Reports to: Director of Finance
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hudson River Park Trust (the "Trust") seeks an experienced, highly motivated and detail oriented Accounting Manager to oversee the day-to-day functions of the Trust's Finance Department. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, maintaining internal accounting controls, and assisting in building a strong Finance Department team. The Accounting Manager should be familiar with Microsoft Dynamic Great Plains ERP system for recording of all transaction. This position requires a progressive, forward-thinking leader who can build strong working relationships within the department and across the Trust. The selected candidate will need both technical expertise and emotional intelligence to manage continuing cultural and operational changes as systems and tools continue to be introduced, improved, and integrated. The successful candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Finance.
The Trust is a public benefit corporation and New York State public authority created by act of the New York State Legislature and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The mission of the Trust is to design, construct and maintain a prominent, and very heavily used, four- mile long waterfront park on the west side of Manhattan. The Park includes landscaped public piers and display gardens, lawn areas, ecological planting zones, athletic fields, esplanades, docks, public sculptures and other special features. The Trust covers its $27 million annual operating budget through parking revenue, rents from commercial facilities, permits, fees, grants, donations generated by a "Friends" organization and other private sources. Approximately 75% of the Park has been constructed with a mix of State, City and Federal capital funding. Total investment in all facilities within the Park currently stands at approximately $540 million.
Experience and Education
Submit resume and cover letter to the email address listed. Indicate Job Code: 2018 Accounting Manager in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please.
*The Hudson River Park Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer
*Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988.
For more information on the Park, visit hudsonriverpark.org
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $75,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year