The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) is a multicultural youth chorus internationally renowned for its superb virtuosity, brilliant showmanship, and innovative model of diversity.

Founded by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez, a MacArthur Fellow and Musical America’s 2018 Educator of the Year, YPC’s mission and values are deeply rooted in providing children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a unique program of music education and choral performance. YPC is committed to empowering our youth and providing pathways to success through the arts so that each child, no matter what race, gender, socioeconomic background, or religion can reach their full potential.


Position | Full Charge Bookkeeper
Company | Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Location | Manhattan, New York, NY
Status | Full-time
Work Experience | 5-7 years of non-profit Accounting experience
Career Level | Experienced Manager Level


The Bookkeeper supports the entire office and the operations and artistic teams. The Bookkeeper has extensive knowledge and experience with Non-Profit General Ledger accounting and works closely with the organization’s Director of Finance to administer the organization’s finances. They are an articulate, well-organized, motivated self-starter with exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and fluency in QuickBooks.


Accounting Function:

  • Works with the Director of Finance to ensure proper accounting codes and classes for all expenses and revenue.
  • Coordinates with the Development team to ensure timely contributions and pledges are received and entered in QuickBooks.
  • Assists with monthly bank and investment account reconciliations.
  • Provides account analysis as requested by the Director of Finance.
  • Provide support during the audit process.
  • Payroll experience is a plus.
  • Understanding of budgets is also a plus.
  • Helps maintain customer and vendor databases in QB.

Accounts Payable:

  • Properly codes and enters all credit card transactions each month. Most of our purchases are made through our several corporate credit card accounts.
  • Gathers receipts and expense information from card users and reconciles payments to monthly credit card statements.
  • Enters ACH payments for all bills as they appear on online bank activity.
  • Assists with and oversees all other AP, monthly bills, and other expenses.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Processes incoming payments from Stripe and Active for donations, tuition, tours, etc.
  • Review bank activity daily to report and record all incoming wires and ACHs from donors or other venues or organizations.
  • Coordinates with Development to ensure all pledges and payments are entered into QB and the information is communicated with Development timely.
  • Prepare a weekly summary of inbound ACH and wires received.
  • Prepares GALA receivable reports and records and maintains all Gala-related revenue, including cash-call events.
  • Handles revenue processing and analysis related to tuition, tours, and donations (revenue from self-produced concert merchandise) throughout the year.
  • Assists with reconciling the donor database to the QuickBooks donor database.

Core Characteristics:

  • Flexibility and positive attitude.
  • Collaborative and dedicated to team efforts.
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor and work within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Pro-active and self-starter.
  • Interest in growing professionally and receiving constructive feedback.
  • Sense of humor and ability to adapt quickly to changing needs.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students.


YPC offers an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, optional dental and vision insurance, flexible paid time off, optional 401K and more.


Please send your cover letter, one writing sample, salary requirements, and resume to


Please feel free to submit your resume and a brief note on why you’d like to be part of YPC’s team to