Accountant - Community Guardian Program


Accountant - Community Guardian Program

Status: Full-Time/Union/Non-Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Manager
Date Posted: 03-Oct-2017
Job Type: Full Time


Duties and Responsibilities, include but not limited to:
• Prepare various account analyses, tax returns and annual court accountings on behalf of clients, as needed.
• Marshal and manage clients’ assets and liabilities in accordance with approved budget.
• Interact with vendors; service providers; and agencies on behalf of clients.
• Provide financial summaries and reports as requested by management and governmental agencies.
• Prepare and analyze statistical accounting information.
• Prepare and post cash receipts, cash disbursements and approved journal entries for client accounts, as needed. 
• Reconcile accounts, as needed.
• Perform other tasks as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in accounting or finance.
• Minimum one to two years of previous professional experience in accounting or auditing.
• Ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
• Must be computer proficient, including the ability and willingness to learn and use program-specific software.
• Ability to interact professionally and effectively with others, internally and externally.
• Ability to analyze and organize financial data to support decision making.
• Willingness to take ownership of one’s work product.
• Perform duties accurately and timely.
• Willingness and ability to offer and accept assistance as needed.
• Ability to work productively in a high volume team environment.
• Familiarity with fund accounting software preferred.


JASA is a challenging and rewarding place in which to work. Professional employment possibilities are available to those who have the requisite skills, experience, and commitment to our essential mission.  JASA offers a comprehensive benefits package to its full-time and regular part-time employees. 

Compensation Package:

Major Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance; 403b Tax-Deferred Savings Plan; Flexible Spending Account; Pre-Tax Transit; and a Generous Leave policy.

Time Off: 4 Weeks’ Vacation; 12 Sick Days; 8 Legal Holidays and several Jewish Holidays per year

Ability to Move up the Ladder - JASA employees who express interest in posted vacancies will be given first preference for interviews for vacant positions.

Annual Salary: $42,500.00/yr

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: Indicate Accountant - Community Guardian Program - Manhattan in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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