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13 Dec 2012

Full-Time Staff Accountant, American Friends of The Hebrew University

Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description

American Friends of The Hebrew University

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU), approaching its 89th year, is a national, not-for-profit organization that provides programs, events and fundraising activities in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s foremost center of higher education and research. We currently have an exciting full-time opportunity for an experienced Staff Accountant who, reporting to the Assistant Controller, will be responsible for a variety of challenging tasks and functions, including, but not limited to:

Principal Job Duties

Process non-donor cash receipts including COBRA payments, Israel bond interest and redemption checks and royalties Analyze/reconcile several balance sheet and profit and loss accounts Assist with preparation of annual Operating Budget and supporting schedules for IRS Form 990 Assist with the monthly analysis of budget versus actuals Prepare monthly bank reconciliations Prepare the upload file received from direct mail caging company for all direct mail gifts and new acquisition donors and import to FR100 donor system after verification of data for accuracy Retrieve on-line donations from organization’s website and notify regional offices as necessary Responsible for creation of file of newsletter and online donations and import to the FR100 donor system Verify valuations for stock and bond donations and prepare notification memos accordingly Special projects assigned by Assistant Controller, Controller and CFO as required


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

At least 5+ years experience in accounting, preferably non-profit

Experience with account analysis

Strong analytical skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of non-profit fund accounting preferable

Experience with MIP accounting and FR100 fund raising software a plus

AFHU offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to Medical and Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403B Retirement Savings Plan, TransitChek Program, Employee Assistance Program as well as a generous time off/holiday policy.


AFHU is an equal opportunity employer

Job Categories: Accounting/Finance. Job Types: Full-Time.


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