Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Senior Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    FLSA Status
    Full Time Regular
  • 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."


    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:         Staff Accountants (3)


    • Assists in month-end close activities including but not limited to review and analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts.
    • Prepares monthly bank and account reconciliations.
    • Reviews staff accountants’ monthly close activities.
    • Ensure completion of monthly close on a timely basis.
    • Assists in the preparation of interim and year-end audit working papers as assigned.
    • Assists in the preparation of IRS Tax Form 990s.
    • Trains and develops local staff and bookkeepers.
    • Work directly with staff outside of Finance to ensure consistent application of accounting policies.
    • Supports the Accounting Manager and the Vice President 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.


    Education & Experience Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 3-5 years related experience
    • Public accounting experience a plus


    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



    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.


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