If you want to work towards creating a more just society, Legal Services of Central New York invites you to join our efforts. Our dedicated team of 45 attorneys works hard to secure justice and create opportunity.

We seek to hire individuals from diverse backgrounds who are professional, collaborative, and creative thinkers with the commitment needed to work towards our challenging mission. We offer generous benefits, a flexible working environment, and opportunities to work on interesting and unique projects that help bring about important change.

In addition to occasional openings for key organizational leaders, staff attorneys, and support staff, we regularly offer fellowship, internship, and volunteer opportunities.



Position: Accounting Assistant position in the Syracuse, NY office of Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. (LSCNY). The position is a non-exempt, management position.

Responsibilities: The Accounting Assistant reports to the Fiscal Manager and keeps records in order and accounts reconciled so upper Management can focus their attention on more complex financial undertakings. The Accounting Assistant must be neat and organized, with an eye for detail and a high level of accuracy and efficiency. The Accounting Assistant will interact with vendors, coworkers, and management requiring discretion in the handling of confidential agency staff and management information. The Accounting Assistant will be a team-player, with strong customer service skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and be professional and courteous. The Accounting Assistant will have the ability to effectively prioritize work throughout the day, working independently on routine tasks, be a skilled multi-tasker with excellent computer and time management skills. The Accounting Assistant will have the ability to think critically and solve problems while reconciling ledgers, invoices, and statements. The Accounting Assistant will be proficient in the use of spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel, and accounting systems, such as Sage 100. The Accounting Assistant should have a thorough understanding of accounting and financial principles.


  • Minimum of a 2-year Accounting degree required
  • Familiarity with Sage Accounting Software
  • Prior experience in nonprofits preferred
  • Must be detail oriented

Closing date: When filled.

Salary/Benefits: D.O.E.; liberal benefits.

Application: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Director of Human Resources

Legal Services of Central New York, Inc.

221 South Warren Street, Suite 300

Syracuse, New York 13202



Legal Services of Central New York, Inc. is committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting diversity and culturally appropriate inclusion so we can be more creative, effective, and just, bringing more varied perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, talents, and interests to the practice of law and the administration of justice. We accept, respect, and value differences that include attributes such as age, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disabilities, language, socioeconomic status, marital and parental status, and cultural background.