Financial Accounting Analyst
The Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools (BLCS) Financial Accounting Analyst supports the
recording and analysis of transactions and the preparation of financial statements, ensuring
compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and applicable regulations
and requirements set forth by educational authorities, funders, and partners.
Financial transactions and operations: Support the day to day operation of Brooklyn
Laboratory Schools’ financial systems, including the integrity of financial accounting
records and the timeliness and compliance of all grant-related reimbursements and
expenses. Support daily financial and business activities, including procurement
processes and associated supply, as well as inventory management and asset tracking
systems under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director.
External compliance: Help ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and
requirements set by funders and partners including, but not limited to audit preparation
and applications and supporting schedules for state, local and federal reimbursement
Reporting of public grants: Manage the metrics and reporting related to the DYCD
(Department of Youth and Community Development) and other public grants, including:
entering data into DYCD’s online portal and other systems as required; monitoring
management, contractor, and other agreements, with particular attention to financial
reporting requirements; and providing support of grant metrics, budget statuses, and rate
of participation in advance of DYCD audits.
Human Resources: Support administration of payroll, benefits, taxes, and COBRA,
adhering to the organization’s policies and procedures relating to HR. Reconcile
amounts withheld or deducted from employees and then remitted to taxation authorities
and benefits providers. Assist with salary budget planning and staffing requirements.
Other support and analyses as needed by the Chief Financial Officer and Executive
A bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
One-three years of operations and/or finance experience
Proficiency with Quickbooks Online
Experience with financial reporting and compliance related to public funding sources
Flexibility and a desire to learn.
Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School is a non-profit organization serving the education needs of
Middle and High School students in Brooklyn, NY. BLCS provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identify or
expression, veteran status, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.