Finance Director

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden (PBG) is a unique cultural amenity for the city built upon 460 acres of reclaimed mine land that Inspires People to Grow.  The Garden features inspirational display gardens, horticultural and environmental education, and research into regional botanical, ecological remediation, and conservation issues.  The Garden is committed to taking a leadership role in the stewardship of the natural world and preserving healthy ecosystems.  Please visit our website for more information: www.PittsburghBotanicGarden.org

Responsibilities

The Finance Director position is responsible for the accounting and financial operations of the organization, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. This position reports to the Executive Director, but works closely with other staff members. This position has oversight of all staff related to accounting or finance. This is a full time exempt position.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains all accounting systems, policies, and procedures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Manages all insurance products including but not limited to property, auto, risk-management and workers compensation insurance.
  • Manages bank relations, investment management and negotiating debt financing.
  • Monitors cash flow, oversees cash management, ticketing operation and covenant compliance.
  • Coordinates the annual audit, government grants audit, and audits or financial reviews required by grants received from foundations.
  • Coordinates and is responsible for filing all applicable tax returns
  • Coordinate compliance with local, state, and federal regulations associated to financial reporting for  internal and external purposes.
  • Creates and enhances internal control systems to support financial audits.
  • Reviews and negotiates contract services for cost savings, asset management, account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Prepares all variance analysis reports of monthly actual to budget results for department directors and the Board of Directors for purposes of financial oversight of the organization.
  • Works with the Executive Director and department directors to prepare the annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Prepares forecasting against budget and monthly actuals.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Meets with the Audit & Finance Committee and provides regular financial updates, including the annual budget presentation.
  • Oversees new employee setup with payroll and benefits.
  • Oversees all external contracts.
  • Oversees all financial needs for events.
  • Oversees the financial tracking of admissions, membership, rentals, café and merchandise sales.
  • Performs other related duties as required for maintaining good financial practices.
  • Generates ad hoc reports for various uses, analysis, and decision-making purposes and support.

Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a major in accounting or finance; CPA or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in non-profit environment is required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and electronic spreadsheets; experience with non-profit accounting software, preferably the Blackbaud products Financial Edge and Altru
  • Experience with government grant tracking preferable
  • Solid base in mathematics with great analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications; attention to detail; ability to make financial presentations to both internal and external groups, committees, boards, or organizations
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work well with others
  • Proven success in managing a variety of assignments simultaneously while maintaining strict attention to detail and schedules
  • Clearance of required background checks

Work Conditions

  • Primarily office work conditions with occasional outdoor work at events
  • Monthly evening work for Board meetings and weekend work for major Garden events
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds and traverse moderate site

Equal Opportunity Employer

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pittsburgh Botanic Garden complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Submission Requirements

Email submissions only. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to kkaiser@pittsburghbotanicgarden.org. All candidate submissions should be combined in a single PDF with the applicant’s name in the file name. Please do not include information in email text, but include important information for consideration in cover letter content. Do not make multiple submissions. No phone calls, please.

Financial Director

Organizational Summary:

EECM has been changing the lives of people facing the impacts of poverty in Pittsburgh since 1970. We are dedicated to helping vulnerable adults and urban children and youth throughout our Pittsburgh neighborhoods. EECM seeks to make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families it serves by tending to their needs for today as well as their hopes for tomorrow. EECM offers educational programs, drug and alcohol prevention programs, and violence prevention programs. If you are passionate about helping other people and trying to make the world a better place, this position will satisfy those goals, as well as provide an exciting, flexible, and challenging work environment.

Nature and Scope:

East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) is looking for a Financial Director who directs and oversees all of the fiscal activities of the agency including but not limited to:  month end close, preparation of monthly financial statements, assist in preparation of annual budget, general ledger and oversight of data flow into the accounting system, payroll processing, government compliance, and supervision of two staff members.  This position is expected to provide financial information to the CEO, Program Directors and the Board of Directors, as directed.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and execution of annual audit and Form 990.
  • Oversee timely month end close and financial statement preparation.
  • Prepare and present monthly financial statements and variance analysis to CEO and Program Directors.
  • Maintain relationships with the City Comptroller’s Office, Department of Human Services (DHS), FEMA, and Dept of State.
  • Prepare information for various governmental audits.
  • Manage entry into various governmental websites for billing.
  • Work with Development and Program Departments to prepare budgets reports for grant submissions.
  • Record and track grant funding base in accordance with donor wishes.
  • Control the flow of all data into the general ledger.
  • Maintain and upkeep of the payroll system.
  • Manage monthly account reconciliations and variance analysis for all accounts.
  • Oversee monthly billing to city, county, and state agencies for various grants and contracts.
  • Oversee and manage accounts payable, weekly cash disbursements, and vendor relationships.
  • Manage weekly cash flow needed for general operations.
  • Supervise Financial Specialist, Accounting Associate, and HR & Finance Associate.
  • Oversee and manage ADP Workforce Now platform.
  • Serve as a member of agency Senior Management Team.
  • Attend meetings related to financial requirements of program contracts.
  • Prepare program financial reports as required during the term of the contract
  • Meet with program managers to review financial status to budget as needed.
  • Maintain filing and archive systems.
  • Revise and update chart of accounts as required.
  • Review vouchers and process invoices for payment.
  • Make bank deposits.
  • Maintain petty cash.
  • Monitor cash flow and manage transfers between various bank accounts.
  • Ensure financial compliance with government contract requirements.

Requirements:

  • BSBA in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), MBA, or related not for profit experience and 5-7 years of experience preferred
  • Previous experience with nonprofit and or MIP accounting systems preferred.
  • Management, supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact with a broad range of people from different backgrounds.
  • Attention to detail and superb organizational skills.
  • Upbeat, can do attitude with ability to multitask and assist where needed.
  • Must be self-directed and efficient with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must have Act 33 and 34 clearances or the ability to obtain them upon hire.

To Apply:

Please email your cover letter, resume, and list of 2 professional references to hr@eecm.org with the subject line, “EECM Financial Director”. Please also fill out an application found under the Contact section at https://www.eecm.org/careers.

Treasurer

AIGA Pittsburgh is looking for a Treasurer to join our executive board.

Our board members are all volunteers. This is a volunteer position.

As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together students, educators, practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons – across three rivers and 90 neighborhoods – to amplify and give voice to the vision of a collective future. We do this through education, networking, professional, and personal development. We want creativity to be accessible to all who seek it.

Ideal Treasurer will:

  • Bring ideas to the table to help grow our funds so we can be more effective in service to our creative community
  • Guide the board on financial planning
  • Keep financial accounts in good standing
  • Prepare and disburse a monthly Treasurer’s Report at each Board meeting
  • Record revenue and expenses associated with each Chapter event or activity
  • Support chapter mission and other board activities

As you read the role description, keep in mind that you will have the opportunity to shape how you serve the local design community. We welcome new ideas and want to explore new ways of moving our city forward. We hope you will join our team!

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AIGA Pittsburgh is in affiliation with AIGA. As the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design—with more than 70 chapters and more than 25,000 members—AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force.

Bookkeeper

Compensation: $20 – $30/hour, part-time, approximately 5 – 8 hours/week, year-round
Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021
Start date: Flexible (until filled)

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to employment@attacktheatre.com in a PDF format, no phone calls please.

Attack Theatre seeks a Bookkeeper, reporting directly to the Executive Director. Must be adaptable, organized, and detail oriented. This role is part-time and flexible, and the hired candidate may choose the days and times that best fit their schedule.

General Responsibilities: Assist in monitoring annual and project budgets, prepare monthly reports, maintain chart of accounts, coordinate year-end close procedures, assist with annual audit and 990 preparation, conduct all business using generally accepted accounting principles. The role of the bookkeeper is to record all daily financial transactions of Attack Theatre.

