• Accountant

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2018 2:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1675
    Division
    Controller
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.

     

    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepares daily bank deposits, records credit card transactions, and records daily bank transactions.  Assists in preparation of daily cash report.  Extracts daily miscellaneous receipt activity from Blackboard. Prepares monthly and year end journal entries to record bank interest, credit card fees, collection agency activity, food service, gifts and miscellaneous cash receipts. 
    • Prepares monthly general ledger and bank reconciliations and identifies, researches, and corrects reconciling items.  Analyzes selected general ledger account (income statement and balance sheet) and prepares reconciliations and analyses on monthly and annual basis; prepares adjusting journal entries as needed. Maintains spreadsheets and prepares work papers for yearend financial audit.
    • Prepares special reports for Federal, New York State, New York City, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and other local jurisdictions for various purposes, including but not limited to income tax, sales tax, liquor license, health department, property tax exemption, and real estate.  Maintains calendar for annual renewals, mandatory filings and payments and ensures timely completion and filings. Prepares monthly sales tax returns.
    • Prepares detailed, daily accounting and cash reconciliation activity for deSeversky Mansion catering and related activities. Monitors cash deposits and reconciles sales and taxes.  Compiles unrelated business income tax support and tracks conference activity. Tracks client deposits, food and equipment inventory, receivables and other assets and liabilities.
    • Assist in tracking and preparation of abandoned property records, and reissuance and clearing of checks and other payments.  Prepare spreadsheets for record keeping and assist in related audits.
    • Assist in New York State audits, other audits and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance required with a minimum of 2 years experience in a related field.
    • Customer service, time management skills and attention to details
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

     

     

     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

     

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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