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Center for NYC Neighborhoods

Intern - Finance

Administration – New York, New York
Department Administration
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Finance Intern

About the Center

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods (“the Center”) promotes and protects affordable homeownership in New York so that middle- and working-class families are able to build strong, thriving communities. Established by public and private partners, the Center meets the diverse needs of homeowners throughout New York State by offering free, high-quality housing services. The Center’s current projects support our policy goals and help to keep homeownership affordable by responding to the ongoing effects of the foreclosure crisis, the rising cost of homeownership, predatory scams, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather.


Position Summary

The Finance Intern will report to the Program Manager, Finance and will receive an in depth introduction to the Center's financial operations as well as its programmatic, fundraising, and policy and communications functions.  


Essential Functions:

  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing the Center’s Fiscal 2017 operating budget

  • Assist with grant management duties such as compiling and organizing donor files for the Finance department

  • Document, review, edit, and report on finance related case work in Salesforce and Asana databases

  • Assist the Accounts Payable department with reviewing payment transactions and ensuring that all payment request come with the appropriate documentation.

  • Provide support to Finance team members, such as calendar management, file management, data entry, general office tasks (scanning, faxing, filing), and organizing and preparing materials for meetings and events such as conferences, panels, etc;

  • Other Ad-Hoc analytical finance related projects as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Non Profit Management or a similar field;

Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required;

  • Fluency with Microsoft Office suite, especially excel;

  • Database knowledge, especially Salesforce, is desired

  • Meets rigorous deadlines and handles challenging tasks with efficiency and attention to detail;

  • Passionate about promoting affordable homeownership



Internships at the Center are paid.


To apply for this position, please email your resume and a cover letter through our website at  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant review will continue until the positions are filled. We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Center for NYC Neighborhoods. No phone calls, please.

The Center strongly encourages Section 3 residents to participate in this hiring effort. Information to determine if you are a Section 3 resident can be obtained by contacting Penny Morgan at (646) 786-0882 or by email at recruitment@cnycn.orgn.

Persons requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring effort are requested to contact HR at (646) 786-0882 or by email at

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, upgrade, train, and promote for all positions and job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital,veteran or disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status as a member of any other legally protected group or activity.

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