Date posted: 6/2/2021

Location: Albany, NY 

NYAIL is a state-wide, non-profit organization, working with Independent Living Centers across the State to eliminate physical, communications, attitudinal, and other barriers for people with disabilities. NYAIL members are Independent Living Centers (ILCs), consumer controlled, cross-disability providers of advocacy, services and supports to people with disabilities. NYAIL administers several statewide programs in collaboration with its member ILCs, managing a multimillion-dollar budget and 50+ subcontracts.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Accounting Clerk will report to the Director of Finance and will be responsible for assisting in all agency financial functions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Primarily complete agency accounts payable and receivables including a proper allocation to job/class.
  • Assist with monthly reconciliations and accruals by collecting and submitting backup documentation to the Director of Finance.
  • Financial and programmatic record keeping.
  • Review invoices and reimbursement forms for appropriate documentation to ensure timely payments for vendors.
  • Assist in preparing vouchers for payment, ensuring all documentation is complete with approval.
  • Act as a liaison with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Follow agency procedures/processes for establishing new vendors; maintain vendor ensuring all required information is complete and accurate (i.e., address, W-9).
  • Assist with generating grant-related financial reports as needed.
  • Assist in preparation for the annual agency audit.
  • Provide excellent customer service while managing difficult situations.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, monitoring work to ensure quality and productivity standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work-related information.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • Other duties as specified by the Director of Finance

Qualifications:

  • Workplace fiscal experience, preferably within a non-profit organization.
  • Fluency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Experience working with databases/data systems.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with the concepts of IL, consumer control, and equal rights for persons with disabilities preferred.
  • Associates degree in accounting/finance, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with personal experience with a disability.

Salary and Benefits:

NYAIL offers a generous benefit package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Include “Accounting Clerk" and your last name in the subject line.  Applications will be accepted through 6/15/21.

It is the policy of the New York Association on Independent Living to afford Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by federal and state law. NYAIL promotes a drug-free work environment and does not tolerate unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation.