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General Accounting Specialist

GENERAL ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Maryknoll, NY (Ossining)

 

Job Description:

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, a non-profit known as the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
is looking for a General Accounting Specialist.

The General Accounting Specialist works in the Accounting Unit. This position processes and enters Journals, analyzes accounts, prepares bank reconciliations and assists Accounts Payable. They’ll control all entries submitted by the Cashiers Unit and donations processed through the donor management system.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Review and reconcile daily deposit transactions in the Accounting system.
  • Review, reconcile and process monthly donation files and prepare check requests for outstanding payables.
  • Assist Accounts Payable with Vendor file changes and various projects as needed.
  • Timely distribution of mail to office staff and prepare daily Cashier deposits.
  • Fulfill requests made of the Accounting Unit and ensure accurate records and analysis of accounts.
  • Process Business Office transactions in accordance with established procedures & guidelines.
  • Keep external billing in order and up to date.
  • Maintain electronic and physical files so all documents are available.
  • Make sure financial archive records are kept in a controlled environment and are easily accessible.
  • Perform special projects and analysis as requested.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or equivalent experience (minimum 2 years diversified accounting work experience).
  • Knowledge of general ledger and GAAP required.
  • Not-for-profit experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills. Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to complete job responsibilities with minimal assistance.
  • Able to work in team environment and must be comfortable working in a result oriented environment requiring overtime (on an as needed basis) and the meeting of fixed deadlines.

We offer an outstanding work environment, opportunities for career development and competitive benefits. EOE. Interested and qualified applicants should forward their resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

COVID-19 CONSIDERATION:

We do require COVID-19 vaccination for employment. We provide all of our employees with proper PPE for their position. All employees must go through a health screening prior to entering our buildings.

 

General Ledger Accounting Supervisor

GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Maryknoll, NY (Ossining)

 

Job Description:

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, a non-profit known as the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
is looking for a General Ledger Accounting Supervisor.

 

The General Ledger Accounting Supervisor will work as a part of a team and will supervise the General Ledger staff, overseeing and editing all input to the general ledger. This position will include a variety of responsibilities, from oversight of all general ledger activity to maintaining the accounting for the Society investments and related analysis for management. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supervising accounting staff members, including training, coaching, and performance evaluations.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that internal practices are adhered to and efficiently implemented.
  • Supervise and train office staff in their assignments, providing support as needed.
  • Review, analyze, and record the monthly investment activity and the monthly fixed asset activity.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations and analysis
  • Review and prepare the monthly expense accruals
  • Work on special projects, as needed, regarding implementation of new systems or processes.

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree in accounting required.
  • 3-4 years of solid accounting & supervisory experience or equivalent in education & work experience.
  • Not-for-profit experience preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, with project management experience.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills. Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to complete job responsibilities with minimal assistance and to support staff accordingly.
  • Able to work in team environment and must be comfortable working in a result oriented environment requiring overtime (on an as needed basis) and the meeting of fixed deadlines.

 

We offer an outstanding work environment, opportunities for career development and competitive benefits. EOE. Interested and qualified applicants should forward their resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

 

For more information visit: www.maryknollsociety.org

 

COVID-19 CONSIDERATION:

We do require COVID-19 vaccination for employment. We provide all of our employees with proper PPE for their position. All employees must go through a health screening prior to entering our buildings.

 

ABOUT MARYKNOLL

We are a Catholic Society of priests and brothers based in the United States. We are dedicated to missionary work overseas in over 20 countries. Additionally, we animate Catholics in the United States to follow their own baptismal call to share God’s compassion and love with the poor, the sick, and all those in need.

OUR GENERAL COUNCIL

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Fr. James M. Lynch, Fr. Lam M. Hua, Fr. Lance P. Nadeau, Fr. Timothy O. Kilkelly)

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is overseen by our General Council, led by Superior General Rev. Lance P. Nadeau, M.M.

OUR FOUNDERS

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Our Co-Founders Father Price and Father Walsh)

PLACES WE SERVE

EVANGELIZATION, PARISHES, AND PROJECTS

USA

STORIES OF MISSION

(Africa) Education and Formation of African Clergy

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Africa Region will provide tuition assistance to African clergy, male and female religious at institutes of higher education or specialized training. Read More

Stories of Our Global Mission

The calling of a lifetime

The life of a Maryknoll missioner is challenging, fulfilling, and deeply rewarding. Follow your baptismal call to mission by sharing God’s compassion with the poor, the sick, and people most in need.

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier
“Go where you are needed but not wanted, and stay until you are wanted but not needed.”
– Bishop James E. Walsh, M.M.
First Maryknoll Bishop