Jr. Staff Accountant

US-NY-New York
Position Number
Finance Department
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Minimum Salary
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $40,000.00/Yr.




Under the general supervision of Assistant Controller, this position is responsible for the overall management of the Consumer Accounts Receivable and General Ledger related. The Junior Staff Accountant is also responsible for ensuring that all accounts receivables functions required by the agency are prepared and performed accurately, completed and filed within required deadlines.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the agency.


  • Monitors Consumer Accounts Receivable aging reports for ICL and subsidiaries to ensure all receivables are paid in a timely manner.
  • Applications of payments received to the appropriate receivables on a monthly basis.
  • Maintenance Rental Payment Worksheet files and monthly recurring rent vouchers for agency and related entities.
  • Batch checks daily and forward to GL Bookkeeper in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that invoices for Supported Housing are generated timely by the beginning of the month and mailed out.
  • Issuance of monthly rent statements to Supported Housing consumers.
  • Inform and follow up with Entitlement Department with client overpayments.
  • Assist with generating report for 10 day notice for client rent arrears, and forward to lawyer.
  • Follow up and log stipulation received from lawyers for eviction notice and court orders.
  • Reconciliation of overpayment accounts and various other sub-ledgers related to accounts receivable.
  • Monthly reconcile GL acct 2201 (clearance acct)
  • Month-end closing of Accounts Receivable for ICL and other subsidiaries
  • Prepares monthly write-off report to be reviewed & approved by Assistant Controller
  • Generate unreleased batches on a monthly basis
  • Assist when necessary to ensure that Rental Payment Worksheets and Occupancy Agreements are processed in a timely manner
  • Assist when necessary in maintaining report of outstanding Rental Payment Worksheets and Occupancy Agreements in and report to programs on a weekly basis
  • Interacts with agency consumers regarding billing and payment issues.
  • Processing of monthly refund checks to consumers
  • Prepare check request for lawyer fee
  • Other related job functions as maybe assigned.
  • Interacts with both internal and external auditors by providing the required documentation and ensuring that the proper information is maintained for historical purposes.




Associated degree in Accounting or related arears. A minimum of two years experiences in Accounts Receivable Extensive computer background and experience, accounting software, Excel, etc.



  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, written communication, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate to Excellent PC skills, including MS Office experience, including Excel (spreadsheets), Word (word processing) & PowerPoint (presentations) and accounting software such as Dynamic and Anasazi.
  • Ability to multitask, consistently meets deadlines, and demonstrates strong time management skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to all corporate compliance and other regulatory requirements governing the functions of the position.


 This position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands, and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet the changing needs of the agency at the sole discretion of executive management.


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