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Senior Accountant

Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Dept.: Fiscal

Location:  Central Office

Report to: Controller               Final: CEO

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Shift: 

[X] Full Time      [] Part-Time

 

Summary:   Under the direction and supervision of the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring company accounting procedures to conform with agency polices and regulatory requirements. Ensure the accounting and reporting of financial information is fulfilled timely and accurately.  Excellent communication skills with Finance team and fellow managers are critical to achieve the responsibilities of the position; the ideal candidate will enjoy interactions in a team oriented business.

Detail of Duties and Responsibilities:

 Participate in the daily operations of the Fiscal department

  • Assist as payroll back up, perform payroll analysis and monthly payroll bank account reconciliations
  • Run, review, reconcile and analyze expense reports
  • Monthly trial balance close, reconciliations and monitoring of household and food budgets
  • Petty cash
  • Maintain fixed assets and depreciation schedule and post monthly entries
  • Assist with quarterly close and accruals
  • Benefits and entitlements including SSA/SSI and SNAP monitoring, posting entries and reconciliations
  • Maintain journal entry files, various schedules and reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation for yearly audit
  • Perform and assist in special projects assigned by supervisor

Non-Essential Duties:

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Compliance:

As an employee and as a condition of employment, is the expectation to read the Compliance Plan and understand its principles. Human First recognizes, however, that compliance regulations are complicated and may need further clarification beyond the materials contained in the plan, in addition to the adherence of compliance training protocol. Therefore, all employees with questions regarding compliance in general are to seek answers to and/or clarification of any such questions or regulation from Supervisor, Human Resources and/or Compliance Officer.

If an employee is aware of any actual or suspected violation of any conduct or compliance policy, they are required immediately to report such violation (as described in policy) to Supervisor and Compliance Officer for investigation.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelors in finance, 3-5 years of experience in financial accounting.  Nonprofit experience is a plus. 

Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining both perspective and a sense of urgency
  • Be creative, flexible and able to drive/guide change
  • Ability to multi-task, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-entity environment
  • Strong understanding of accrual vs. cash basis reporting
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, accounting software, web research and email
  • Ability to produce quality correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and presentations if necessary

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Staff Accountant

 

Summary:   Under the direction and supervision of the Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring company accounting procedures to conform with agency polices and regulatory requirements. Provide assistance in the billing and collection efforts of the agency. Ensure the accounting and reporting of financial information is fulfilled timely and accurately.  Excellent communication skills with Finance team and fellow managers are critical to achieve the responsibilities of the position; the ideal candidate will enjoy interactions in a team oriented business.

 

Detail of Duties and Responsibilities:

 

    • Participate in the daily operations of the Fiscal department

 Ensure timely processing and accuracy of Billing

 Perform Revenue and Collections variance analyses and Trial Balance reviews

 Maintain knowledge of billing procedures, processing of billing claims, rates

 Cash Plan and Cash Flow management

 Track and analyze Revenue results against budget including units utilization

Participate in Medicaid Entitlement and Billing Incident Review Committees

 Perform Payroll account Bank reconciliations

 Maintain journal entry files, various schedules and reconciliations

 Work with department managers to address questions that arise and assist in resolving issues

 Participate in the month end closing process with emphasis on Journal Entries posing and Trial Balance account reconciliations

 Assist in preparation for yearly audit

 Assist in review billing processes and recommend changes as needed

 Maintain and monitor all aspects of the Billing and Accounts Receivable processes

 Perform and assist in special projects assigned by supervisor

 

Non-Essential Duties:

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

  

Compliance:

As an employee and as a condition of employment, is the expectation to read the Compliance Plan and understand its principles. Human First recognizes, however, that compliance regulations are complicated and may need further clarification beyond the materials contained in the plan, in addition to the adherence of compliance training protocol. Therefore, all employees with questions regarding compliance in general are to seek answers to and/or clarification of any such questions or regulation from Supervisor, Human Resources and/or Compliance Officer.

 

If an employee is aware of any actual or suspected violation of any conduct or compliance policy they are required immediately to report such violation (as described in policy) to Supervisor and Compliance Officer for investigation. 

