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Accounting Manager

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$120000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032024-81580_1711399112

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Growing non-for- profit based in Midtown is looking to add an Accounting Manager to their team right away. The ideal candidate will have a CPA, strong Grant Accounting experience, and experience managing a team of three.

Primary Responsibilities

·Manage and grant accounting team members.

·Coach and train team members to build accounting skills, support growth and development of direct reports.

·Ensure GAAP performs accounting and oversees the monthly close for school financials, including grants.

·Review financial statements for accuracy during each closure and highlight any issues to the Assistant Controller. Areas of oversight include, but are not limited to, the following:

·Conduct Balance sheet account reconciliation.

·Prepare all Payroll entries.

·Support the assistant controller in driving the annual audit process; oversee the preparation of schedules for the annual audits, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of delivery; review all statements and support liaising with the auditors.

·Collaborate with other teams, including Operations and other staff, on accounting items, including grant tagging.

·Deliver exceptional, friendly customer service by researching and resolving accounting-related inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

·Oversee the accounting for state and federal grants, including CARES Act funding Maintain knowledge of Uniform Guidance and ensure compliance for all public grants.

·Project manage federal grant audits, including collaborating with stakeholders, preparing materials, and overseeing audits.

·Oversee account analysis, grant reimbursement, month and quarter-end close, and reconciliations.


  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 7 years of work experience required.

  • Strong understanding of GAAP, particularly for non-profits required.

  • Experience managing direct reports with a track record of supporting team member growth and development.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products with strong Excel skills and an aptitude for learning new software required.

  • Experience utilizing Sage Intacct and compatible accounting software is strongly preferred.

  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred.

The Fair market Assumption for this role's base salary is between $125000 and $150000 annually.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.