Contra Costa County, CA

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Who We Represent:

The organization is a dedicated organization with a clear mission to prevent and end homelessness among low-income, homeless, and disadvantaged families and individuals. Their vision centers on rebuilding lives one family at a time by providing housing assistance and the essential skills and resources required for self-sufficiency. They recognize the importance of wrap-around services, including education, training, counseling, and goal planning, as vital components of long-lasting solutions to homelessness.

The organization, based in Contra Costa County, CA, strongly emphasizes comprehensive support services, such as case management, employment assistance, housing search assistance, and various supportive services designed to address the root causes of homelessness. The organization’s holistic approach, guided by a Housing First philosophy, is dedicated to swiftly connecting individuals and families experiencing homelessness to housing without preconditions, ultimately promoting stability and self-sufficiency.

About the Position: 

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Manager is responsible for overseeing daily billing, collections, and revenue recognition processes to ensure compliance with accounting standards. This role involves managing and executing advanced accounting tasks, including month-end closings, financial analysis, reporting, auditing, and monitoring. Additionally, the Accounting Manager develops, implements, and maintains accounting systems, policies, and procedures while typically supervising a team of two to five non-exempt accounting staff.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Daily supervision of accounts receivable staff, including continued compliance with internal controls.
  • Oversees grant billing and collections to ensure demands are processed and paid on a timely basis with the goal of keeping DSO’s below 60 days.
  • Performs monthly balance sheet reconciliations and account analyses.
  • Collaborates with program management to understand budget variances and prepare budget modifications.
  • Maintains strong relationships with funding agencies through timely and proactive communication.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial reporting.
  • Supports the annual budget process and year-end financial audit.

Expected Proficiencies:

  • Proficiency with governmental and fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices, and analysis.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and listening abilities.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, self-motivated and accountable for timely follow-through.
  • Strong presence, consistent energy level, and positive demeanor.
  • Staff supervision and leadership, including knowledge of management principles including performance monitoring, and employment activities.
  • A high level of integrity and strong ethical values; maintains the highest standards of confidentiality with all records, including organization and individual information.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, analytical, self-motivated, and possess a team attitude.
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure, plan, and problem-solve.
  • Must possess a willingness to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job and business.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent education/experience.
  • At least five years of previous experience in a relevant accounting field, including two years staff supervision.
  • Experience utilizing Intacct or other middle-market accounting systems required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.
  • Experience working in diverse settings with people across all socio-economic spectrums and a wide variety of personalities and roles – staff, residents, local agencies, contractors, lenders, etc.
  • Working knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed to meet established deadlines.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Experience with Fund Accounting highly recommended.
  • HUD and government contracting experience.
  • Nonprofit accounting experience. 
  • Experience with lntacct.

Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full-time, in-office position located in Contra Costa County, CA. The Accounting Manager's salary range is $98,000 - $110,000 per year.

This organization offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Generous time off: 18 days of Paid Time Off to start, stepping up to 25 days over 8 years.
  • 15 paid holidays – including your birthday!
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Medical insurance – Fully paid employee coverage of at least three plans and 50% of dependent’s premium (Kaiser, Sutter Health, and Anthem Blue Cross)
  • Dental – Fully paid employee coverage and 50% of your dependent’s premium
  • Vision – Fully paid employee coverage and 50% of your dependent’s premium
  • Flexible spending account
  • Group term Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment – Fully paid employee coverage.
  • Long-term disability insurance – Fully paid employee coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance through Wishbone Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Aflac insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with matching contribution

The organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.

Envision Consulting was retained to search for their incoming Accounting Manager.

Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application process may contact Envision Consulting at 626.889.7905 to request and arrange for assistance.

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