OMNI Human Resource Management

Director, Finance and Accounting Services

Job ID
2024-4192
Client
United Way of Greater Kansas City
Job Location(s)
US-MO-Kansas City
Industry
Services - NON-PROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICES
Position Category
Finance/Accounting

Overview

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We’re more than fundraisers. We’re the hand-raisers and game changers. We go looking for the tough issues in our community, and with your help, we go solve them. United Way of Greater Kansas City (UWGKC) unites donors, volunteers, businesses, nonprofits and community leaders to help change the lives of those in need. We are making Kansas City and the surrounding area better…100 years and counting. Join us.

 

United Way of Greater Kansas City is a flexible workplace where we trust employees and managers to work together to establish the optimal balance of office and remote work for individual, team, and organization success. Full-time employees are scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week with an option of a condensed 4.5 day work week.

 

We are searching for a Director, Finance Accounting Services, to develop and maintain accounting practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, the Director, Finance Accounting Services is responsible for ensuring that organization accounting work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position leads a small team to complete all organization accounting activities including general ledger preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, year-end audit preparation, the support of budget and forecast activities, and payroll activities.  This includes handling multiple projects and using good judgment to determine priorities.

Responsibilities

Accounting: leadership | attention to detail

  • Supervise a team of 3 Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff. 
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts, including accounts receivable and revenue.
  • Record monthly activity for investments, trusts, employee benefits, and restricted funds.
  • Review vendor payments for accuracy.
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly financial reports for review and distribution to to Board of Trustees, Senior staff and Program Directors. repare year end audit workpapers and assist with annual audit and 990 preparations.
  • Maintain, and strive to improve, accounting processes and procedures required to execute departmental functions at the highest level of quality.
  • Contribute and assist with developing, maintaining and ensuring compliance with accounting policies and procedures.

Payroll: organized | confidentiality | ethical

  • Record transactions related to bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Ensure funds are properly remitted to 403(b) recordkeeper and HSA accounts.
  • Perform annual 403(b) testing to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare information needed for calculation of annual discretionary contribution.
  • Prepare workpapers and assist with annual 403(b) audit.
  • Assist with other compliance, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Five years related work experience, preferably in a Not-for-Profit environment. Public accounting experience also preferred.
  • Management or supervisory experience required.
  • Customer Focus: Excellent customer service, a strong reputation for integrity and professionalism. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Intellectual Curiosity: Desire to continuously learn and grow.  Curiosity to understand how your job impacts the work of others.  Desire to see the big picture.
  • Organizing: Must have organizational skills and attention to detail. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.  Must be able to manage projects, workload and engage constructively with the other UWGKC team members.
  • Timely Decision Making: Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision.
  • Priority Setting: Strong performance management and evaluation capabilities including the willingness and ability to ensure accountability.  Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeroes in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus. 

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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