Weekly

  • Prepare, make, and post deposits
  • Record gifts in donor database (Little Green Light)
  • Pay vendor invoices
  • Enter credit card charges
  • Update cash accounts
  • Prepare and send invoices, maintain accounts receivable, and track grants receivable (Accounts Receivable)
  • Enter invoices into Quickbooks, review vendor statements and contact vendors regarding discrepancies, process payments to vendors, and maintain vendor files (Accounts Payable)

Monthly/bi-weekly

  • Process payroll and benefits
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Reconcile credit card charges, pay credit card bill
  • Review all invoices for accuracy
  • Review A/R and A/P for any outdated invoices and communicate with vendor, customer and staff

Annual/General

  • Provide audit support and pull corresponding documentation for auditor
  • Provide annual operating budget support
  • Provide support for staff
  • Provide all necessary documentation for all payables and receivables
  • Assist with general document retention and filing, as needed

Grants and Project Administration

  • Assist the development and program teams in tracking spending against grant funding and earned income streams
  • Track reporting deadlines and provide information required for reporting

Program

  • Manage on-site event and performance box office for collection of cash and credit card revenues
  • Reconcile event cash and revenue collection at event end 

Skills, Competencies, and Interests

  • 1-2 years bookkeeping for a nonprofit or the equivalent educational and/or internship experience
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks Online (or similar) and competence in Microsoft Suite
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Efficient problem solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of and commitment to the work of Attack Theatre and/or arts nonprofits

Compensation/Benefits

  • $20 – $30/hour (depending on experience) for approximately 5 – 8 hours per week*
    • *Please Note: there may be some periods throughout the year where this role may be required to work more than 8 hours weekly (audit and 990 preparation, productions, grant deadlines, month-end reconciliations). We do not anticipate that this will ever be a surprise and will always be a discussion with the employee.
  • Paid sick leave

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Attack Theatre is committed to keeping its employees safe. While some of the above responsibilities may be completed remotely, there are aspects of this job that must be done from Attack Theatre’s office located in Lawrenceville. The employee will need to be present at Attack Theatre’s office periodically with appropriate PPE and safety measures to complete weekly or monthly tasks as needed.

Attack Theatre’s offices, dance, and classroom studio space are ADA compliant. This role requires handling of paper and use of typical office equipment such as printers and copiers. A person in this role will be exposed to conditions considered typical for an office environment such as ambient room temperatures, moderate noise levels, LED and fluorescent lighting, and other office equipment. This employee may be asked to use their personal transportation to complete Attack Theatre tasks, but personal transportation is not required for employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Attack Theatre seeks to recruit candidates for all positions for employment that represent our communities in race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, ability, marital status, veteran status, or citizenship status. Attack Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, we are dedicated to being a workplace for all. Qualified applicants who represent marginalized communities and bring diverse perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Chief Financial Officer

Background

We are the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. Girl Scouts offers girls a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure and success. With support from dedicated adult volunteers, parents and staff, we deliver the best Girl Scout experience to 10,500 members: 7,500 girls and 3,000 adults in 61 counties within West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland and Virginia.

Job Summary

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a strategic business partner who works closely with the board of directors, chief executive officer and senior leadership team to develop and implement council financial strategies and overall direction of the Organization. In partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, treasurer and finance committee chair, the CFO provides overall financial leadership and direction to the Council, and is also responsible for providing effective stewardship, control and oversight of the Organization’s finances. The CFO leads the accounting function and financial statement preparation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, industry practices and tax-exempt regulations.

