The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is a private foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable. NYSHealth began operations in 2006; today, it has approximately $325 million in assets, as well as a $15 million annual grants and operations budget. NYSHealth has a staff of 23.
The Foundation is committed to making grants, but also to making a difference beyond grant dollars: informing health care policy and practice; spreading effective programs to improve the health system; serving as a convener of health leaders across the State; and providing technical assistance to grantees and partners. Today, the Foundation concentrates its initiatives in two strategic priority areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers and Healthy Food, Healthy Lives. NYSHealth also engages in responsive grantmaking through a Special Projects Fund and maintains a special interest in veterans’ health.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) seeks a skilled and detail-oriented Finance Associate to join our small, collegial team of operations and grants management staff. This person will be responsible for a wide range of activities to ensure our financial operations are efficient.
Reporting to the Vice President, Finance and Operations, this position is responsible for paying bills and grants promptly, keeping accurate records in the accounting system (QuickBooks), reconciling accounts, and supporting the annual audit. The Finance Associate will also manage HR benefits administration. Maintaining impeccable and organized records is a key component of the job.