April 26, 2022

Accountant

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Department: Finance
Location: Albany, NY

About Us:

NYSTEC is a nonprofit technology consulting company, advising agencies, organizations, institutions, and businesses since 1996. We’re independent and vendor-neutral, so we have our clients’ best interests at heart. At NYSTEC, we know that we succeed when individuals and teams flourish personally and professionally, so our benefits and perks support that mindset. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

About the Role:

As an accountant, you will be responsible for evaluating profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organization, as well as performing the day-to-day functions of the accounting department, including but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial analysis, and general accounting. Under the direction of the controller, the accountant manages accounting functions—including analysis and projection for projects and departments and development and implementation of systems and procedures—and acts as a liaison between the company, customers, and external accountants to meet information needs and proper documentation maintenance.

Location: Candidates will have the option to be based out of NYSTECs Albany or Rome offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accounts receivable.
  • Accounts payable.
  • Various reconciliations.
  • Financial analysis.
  • Ad hoc projects.
  • Reporting support.

About You:

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and business principles.
  • Experience with general ledger, budgeting, internal controls, and general accounting tasks.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP).
  • Analytical and financial modeling skills.
  • Ability to retrieve, gather, organize, and analyze data to reach meaningful conclusions.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong multitasking and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented and high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to exercises discretion and independent judgment in making significant business decisions.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, and see projects through to completion.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Ability to identify problems and evaluate resolutions for a positive outcome.
  • Strong research capabilities.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications

  • Federal Accounting experience.

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in a professional specialty, such as accounting, finance business administration, or a similar field, and three years of relevant experience; five years is preferred. An equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience will be considered.

If you’re an effective communicator who enjoys working in complex and collaborative environments, using your critical thinking and research skills to develop solutions for clients, and providing support to customers, we want to hear from you.

Employees are required to comply with NYSTEC’s Vaccination Policy and Prevention Plan. Our policy requires proof of vaccination status or agreeing to submit weekly COVID-19 tests via our ADP portal. New York City office employees and travelers are required to submit proof of vaccination or apply for a workplace accommodation request in accordance with NYC Emergency Executive Order No. 98.

It is NYSTEC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, military service and veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinances. NYSTEC is strongly committed to this policy and believes in the concept and spirit of the law.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Learn more about NYSTEC by visiting www.nystec.com.

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