Finance and Administration Assistant

Rising Tide Partners

Pittsburgh, PA, USA Remote Pittsburgh (Some Office Hours Required)

Employment

US$50-55k (annually)

Accounting/Finance

Full time

Dec 30

Type: Hybrid (Some Office Hours Required) / Full Time Exempt

Salary Range: $50000-$55000 

Benefits: Full Benefits / Extremely Competitive / Potential Bonuses

Hiring Immediately

To Apply please send resume and cover letter to apply@risingtidepartners.org

INTRODUCTION:

Rising Tide Partners (RT) is excited to begin the process of strategically growing its team with the search for someone who has base experience in both finances and administration. We are willing to train the right candidate. As we iterate on our processes and work towards improving what we do every day, it is important for the person in this role to learn quickly while working well with others in unstructured environments. The right candidate will be honest, communicative, possess grit, compassion, and have a track record of continually looking for new ways to improve upon their work. The person who ultimately joins our team will find a positive work culture that recognizes perseverance, supports individual growth, and comprehends the need for a work/life balance. 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Rising Tide Partners (RT) collaborates with neighborhood organizations and residents to implement their community vision by employing restorative real estate practices, laying the groundwork for the wealth building and stability of residents who have suffered from systemic injustices in land-use decisions. Systemic Injustice demands a systematic response.  

We work with community partners to proactively acquire real estate in order to preserve affordable housing and allow people to stay in their neighborhoods. We support our community partners on a community decision-making process to determine the best end use for real estate. By creating and implementing real estate strategies we help communities achieve their visions. RT is an urban land developer and community development organization that is assembling and managing large portfolios of occupied and vacant properties. RT will work with many partners for the permanent development of properties and projects that restore communities. This large scale of site control enables transformative efforts that preserve and create affordable housing, homeownership, crime reduction and other community visions.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

On the financial side, this person will assist the F&A Director in tracking RTP and its subsidiaries’ financials. These duties include but are not limited to assisting with basic bookkeeping, accounts payable, reconciling cash accounts, entering financials of real estate acquisitions, researching and assessing GL classifications, and identifying errors in class associations. In addition, he/she/they may assist with creating financial reports for multiple audiences. On the administrative side, this person will take direction from the HR and Operations Manager to perform a variety of tasks associated with multiple administrative processes. 

FINANCIAL DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Tracking financial entries. Ensure all transactions are accurate, appropriately allocated, and documented timely (i.e., budgets, grants, program tracking, etc.).
  • Tracking accounts payable (i.e., credit card transactions, check payments, reconcile accounts payable, contact vendors to resolve issues as needed, etc.)
  • Generating financial reports for multiple audiences. Associating expenses with sources of funding, continually learning and refining knowledge of funding sources.  
  • Assisting with Annual Audit
  • Learning to interact with multiple QuickBooks online accounts
  • Reconciling expenses by Property
  • All other duties assigned

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES MAY INCLUDE: 

  • Scanning and sorting mail
  • Digital and physical file management 
  • Answering public queries via email and by phone
  • Tracking projects with Google sheets, docs, and other GSuite tools
  • Tracking meeting notes, action items and deliverables 
  • Office Supply Inventory
  • All other duties as assigned

KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Relates and compares data from different sources, identifies issues, secures relevant information and identifies relationships
  • Is able to work without a Guidebook 
  • Flexible, adaptable to change and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Sets high goals and standards of performance for self 
  • Maintains and promotes social, ethical, and organizational norms in conducting internal and external business activities
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the agency’s mission 
  • Attention to detail, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Dedicated and Hard Working
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, 
  • Technologically savvy
  • Quick learner
  • Previous knowledge of financial software is a plus but not required (QuickBooks experience is even better)
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft and Google Suite of applications (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Office, Excel, Gmail, Sheets, Docs, etc…) 
  • Special emphasis on Excel / Sheets
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Rising Tide Partners (RT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable laws and RT’s employment policies.

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