Fiscal Specialist
Job Details
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Full Time

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between the government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.



The Bureau of Communicable Disease (BCD), part of the Division of Disease Control, is responsible for the surveillance, prevention, and control of over 73 infectious diseases including foodborne, enteric, waterborne, respiratory (including COVID-19), zoonotic and vector borne diseases.



BCD is seeking a Fiscal Specialist that will provide fiscal and administrative support to the Assistant Director of Administration/Program Management Officer (PMO) in all areas of budget, procurement, personnel and general administration for the Bureau, with a focus on fiscal and administrative activities supported by the cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) COVID-19 funding sources.



Providing support to the Assistant PMO in preparing grant budgets and budget modifications in accordance with ELC guidelines.

Providing support in monitoring and tracking COVID-19 funding modifications and registrations.

Developing periodic tracking progress reports, estimating work efforts to manage tasks and ensure transparency, ensuring timely completion of high-quality work products.

Submitting procurement requests in the agencys finance portals for the execution of purchase orders and contracts.

Processing invoice payments.

Updating fiscal/administrative activities in databases.



Completion of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including 6 credits in accounting; or

A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a States Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and two years of satisfactory full-time bookkeeping experience; or

A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. College education may be substituted for experience in "2" above on the basis that 15 semester credits from an accredited college may be substituted for each year of required experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and either 6 semester credits in accounting from an accredited college or 6 months of experience as described in "2" above.




Strong organizational skills to ensure timely completion of assigned projects.

Highly motivated and a team-oriented individual.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite, particularly Excel, and Word.

Strong orientation with analyzing financial information.



The salary range for this position is $52,242 - $75,000 and is commensurate with experience and education.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.


The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.