Leake and Watts Services

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-Yonkers
    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/10/2018 10:24 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Sr. Accountant will be primarily responsible for preparing and filing the CFR cost report, monitoring spending as per budgets and reimbursement guidelines, and projecting rates of reimbursement. The Senior Accountant manages the A-133 audit and other related compliance requirements. This individual also will act as a fiscal manager responsible for multiple state and city funded programs.


    • Perform other financial projects as assigned by CFO.
    • Work with Senior Accountants to ensure completion of all required schedules.
    • Assist with period closing and preparation of schedules and supporting documents.
    • Serve as fiscal manager for select programs. Responsibilities include working with program directors to prepare budgets and monitor expenses, as well as preparing and submitting monthly vouchers and all required financial reports.
    • A133 Monitor grants comprising federal pass-through funding and ascertain if the grant expenditures are in compliance with A-122 and A-133 circulars. Prepare Schedule of Expenditure of Federal Awards (SEFA) and supporting work papers for submission to auditors for certification and filing of audit in federal audit clearinghouse.
    • CFR - Prepare work papers and supporting documentation for independent auditors which includes CFR schedules CFR -1, 2,3, 4, 4A, 6 and supplemental schedules SED-1 & 4. Input them into CFR software to extract a CFR with a valid document control number. Respond to inquiries from independent auditors as well as NYSED and NYSOPWDD in justification to various entries in the CFR software. Prepare year-round reports with 70/30 analysis for agency management to ascertain if expenditures meet the reimbursement threshold and for rate maximization analysis for school and preschool rates. 


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Experience with HHS Accelerator a plus
    • Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting
    • Self-starter with meticulous attention to detail
    • Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of funding for OPWDD programs and both 853 and 4410 schools
    • Minimum of 5-10 years meaningful experience in preparation of CFR, A133 and supporting schedules
    • Expertise working with Microsoft Great Plain Dynamics and other financial accounting software
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results



    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Superior ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Superior ability to speak effectively before groups.



    Superior ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and standard mathematical functions. Superior ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



    Superior ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Superior ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 



    Not applicable 



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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