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Transitional Housing

Assistant Controller- Transitional Housing  Bronx, NY  : 4/28/2021
Job Description

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Job Category:

Transitional Housing

Position Type:

Full Time


Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offers the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment. We are visionary leaders transforming the triple aim of high quality, great experience at a lower cost. Acacia champions a collaborative environment to deliver vital health, housing and community building services, work we have been doing since 1969. By hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Orlando, Tennessee, Maryland and Puerto Rico.
Under the supervision of the Controller, the Assistant Controller directs all financial affairs of the facility using generally accepted accounting principles.  Responsibilities include but not limited to budget and reimbursement, payroll, business office, billing management, reimbursement, credit and collections, and other financial matters as directed by the CFO. This is a managerial position.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                  
  • Assists Controller in the managing of the accounting functions of the organization.
  • Assists Controller in the preparation of budgets, budget modifications and all required financial reports.
  • Handles all financial reporting aspects of the various Federal/State/City grants for the organization including filing of required costs reports and submission of claims/vouchers.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the monthly Financial Statements and yearly closing.
  • Responsible for the preparation of schedules and worksheets for cost reports required by funding agencies such as the CFR.
  • Maximizes reimbursement on all grants by ensuring appropriate cost allocation and by adhering to budget guidelines.
  • Ensures that all grant related costs are appropriately stated in the General Ledger while maintaining the records in accordance with GAAP.
  • Conducts account reconciliations and analysis on a regular basis.
  • Assists Senior Management on all grant related financial requests and in special projects.
  • Ensure all billings are done on a timely basis and all purchases are posted accurately.
  • Oversees external audits for assigned entity.
  • Supervises Accounting Staff and provide training and assistance as required.
  • Monitors organization’s fiscal issues and make recommendations to Senior Management as needed.
  • Minimum five (5) years related work experience required in Real Estate or Transitional Housing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.  Master preferred.
  • Knowledge of NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) guidelines required.
  • Knowledge of Medicare and New York State Medicaid regulations a plus.
  • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and FundEZ a plus.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must be able to multi task with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate both verbally and in written form.

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