Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Are you detail oriented with a background in financial analysis? Enjoy leading a team implementing and maintaining fiscal systems? RCAC is looking for someone like you to fill a multi-faceted position.
RCAC is a successful nonprofit dedicated to serving low-income rural communities in the Western U.S. for over 35 years. Our local presence allows us to develop partnerships with communities to identify needs, set goals, and select the best options to meet the goals.
To Apply, Visit www.rcac.org/careers
Founded in 1978, RCAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so low-income rural communities can achieve their goals. For more than 35 years, our dedicated staff and active board, coupled with our key values: leadership, collaboration, commitment, quality and integrity, have helped effect positive change in rural communities across the West.
Finance Grants and Contracts
The Finance, Grants & Contracts (FGC) department is responsible for the financial operations of the corporation including accounting, budgeting, contract management, facilities management and procurement functions.
Supervise and perform a variety of activities in the implementation and maintenance of RCAC's fiscal systems including financial review, analysis, and reporting. The Accounting Manager will focus primarily on management and detailed review of work in the areas of accounts receivable (AR); accounts payable (AP); and facilities & procurement (FP).
Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as part of the annual evaluation and work plan process. General responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:
Supervision of staff – oversee daily work production; set goals, objectives and development plans for staff working in AP, AR and FP; perform routine and annual staff evaluations; approve requested leave time, overtime and submitted time sheets; lead and serve on department level and organization level committees; learn and understand AR, AP and FP functions at a detailed level and provide training and orientation to new employees as needed
· Management of tasks, products and resources – assign work, check progress, and manage quality control, distribution, and follow-up; analyze work process; analyze resources to ensure appropriate skill levels are met; organize, participate in and lead team groups
A combination of experience and education is necessary to qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination include:
· 3 – 5 years of supervision experience
· 3 – 5 years of applicable experience in accounting including comprehensive nonprofit organization accounting
· 3 – 5 years of applicable experience in financial analysis. Analysis experience of nonprofit organizations and small businesses is preferred
· 3 – 5 years financial and project database systems experience
· Government grants and contracts experience
· Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Accounting
· CPA certification OR some public accounting experience OR passing of CPA exam required
Physical Job Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work performed in an office requires ability to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment, including telephone. Use may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy (4 or more hours per day)
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to finger; handle; feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Possession of valid driver’s license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements ($100,000/$300,000) of RCAC corporate liability policy may be required when traveling for business purposes.