Reports To

Chief Executive Officer

Responsibilities

  1. Executive Support:  Supports the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in leading the development of the Council’s budget and operating plan; and ensures that resource allocation and utilization reflects and facilitates the achievement of the council ‘s strategic plan. Provides counsel to the CEO in the formulation of overall fiscal policies and plans regarding both short and long-term financial matters.
  • Board Engagement:  a member of board committee and is responsible for preparing reports and analysis to support effective governance and decision-making of the Council.
  • Departmental Leadership:  Provides leadership and oversight of the Finance, IT, Facilities, Business Operations, Data, Risk Management functions and Service Centers in alignment with the Movement to provide the premier girl leadership experience.
  • Relationship Manager:  Cultivates and manages the Councils banking, endowment and investment management financial relationships.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Manages Finance and the day-to-day operations to ensure accurate and timely processing of financial transactions and financial reporting, and alignment with accounting standards.
  • Oversees Human Resources to ensure effective recruitment, training, and performance management processes and employee policies are in effect.  Ensures health and welfare benefits are competitive, payroll and compensation managed, and employee conflicts are resolved.
  • Leads the Staff Risk Management team with the Board Audit/Risk Management committees and external auditors.  Responsible for the identification and management of business risks and insurance requirements.
  • Oversees council-owned and council-leased Service Center operations to maximize cost effectiveness in the acquisition and disposition of fixed assets, and in the construction, improvement, and ongoing maintenance of said properties.
  • Oversees Technology to ensure the availability, security and integrity of all technology (hardware and software) needed to support Council functions and strategic plan.
  • Manages all financial transactions, financial records, and financial policies and procedures to protect the sustainability of the Council and adherence to accepted accounting standards and principles.
  • Administers and monitors performance of operating plans and budgets, by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions, and minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Prepares and issues financial statements and reports for the Board, CEO and Executive Team.
  • Ensures that all council financial operations are carried out in compliance with GAAP, local, state, federal, and not-for-profit regulations, guidelines, and laws.
  • Audit oversight-  Oversees financial and operational audits, i.e. 403b plan audits, employee benefit plans, accounting and payroll functions and prepares regulatory filings, i.e. IRS Form 990s and 5500.
  • Process improvement- Identifies opportunities for improved efficiencies and supervises the implementation of improvements to internal controls and operating procedures.
  • Role Model- Promotes and demonstrates cultural competence by role modeling behaviors of trust, respect and inclusivity to effectively communicate and work with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds in an environment in which all people with unique perspectives and experiences can succeed.
  • Active participation in the development of environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access through words, actions, and attitude.
  • Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule – minimal evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word) including the ability to produce correspondence and complete mail merges.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.  Writing sample provided for review.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with accounting software

Salary:

$70,000-$85,000

  • At Girl Scouts of Black Diamond, we have a clear vision: to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We are dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion among our staff and membership.
  • Flexible schedules available.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Eye and Life insurance; 401K; flexible spending account; optional supplemental insurance.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous leave—3 weeks paid vacation to start, 12 sick days annually, 12 paid holidays annually PLUS the week between Christmas and New Year’s.
  • We are a dynamic, diverse, fun team of professionals who love providing a meaningful and impactful experience to girls and volunteers in our jurisdiction.

Required Experience:

  • Ten years of directly related work experience, and at least four years of leadership experience.
  • Experience in fund accounting or nonprofit accounting preferred
  • Experience managing operating budgets of at least $10 million
  • Executive team and Board experience preferred

How to Apply:

See full job description including hiring timeline at: https://www.bdgsc.org/en/about-girl-scouts/our-council/careers.html

Please send resume AND cover letter to: jobs@bdgsc.org by May 31, 2021.

Controller

Catalyst Connection, an established, economic development organization focused on improving the performance of local manufacturers, is seeking a Controller to join our accounting team that supports our compliance with federal and other government contracting requirements.

Your primary responsibilities will be to direct and coordinate the accounting and subrecipient monitoring functions of Catalyst Connection.  This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President Administration. Your background must demonstrate a successful track record of government contract compliance, accurate accounting and reporting experience, experience in building electronic processes and systems to support accounting and reporting, and experience in communicating effectively at all levels.  This position will support managing grant initiatives & accounting reporting including:

  • Develop, analyze, and interpret statistical and accounting information to report on performance and the operating soundness and effectiveness of the organization. Perform closing functions including data entry, reconciliations, and review accuracy of recording.
  • Proficiency in Accounting and Project Management Software.  Current platforms include: Great Plains Dynamics, Salesforce, MS Teams and Citrix.
  • Conduct compliance activities with government contracts, manage reporting on government portals, research and plan government contract requirements and implement systems for compliance, monitoring, and reporting. Conduct subrecipient monitoring in accordance with Uniform Guidance and company policy.
  • Coordinate audit and tax functions
  • Propose internal control and process improvements, including new software and internet tools and provide education for meeting government compliance.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment to meet deliverables and deadlines of grantors.

Our employees are our most valuable resource.  We are a dynamic, fast-paced organization, offer a competitive compensation package and benefits, and a friendly work environment.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess a CPA with 6+ years’ experience managing the financial function of a complex multi-grant, multi-discipline business environment, experience in a federal contracts environment (federal uniform guidance) as well as the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a busy environment. Superior verbal and written communication skills are a must along with intermediate competency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). The ability to work independently AND in a team environment is essential.

Please visit our website at http://www.catalystconnection.org to learn more about Catalyst Connection.

