Employment

East of Hudson Watershed Corporation- Comptroller
Full-time (40 hours per week)
Office Location: Patterson, New York

The East of Hudson Watershed Corporation is seeking a qualified individual to serve in the role of Comptroller. Resumes should be submitted electronically as MS Word or PDF format to Linda Matera, EOHWC, via email to info@eohwc.org. The subject line must include “EOHWC
Comptroller Application” and must be submitted on or before February 28, 2021.

EOHWC Background and Mission
The East of Hudson Watershed Corporation (EOHWC) is a 501c3 not for profit corporation
organized by, and representing nineteen municipalities in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties. The Corporation was formed in 2011 in order to facilitate compliance with the
phosphorus reduction requirement in the New York City East of Hudson watershed.  The
EOHWC identifies and manages the design and construction of stormwater retrofit projects in the East of Hudson watershed.

Position and General Duties
The Comptroller is responsible for managing the Corporation’s financial transactions, financial records and reporting. Job duties include:

  1. Establish, monitor and enforce internal controls
  2. Maintain fund balances by source with proper fund accounting
  3. Review contracts with regard to available funds
  4. Post and maintain encumbrance balances
  5. Review processing of voucher payment requests and monthly checks
  6. Recommend and process electronic fund transfers when necessary
  7. Work with brokerage firms and Treasurer on investment trades; account for accordingly
  8. Reconcile all bank and brokerage statements monthly
  9. Post monthly and year-end Journal entries (accrual basis)
  10. Review collateral accounts for adequate coverage of cash accounts
  11. Maintain Abila MIP Fund Accounting general ledger system
  12. Maintain chart of accounts including contract and project specific data
  13. Maintain fixed assets register for all owned and leased property and equipment
  14. Review and ensure minimum levels of insurance coverage
  15. Prepare annual workers compensation audit
  16. Responsible for all aspects of Human Resources
  17. Review time sheets; post payroll to payroll services provider and general ledger
  18. Review and reconcile payroll forms 941, NYS-45 to general ledger
  19. Generate and provide financial status reports to the Board and NYC DEP
  20. Provide necessary reports and copies for annual audit
  21. Prepare annual budget for adoption by Board annually
  22. Complete NYS ABO and federal compliance requirements
  23. Prepare and file annual 1099 forms
  24. Oversee completion of annual form 990 by outside accountant
  25. Prepare and distribute annual reports to NYC DEP per funding agreement
  26. Maintain supporting records used to prepare all of corporation’s financial reports in
    sufficient detail.

Required Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
-Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting/finance

In addition, applicants should demonstrate:
1. Exceptional numerical ability
2. Strong organizational skills
3. Experience with spreadsheet and financial analysis software
4. Good communication skills
5. Attention to detail coupled with patience and tenacity
6. Knowledge of regulatory and other financial standards and requirements
7. Experience supervising audits
8. Ability to work independently

Benefits
Salary based on experience ($75,000 – $90,000)
Paid-Time-Off
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance