City Year has an annual budget of $180 million and up to 3,000+ staff and AmeriCorps members. The organization has complex and diverse funding sources, including state, federal, corporate, and foundation funding. City Year has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating since 2003, certifying our commitment to accountability, transparency and responsible fiscal management. Only 1% of charities have received this distinction for twelve consecutive years, placing City Year among the most trustworthy nonprofits in America.
Key Position Details
The Managing Director of Accounting (MD) is a key member of the Senior Vice President (SVP)-Controller's finance management team. This individual is responsible for directly driving a body of key Accounting activities, outlined below. The MD also works closely with the SVP-Controller and other Accounting Senior Managers (Assistant Controller, Senior Accounting Operations Director, and Vice President [VP] of Grants and Strategy) to ensure quality and consistency in all accounting processes, controls and procedures, financial reporting, and audit work.
The MD will participate in day-to-day finance operations, including functional responsibility over private grant accounting and gifts processing, top-line review of the general ledger and balance sheet during the month-end close, and accounts receivable. There is a heavy emphasis on internal auditing and reporting, particularly involving private restricted grants. Knowledge and understanding of Office of Management and Budget requirements for this role is critical because of federal funding, as is the ability to work closely with a geographically dispersed set of organizational leaders. Strong team management experience is key to being successful in this role. The MD will also have deep technical competency and a demonstrated track record as a strong leader and manager who values teamwork, cross-functional collaboration, and a positive work environment.
The MD will collaborate closely with the other Accounting management team to ensure that City Year has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The MD will work closely with Department and Site leaders and their staffs, to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures and explore how the finance function can continuously improve support of program operations. This individual will also serve as the first point of contact to the Accounting office for several sites and HQ teams.
In concert with other Accounting Senior Managers, the MD will support the SVP-Controller in leading and developing the Accounting staff (currently 22 members). This work includes effectively managing fiscal operations, providing staff training and oversight, receiving and utilizing staff feedback, recommending and implementing improvements, and providing excellent customer service to all levels of the organization and all of our sites.
The MD will directly supervise a small team of Staff Accountants and hold primary responsibility for private grant accounting and Accounts Receivable. The MD will provide backup support and supervision to the work functions and quality control of Accounts Payable (primarily managed by the Senior Accounting Operations Director) and Payroll (primarily managed by the Assistant Controller) as needed.
What You’ll Do
Accounting Management and Administration – 55% of time
Staff Leadership and Supervision – 25% of time
Finance Functional Leadership – 20% of time
Who You Are
If most of the items listed below describe you and your experiences, we’re excited to talk with you and encourage you to apply.
Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees and AmeriCorps members and their families; our students and school partners; and the community at large from COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment and service – all staff members, including remote staff, and AmeriCorps members are required to be fully vaccinated* no later than their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the organization pursuant to applicable law. Notwithstanding any language herein, City Year will comply with any state, local, or federal orders, statutes, or regulations that may conflict with the COVID-19 vaccination policy.
*Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of a single-dose vaccination (Johnson & Johnson).
City Year has an annual budget of $180 million and up to 3,000+ staff and AmeriCorps members. The organization has complex and diverse funding sources, including state, federal, corporate, and foundation funding. City Year has earned Charity…
Full-time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k)-plan document.
Full-time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…