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Jobs at Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.


Location: New York, NY

Department: Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Sheltering Arms is seeking a Accountant, The role of the Accountant is to provide financial support to the core business unit assigned through G/L analysis, vouchering, monitoring of receivables, journal entries and financial analysis and reporting.

Essential Functions

Review transactions for compliance with applicable grant and contract terms as well as internal policies and procedures.

  • Review transactions for compliance with applicable grant and contract terms as well as internal policies and procedures.
  • Become familiar with all aspects of the program overseen in the unit including regulations and reporting requirements to funders. Develop an understanding of all rate methodologies or key components which must be analyzed (i.e. days of care, etc.).
  • Research and assure that billing, collection, and revenue numbers are appropriate within the programs overseen in the core unit.
  • Processing the Foster Parent Payroll for approx. 280 children.
  • Process billing to ACS for Foster Care
  • Monitor all intakes that impact foster care payment.
  • Reconcile Evolve data base to ACS SSPS.
  • Prepare journal entries to record revenue.
  • Process SSPS billing.
  • Bank reconciliation and other in GL
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required and ability to work in a fast pace team oriented department.


  • BS/BA in Accounting (or equivalent experience).
  • 3-4 years’ experience in similar function for complex organization required.
  • Experience with Evolve and Financial Edge preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills a plus.     



It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of Sheltering Arms.

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