Bookkeeper/Financial Consultant 100%Travel

Why Join Us:
We believe our team members are our greatest company asset and value them as such! CSBM is winner of “Best Places To Work in NYC ”_ , by Crain’s NY Business_ three years in a row, and a Certified B corporation. Our staff are all strong team players who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment.
CSBM: Charter School Business Management believes every child deserves a quality education. Recognizing the potential of the charter school movement to remedy our country’s educational inequalities, we are dedicated to empowering the charter sector with financial education, services, and resources. Our clients work tirelessly to provide great opportunities for the students they serve, and we are committed to helping them succeed!
FOREsight: Building on the success of CSBM, FOREsight provides accounting and financial services to nonprofits in the education sector. This includes independent and faith-based schools, after school programs and social service nonprofits. We are a mission driven organization and choose to work with organizations who are advancing the education sector and empowering youth.

Your Job:
The Bookkeeper/Finance Consultant will be assigned to work with a variety of clients from both CSBM and FOREsight. It is 100% TRAVEL. Although the scope of work is different at every client, the Bookkeeper/Finance Consultant should be prepared to handle the duties below.

Your Duties

  • Manage A/P and A/R functions.
  • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions.
  • Handle daily bookkeeping including, recording entries related to petty cash, debit and credit card use, entering invoices, EFTs and cash receipts.
  • Record and track income expenses related to all contracts and grants, including federal entitlements.
  • Process invoices, issue checks and prepare for signatures/disbursement.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports.
  • Collect staff timesheets and investigate discrepancies.
  • Enter payroll into QuickBooks in a timely manner.
  • Update payroll system with changes related to employee and/or information.
  • Use accrual accounting for entries including correct dates and descriptions.
  • Code expenses using existing COA and most recent budget.
  • Research required document discrepancies with client and/or vendors.
  • Complete AP and Prepaid audit schedules.
  • Assist with benefits enrollment via brokers.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal employment laws.
  • Create HR files with required documents.

You Should Know

  • Microsoft Office
  • Quick Books or similar accounting software
  • Payroll Management Software (ADP, Paychex, or similar)

You'll Be a Fit at CSBM If You

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excel at managing processes, systems, analyzing information, and problem solving.
  • Maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Never settle for status quo and embrace change.
  • Understand that systems, organization and paperwork can be fun.
  • Don’t believe you know everything.
  • Are willing and able to receive feedback. We never point fingers.
  • Have great attention to detail and take pride in the end result.
  • Strive to add value to your team and are willing to assist wherever necessary.
  • Enjoy travel to our clients’ locations throughout five boroughs

Getting In

  • Must include resume with cover letter tailored to this specific position.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

ducation & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 1+ years of bookkeeping, financial reporting and financial management experience.
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit, school or socially responsible organization is a plus.
  • Prior management of multiple clients is a plus.

The Perks

  • Health, Dental, and Vision.
  • Flexible spending accounts.
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus and 401k Match.
  • Wellness Program and TransitChek.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 per year


  • Bookkeeper: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • New York, NY 10016 (Required)
The Forum Group
New York, NY 10016, US
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