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Finance & Administration Specialist

Get to know Hunger Solutions New York

Hunger Solutions New York, Inc., founded in 1985 and based in Albany, is a statewide nonprofit organization that strives to alleviate hunger in New York by promoting awareness of hunger, public policies that contribute to ending hunger, and participation in federal nutrition assistance programs such as SNAP, WIC, the Summer Food Service Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Summary of position

The Finance and Administration Specialist will be a member of the Fiscal Team. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Collect and provide data as required for voucher management on state contracts.
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing vouchers, budgets, and reports pertaining to state contracts.
  • Assist in preparation of contract budgets and budget amendments for various funding sources.
  • Assist with large volume communications, including spreadsheets, mail merges, postage meter usage, and other related bulk mailing duties, keeping contact lists updated, as well as generating and receiving emails on behalf of the organization.
  • Answer phones and emails from various subcontractors and vendors.
  • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual operational and fiscal reports from subcontractors for accuracy.
  • Provide technical assistance on fiscal policies and procedures to subcontractors.
  • Assist with compliance review of subcontractors pertaining to multiple state contracts.
  • Assist with some reconciliation to the general ledger.
  • Collaborate and respond to vendors as needed.
  • Perform additional accounting duties as assigned in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP).
  • After successful completion of onboarding and training, this position can be hybrid with at least three days a week in office and the ability to work remotely.


  • The position necessitates a basic understanding of accounting practices.
  • It is imperative that the candidate be able to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects, work with colleagues with ease, focus on details and strive for excellence.
  • Candidates will have familiarity with QuickBooks and the Microsoft suite of products, specifically Excel.
  • It is preferred that the applicant have at least three to five years experience with accounting or finance-related work.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred, an Associate’s Degree is required.
  • Applicants must reside in the State of New York and be able to reliably commute to Albany, New York.
  • The applicant must have a strong, demonstrated commitment to the mission of Hunger Solutions New York


Hunger Solutions New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to creating a culture that is rewarding to employees and provides each team member with the ability to continually grow and learn. Hunger Solutions New York is a champion of and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion among all stakeholders. Hunger Solutions New York recognizes the need for work/life balance and provides a flexible working environment for all employees. Office culture is casual and professional.


Hunger Solutions New York is committed to its employees and thusly provides a competitive compensation package. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, but is expected to be $48,000 to $55,000 annually. Hunger Solutions New York offers fully paid benefit premiums including health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability, and a retirement plan that offers a 5% match (different vesting periods apply to each benefit and will be discussed as part of the interview process). A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) may be available depending upon the health insurance package chosen. Additionally, Hunger Solutions New York offers a generous amount of vacation, sick and holiday time off to each employee.

To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include “Finance and Administration Specialist” in the subject line of your email.