• help usa
  • New York , NY
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 31st St

About HELP USA At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We?re one of the nation?s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness. Position Overview As Accounting Manager, you?ll manage a team of five accountants and report to the Controller for Permanent Housing. You?ll be responsible for ensuring that all financial information related to our permanent housing programs is recorded, analyzed, and disseminated accurately and on a timely basis. Specific responsibilities will include: Manage and supervise all aspects of day-to day accounting, and maintain oversight for the general ledger. Lead, develop and implement more efficient processes, procedures, and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy and ensuring that all procedures are accurately documented and the accounting team in properly trained. Coordinate with Real Estate Development Department for 10% test, Cost Certifications, and other reports required during the development of new projects. Coordinate workflows for both internal and external accountants, ensuring an effective and efficient process and completion of audit and tax returns within established timeframes. Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial, managerial, and operational reporting including preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, variance analyses, breakeven reports for funding agencies and investors, and other financial analyses and reports as needed. Manage all new project / property development accounting and reporting and sources and uses reconciliations. Ensure that billings are produced timely and accurately, and review journal entries and recurring entries. Review monthly bank reconciliations and responses/explanations on external and internal financial inquiries. Perform water fall or cash flow computation according to limited partnership agreements and lender requirements. Develop and maintain strong relationships and on-going communication with the property management and development teams as well as investors and funding agencies. Requirements Bachelor?s Degree in Accounting required. Minimum of five years? accounting experience focused on affordable housing, real estate development, and property accounting?including at least three years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of planning and its relevance to the reporting process is a plus. Strong understanding of real estate accounting, limited partnership agreements, and LLC operating agreements. Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, Word, and Access). Yardi experience a plus. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be a team player and work well with all levels of staff and management. EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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