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Director of Accounting

REPORTS TO:  VP, Finance and Controller

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Foundation’s Finance team is a dedicated group of professionals focused on delivering best in class customer service to our internal and external stakeholders. Team members are experienced, well-trained, and operate within a collaborative, agile environment, creating a dynamic and challenging atmosphere for both personal growth and professional opportunity.

The Director of Accounting position is an integral part of the Finance team and is responsible for developing and implementing financial strategies, maintaining accounting systems, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting, 990 preparation, and general accounting duties.  This is a full-time, exempt position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and supervise the Finance Associate position.
  • Serve as lead staff on the Foundation’s Audit Committee, which includes leading the annual audit and acting as staff liaison with external auditors.
  • Serve as lead Finance staff on the Foundation’s Trust Oversight Committee, which includes committee presentations and communications, financial package preparation and review, and development of strategic policy changes as needed.
  • Develop and implement financial strategies for supporting organizations and related entities.
  • Serve as lead Finance staff on the Foundation’s cross functional fiduciary fund review process.
  • Interpret new accounting standards and support application to the Foundation and related entities
  • Assist external accountants with preparation of IRS Form 990s and 990-PF for the Foundation and related entities.
  • Manage and oversee the fund accounting process, which includes preparation of accurate quarterly fund statements, quarterly calculation of fund fees, annual calculation of the spendable amounts for the funds, and fund retirement in the Foundation’s database.
  • General accounting duties to include preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of general ledger accounts for the Foundation and related entities.   Review gift and grants edits as needed for the Foundation and related entities.
  •  Analyze, reconcile, and review monthly investment statements.
  • Assist with the calculation of cash flow requirements for specialized advised funds.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the quarterly financial statements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred.
  • A minimum of five to ten years of related work experience required.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; intellectual curiosity and a willingness to ask questions.
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills; ability to develop relationships and trust with internal and external customers, including board and board level committee members.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage and coordinate several activities at one time.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work independently toward Foundation and team goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office and database management.

Interested in applying? This position is eligible for a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to czimmitt@astyra.com or Apply Now at the Astyra website.

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Finance Associate

REPORTS TO:  Director of Accounting

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Finance Associate position is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt position which supports various functions of the Finance team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead staff for the accounts payable function, which includes data entry for accounts payable and check processing for operating, grants, and related entities. Preparation of the annual Form 1099s for the Community Foundation (“CF”) and related entities. Maintain grant distribution schedules and collaborate with the Philanthropic Services, Community Engagement, and Operations teams regarding multi- year grant commitments and eligibility follow-up before grant checks are printed.
  • Prepare deposit reports for gifts and other checks received.
  •  Prepare general ledger journal entries and monthly reconciliation of various general ledger accounts for CF, supporting organizations and related entities. Prepare charitable trust reconciliations, as well as prepare trust performance and asset allocation reporting.
  • Maintain fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
  •  Assist with audit preparation for CF, support organizations and related entities.
  •  Assist with annual tax filings and SCC registration for CF and related entities.
  • Provide support to other internal teams for special initiatives and programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP, Finance and Controller, Director of Accounting and/or Chief Financial Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred or related work experience.
  •  Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate several activities at one time.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office and database management.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Understanding of network administration and integration.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work independently toward the Foundation’s goals.
  • A “can do” attitude and the ability to work well with teams.

Interested in applying?  The Community Foundation offers a great work environment and a competitive benefits package. For more information and instructions to apply, please click below.

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