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Employment

Thank you for your interest in the Brooklyn Bridge Park. While the full-time staff remains small, there are occasional vacancies. Internship opportunities for college or graduate school students are available.

When positions become available, the positions will be advertised below, in addition to other places. Persons sending unsolicited resumes and cover letters may send them to jobs@bbpnyc.org or by mail. Once your resume is received, a member of our staff will contact you should there be a position available that matches your credentials with our staffing needs.

Position: Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will play a critical role in the day to day finance operations such as tracking revenue from permit fees, concessionaires, and assisting in bookkeeping operations. This is a great opportunity to learn tangible skills in budgeting, accounting, revenue management, organizational development, auditing and financial policy development, and financial analysis.

Responsibilities

* Prepares monthly bank reconciliations
* Prepares journal entries and reconciles general ledger
* Processes monthly invoices
* Manages Open receivables
* Experience in preparing and reconciling accounts, records, reports and journals
* Analyzes, prepares, and processes payroll data through automated payroll system
* Assisting in month-end/year-end close process
* Providing assistance during annual financial audit
* Assisting in reporting monthly budget to actual results senior staff
* Experience with Sage/Abila non-profit accounting software a plus

Qualifications

* The ideal candidate will be a person who is looking to develop and continue in a career as a financial professional by acquiring hands on tangible skills in an entrepreneurial spirited organization
* BA/BS in Accounting and 2+ years of related experience. Non-profit experience is a plus
* Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook required
* Hard working and results oriented with strong organizational skill and an eye for detail
* Enthusiasm for working in a small, hands on, growing, and flexible cooperative team environment
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, multi-task, set priorities and meet required deadlines
* Positive approach, willingness to learn, can-do attitude, sense of humor and grace under pressure
* Comfortable working in a small organization, including performing a wide variety of functions on an as-needed basis as the finance team grows and expands its operations
* New York City residency is required within 180 days of employment

BBP offers excellent benefits, including a company-paid 401(a) pension plan and 403(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plan, medical, dental and vision benefits, and tuition reimbursement.

Salary Range: $55,000 to $65,000

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@bbpnyc.org. Use “Senior Accountant” as your subject line.

Position: Human Resources/Payroll Representative

This position is primarily responsible for administering policies relating to all phases of human resources activity and is responsible for compiling payroll data to maintain payroll records by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities

* Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
* Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
* Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for reporting.
* Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
* Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
* Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
* Administers benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
* Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
* Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions and prepares payroll records to be posted to ledger.
* Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
* Reviews wages computed and corrects errors to ensure accuracy of payroll.
* Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, taxes, insurance, and union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records.
* Prepares periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
* Minimum of 3 years of experience in an HR Generalist position, including a demonstrated track record of success with increased responsibilities throughout career.
* Knowledge of all aspects of Human Resources and ability to administer multiple functions of the Human Resources department, including payroll, onboarding, employee relations, benefits, employee performance management.
* Familiarity with employment laws and regulations, including FMLA, and COBRA.
* Experience conducting employee disciplinary action meetings and terminations.
* Ability to interface effectively with various levels of management and employees.
* Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment in interpreting and applying company policies to issues and problems and apply conflict management skills, as necessary.
* Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
* Familiarity with ADP TotalSoure and EZLabor.
* Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.
* Positive attitude, a great sense of humor is a plus!

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@bbpnyc.org. Please use “HR Generalist/Payroll” in the subject line of your email.

Position: Junior Accountant

The Junior Accountant will play a critical role in the day to day finance operations such as tracking revenue from permit fees, concessionaires, and assisting in bookkeeping operations. This is a great opportunity to learn tangible skills in budgeting, accounting, revenue management, organizational development, auditing and financial policy development, and financial analysis.

Responsibilities

* Process accounts payable
* Manage open receivables
* Experience in preparing and reconciling accounts, records, reports and journals
* Prepare journal entries and reconciles general ledger
* Assist month-end/year-end close process
* Provide assistance during annual financial audit
* Assist in reporting monthly budget to actual results senior staff
* Experience with Sage/ABILA non-profit accounting software a plus
* Perform ad hoc assignments upon request

Qualifications
* The ideal candidate will be a person who is looking to develop and continue in a career as a financial professional by acquiring hands on tangible skills in an entrepreneurial spirited organization.
* BA/BS in Accounting and 2+ years of related experience. Non-profit experience is a plus
* Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook required;
* Hard working and results oriented with strong organizational skill and an eye for detail;
* Enthusiasm for working in small, hands on, growing, and flexible cooperative team environments;
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, multi-task, set priorities and meet required deadlines;
* Positive approach, willingness to learn, can-do attitude, sense of humor and grace under pressure;
* Comfortable working in a small organization, including performing a wide variety of functions on an as-needed basis as the finance team grows and expands its operations.
* New York City residency is required within 180 days of employment.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. BBP offers excellent benefits, including a company-paid 401(a) pension plan and 403(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plan, medical, dental and vision benefits, and tuition reimbursement.

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@bbpnyc.org. Use “Junior Accountant” as your subject line.

Position: Assistant General Counsel

BBP is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented in-house attorney to provide advice and representation on a range of issues relating to park operations and concessions, construction projects, real estate development activities and litigation. Reporting to the General Counsel, the attorney would work closely with staff in BBP’s capital construction, operations, finance and real estate groups and interact with government agencies and private companies. This is a unique opportunity to be a key part of the creation and operation of a world-class, innovative and transformational public space.

Key responsibilities include: drafting and negotiating construction contracts, licenses and a variety of other agreements; enforcing leases, licenses and vendor contracts; overseeing compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations and company policies; supporting BBP’s procurement and M/WBE programs; supervising outside counsel; and managing insurance claims.

Qualifications
* JD degree from accredited law school and member of the New York Bar; strong academic credentials
* 3-6 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities at a law firm and/or in-house at a corporate, not-for-profit or government organization
* Experience with contracts, real estate and/or construction related transactional matters
* Excellent written and verbal skills, with an ability to clearly and effectively present information to senior management
* Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively, multi-task, set priorities and meet required deadlines
* Strong interest in not-for-profit administration, government and open space
* Public sector experience a plus
* New York City residency required within 180 days of hire

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@bbpnyc.org. Use “Assistant General Counsel” as your subject line.

BBP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BBP offers excellent benefits, medical, dental and vision benefits 403(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans and company-paid 401(a) pension plan.

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