Senior Associate

United Way of New York City, New York, United States

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st July, 2019

Job Description

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to with the title "Senior Associate, Accounts Receivable" in the subject line.

Reports to: Manager, General Accounting. This position will also work closely with all members of the Finance, Business Operations and Resource Development teams.

United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is a nonprofit mobilizing people and organizations to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers. Part of the United Way Worldwide system, one of the world's most recognized charitable brands, we envision caring communities in which all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives. We strive to model our values in all our relationships, both internal and external: Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, and Superior Performance.

UWNYC works side-by-side with individuals, nonprofits, government, businesses, foundations, faith-based organizations, and community partners in developing strategies to produce far-reaching results. We create and fund initiatives focused on improving the quality of life for individuals and families; provide technical assistance, leadership development, and other support to strengthen the capacity of our nonprofit partners; and advocate on important issues affecting our communities.


Reporting to the Manager, General Accounting, Finance, the Senior Associate, Accounts Receivables, Financial Operations is responsible for the day to day financial input of payment processing across various revenue streams - workplace campaigns, individual contributions, events, and grants. The outputs of this position play a key role in ensuring our business and financial operations are effective, efficient, and accurate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the allocation, coding and input of all receivables for workplace campaign, individual giving, event, stock and grant payments into the organizations database and the general ledger.
  • Receive, process and deposit cash, checks, credit card and ACH payments.
  • Reconciliation of monthly credit card statements.
  • Monitor, analyze and report the collection of funds on a quarterly basis.
  • Coordinate with the Finance department the financial month and year-end activities and reconciliation.
  • Responsible for collecting, recording, sorting and maintaining information and data files in electronic formats for annual internal and external financial audit.
  • Active participant in the Business Operations and Finance Team Organization Goals & Special Projects.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) is a plus.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ in a comparable role including previous experience in a mid-size non-profit.
  • Intermediate to advanced user experience with Microsoft Excel and an ability to easily learn new databases and systems.
  • Self –motivated to take on challenges and provide thoughtful solutions with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A team player who works well under pressure, initiative, and has excellent investigative and follow-through skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must maintain a high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality at all times.
  • In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic learner, someone who can adapt to quickly changing circumstances, and have a sense of humor.
  • Knowledge of Andar 360 or CRM software


  • Integrity
  • Mission Focused
  • Accoutnability
  • Collaboration
  • Analytical
  • Self-Motivated


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