Company: JFS, Inc.
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Are you looking for a change?
Do you want to know that the work you do provides service and
support to others in a meaningful way?
Then JFS may be what you are looking for in your career!
We are a dynamic organization that provides a wide array of social
services throughout the Greater Milwaukee Area.
We are seeking a strong Accounting Manager who can direct the
activities and functions of our Accounting Department, complete
financial statements and reports, support the financial reporting
for grant proposals, develop and maintain internal controls to
ensure fiscal compliance with federal, state and local
grants/contracts, and work congruently with all departments to
provide needed service, information and support throughout the
If you are someone with a Bachelor's Degree in Business
Administration, Accounting or Financial Management with at least 3
years' experience in managing financial/accounting operations with
multiple funding streams, then this may be the place for you. If
you did all this in a non-profit setting, then all the better! You
will also need to understand and have experience working with the
requirements of federal funding and GAAP requirement and understand
how to work with donors, clients and agency personnel thru other
A generous time off package that includes:
Vacation accrual of up to 10 days in the first year
Sick Time Accrual of up to 12 days in the first year
7- Paid Holidays
Up to 9- Paid Personal Days in 2022
A comprehensive insurance package that includes:
Health Insurance with a company-sponsored HRA inclusion
Company-sponsored Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance
Optional Section-125 Flexible Spending Account
403b and 403b Roth retirement with company match
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise the daily financial operations by developing and
enforcing fiscal policies and procedures.
Preparation of financial statements and other management reports
(e.g. grant reports, payroll reports, budgets) as
Provide oversight for the maintenance of the general ledger,
preparation of payroll, billing, processing of accounts payable and
accounts receivable to ensure that agency policies and generally
accepted accounting practices are followed.
Assist with the annual independent audit.
Assist with fiscal oversight by developing and maintaining adequate
internal controls to ensure fiscal compliance with all federal,
state and local grants and/or contracts.
Provide backup for and assistance to the accounting staff.
Lead preparation of required grant financial submissions and
budgets to appropriate funding sources and work to ensure the
organization meets the minimum financial eligibility
Review accounts receivable billings and aging reports monthly and
investigate past due accounts presented.
Review accounts payable expenditures for compliance with grant
Ensure timely reporting on grants, payroll and other financial
Contribute to team effort through, regular communications and
meetings, providing support and guidance to agency departments.
Staffing and Administration
Direct and supervise the work of the accounting staff
Ensure adequate fiscal staff support to the agency by determining
staff work priorities, evaluating and improving processes, and
adjusting fiscal staff assignments in response to organizational
and operational needs.
Instruct new employees on standard fiscal operating procedures.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere in interactions and
communications with, clients, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors
and the public, while achieving performance expectations.
Respond to and resolve confidential and sensitive inquiries.
Minimum educational requirement of a Bachelor's Degree in Business
Administration, Accounting or Financial Management.
Three years' experience managing financial/accounting operations
with multiple funding streams, preferably in a non-profit
Knowledge/experience with requirements of federal funding and GAAP
Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience.
Knowledge of personnel management principles and practices,
including employee recruitment, selection, training, evaluation,
discipline and compensation administration.
Considerable knowledge of computer hardware and software (including
Microsoft Office), and computerized office management applications
including experience with automated accounting and financial
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written
Strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal and leadership
Understands and maintains donor, client and agency confidentiality
at all times.
Keywords: JFS, Inc., Milwaukee , Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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