Include résumé, cover letter, accounting systems experience, and salary requirement to: careers@catalystconnection.org

EOE

Catalyst Connection is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

Accountant

ORGANIZATION: Partners For Quality, Inc.
DEPARTMENT: Fiscal
POSITION: Accountant (General Ledger)
STATUS: Full-time; 37.5 hours / week
SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Robinson Township
SALARY / WAGES: Please submit wage requirements with resume and / or online application

Partners For Quality Inc. (PFQ) is a private, non-profit organization based in Robinson Township. Partners For Quality provides administrative management to five subsidiary organizations that support local individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. PFQ’s management services include Fiscal (including payroll), HR, IT and Communications – thus allowing subsidiaries to focus on their day-to-day priorities. Our subsidiaries include Allegheny Children’s Initiative, Citizen Care, Exceptional Adventures, Milestone Centers and the Partners For Quality Foundation.  Through these subsidiaries, we provide community-based supports and services to 5,000 adults and children with intellectual disabilities and behavioral health challenges in Allegheny County.

The Accountant (General Ledger) is responsible to the Controller for the financial related duties of Partners For Quality and all subsidiary organizations. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for monthly and fiscal year-end closing journal entries for all corporations
  • Preparation of financial statement analysis
  • Assist with annual budget development for all corporations
  • Maintenance of accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist with all external audits
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all corporate credit cards
  • Assist with assigned finance projects
  • Serve as the back-up for Payroll, Accounts Payable and Purchasing
  • Understanding and compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  2. One (1) to Three (3) years experience in accounting
  3. Excellent computer skills with accounting software
  4. Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  5. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  6. Excellent references, both professional and personal
  7. Valid Driver’s License
  8. Act 33, 34 and FBI Clearances

SALARY / WAGES

Please submit wage requirements with resume and/or online application

CASH INCENTIVES  

Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:

  • $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)

BENEFITS

Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
  • $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 16 to 26 Paid Days Off / year
  • 6 Paid Sick days / Year
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional 401(k) with Employer match

WORK PERKS!

  • Free parking (select locations)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Cell Phone discount (Verizon)
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

APPLY TO THIS POSITION

Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:

  • Complete an employment application online
  • Email resumes: Careers@PFQ.org
  • Fax resumes: 412-446-0749
  • Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700.

 

Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer

EOE

Director of Finance and Administration

KidsVoice advocates in court and in the community to ensure a safe and permanent home for abused, neglected and at-risk children, providing a voice of hope, a voice for rights, and a voice of experience for children who otherwise cannot speak for themselves. Representing more than 3,000 children annually in the Allegheny County Juvenile Court system, KidsVoice provides the full-service advocacy that every abused, abandoned, voiceless and vulnerable child deserves. KidsVoice continues to represent clients through age 24 to help them transition to live independently after leaving the child welfare and juvenile court systems at 21.

KidsVoice is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration.  The ideal candidate would be a finance professional who has extensive experience in non-profit accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, benefits administration, insurance administration, and in managing administrative and IT functions.  The Director of Finance and Administration will work collaboratively with the other members of the KidsVoice management team and the supervisory staff to develop budgets and financial reports, implement financial policies and procedures, recommend compliance and cost-saving measures, manage projects, supervise staff and address a wide range of financial, HR, administration and IT tasks.

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the following:

Accounting/Finance:

  • Prepare quarterly financial statements and variance/other analysis, in addition to financial projections
  • Prepare the annual agency budget with input from other members of management
  • Prepare budgets for grant proposals and grant reports to a variety of funders
  • Manage all invoicing and financial reporting to funding sources and the accounts payable function
  • Oversee reconciliation between accounting system and fundraising records in Salesforce
  • Determine cash flow needs and manage/move funds accordingly
  • Ensure proper internal controls over accounting transactions and offer suggestions for improvements as needed
  • Negotiate agency contracts as designated by the Executive Director
  • Serve as liaison and contact for the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Oversee the payroll and benefit administration functions
  • Prepare documents for and coordinate the annual audit and related tax and other filings
  • Liaison with outside vendors for investment management, banking, and insurance

Human Resources:

  • Manage the administrative aspects of agency’s retirement plans
  • Provide guidance to the HR Manager as needed
  • Liaison with outside vendors for retirement plans, health insurance and other employee benefits

Information Technology:

