Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Staff Accountant

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


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.


Additional Position Information

Reports to:Senior Accountant


  • 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 in the preparation of interim and year-end audit working papers as assigned.
  • 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).
  • Work directly with staff outside of Finance to ensure consistent application of accounting policies.
  • Supports the Accounting Team 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 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




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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