Professional position reports to the Chief of Staff & Director of Operations. Supervises the work of the finance team who are responsible for all aspects of the finance duties which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, month-end related reports, fixed assets and audit. Manages the preparation of the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan (ICAP) and agency budget. Oversees the finance team and the program departments are meeting all standard periodic grant reporting requirements.
Examples of Duties:
- Direct and ensure the proper maintenance of accounting records, systems, and procedures to ensure accuracy of accounting records in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other applicable accounting principles, regulations, and contractual agreements and directing the activities of the finance team.
- Direct the preparation of and compliance with the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan (ICAP) annually by due date established by ODOT.
- Ensure the arrangement, coordination, and facilitation of annual and special audits, providing information to and negotiating with auditors as needed.
- Responsible for preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.
- Perform and coordinate the budgeting function of the agency.
- Maintain close financial control through monitoring all purchase orders, payroll, transactions, resolutions and contracts.
- Provide standard periodic and special financial reports to management and others as needed. Analyze major variances from budget and prior year. Monitor, analyze and report on major special projects.
- Ensure the finance team is meeting all standard periodic non-programmatic grant reporting requirements for MORPC.
- Direct and assist with contract compliance and grant management relating to financial accounting, budgeting, and auditing matters.
- Direct and supervise the work of the finance team. Responsible for the supervision of team members and other human resources administrative duties.
- Assist with revenue generation efforts.
- Recommend and update financial policies such as travel, and authorization levels as needed.
- Review and approve contracts related to housing rehab.
- Coordinate staff work and/or assist with the following committees and forums: Mid-Ohio Finance Administrators and the OARC Finance Directors.
- Provide finance-related customer service to program departments.
- Report to and collaborate with the Chief of Staff & Director of Operations on financial matters of the agency. With the Chief of Staff & Director of Operations, report regularly (monthly) to the Executive Director on financial matters.
- Perform other duties as requested
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
This position requires comprehensive knowledge of governmental accounting for enterprise funds; strong financial statement background, both in preparation and analysis; experience with grant management and compliance; ability to present financial information effectively in narrative, graphic and numerical form; ability to develop solutions to complex problems and utilize strong analytical skills; ability to update, develop and document accounting procedures; ability to adapt to new and varied funding and accounting requirements; strong attention to detail; strong management skills. Advanced skill level in the use of Excel spreadsheets and accounting software is needed along with experience with word processing and the internet. Need to be willing to continually develop familiarity with cultural diversity and apply diversity and inclusion efforts on daily business.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, project management abilities, and problem-solving skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with MORPC staff in various departments is critical. Thorough working knowledge of Windows, MS Office software required. Knowledge of Abila MIP is a plus but not required. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and maintain liability insurance coverage as required by MORPC.
Acceptable Experience and Training:
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in a related professional finance position required. Minimum of two years supervisory experience required. Compliance monitoring and financial statement preparation experience required. A Master’s Degree in public or business administration or accounting, a CPA, or a CGFM may be substituted for two (2) years of non-management experience.
· Fiscal, budgetary, grant, and team management
Supplemental Information: MORPC is an equal opportunity employer, we fully support all applicable state and federal laws and regulations and do not discriminate against applicants for employment or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other handicap, genetic information, martial/familial statues, veteran status, or income or status with regard to public assistance in any aspects of our personnel policies, working conditions or relationships with employees, and applicants for employment.
MORPC is an EOE/AAP employer. Please apply online at http://www.morpc.org/careers/ or you may mail a resume to:
MORPC Attn: OPS-1-21
111 Liberty St., Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43215
No phone calls please