Building Skills Partnership (BSP) is a non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of life for low wage property service workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education and opportunities for career and community advancement. Thousands of low-wage workers dream of a better future for their families. Join Building Skills Partnership and help break the language and skill barriers by bringing workforce development, immigrant integration and community advancement programming to workers and their families. Each year, Building Skills Partnership serves more than 5,000 workers statewide.
To be responsive to the growing needs, Building Skills Partnership is seeking an experienced Finance and HR Manager to assist in maximizing our impact. The Finance and HR Manager will be responsible for supporting the Leadership Team with financial analysis and management, while also providing support with human resources functions. The Finance and HR Manager will oversee an Administrative Coordinator, and will closely collaborate with an external accounting firm on payroll, bookkeeping and financial reporting. The Finance and HR Manager will partner with the Development Director on grant management and compliance. This position reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Leadership Team.
- Serve as primary contact for multiple project staff; provide financial analysis, management support and guidance.
- With other team members, ensure that grants are delivered efficiently, effectively, and within the scope of the intention of grants.
- Ensure financial coordination of grants to maximize resources.
- Communicate regularly with the leadership team and provide analysis around short and long term financial management and sustainability.
- Support projects’ funding proposals: assist with budgets, review proposals, provide supporting documents and final report financial statements.
- Ensure complete documentation of funding awards.
- Work with project directors to comply with funder’s terms and conditions, manage deliverables, monitor spending, request amendments, and plan spend-out.
- Support budget(s) creation, budget projections and analysis of expenses as needed.
- Review salaries being charged to projects and adjust to ensure correct allocation.
- Prepare, review and distribute monthly reports, funder reports and others. Document and address issues requiring attention and/or further discussion.
- Analyze and monitor projects’ fund and cash balances and keep the leadership team informed of status or issues.
- Work with accountants to ensure timely and accurate processing of payables, deposits and billings, audits, and other compliance reporting.
These responsibilities are in coordination with the Administrative Coordinator and Accounting.
- Oversee payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, and taxes.
- Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws, taxes, and best practices.
- Take inventory and develop standard operating procedures where necessary for staff accounting processes
- Oversee employee onboarding, processing of new hires and terminations, employee salary & status changes, and other updates in the payroll system, benefits management system, and other relevant systems.
- Answer questions from staff and managers by providing information, interpretation of policies, and advice about the workplace.
- Reinforce company culture and values and works to support a positive work environment and morale among staff.
- Assist with exit interviews.
- Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
- Maintain confidentiality and security of all employee and proprietary company information.
- BA/BS degree in business, nonprofit financial management or accounting preferred; five or more years of experience managing grants and nonprofit finances required.
- Grant accounting and management strongly preferred;
- Budgeting experience required;
- Demonstrated skill in providing a high level of service to multi-stakeholders, ideally in a nonprofit context, required;
- Proficiency with accounting software, spreadsheets and data management systems required;
- Understanding of Federal, State, and District employment laws, taxes, and regulations.
- PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred
- A high degree of discretion, professional ethics, and judgment in confidential matters and information
- Experience working as part of a team delivering coordinated services;
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills;
- Ability to pay close and accurate attention to details;
- Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities;
- Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment;
- Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations.
- Some travel may be required (typically less than 15% of the year).
- Applicant can be based in Los Angeles or Bay Area (San Jose or Oakland)
SALARY AND BENEFITS
- Salary commensurate with experience
- Excellent benefit package including full family health coverage, dental and vision.
- Pension plan (3 years vesting period).
- $100/mo. cell phone stipend.