Accounting Manager - New York City, New York United States - 20849

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Job #: 20849
Title: Accounting Manager
Job Location: New York City, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Our client is a non-profit organization that brings clean drinking water to developing nations and have a unique business model, in that their operational expenses are kept completely separate from the fundraising.  Despite being a non profit, they actually run more like a cool, fast paced startup than a non profit. Really great perks – unlimited vacation policy, they send their new employees to one of the projects overseas to experience the work they are doing, great benefits, etc. Offices have ping pong tables and a layout that looks like a young startup.  The role will manage and mentor a team of 2 senior accountants and they’d ideally like someone with a few years of accounting experience in industry, and a foundation in public accounting.


  • Lead, manage and support the accounting team through direct supervision and coaching.
  • Assist in the timely management of the month-end consolidated financial close process by keeping team priorities on track and assisting staff.
  • On a monthly basis, review and approve journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the accounting team; and investigate discrepancies and communicate issues as they arise in a timely manner.
  • Continually develop, expand and improve month-end close and financial reporting procedures and timelines.
  • Research and own implementation of new accounting standards.
  • As the organization continues to evolve and grow, assist in the creation of new processes and implementation of new systems.
  • Review and improve existing processes and systems with a focus on simplification, standardization, and optimization of manual processes.
  • Support management of the year-end consolidated financial statement audit, tax return preparation, and regulatory filings.
  • With our Assistant Controller, support the management of special projects, general ledger implementation, internal controls, and ad hoc analyses.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA designation
  • 5+ years of professional experience in accounting, including public accounting, with 3+ years of managing a high performing team
  • Proven ability to manage and develop the careers of direct reports