Job Code: AD

Accounting Director

Category: Administrative
Location: Association Services

Job Type: Full-Time



Saratoga Regional YMCA is a mid-major YMCA, with five branches, nearly $15 million in revenue, and over 28,000 members located in beautiful upstate New York. Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, we are looking for a passionate team member whose knowledge and experience in finance and accounting will play an integral role in helping our association to expand our membership base to 40,000 while becoming one of the most recognizable charities in Saratoga County.


If you are looking for a work environment that is dedicated to being fun, collaborative, welcoming, engaging and supportive, and an opportunity to be a leader by helping take our association to the next level, then we invite to send your resume our way. Not only do we take great pride in our five branches, but we also take great pride in our community. Saratoga Springs is just 40 minutes away from Albany, Lake George and the beautiful Adirondack Mountains, and only a train ride away from New York City or Montreal. Our beautiful downtown hosts a large variety of restaurants, shopping and various architectural highlights of our rich history. From Chowder fest to Hat’s Off Festival, a day at the races, or catching Dave Matthews outdoors at SPAC, Saratoga Springs is a cultural destination to many regardless of the season.


The Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, developing and protecting internal accounting controls, cash management, journal entry transactions, maintaining and developing complex spreadsheets from data queries and managing the work of the staff accountant.  In addition, this individual will provide support in the areas of account reconciliations, ledger maintenance, complete audit preparation, track fixed assets and file federal documents under the direction of the CFO.



  1. Reconciles all balance sheet accounts monthly and ensure variances are resolved in a timely manner.
  2. Ensures that appropriate financial controls are established, monitored, and enforced.
  3. Prepares monthly internal financial statements and make available to the CFO for review within the first 5 business days after month end.
  4. Manages the monthly close process and budget to actual variance analysis.
  5. Ensures accurate processing and import of weekly payroll. Assist with various payroll related and HR projects, including but not limited to reconciling payroll to quarterly filings, reconciling gross payroll and benefit GL accounts to payroll software reports, calculating payouts, submitting 401K and FSA data, and ACA reporting.
  6. Calculates and submit reporting requirements and premiums for NYS PFL and SDI quarterly.
  7. Monitors and confirms the financial condition in partnership with CFO by conducting audits and managing third party audits.
  8. Manages the depreciation schedule and ensure that items are appropriately capitalized and depreciated following the SRY capitalization policy.
  9. Maintains and submits incident reports to insurance carrier
  10. Ensures accurate and timely posting of activity from operating software into the accounting software.
  11. Prepares a wide variety of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports for the CFO and VPO.
  12. Oversee staff accountant including; training, developing, providing guidance, conducting performance reviews, and assigning projects.
  13. Serves as the system co-administrator for all financial systems to accomplish proper recording and reporting of all operations, transactions, assets and liabilities of SRYMCA for all funds.
  14. Assists operations with various problems and questions including but not limited to researching account postings, assisting with front desk shift closeouts, assisting with gl account setup for new programs, proper setup of programs and within the operating software for accrual accounting recognition, and assisting staff with new program pro-formas.
  15. Oversees the maintenance, protection, and proper destruction of records per legislative requirements and according to to the SRY Record Retention Policy.
  16. Assists with classification of employees and independent contractors, ensure that all vendors have W9 forms on record and all engaged contractors have valid certificates of insurance naming the SRY as additional insured before beginning work.
  17. Assists and cooperate with the requests and needs of the CEO, Finance Committee, Audit Committee, external auditors, and internal audit function when requested to do so by VPO, or CFO.
  18. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or equivalent required; MBA, CPA or CMA may be preferred.
  2. Experience with Centerpoint/Redwing preferred.
  3. Previous experience with voluntary/nonprofit organizations strongly preferred.
  4. 5+years of substantive experience in accounting and financial management required.
  5. 3+ years of experience in a supervisory accounting role.
  6. Strong analytical skills with a high degree of expertise in excel.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of general business matters and budget development, financial reporting, cash management, business taxes, banking and debt
    financing instruments required.


The SRYMCA offers competitive benefits to all full-time staff including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • The SRYMCA will pay 70% of medical insurance per month for single, 2 person (spouse or domestic partner) or family coverage.
  • Life Insurance & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • FREE association-wide family membership
  • 401(a) and 403(b) retirement accounts
  • All eligible employees receive the SRYMCA's retirement contribution of 12% of their biweekly gross earnings
  • Discounts on childcare services, day camp and program classes as well!
    • 20% discount on program classes for the employee and dependents (subject to availability during regular registration periods)
    • 40% discount on childcare services and Day Camps (limited number of discounted slots may be available, depending on enrollments)


Please submit resumes to with “Accounting Director” in the subject line.


Saratoga Regional YMCA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, pregnancy-related conditions or carrier status. The Saratoga Regional YMCA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.