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelors in finance, 3-5 years experience in financial accounting from general ledger to billing and documentation review

Other Skills and Qualifications:

    • Communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner

Ability to work under pressure while maintaining both perspective and a sense of urgency

Be creative, flexible and able to drive/guide change

Ability to multi-task, follow through and meet deadlines

Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-entity environment

Strong leadership, management and people skills

Strong understanding of accrual vs. cash basis reporting

Proficient with Excel, Word, accounting software, web research and email

Ability to produce quality correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and presentations if necessary

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Direct Support Professional

Add The Direct Support Professional: is responsible for providing quality services per Outcome measures (ensuring health and safety, enabling people to make decisions, assisting people to understand and exercise their rights, etc.) directly to individuals with developmental disabilities to help them achieve their goals.

Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals in accordance with program policies and procedures; and personal outcome measures.

Essential Job Functions:  Provides supports to people served by assisting in the development and implementation of all Habilitation Plans, including spiritual life supports, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living; Assists with information gathering for Personal Outcome Measures, and other assessments; Assists people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures; educates people about maintaining homes; Maintains and expands skills and knowledge relevant to providing high quality support and services. Obtains and maintains all required certifications and trainings and applies the information to support people served; Maintains open communication and cooperative work effort with Lead staff and other staff to assure quality and continuity of support to people served; Supports the Human First Mission, Vision, and Core Values while empowering each person to direct their own life choices; Reports and/or documents routine and unusual events including completing daily logs, accident reports, outcome data sheets, etc. in a concise, understandable, and legible manner; Assists people with fiscal management while safeguarding their funds. This may include completing ledgers, reconciling accounts and assisting people with spending choices; Ensures that people exercise their rights and that rights are not restricted without due process, ensures people are treated with dignity and respect; Responsible for ensuring health objectives for individuals including following doctor’s orders and dispensing medication; Responsible for maintaining a clean and therapeutic environment; Support people to complete necessary grooming/hygiene including, but not limited to, assisting in restroom, with meals, and with dressing; Ensure people’s rights are respected; Know the goals, interests, and needs for assistance of the individuals you support Transport individuals as needed to appointments, leisure activities, etc.; Follow written plans (including positive behavior plans) to systematically teach

people new skills and document progress according to the schedule identified in the plan or by the supervisor; Identify and look for solutions to potential barriers to individuals’ success Provide feedback to the team about community events and other issues/concerns; • Complete all Agency Core Trainings and other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements: This position requires seeing, hearing, standing, walking, bending, the use of stairs, lifting, carrying supplies, communicating both verbally and in written form, the ability to make sound and immediate decisions in order to ensure the safety of the people we support. Regular attendance is mandatory. Must be physically able to provide necessary first aid/emergency medical treatment, provide physical support to individuals such as, assisting with personal needs, etc., and to physically evacuate individuals from living arrangements in case of fire/natural disaster. Must be able to transport individuals in their community. Must be able to use computer software to complete essential functions listed above. Experience and Education Qualifications: High school diploma/GED required. One year experience in a human service field preferred. Some college coursework in human services is preferred. Ability to achieve SCIP-R (Promote), CPR/First Aid/Medication Certification and Valid NYS License required.

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Medicaid Service Coordinator

This is a full time position providing linkage to the individuals and their families. It ensures access to needed services such as entitlements, social, clinical, vocational, recreational and other support services. We have openings at our Pride Center in Farmingdale, as well as in New York City.

Qualifications:

In order to qualify, an individual must have:

  • At least ONE to TWO Years of experience in the human services field or as a case manager;

  • An Associates degree with a minimum of 20 credits in the Health or Human Services field from an accredited college or university, or a degree in nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN). The Human Services field includes Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Health, Rehab Counseling, Therapeutic Recreation, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology, Education, and Special Education.

Requisite Skills:

  • Excellent organization, writing and public relation skills

  • Willingness to travel as needed to other program sites and consumer’s homes

  • Drivers’ license and car a must

  • Bilingual Preferred

Job Duties:

  • Evaluate, plan, prepare and implement individualized service plans (ISPs)

  • Ensure that ISP’s are current and up-to-date and fully explained to and understood by the consumer/family

  • Participate in consumer reviews and service planning meetings

  • Develop and maintain thorough working knowledge of available services and support

  • Facilitate and develop natural supports for people

  • Act appropriately in crisis situations

  • Negotiate and resolving conflicts

  • Advocate for people.

  • Take steps to ensure the quality of someone's living environment

  • Maintain up to date ISP for the consumer

  • Have an understanding of service coordination ethics and conflict of interest.

