Bookkeeper; 5438-401-N

300 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA Req #2436
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Our Early Childhood Development Centers provide education, health, nutrition, and parent-community involvement services to children from low-income families. Through the Montessori approach, the center ensures children are ready for school by providing a variety of developmentally appropriate activities that promote cognitive, social, emotional and physical development. Our Early Head Start Centers are open to children age 6 weeks old to 3 years old. Additionally, our Head Start Programs are open to children age 3 years old to 5 years old.



Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager/Director, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities include but not limited to prepare petty cash, submit check requests, track budget, on weekly basis prepare bank deposit slips/receipts, and disability insurance report. 


  • Maintains all records related to petty cash and the allocation of petty cash funds, including the replenishment of petty cash.
  • Enters and maintains cash receipts and disbursement ledgers; summarizes as requested.
  • Prepares and submits all requests for payments (check requests) in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Prepares ACD-1 reports.
  • Prepares various End- Of- Month reports.
  • Prepares disability insurance reports and all related forms/paperwork.
  • Prepares all paperwork related to health insurance, retirement, and Welfare Fund reports for staff where applicable. 
  • Maintains Visitor’s Log and screens visitors upon entry to the building, referring them to appropriate component/area/representative of the program.
  • Maintains running inventory of all center supplies, equipment, books, materials, etc.
  • Maintains accurate, current and organized files/records for all center budgets (budget ledgers). 
  • Adheres to all funding source standards in addition to the Agency (Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens) policies and procedures; seeks guidance/clarification from their immediate supervisor regarding interpretation, applicability, and implementation.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of experience as a bookkeeper with proof of fiscal responsibilities.
  • Possess clerical skills; computer literate with the ability to type at least 35 wpm
  • Some knowledge of accounting.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred.
  • Able to travel for inter-borough training, meetings, and escorting parents to meetings.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Should be able to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, & office equipment.                                                                                                    


We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including:

  • Generous time off (Vacation/ Personal Days/ Sick Days/ Paid Holidays anually)
  • Medical,
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Savings with Agency Match
  • Transit
  • Life insurance
  • Public Loan Forgiveness Qualified Employer
  • Training Series and other additional voluntary benefits.

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at: EOE/AA.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $32,716.89
  • Max Hiring Rate $32,716.89
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 300 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA