Contracts Analyst


Contracts Analyst

The West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc. (WSFSSH) is a community‐based organization whose mission is to provide safe, affordable housing with supportive services within a residential setting which enhances the independence and dignity of each person. WSFSSH develops, manages, and provides housing for older persons of low and/or moderate incomes, many of whom live with mental illness and/or have experienced homelessness. WSFSSH is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


Contracts Analyst will directly report to the Director of Contracts and will be responsible for the day-to-day government contract/grant activities. S/he will also provide assistance in special projects and duties assigned by the WSFSSH Senior Management.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Contracts and Grants:
  • Prepare contract and grant budgets in compliance with contract/grant terms and conditions
  • Prepare contract amendments, close-out budget modifications, and other required documentation submission for government (federal, state and city) contracts and private grants.
  • Process monthly or quarterly vouchers for payments on government contracts and private grants
  • Prepare the Consolidated Budget Reports (CBR) and the Consolidated Financial Reports (CFR) using the New York State Software
  • Coordinate with Budget Analyst on budgeting and variance reporting of revenue and expenditure related to government contracts and private grants
  • Provide guidance to accounting staff members on cost allocation and coding for contract/grant related expenditure
  • Review contracts and grants and ensure the compliance with contractual rules and regulation
  • Analyze General Ledger accounts related to contracts and grants and record contract related journal entries in the accounting system.
  • Monitor the contracts payments and prepare monthly reconciliation between the voucher amounts and payments received.
  • Assist Budget Analyst in setting up budgets for contract funds and allocation of salary costs in the WSFSSH’s Position Control System (PCS)
  • Assist with government contract audits and compliance audits as required
  • Interact with social service directors and building managers for the issues related to contracts and grants


  • Assist with annual year-end audits
  • Perform special projects as needed
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of accounting related work experience
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree (Accounting or other related major)
  • Strong attention to detail as well as solid organization/time management skills
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be an enthusiastic, positive team player who is willing to help out and who works well with colleagues
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications & Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Proficient in Sage MIP Fund Accounting and CFR systems Accounting  would be an advantage

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