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Intermediate Accountant

New York, NY, USA ● Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA Req #542
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Program: Central | 115 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003 

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).

Your responsibilities will include:

  • 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.

You’re 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.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance.

  • 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.


  • Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and visionwith an optionthat covers entire family with minimal employee contribution.
  • Generous Paid Time Off! 
  • 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn'tcontribute.
  • And More! 

Who We Are 


At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We’re one of the nation’s largest nonprofit 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 facinghomelessness 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. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $64,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $66,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA