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Senior Staff Accountant

Location: Hackensack, NJ
Compensation: Starting at $67,000 | Full-Time


Who is Bergen's Promise?

Bergen's Promise is the Care Management Organization (CMO) of Bergen County as part of the New Jersey Children's System of Care. We are a rapidly growing, mission driven, non-profit social service agency. We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).   We received the Outstanding Employer Award in 2022 from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA). 

Bergen's Promise serves youth up to age 21 and their families. The youth we serve are experiencing serious behavioral, emotional, mental health, substance use challenges and/or developmental disabilities.

Our Wraparound Model of Care leverages the Child and Family Team to build on a family and community's unique strengths, values, and resources. This evidence informed Wraparound approach sets us apart from other social service agencies. We encourage you to explore our website to get more informed and a feel of who we are as an agency.

Top 5 reasons to join Bergen's Promise Team:

1.  You want to work for a mission-driven organization whose Values align with your own.

2.  Professional and personal growth and development are important to you.

3. You like being part of a supportive team of colleagues working in a fast paced environment.

4. You understand the value of a comprehensive benefit package that supports you through all life stages.


Some of the Primary Responsibilities of the Senior Staff Accountant include:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements, including monthly adjusting journal entries
  • Prepare annual budget and monthly variance reports
  • Oversight of Accounts Payable processing
  • Oversight of Payroll processing
  • Revenue and expense posting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Petty Cash reconciliations
  • Work closely with other departments, including Human Resources, Revenue Cycle, Compliance, etc.
  • Any other Accounting / Finance Department activities that are assigned.

Qualifications & Skills:

What Qualifications and Skills are Needed to Apply?

· Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.

· MBA or CPA Preferred

· A minimum of five years of full-time professional experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, or closely related financial activity

· A minimum of two years supervisory experience


We offer an OUTSTANDING comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Generous time off including vacation (3 weeks to start), personal, sick time and 13 paid holidays each year.
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance and AD/D insurance fully paid for by Agency
  • Employer funded pension plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • AFLAC supplemental plans available

Bergen's Promise is an equal opportunity employer. We honor diversity and are committed to creating a culture that embraces all.

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