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Accounting Analyst

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Accounting Manager, the Accounting Analyst will:

  • Analyze journal entry requests and then enter and post data to the general ledger
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations, including recording any fees and/or correcting entries as necessary
  • Post daily cashflow worksheets and related entries
  • Oversee upload and posting of gift shop and other revenue to general ledger
  • Serve as backup for preparation of monthly and quarterly sales tax analysis and payment
  • Perform monthly analysis of various other asset, liability, revenue, and expense accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules for internal and external auditors
  • Assist with financial software upgrades to the general ledger
  • Serve as a backup for the general accounting staff in their absence for routine responsibilities
  • Perform related duties and special projects as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to work effectively with administrators on a professional level
  • Demonstrates an ability to prioritize and organize work, accurately and efficiently perform detailed tasks, and follow through to achieve deadlines and goals
  • Ability to work flexible hours and willingness to exhibit a high level of commitment to the job
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with computerized accounting software and intermediate to advanced level competency with Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Workday Financial software a plus
  • Experience with non-profit fund accounting preferred

All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:

  • Be
    Helpful
    to patrons and colleagues
  • Be
    Resourceful
    in solving problems
  • Be
    Curious
    in all aspects of your work

Work Environment

  • Office Setting

Hours

35 Hour Work WeekMonday-FridayEvenings and Weekends as required

Union / Non Union

Non Union

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