Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Job ID 
2017-3148
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-Rye Brook
Category 
Finance
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Full Time Regular

More information about this job

Why LLS

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Overview

Performs general day-to-day accounting functions for the organization and ensures compliance with the company’s fiscal policies and procedures.

 

Reports to:         Accounting Manager

Supervises:         None

Responsibilities

  • Assists in month-end close activities including but not limited to review and analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts.
  • Performs daily cash management activities, recording both online banking transactions and manual cash receipt deposits.
  • Prepares monthly bank and account reconciliations.
  • Assists with budget and forecast activities.
  • Assists in the timely completion of regulatory filings as assigned (State Informational Tax Returns, Sales and Use Tax Returns, Unclaimed Property Filings, 1099-Misc Filings, W2-G Filings and other state and federal filings).
  • Assists in the preparation of interim and year-end audit working papers as assigned.
  • Supports the Accounting Manager and the Director of Accounting with adhoc projects, workflow processes improvements and other related duties as necessary.
  • Interfaces with internal and outside agencies as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 years related experience

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Financial accounting software knowledge, ideally NetSuite
  • Solid computer skills including MS Office Suite, Excel proficient (VLookups and Pivot tables)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Solid organizational skills with strong attention to detail.

 

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

 

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.