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Accounting and Contracting Coordinator

NC Partnership for Children
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on June 9, 2019
Job Summary This position is responsible for the ongoing design, implementation and management of Smart Start’s statewide accounting network. Collaborates with accounting lead sites, affiliates, and organization staff. Develops policies, procedures and practices that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the statewide accounting network. Provides technical assistance and other consultation to fiscal, accounting, and other local partnership staff. Description of Responsibilities: 1. Develop cost effective policies and procedures that provide for backup and support systems between accounting sites, Increased accounting site capacity and affiliate access to services, and affiliate moves between accounting sites. 2. Coordination of forums that promote opportunities for shared learning and best practice discussion. 3. Design and implement an ongoing system for accounting sites to correspond and share information. 4. As requested, provide training and technical assistance to accounting sites and local partnerships on: • Smart Start accounting requirements and related processes • Accounting and other relevant software • General ledger analysis, reconciliations and trouble shooting • Implementation of fund accounting concepts and relevant accounting principles • NCPC reporting and other requirements • Contract Management • Non-profit management best practices 5. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with local partnership and NCPC staff including, participating in formal and informal teams related to continuous quality improvement, early childhood systems development, regulatory mandate monitoring, financial compliance, contracts management, and information technology design. DIRECT REPORTS: NONE TRAVEL: Approximately 20% of the job will include day and overnight travel throughout the state. Required Education and Experience: ? Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; ? Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting; ? Three years of budgeting experience; ? Three to five years of customer service experience, in finance or general business-related areas; ? Contracting experience in the non-profit or government sector is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Competencies: ? Experience in the provision of consultation with a focus on building capacity of others. ? Experience in group facilitation and training. ? Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and a solution-focused approach to working with individuals and teams. ? The ability to work with various forms of software and technology. ? Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-energy environment that requires the ability to multi-task and implement high-priority initiatives. ? Exceptional written and verbal communication, planning, and project management skills. ? Knowledge of business policies and procedures. ? Proven experience quickly learning complex systems. ? Willingness to actively participate in a "hands-on", team-focused work environment. ? Working knowledge of early childhood and related programming is a plus. ,Job SummaryThis position is responsible for the ongoing design, implementation and management of Smart Start’s statewide accounting network. Collaborates with accounting lead sites, affiliates, and organization staff. Develops policies, procedures and practices that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the statewide accounting network. Provides technical assistance and other consultation to fiscal, accounting, and other local partnership staff.Description of Responsibilities:1. Develop cost effective policies and procedures that provide for backup and support systems between accounting sites, Increased accounting site capacity and affiliate access to services, and affiliate moves between accounting sites. 2. Coordination of forums that promote opportunities for shared learning and best practice discussion.3. Design and implement an ongoing system for accounting sites to correspond and share information.4. As requested, provide training and technical assistance to accounting sites and local partnerships on:• Smart Start accounting requirements and related processes• Accounting and other relevant software• General ledger analysis, reconciliations and trouble shooting• Implementation of fund accounting concepts and relevant accounting principles• NCPC reporting and other requirements• Contract Management• Non-profit management best practices5. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with local partnership and NCPC staff including, participating in formal and informal teams related to continuous quality improvement, early childhood systems development, regulatory mandate monitoring, financial compliance, contracts management, and information technology design. DIRECT REPORTS: NONE TRAVEL: Approximately 20% of the job will include day and overnight travel throughout the state. Required Education and Experience:? Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; ? Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting;? Three years of budgeting experience; ? Three to five years of customer service experience, in finance or general business-related areas;? Contracting experience in the non-profit or government sector is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Competencies:? Experience in the provision of consultation with a focus on building capacity of others. ? Experience in group facilitation and training. ? Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and a solution-focused approach to working with individuals and teams. ? The ability to work with various forms of software and technology.? Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-energy environment that requires the ability to multi-task and implement high-priority initiatives. ? Exceptional written and verbal communication, planning, and project management skills. ? Knowledge of business policies and procedures.? Proven experience quickly learning complex systems. ? Willingness to actively participate in a "hands-on", team-focused work environment. ? Working knowledge of early childhood and related programming is a plus. ,Job SummaryThis position is responsible for the ongoing design, implementation and management of Smart Start’s statewide accounting network. Collaborates with accounting lead sites, affiliates, and organization staff. Develops policies, procedures and practices that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the statewide accounting network. Provides technical assistance and other consultation to fiscal, accounting, and other local partnership staff.Description of Responsibilities:1. Develop cost effective policies and procedures that provide for backup and support systems between accounting sites, Increased accounting site capacity and affiliate access to services, and affiliate moves between accounting sites. 2. Coordination of forums that promote opportunities for shared learning and best practice discussion.3. Design and implement an ongoing system for accounting sites to correspond and share information.4. As requested, provide training and technical assistance to accounting sites and local partnerships on:• Smart Start accounting requirements and related processes• Accounting and other relevant software• General ledger analysis, reconciliations and trouble shooting• Implementation of fund accounting concepts and relevant accounting principles• NCPC reporting and other requirements• Contract Management• Non-profit management best practices5. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with local partnership and NCPC staff including, participating in formal and informal teams related to continuous quality improvement, early childhood systems development, regulatory mandate monitoring, financial compliance, contracts management, and information technology design. DIRECT REPORTS: NONE TRAVEL: Approximately 20% of the job will include day and overnight travel throughout the state. Required Education and Experience:? Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; ? Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting;? Three years of budgeting experience; ? Three to five years of customer service experience, in finance or general business-related areas;? Contracting experience in the non-profit or government sector is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Competencies:? Experience in the provision of consultation with a focus on building capacity of others. ? Experience in group facilitation and training. ? Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and a solution-focused approach to working with individuals and teams. ? The ability to work with various forms of software and technology.? Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high-energy environment that requires the ability to multi-task and implement high-priority initiatives. ? Exceptional written and verbal communication, planning, and project management skills. ? Knowledge of business policies and procedures.? Proven experience quickly learning complex systems. ? Willingness to actively participate in a