensure compliance with all grant/contract requirements
  • Work as part of a team in supporting other AAFE program contracts and projects 
  • Provide quality customer service to both internal and external partners and co-workers. 
  • Support efforts that ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Understand and embrace the value in collaborating with people of different cultures, races, genders, ethnicities, beliefs, experiences and ideas.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful attitude.
  • Enjoy your time at work!

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed