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We're Hiring: Accounting Manager

We're Hiring: Accounting Manager

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NWNEPA), a non-profit 501(c)(3) community development organization with multiple lines of business, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Accounting Manager position. This position will report to the Chief Business Officer, and is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of all financial & business-related operations of the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

Finance Function

  • Supervise the Finance Assistant, to ensure that AR, AP, banking, billings, lending servicing functions, and monthly reconciliations are being performed both timely and accurately.
  • Daily & weekly monitoring of the organization’s general ledger accounts to ensure timely reporting, proper cash management, & sound oversight of NWNEPA’s financial position.
  • Manage all aspects of the monthly close process, including creating/posting general journal entries, performing financial analysis, & the reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for presentation to management, the Audit & Finance Committee, as well as the Board of Directors.
  • Perform monthly Grant Tracking, and assist with periodic Grant Reporting for funders.
  • Take the lead on the preparation of the annual operating Budget, in addition to assisting program directors with developing their individual programmatic budgets.
  • Manage the annual financial Audit by preparing all fiscal year-end journal entries, reports, and supporting documentation, as well as serving as the primary contact for the external auditors.
  • Oversee timely issuance of the calendar year-end tax forms (i.e. W-2’s, 1099’s, & 1098’s).
  • Research and resolve any escalated business and accounting-related issues.
  • Regularly evaluate the organization’s accounting processes & procedures, and make recommendations to management for areas of improvements in efficiencies & operations.
  • Work collaboratively with management to provide input on financial operations for use in the development of new business concepts, and the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Perform special projects and other miscellaneous fiscal & reporting tasks, as assigned.

Administrative Function

  • Perform various Human Resources function tasks, including booking bi-weekly payroll entries into the general ledger; managing 401(k) compliance and the annual workers’ comp insurance audit; as well as providing regular oversight of payroll processing, benefits administration, & employee time tracking activities.
  • Perform special projects and other miscellaneous administrative tasks, as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting OR in a related field with equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of recent accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong experience with QuickBooks or other similar accounting software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, & ability to understand big-picture scenarios.
  • Strong organization skills to multi-task and work independently with limited supervision.
  • Interpersonal skills required to work collaboratively with other staff members, as well as professionally represent the organization in meetings & other public settings.
  • Understanding of federal, state, & local funding requirements & guidelines preferred.
  • Previous supervisory and leadership experience is a plus.

What We Offer

  • A flexible, team-oriented working environment.
  • Casual dress policy.
  • Compensation package that includes employer-funded health reimbursement account or dependent care FSA account; generous 401(k) match, and paid time off & holidays.
  • Training and professional development opportunities.
  • NWNEPA is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Jesse Ergott, President & CEO, at