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Staff Accountant

You Gotta Believe (YGB) to looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join their team. This person will interface across all our departments and programs and their teams and will handle support for daily and monthly accounting procedures. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver who enjoys developing and implementing improved accounting processes. This role will report directly to the Director of Finance.


Staff Accountant


This is a part-time position requiring 21 hours per week.


The compensation range for this position is $25 – $30 an hour and is commensurate with experience.


This position is in New York City and will have a hybrid work arrangement, with at least two days a week in a Harlem or Midtown office.


  • Manage the full Accounts Payable (AP) life cycle to include vendor setup, coding and approving invoices, and processing disbursements via ACH or check
  • Maintain vendor relationships by providing consistent communication, payment status updates and fielding other requests
  • Collect W-9 for every new vendor; process and distribute 1099s annually
  • Manage the full Accounts Receivable (AR) life cycle to include client setup, approval and distributing of invoices at month-end and follow up with municipalities on past due invoices
  • Receive and record all incoming payments, including ACHs and checks. Deposit checks at bank
  • Prepare the monthly bank reconciliations
  • Help with the Finance Department’s move to a paperless environment by scanning incoming financial documents and maintaining these documents in an organized manner in Google Drive
  • Assist the Director of Finance with the general accounting functions associated with the monthly close
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies as necessary
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Finance department by assisting in ad hoc projects and general tasks to include support during the annual audit process
  • Responsible for computing, classifying and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records of the organization are accurate
  • Complies with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations
  • Work with the Development department to ensure all donations are timely entered into Development’s CRM software. Assist Development department with the processing of tax receipts/acknowledgements to donors


  • 2-3 years of hands-on financial accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Strong analytical and problem – solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, flexible environment
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to deliver timely and accurate results
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Google Workspace
  • Network for Good
  • Fund EZ


The position primarily involves traveling in the inner city, standing for two hours or more for workshops and presentations, and computer-based work from a seated position.


Interested applicants can apply directly here
WE BELIEVE IN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT. You Gotta Believe is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified differently abled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.