The Accounting Assistant will support the Accounting Department’s workflow on a full-time basis. The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for data entry tasks within the accounting system (Financial Edge) as well as with assisting the department with other accounting-related projects as needed. The position will work closely with both the Controller and Staff Accountant.
Entering accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) transactions into Financial Edge
Creating AR invoices
Reconciling cash receipts
Reviewing, compiling, and entering credit card transactions
Maintaining and organizing an electronic database of AP invoices and other financial paperwork
Tabulating and reconciling benefit reports
Collaborating with other departments to ensure records are accurate
Mailing checks to vendors
Please apply via our applicant portal: https://thehighline.workable.com/j/E745FB0C95
The successful candidate will have:
1 – 2 years work experience in an office setting
Keen attention to detail
Ability to meet weekly deadlines
Strong computer skills with an intermediate level in Excel and other Microsoft Programs
Experience with Google Suite a plus
Ability to sort and filter data in a digestible manner
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
Prior experience using a business accounting system is a plus.
Knowledge of basic accounting concepts is preferred
Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work well in team settings
About Friends of the High Line
Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is programmed, maintained, and operated by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. We raise nearly 100% of the High Line’s annual budget.
Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community on and around the High Line, and to raise the essential private funding to help complete the High Line’s construction and create an endowment for its future operations.