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Direct Care Counselors

(Flexible Schedules, weekends and holidays)

Full-Time/Part-Time/Per Diem

LOCATION: All Five Boroughs, including Long Island Region (Nassau and Suffolk Counties)

Settings: Day Habilitation, Community (Individuals Homes) Crisis Respite, Weekend Respite/Recreation, After School Programs

Job Summary: Provide protective oversight to individuals receiving services, support the development of independent living skills and promote choice while being responsible for the overall implementation of each individual’s habilitation plan in all areas of daily living.

Responsibilities:

  • Must attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills;

  • Participate in case conferences or staff meetings;

  • Counsel individuals, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes;

  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the individuals' histories and progress, services provided, or other required information;

  • Serve as an advocate both internally and while out in the community; coordinate counseling efforts with clinical/management professionals or other health professionals, such as doctors, nurses, or social workers;

  • Provides hands on training and supervision in all areas of daily living skills including but not limited to; self-care skills, meal preparation, household chores, money management, travel training and any other consumer specific skills needed.

  • Work effectively with individuals in diverse cultural and language environments.

Qualifications:

Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Experience in a DD setting (group homes, day habilitation) or related field is preferred. NYS driver’s license required.

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Waiver Service Providers (WSP’s)

Part-time/Per diem

Location: Long Island, Westchester, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

Human First is currently seeking applicants for a Per Diem Waiver Service Provider (all levels) for their Bridges to Health Program.
 

Bridges to Health
is a high quality home-based clinical support and case management program that provides services to children and youth diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance developmental disability or medical fragility, and their caregivers, with an emphasis on family stability and educational success. Service recipients either are or have been in foster care or in the OCFS juvenile justice system. The program has three arms, Health Care Integration (HCI) which provides home and community base management, Waiver Service Provision (WSP) which provides hand-on in-home support services, and quality management which oversees the quality and the utilization aspects of the program. B2H is a Medicaid waiver program.

Qualifications

Level One:

High School Diploma; Associate’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field. Two years of experience working with children and families, preferably children with special needs.

Level Two:

Associate’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred for crisis respite. Two years of related experience; three or more years preferred.

Level Three:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Services or other related field. Master’s degree preferred for Intensive In-Home Support. Master’s degree strongly preferred for Immediate Crisis Response Services. Two years of related experience; three or more years preferred.

 

Must be willing to work in participants’ homes.

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Psychology Internship

Description

Interns will work under the supervision of a senior psychologist or clinician in the following areas: crisis services and group counseling, developmental and outreach programming, vocational/behavioral assessment and behavioral program development. The intern will consult with staff providing direct support to individuals receiving services in matters involving challenging behaviors and family crisis, as well as assist direct care staff in carrying out individualized service plans to achieve valued outcomes. While working with their supervisor, interns will evaluate individuals and design and implement behavioral plans, as well as select and administer program plans.

Qualified interns must be enrolled in an ABA, Psychology or Community Health program and should have skills to model counselor/consumer interaction and the ability to role-play, as needed. An intern should have the ability to effectively analyze, synthesize, interpret, communicate, and present data from a variety of sources in appropriate and understandable language to both lay persons and professionals, both verbally and in writing. Thet psychology intern should be willing to identify areas of deficiency and seek appropriate professional growth experiences for self-improvement.

Human First Interns have opportunities to gain expertise in our different programs directed towards individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors with direct supervision from our team of psychologists. Our programs are as follows: crisis intervention, day habilitation, community habilitation, respite, individualized support services, service coordination, and residential programs.
Interns will obtain advanced training in assessments, interventions, and treatment modalities. Our internship program is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.

Internship Goals

  • Develop advanced clinical skills through the integration of theory, research, and practice

  • Prepare interns to provide services in the areas of individual and group psychotherapy, outreach programming, assessment, and clinical supervision

  • Develop ability to integrate supervisory feedback into clinical interventions

  • Developing skills needed for working competently with culturally diverse populations

  • Be part of annual and semiannual meetings

  • Be part of one on one therapy sessions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Strong computer skills (Word and Excel) required.

  • Ability to comprehend regulatory standards, policy and criteria to clearly articulate health information is required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

  • Self-motivation and the ability to assume a lead role in ensuring that all objectives are met is desired.

  • Working collaboratively with others in team

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Patient, empathic, and show good judgment in pressured situations

  • Genuine passion for working with individuals with special needs

 Application Requirements

  • Official Letter showing proof of enrollment in ABA or Psychology or Community Health program that requires internship participation

  • Copy of School Transcript

  • Two reference letters with original signatures:

    • One professional reference

    • One personal reference

  • Current Curriculum Vitae

  • Identification (ex. NY ID, School ID, etc.)