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Lead, Finance

Company: success academy
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 47 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.Job DescriptionSr Cost Accountant Job DescriptionWe are New York City's top-performing and fastest-growing charter school network, and we are fundamentally reshaping public education. To ensure long-lasting change and a school model that will prepare current and future generations of children from all backgrounds with the subject mastery and skills to succeed in college and life, we have reconceived every aspect of school design, from elementary to high school. We now need a results-driven Lead Cost Accountant to join our Finance Team.The Senior Cost Accountant will support all aspects of cost accounting for and implement internal controls across all Functions within the organization.Key responsibilities include:Accountable for effectively facilitating the accounting of capital assets; conducts period analyses of CWIP (Construction Work in Process) to troubleshoot errors or impediment for accuracy.Manages activities to properly record and reconcile asset information associated with construction work in progress (CWIP) orders.Review all charges in detail for CWIP and assess for accuracy.Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations.Track company expenditures for CWIPin comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations.Ensures policies, procedures, and work instructions are current, well-documented, accurate, and reflect the controls framework relied on for balance sheet integrity in compliance with US GAAP and UG guidelines.Coordinates with the Accounting team any month end closing requirements.Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.Successful candidates should also have the following previous experiences and characteristics:BS/BA in Accounting at minimumFixed asset accounting required.experience in Big 4 public accounting firm highly preferredCPA and/or MBA highlighted highly desiredExcellent knowledge of internal controlsAdvanced - knowledge of US GAAPAdvanced - knowledge of MS Office (especially excel and powerpoint) and accounting software (A/X, SAP).Strong organizational and time management skillsTo join our team, please upload a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy. Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at -https://jobs.successacademies.org/working-here/.Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

Keywords: success academy, Yonkers , Lead, Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Yonkers, New York

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