Nonprofit

Director, Grants/Contracts Billing & Reporting

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
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Published 7 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
August 5, 2024
Application Deadline
July 31, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
USD $150,000 - $175,000 / year
Depending on experience.

Description

Director, Grants/Contracts Billing & Reporting

Department: Finance

Location: 6505 Wilshire Office 

Specialty: N/A

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Supervises: Budget Manager, Grants/Contracts Billing & Reporting (2)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary: $150,000 to $175,000 per year

Union: N/A

ABOUT JVS SOCAL

Founded in 1931, JVS-SoCal is a nonprofit, non-sectarian social service agency, providing job training, career services, mentoring and placement assistance to diverse and multicultural populations, transforming lives and empowering individuals to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment. JVS SoCal currently serves 40,000 to 50,000 clients annually at over 20 locations throughout Southern California. Join us in helping change lives together!

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the CFO, the Director - Grants/Contracts Billing and Reporting is responsible for the oversight of grant and contract budgeting, including tracking & modifications, invoicing & collections, maintaining comprehensive databases of critical & historical information, and timely compliance regarding all third party-funder reporting requirements. An aspect of this role is to serve as the primary internal and external liaison for fiscal grant management. This individual will work with program teams and accounting staff to ensure financial information used primarily for billing, reporting and compliance purposes is received in a timely and accurate manner stated. This position requires active management of all program audits, monitoring visits and any other important ad-hoc requests from third parties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in new-grant implementation meetings with Program Managers, to ensure new-grant budgets are properly developed with a ‘top-down’ approach and in accordance with fiscal requirements.
  • Oversee the annual budgeting process for grants and contracts, ensuring each budget is prepared following guidelines set forth in underlying funders’ governing documents.
  • Responsible for periodic reporting requirements, following fiscal compliance parameters.
  • Meets with Program Directors and Managers on a regular basis to review program’s fiscal results (actual program year-to-date expenditures vs. budget).
  • Reviews budget modifications.
  • Participates in the monthly financial close and owns all billing and related GL balances for revenue and receivables, properly supported by relevant documentation.
  • Work closely with AP and Payroll team members to validate grant-related expense reclassifications with Program staff.
  • Assists with improving data systems for grant performance reporting and invoicing that are effective in reducing errors and increasing productivity.
  • Monitors aging receivables and performs outreach to funders to resolve barriers to prompt receivables payments.
  • Provides accurate and timely financial reports and cash flow forecasts to management for decision-making purposes. Prepares regular reports on grant billing activities and provides updates on the status of unbilled receivables and resolves pending hurdles.
  • Acts as go-to person with funders and financial monitors and responds to inquiries to provide financial information and supporting documentation. Leads the resolution of audit findings.
  • Active and hands-on involvement with all program year-end closeouts.
  • Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; creates and promotes a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains accounting policies and procedures to ensure the consistent and proper treatment of financial transactions.
  • Develops and mentors staff and prepares performance evaluations.
  • Performs special project tasks on an as needed basis.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a BA or BS in Accounting (or related courses) with at least seven (7) years similar work experience.
  • A professional track record leading a grants invoicing team in a non-profit environment for at least five (5) years. 
  • An accomplished and motivated self-starter, independent thinker and focused on meeting milestones to achieve organizational goals & departmental objectives.
  • Function as a team motivator, leading in an environment that can at times be challenging & demanding, requiring quick execution and with a high degree of accuracy. 
  • Skilled at working cross functionally, actively manifesting a strategic partner attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines and priorities, often changing on short notice.
  • Must be able to simultaneously multi-task different process workstreams and volumes of data yet be able to synthesize results from a broad organizational perspective.
  • Highly proficient working with NetSuite and Concur software applications.
  • Excellent research and analytical critical thinking skills are required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient in the use of Excel including VLOOKUP tables and pivot tables and with the use of other Windows software programs (i.e., Word, Power Point, etc.).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the essential functions of this job, the individual must be able to do the following: stand for extended periods; sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height. Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate computer and other office equipment required. 

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made.

Director, Grants/Contracts Billing & Reporting

Department: Finance

Location: 6505 Wilshire Office 

Specialty: N/A

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Supervises: Budget Manager, Grants/Contracts Billing & Reporting (2)

FLSA Status…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, United States
Suite 200

How to Apply

Please use website link to submit resume and cover letter.

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