Listening Ear Crisis Center
Mount Pleasant
21 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time

Listening Ear is looking for a full–time detailed, dependable, and motivated individual with good people skills who will be responsible for the finance department.

Listening Ear Crisis Center is a private nonprofit, human service agency based in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The organization is licensed by the State of Michigan and is nationally accredited by Council on Accreditation.

Daily job performance responsibilities:

?? Supervise all fiscal/financial exchanges with direct consultation with the Executive Director.

?? As requested, provide the Executive Director with budgetary needs analyses for all programs.

?? Be responsible for budget development, consultation with leadership staff and Board Audit Committee.

?? Assist the Executive Director in the development of budget request proposals for local, state and federal funding sources.

?? Be responsible for all entries, in all ledgers and journals, for each program.

?? Direct all fiscal management practices that provides a strong system of internal accounting controls and arranges for periodic meetings with the Executive Director to discuss accounting procedures. Coordinate and supervise the financial team to include accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, credit control, petty cash, bank reconciliation, investment accounts and overall cash management ensuring the maintenance of appropriate internal accounting controls and financial procedures.

?? Be responsible for preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports including balance sheet and expenditure statements for review by the Executive Director, Board members and funding agencies.

?? Arrange for the deposit of all money.

?? Ensure the preparation of all supporting information for the annual audit and serve as the liaison to the agency's Board Audit Committee and external auditors.

?? Attend funding and budget hearings.

?? Arrange for the timely payment to the IRS and to other taxing authorities as required.

?? Be responsible for the safeguarding, verification and inventory of agency assets.

?? Be responsible for establishing safeguards against over and under billing.

?? Produce reports as contractually required for all funders.

?? Maintain the accounting software systems according to agency, government and funders standards.

?? Maintain sound accounting principles to ensure all adequate fiscal controls required by grantor agencies including a thorough working knowledge of statutory, regulatory and other financial requirements.

?? Provide assistance and financial guidance to Department Directors.

?? Attend training opportunities to remain up–to–date on best practices and law as well as attend conferences and meetings as directed

?? General supervision of charge accounts with local and area merchants.

?? Read and evaluate all incoming resource publications, offerings and correspondence.

?? Performs other related duties as requested.

This is a full time position.

Job Qualifications

?? Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business management/administration.

?? A minimum of two years' experience with management level diversified accounting experience; preferably in a non–profit organization with a budget of at least $5 million.

?? A minimum of two years' experience in supervision of financial staff.

?? Demonstrated ability to present information to community groups, funding sources, and board of directors.

?? Must have experience in general ledger preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, fund and grant accounting, compliance, internal auditing and financial statements.

?? Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

?? Must have leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills.

?? Must have excellent analytical, abstract reasoning and organizational skills.

?? Ability to respond appropriately to the cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic differences present among the population served.

?? Must have the ability to work independently, multi–task, prioritize, supervise and train staff members, be a team player, and be willing to accept new challenges.

?? Must be in good physical condition, to include a negative TB test, which allows for the completion of job duties.

?? Three good character and work references submitted during the hiring process.

?? Must pass required background clearances per State guidelines.

?? Must pass all necessary training required by the State, any governmental agency, or the employer, and any and all tests must be successfully completed.

?? Must pass all pre and post hire drug screening.

?? Ability to develop a mutually respective partnership with consumers and team members.

?? Must have a conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.

?? Must have the ability to set limits, maintain the role of the position, and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served.

Job Type: Full–time

  • Pay: $55,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year