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Accounting Specialist - WeCARE in New York, NY at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description


Title: Accounting Specialist - WeCARE

Job Category: Accounting

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About Workforce Services

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Accounting Specialist - WeCARE.

About this Line of Business

The Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation and Employment (WeCARE) Program provides a continuum of integrated services that evaluate the abilities and address the needs of Cash Assistance (CA) clients with medical and/or mental health condition(s) that may affect their employability. Clinical assessment processes determine clients’ functional capacity outcomes and ability to achieve the goals of wellness and employment or to apply for and receive federal disability benefits.

The WeCARE program has been successful in assisting thousands of New York City clients with clinical barriers achieve self-sufficiency. ResCare Workforce Services is a funded provider for WeCARE services through the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA).

As a(n) Accounting Specialist - WeCARE you will: 

  • Assists financial staff with clerical duties, including accounts receivables and payables, photocopying, filing, typing, report preparation, faxing, etc.
  • Organizes and maintains files in an auditable state
  • Implements method for tracking files and safekeeping
  • Assists in generation of reports, including data gathering, printed reports, or other available information
  • Helps prepare billings and invoices
  • Assists with budget preparation
  • Reconciles P-card reports
  • Processes documents for purchase of Metrocards for participant transportation
  • Develops and maintains inventory controls for Metrocards, using established company and internal procedures
  • Prepares reports regarding the issuance and use of Metrocards
  • Coordinates with program staff to ensure supply of Metrocards on hand is sufficient at all times

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years’ related clerical experience
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Working knowledge of office machinery and automation, including any applicable software packages
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with management, coworkers, and the public

Additional Information

Position(s) available in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

494 8th Avenue Suite 1500 , New York, NY 10001 USA