Rising Ground, Inc

Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2021 2:20 PM)
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The Staff Accountant's responsibilities include assisting with the monthly program P&L’s, annual budget, preparation of the monthly A/R aging report, maintaining financial records and reports, performing account reconciliations and analysis, and assisting with various audits.


  • Maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts
  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly P&L report
  • Assist with preparation of monthly ageing report
  • Preparation of supporting schedules and analyses for annual audit reviews for various programs and agency in general
  • Meeting processing and reporting deadlines
  • Work together with department leadership to respond to various audit requests
  • Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits
  • Contributing to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in accounting
  • 4+ years of accounting experience, preferably in public accounting
  • Experience in not-for-profit accounting preferrable
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Good problem-solving and time management skills
  • Experience with Great Plains Dynamic helpful but not essential
  • Strong analytical interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written skill
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented


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