Accountant - Tenders Global


Family Enrichment Network, Inc.

Family Enrichment Network, Inc.
24 Cherry Street

Johnson City, New York 13790

Position: Accountant I

Reports To: Fiscal Director Salary Category: V

Supervises: None Employment Status: Full-Time Non-Exempt

Responsibilities: The Accountant makes monthly journal entries, maintains the general ledger, processes accounts payables, and prepares claims/vouchers to Family Enrichment Network funding sources.

Minimum Qualifications: At least three years demonstrated bookkeeping experience in a non-profit setting. Family

Enrichment Network/Head Start employees who do not have an A.A.S. degree, yet have appropriate experience, and are willing to obtain their A.A.S. degree, may be eligible for hire as a Accountant contingent upon the terms set forth by the Agency. Job requires traveling within area served by the program. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications: A.A.S. Degree in Accounting. At least three years demonstrated bookkeeping experience in a non-profit setting.

Personal Attributes: Must believe and act in accordance with the Agency’s Mission Statement and abide by

Family Enrichment Network’s standards of conduct. Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and communicate effectively with others. Must be able to work with persons of varying socio-economic, ethnic, and educational backgrounds.

General Duties:

  • Follows all agency administrative and programmatic policies and procedures.
  • Assists in ensuring the agency meets all federal, state, local, rules, regulations and licensing requirements.
  • Follows all aspects of the agency personnel polices and procedures.
  • Immediately reports child abuse to supervisor or appropriate staff person.
  • Actively supports agency mission and philosophy.

Essential Duties:

  • Shares and explains progress report information with Program Coordinators.
  • Actively participates in planning and achieving Agency goals.
  • Provides data and information to Fiscal Director for external audit activity.
  • Attends relevant training and shares information.
  • Reads circulated information related to job responsibilities.
  • Maintains computer files for Head Start and other Agency programs, including but not limited to, fiscal files.
  • Responds to questions concerning purchase orders and invoices. Retrieves information as requested.
  • Maintains subject/grant files for the fiscal office.
  • Keeps supervisor well informed about daily activities.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements of the fiscal office and Agency programs.
  • Relates the cash position weekly through cash reports and GMS printouts. Processes accounts payable.
  • Assists in reconciling monthly bank statements.
  • Prepares monthly journals and posts to general ledger, including postage log journal entries.

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Essential Duties (continued):

  • Prepares financial claims and invoice information for Family Enrichment Network sponsored programs.
  • Prepares information for Head Start SmartLink.
  • Prepares financial report for Fiscal Officer and Policy Council.
  • Prepares bank deposits including cash, copies of checks, and related information for file.
  • Assists with fringe benefit administration including Agency retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, and employee benefit accounts.

Other Duties:

  • Operates office equipment as needed.
  • In accordance with Family Enrichment Network’s “team” philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carryout or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.

Working Conditions:

  • Talking-ordinary
  • Hearing-ordinary conversation
  • Seeing-acuity, near and far, color/field of vision

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • This job requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Can you meet that requirement?


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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