Position: Full time
Deadline: September 28, 2023
Certificate Number: N/A/ Job Order: 2023-609/1 position (On-site)
Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) is a nationally recognized non-profit leader in childcare and early education. RCMA operates more than 65 centers and 3 charter schools, with a staff of 1,600 employees, in 21 Florida counties. We have grown over the years through our policy of hiring from the communities served, forging a strong bond between parents and RCMA caregivers, teachers, and staff.
WHY WORK FOR US?
Would you rather have a fulfilling career than just a “job”? At RCMA, we feel lucky to work in fulfilling roles every day. Like one big family, we work hand in hand with families who need allies on their journey toward big dreams. Through empathy and compassion, we help cultivate a sense of dignity and pride in these valuable members of society and provide them with resources for growth. If this sounds like a family you’d like to become a member of, we’d love to hear from you!
In addition, RCMA offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees. This includes a $40,000 Basic Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance covered 100% by RCMA. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan. Eligible employees receive holiday pay, personal time off, and tuition assistance.
PURPOSE: Responsible for quality review of the financial reporting function at RCMA. Also, the Accounting Manager will have charge over calculating periodic drawdowns on Headstart, School Readiness, VPK, and any other Federal and State Grants. To meet RCMA performance standards this individual must familiarize themself with the grant structures and regulations as well as deadlines to submit.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following; however, other duties may be assigned.
- Manages 2 Staff Accountants and 2 Fiscal Specialists.
- Manages month-end close process including approval of all account reconciliations and deliverables ensuring strict adherence to deadlines.
- Manages drawdown process including calculating and reconciling drawdown and ensuring staff has provided all backup prior to doing so.
- Prepares final financial reports each month for review by the Controller.
- Reviews and approves all reimbursement requests and entries made by Fiscal Specialists.
- Assists Controller with all monitoring and auditor requests.
- Verifies that all account allocations are appropriately applied.
- Provides support to staff in communicating with center personnel.
- Assists Controller with AD-HOC requests.
- Oversees and manages RCMA General Ledger System.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Master’s degree or CPA preferred, but not required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: At least 7-10 years of work experience in all aspects of accounting including account reconciliation, budgeting, presentation of information, analysis, projections, and internal controls. Nonprofit or government accounting experience preferred. At least 5 years of demonstrated success as a manager or supervisor in accounting, finance, or a similar role and excellent technical skills. Experience working with or for external auditors is required. At least 2 years of experience working in finance for a complex nonprofit organization, government agency, or similar environment is required.
COMPLIANCE: Works independently under the general supervision of the Associate Executive Director for Business & Finance and the guidance of applicable federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ensure compliance with all funding source requirements and DCF requirements. Develop systems to ensure positive outcomes from reviews/monitoring to support high-quality services.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age or older. Able to work flexible hours, occasional evenings, and varying daytime shifts during weekdays. Some weekend work is required, especially at year-end and during reporting deadlines. Must have or be able to obtain a Florida driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable to RCMA’s insurance carrier. Ability to work well with volunteers and the community.
RCMA believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect the children and families we serve, our workforce, and the communities where we operate. To minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, vaccination is highly encouraged.
RCMA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a drug‑free workplace.