To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.
1. Directs the organization’s general accounting functions for the entire treasury cycle. Establishes accounting policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals, proper controls and the requirements of funding source contracts.
2. Directs financial reporting and analysis to meet organizational needs including internal and external GAAP reporting, cash flow reporting and projection, regulatory reporting requirements, and IRS form 990 and other tax schedules.
3. Directs the preparation and successful execution of all finance and accounting-related audits. Directs the planning and preparation for the organization’s annual audit.
4. Directs the all governmental and financial audits, manages the preparation of audit schedules, responds to audit inquiries, implements changes/procedures as necessary, and ensures governmental and financial reports are completed/submitted on a timely basis.
5. Directs the operations of the accounts payable system, ensuring data integrity, ease of use, and timely and accurate payments. Provides training and education to employees regarding proper utilization of the system.
6. Reviews and posts all Contracts Management financial transactions to ensure the accuracy of all revenue and receivables.
7. Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defines accounting policies and procedures as well as maintains financial security by establishing and monitoring internal controls.
8. Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
9. Reconciles accounts and completes monthly fluctuation analysis.
10. Manages vendor relationships.
1. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
2. Other duties and special projects as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
1. 3-6 years of managerial, supervisory experience
2. For someone with 0-5 years of public accounting experience - 3 years of Accounting experience with non-profit organizations.
3. For someone with 5+ years of public accounting experience - 5 years of Accounting experience with non-profit organizations.
4. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a four-year university is required.
1. Experience with Adaptive Insights and Financial Edge is a plus.
2. Strong collaboration skills.
3. Excellent at developing and growing employees.
4. Excellent at task prioritization and process improvement.
5. Excellent initiative.
6. Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance.
7. This position may require some travel.
8. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
9. Ability to handle confidential information.
10. Maintains patient privacy, including protecting the confidentiality, safeguarding the integrity and availability, and limiting the use and disclosure of patient Protected Health Information (PHI) to authorized individuals and entities.
11. Participates in, conducts, and sustains performance quality improvement activities according to designated role and responsibilities.
12. Sensitivity to service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Punctual and dependable attendance.
Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
Understands CII’s basic philosophy and participates fully in carrying out its mission.
About Children's Institute, Inc.
Far too many children are impacted by persistent poverty and toxic stress. Untreated trauma from neglect, abuse and violence can have lasting consequences on young bodies, brains and futures. Children’s Institute provides early education, behavioral health and family strengthening services to children and families in Los Angeles.
Our values are:
We believe in the boundless potential of children and families and work zealously to achieve transformational change.
We seek inventive solutions grounded in best practice and rigorous analysis. We are committed to excellence, impact, and sustainability in all we do.
We have the greatest impact when we collaborate with families, community partners, and colleagues who are dedicated to the success of the young people we serve.
We promote opportunity for communities hit hardest by persistent poverty. We treat everyone with compassion and respect.