  • Manage the agency’s IT function by directing and coordinating with the outsourced IT vendor for all IT troubleshooting, equipment upgrades, network security and hardware, software and network maintenance needs
  • Prepare annual IT plan and budget with outsourced IT vendor
  • Manage employee IT and cybersecurity training
  • Supervise the Full-Charge Bookkeeper, Human Resources Manager, Office Manager, and Receptionist
  • Other projects or tasks as assigned

The ideal candidate will have a BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. A CPA and/or MBA with a minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management and operations are preferred. Strong analytical skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills needed.  Supervisory experience and experience in human services, legal services or nonprofit organizations strongly preferred. Working knowledge of HR and IT functions in a nonprofit environment desired.

Please submit both a cover letter, indicating why you are interested in the position, as well as a resume.

Chief Financial Officer

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh is a leader in programs and services for people of all ages who are blind, vision impaired, or who have other disabilities.  We are committed to improving the lives of persons with vision loss and related disabilities by teaching independence and self-advocacy.

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the CFO will report to the President and assume a strategic role in the fiscal management of the Agency. The CFO will have primary day-to- day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include, but not be limited to, direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, legal, and property management.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the development of short- and long-term strategic financial objectives
  • Responsible to provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts
  • Responsible for overseeing annual audit and 990
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies, and regulatory action
  • Provides executive management and board with advice on the financial implications of business activities
  • Manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets, and consolidation and reporting to the Agency
  • Provides recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Ensures that effective internal controls are in place and verifies compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Supervises investment of funds
  • Develops a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs
  • Serves as an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the agency may enter
  • Responsible for Agency’s risk management functions
  • Directs the administration of agency property, casualty, and liability insurance
  • Coordinates and oversees audits of agency’s financial, grant, and contractual activities
  • Performs additional duties as assigned or required

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • 8+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles
  • Previous non-profit experience preferable
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate and manage at all levels of the Agency
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • High level of integrity and dependability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to supervise the Accounting Department staff
  • Proficient computer skills with a strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Sage 100 preferred

NOTE:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Treasurer

We Are Seeking:

Applicants that are accountable and can ensure confidentiality as well as legal and ethical integrity. Applicants should bring a technical skill set for and demonstrate a strong knowledge or expertise in accounting, bookkeeping, and/or fundraising. Accounting or finance backgrounds will be strongly considered. Experience with QuickBooks is preferred.

We are especially interested in gaining perspective from folks who:

  • are Black, Indigenous, or are people of color
  • are women or non-binary
  • are members of the LGBTQIA+ community

Job Description:

The Treasurer has responsibility for all Community for Pittsburgh Ultimate funds and shall supervise budgets, receipts, and disbursements, as ordered by the Board of Directors or other officials duly empowered by the Board.

Required Tasks:

  • Maintain a seat on the Pittsburgh Ultimate Board of Directors as a non-voting member
  • Chair the Finance Committee
  • Attend monthly meetings of the Board of Directors
  • Present a financial statement at each Board meeting, along with any additional requested statements
  • Amend and evaluate the organization’s financial strategy
  • Lead annual budgeting and assist with individual program budgeting
  • Maintain and oversee bank and credit card accounts
  • Oversee all financial transactions
  • Assist the Board President with financial decisions and tasks, such as those relating to the maintenance of the 501(c)(3) status and taxes
  • Act as a liaison between the Board of Directors and the organization’s accountant and/or bookkeeper
  • In the absence of a volunteer, staff, or contracted bookkeeper, conduct data entry and reconciliations for all transactions and accounts
  • Issue and/or authorize payments via check as necessary
  • Run payroll through our online payroll service

Benefits:

  • Access to organizational funding for professional development opportunities that would benefit Pittsburgh Ultimate (continuing education courses, conferences, professional memberships, etc.)
  • Personal impact on the growth and direction of Pittsburgh Ultimate
  • Opportunity to develop professional skills including leadership, team building, financial management, and strategic planning
  • Grow personal networks by interacting with other organizations and local leaders in both the Pittsburgh area as well as the national ultimate community
  • Visibility as a leader in the ultimate community
  • Experience serving on the board of a 501c3 non-profit organization
  • Other benefits as approved by the Board of Directors

To apply, click HERE.

To learn more about Pittsburgh Ultimate, click HERE.