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Open Position: Finance Officer

by Jackie S on March 24th, 2016

The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for an experienced finance professional. This is a challenging position in well-established, quality organization. This position involves a strong working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, A-133 audit preparation, compliance with state and federal grant conditions, financial reports and budgets, internal control procedures, payroll and accounts payable functions. Career growth opportunities exist.

The ideal candidate will display excellent communication, leadership and supervisory skills for this position. Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, be well organized, have the ability to work independently on diverse projects and be a team player. Passion for customer service and for cultivating community relationships a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Financial

  • Budget preparation and management.
  • Conduct complex financial modeling for multiyear projects, including comparison of budget versus actual.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for agency and individual programs.
  • Monitor contracts and invoice and following up on payment.
  • Accounts Receivable – code and enter receipts into accounting software program.
  • Accounts Payable – code invoices and enters invoice information into accounting

software program to generate checks for payment.

  • Process semi-monthly payroll for employees and monthly payroll for board

members, prepare quarterly and annual payroll tax reports including W2 and 1099.

  • Implement and manage employee benefits that impact employee payroll.
  • A-133 Audit preparation including maintaining records of all invoices for auditing

purposes.

  • Manage loan payments for revolving loan fund and reporting.
  • Provide financial and other administrative support to employees in applying for and/or receiving government awards or contracts and private foundation grants.
  • Monitoring of pertinent rules and regulations that impact the agency, such (OMB) Super Circular : Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit    Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • Present financial reports to boards and follow up on board requests.
  • Organize and manage the Commission’s budget committee meetings.
  • Organize and manage the staff budget committee meetings.
  • Manage fixed asset listing.
  • Preparation of the indirect cost plan.
  • Development and implementation of internal control policies and procedures.
  • Prepare/manage record retention plan.

Grants Administration & Management

  • Ensure non-federal/federal funds are spent correctly which includes: monitoring, education, financial tracking, and oversight of federal awards; in addition, developing    policies and procedures from creation to implementation.
  • Research of award submission, pre-award, and post-award management of federal awards; including expertise on budgeting and accounting for transactions.
  • Manage files and prepare required reports.
  • Process requests for payment.

Background & Experience

Candidates for this position must possess either a 4 year degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a closely related field from an accredited four-year college or university and must have five (5) years related accounting or finance work or a 2 year degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or a closely related field from an accredited school and must have seven (7) years related accounting or finance work. CPA certification a plus.

This position reports directly to the Finance Officer.

Night meetings and overnight travel is necessary.

Must have valid driver’s license.

All finalists considered will be subject to a criminal background check.

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary $52,000+ depending on experience.

Enjoy a professional, dynamic and creative culture, flexible work environment,  exceptional benefits (Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, employer funded HSA, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, PERA and other retirement options.
Timing

This position will remain open until filled.

To Apply

Send application, copies of college transcripts, and cover letter highlighting three things you can bring to the UMVRDC Finance Team to:

Please review the Finance Position Profile for an overview of the position and instructions on how to apply.

Send application, copies of college transcripts, and cover letter highlighting three things you can bring to the UMVRDC Finance Team to:

Executive Director

323 West Schlieman Avenue

Appleton, MN 56208

320-289-1981 x101     dawn.hegland@umvrdc.org

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