Director of Accounting

Director of Accounting

BASIC FUNCTION: Plans, directs and controls the financial services of the organization, and applies principles of accounting to maintain the accountability of the organization’s activities. This position is responsible for managing, budgeting, allocation, and reporting of approx. $4 million in yearly revenue, including over 22 government funding streams, 35 private funding stream, and 20 corporate partners.

REPORTS TO: President and CEO

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises assigned staff
  • Oversees Accounts Receivable/Payable
  • Oversees the payroll process including entry of the appropriate journal entries in the organization’s computer system.
  • Working closely with the Development Department, including close collaboration with the Government Grants Manager, to prepare proposals, reports, audits, and submitting budget revisions.
  • Prepares allocation tables for indirect expenses and revenues items as needed.
  • Monitor bank accounts daily and reconcile to month end bank statement
  • Prepares monthly reports on grants and contracts
  • Prepares monthly financial statements for organization.
  • Prepares monthly reports of budget activity regarding support and expenditures and unfunded balances and a statement of cash flow.
  • Prepares annual budget and contract budgets.
  • Prepares budget revisions as needed and budget variance schedules per fund.
  • Ensures contract compliance with regard to grants and contracts.
  • Develops and maintains systems and procedures for organization’s financial operations, exercising independent judgment in conformity with organization policies and goals.
  • Work with department directors to discuss budgets and identify needs
  • Prepares reports for and participates in the monthly finance committee and Board meetings.
  • Interacts directly with Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
  • Analyzes the total operation of the organization to determine financial requirements and advises the CEO.
  • Represents the organization on fiscal and accounting matters with outside parties, and interfaces with organization’s auditors.
  • Work with the President/CEO and other directors to plan resources for organization’s strategic plan and vision.
  • Perform other duties as requested by President/CEO.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university
  2. At least five years of experience in finance and bookkeeping.
  3. One-to-two years in not-for-profit accounting and/or government grants fiscal management/nonprofit accounting required.
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Excel, Word and Fund E-Z accounting systems.

SALARY
$67,000-$75,000 annually plus benefits

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to mujeres@mujereslat.org.

Mujeres Latinas en Acción hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color sex, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, national, origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or source of income.

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