Posted Mar 20

P/T Payroll Accounting Staff

New York, NY, United States Part Time

Position: P/T Payroll Accounting Staff

Reports To: Controller

Organization Background:

Fountain House successfully addresses the devastating impact of serious mental illness. We were founded in New York City in 1948 with the belief that people living with mental illness can be active participants in their own and each other’s recovery. Each year, over 1,300 members come to Fountain House to contribute their talents, learn new skills, access opportunities and forge new friendships.

Fountain House creates a culture that transforms lives. Our members, in partnership with staff, operate employment, education, housing and wellness programs. They perform all activities, including advocacy, administrative support, building maintenance and food preparation that keep our community going. Members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health. Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow.

Fountain House has inspired the creation of hundreds of similar programs in 34 countries that serve more than 100,000 people annually. In 2014, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation recognized our global reach and the efficacy of our evidence-based model with the prestigious Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Essential Functions:

  1. At least 3 years’ experience with ADP payroll processing with report writer.
  2. ADP WorkForce and Pay Expert experience preferred.
  3. Understanding of various state income tax withholdings, cafeteria plans and general accounting. Full understanding of filing requirements of W2s, 1099’s, quarterly tax filings, and labor law requirements.
  4. Monthly accounting duties to include accounts payable, rent schedules, monthly account reconciliation and bank reconciliations.

Other Requirements:

  1. BA in Accounting or Finance.
  2. Must be able to work 25 hours per week.
  3. Accuracy and ability to multi-task in projects.
  4. Professional attitude and ability to deal with sensitive matters with diligence and respect towards fellow staff and members.
  5. Flexibility to stay late or arrive early, if necessary.
  6. Excellent organizational skills.
  7. Team approach.

Salary: $28.00 per hour


  • Paid Time Off and Ten (10) Paid Holidays
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Medical, dental and vision plans (contribution towards premium required)
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Disability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Pension Plan
  • Tax Deferred Annuity
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Additional Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must view website at If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to​, or fax to 646-395-7391. NO PHONE CALLS. EEO

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