Location and Job Title:
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362
Commonpoint Queens is a social services organization that meets the diverse and evolving needs in our borough--a place where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to find support, access opportunities, and build connections to community throughout their lives. Guided by the Jewish values of service and justice, we were founded to support our local Jewish community, which we continue to do today. As the demographics have evolved over six decades, we have extended our reach in the community across 52 sites in Queens, including the Sam Field Center and Central Queens, where many of our programs are based. You can come to Commonpoint Queens for early childhood programs, summer camp, senior services, mental health resources, support during crisis, wellness, and everything in between.
STATEMENT OF THE JOB:
Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer of Commonpoint Queens framework of a holistic (social, emotional, physical, and cognitive) Human Development Model of a family-supported, strength-focused, and hope-engendering practice, an individual hired as the Comptroller will report directly to the agency's Chief Financial Officer. This person will own and manage the overall accounting and financial activities of the agency, under the supervision and guidance of the CFO.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Comptroller will assist have the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Managing the day to day operational Fiscal functions.
2. Monitoring of accounting procedures, internal controls (implementing, monitoring,
enhancing, development, and compliance), and database management.
3. Monitoring work flow to assure that all accounting transactions are appropriately implemented and authorized.
4. Substantiates and reviews expenditures, government billings and contracts.
5. Preparation of the monthly closing process for review by the CFO.
6. Preparation of general ledger reconciliations for review by CFO.
7. Preparation of and monitoring departmental budgets and regular P & L Reporting.
8. Responsible in helping to provide fiscal oversight, monitoring and issue identification and
to develop new fiscal policies and procedures as required.
9. Ensure program management tools and systems are in compliance with the fiscal policies.
10. Provide monthly variance analysis to all programs and resolve discrepancies.
11. Support fee-based division directors to create financial models for profit optimization
12. Allocation of monthly shared costs and uploading into MIPs Abila.
13. Preparation of cost and staff allocation analysis departmentally.
14. Lead the agency's annual budgeting for government contracts and fee-based divisions.
15. Lead annual financial audits.
16. Other duties as assigned including systems implementation and staff training
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration; MBA a plus; CPA preferred.
- Strong accounting knowledge and detail oriented
- Strong operating knowledge of government funding
- Strong knowledge of MS Excel (Pivot Table, Vlookup, and other functions).
- Demonstrated competency in the preparation of Audits, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Projections, Cost Analysis, and Profit & Loss Reports.
- Work effectively with a diversified fiscal team in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge and skill in the preparation and monitoring of complex Bank Reconciliations, Accounts Receivable and Payable, Payroll functions, and monthly closings.
- Experience in nonprofit organization a plus.
- Experience and knowledge in the use and development of Integrative Computerized Accounting Software packages and Data Platforms.
- Demonstrated leadership and team building skills.
- Demonstrated cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds.
- Facility and creativity with pervasive technical and computer skills, concepts and knowledge.
- Advance computer literate, including system design and implementation.
- Other duties as assigned.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to travel to multiple service sites within the agency.
Commonpoint Queens is an Equal Opportunity Employee
Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.