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mRelief
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Chicago, IL
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Published 10 days ago

About mRelief

mRelief is a tech nonprofit that provides an easy-to-use platform through web, text messaging and voice that helps people sign up for SNAP (food stamps) benefits. Our mission is to transform access to social services for the inherent dignity of all people. To date, we have helped more than one million families connect to social services and unlocked over $375 million in food stamp benefits.


mRelief has been backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Y Combinator, the Knight Foundation, New Media Ventures Fund, Unorthodox Philanthropy and the Stupski Foundation. Our clients include the Catholic Charities USA, Share our Strength and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.


Position Description

The Controller will support the Chief Financial Officer in finance, accounting and grant reporting activities. The purpose of this position is to lead the day-to-day finance operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining financial processes for government contracts and grants administration.


Key Responsibilities

  • Generate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants
  • Support CFO and Executive Director with grant and governmental budgeting processes
  • Ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant/program budgets
  • Perform bank and account reconciliations
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports to track and analyze budget against performance 
  • Monitor departmental budgets; conduct quarterly expenditure review meetings with department leads
  • Assist CFO in implementing and developing departmental processes 
  • Responsible for government grant management, reporting and compliance
  • Manage the Finance operations team
  • Coordinate with Accounting Partner to manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing and payroll


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field 
  • 3+ years of accounting/finance/operations experience 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks, or similar financial software
  • Experience with managing detailed and complex government contracts, billing, and reporting to federal entities 


Characteristics

  • Passion for mRelief’s work and civic technology
  • Work or personal experience with Public Aid, food stamps, is a plus
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to thrive in an outcome-driven work environment
  • Familiar with Quickbooks and comparable software


Benefits

  • Healthcare coverage with HMO and PPO options, FSA accounts, vision, and dental
  • Professional development opportunities to foster a culture of learning
  • Match 100% of 401K contributions up to 3% and 50% up to 6%
  • Self-care stipend and activities
  • Annual remote-work stipend for employees to support at-home office


Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@mrelief.com. mRelief is an equal opportunity employer which takes great pride in the diversity of its team. All candidates will be given equal consideration without respect to protected characteristics, and we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. 


This job is temporarily remote due to COVID-19. mRelief is finalizing a permanent move to remote work, wherein employees can live in Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.


Salary: $80,000

Status: Full-time, exempt

Reports to: CFO


About mRelief

mRelief is a tech nonprofit that provides an easy-to-use platform through web, text messaging and voice that helps people sign up for SNAP (food stamps) benefits. Our mission is to transform access to social services for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $80,000

Benefits

Health

Dental

Vision

Employee Assistance Program

15 PTO Days

401K Match

Health Savings Account

Professional Development

Remote Work Stipend

Office Supplies

Education Reimbursement

Coworking Office Services

Health

Dental

Vision

Employee Assistance Program

15 PTO Days

401K Match

Health Savings Account

Professional Development

Remote Work Stipend

Office Supplies

Education…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
#2550

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@mrelief.com.

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@mrelief.com.

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