Finance Coordinator

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Minneapolis, MN
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities

As the largest and oldest mentoring agency in the region, Big Brothers Big
Sisters Twin Cities (BBBS) has a strong foundation that supports
life-changing mentoring relationships between caring adult volunteers
(“Bigs”) and young people (“Littles”). By partnering with young
people, parents/guardians, and volunteer mentors, BBBS defends and amplifies
the potential of youth through impactful relationships, educational support,
and increased confidence and social-emotional skills.

Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) are central to our mission
and values, and BBBS strives to implement these ideals across all areas of
our agency. We are committed to learning and taking a non-discriminatory,
anti-racist, and anti-bias approach. We are dedicated to cultivating a safe
environment where all individuals feel equally respected and valued.

Our mission is to create and support mentoring relationships that ignite the
power and promise of youth. BBBS accomplishes its mission by:

Providing deep and intentional partnerships with our youth
Building and sustaining deep relationships with our mentors
Building a strong organizational foundation
Creating a workplace culture that represents who we serve
Transforming our community to understand the importance of our youth

Position Specifics

Department: Finance

Supervisor: Director of Finance

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt

Hiring Salary Range: $55,000- $65,000

Primary Function of the Position

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, this position maintains and
controls the General Ledger and is responsible for accounting transactions of
the organization in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
(GAAP) ensuring that the financial operating and reporting needs of the
organization are met. Duties include AP, AR and journal entries; grant
accounting, assisting with the budget, managing the audit, completing monthly
and year-end close procedures, and assisting in the review of operating

Essential Job Functions

1.General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll Processing
Responsible for the monthly financial close, preparation of standard month
end journal entries, and monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts
Work with Development staff to accurately record contributions and pledges,
prepare deposit weekly and reconcile monthly
Maintain and communicate a proper system of internal controls
Coordinate Finance Department record retention
Assist in preparation for the annual audit and 990
Assist in reporting financial information to staff, management and other
Assist budget managers in accessing accounting software dashboards
Grant tracking and invoicing, including Federal grants
Process all incoming invoices weekly, complying with internal controls
Responsible for payroll processing and supporting the HR Generalist in
benefits administration.

2.Create a positive public awareness of BBBS and contribute to the overall
success of the agency in order to achieve the BBBS mission.
Maintain knowledge of community needs, resources, and networks
Communicate in a professional manner with external constituents
Work collaboratively to achieve results as specified in the annual business
Promote teamwork by overseeing and participating in various teams including
work groups and interdepartmental meetings
Positively represent BBBS in the larger community
Support the Advancement Department in recruitment, fundraising, and
communication efforts as needed
Support the Programs Department with agency-wide initiatives and events as
needed (may include weekend events).
Contribute to the overall success of the agency in order to achieve the BBBS

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred with a minimum of
one year of experience in a nonprofit environment; or
Associate's degree with a minimum of three years of experience; or
5+ years of direct comprehensive accounting experience in field in lieu of
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to utilize accounting and payroll software (previous experience with
Financial Edge NXT and Paylocity preferred)
Intermediate skills in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of and ability to accurately apply Generally Accepted Accounting
Procedures (GAAP)
Knowledge of internal control procedures to safeguard assets
Effective communication and ability to work collaboratively
Self-starter able to work independently with minimal supervision
Detail-oriented and highly organized work style
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities to ensure completion
of work in a timely and efficient manner
Ability to utilize sound judgment when working with secure information and
maintain a high level of confidentiality

Physical Requirements

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely
uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines and
filing cabinets. This role must be able to remain in a stationary position
50% of the time.


We care deeply about our employees and know holistic support is essential for
our staff to carry out the BBBS mission. Our generous employment package
includes BBBS-sponsored health & dental insurance, employer-paid short &
long-term disability insurance, and life insurance, Health Savings Account
(HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA), paid time off accrual & 13 Paid
Holidays, and 403(b) retirement plans with employer match.

We recognize the need for flexible scheduling and remote work. Employees are
able to work with their supervisors to identify a schedule that works best
for both them and the agency.

Persons of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and
individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you
require reasonable accommodation in completing this application,
interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process,
please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources team at [2]. At this time, we are unable to provide
company sponsored visas and are only considering candidates who are eligible
to work in the United States.

The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and
qualifications of the position. Rather, they are intended to provide a
general framework of the requirements of the position. Employees may be
required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job

How to Apply

Qualified candidates can apply online via the BBBS Careers Site. Include a
cover letter and resume.

Our hiring process includes phone screens and in-person interviews, reference
and background checks for final candidates. All staff are required to be
fingerprinted through the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) within the
first week of employment.

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