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JOB TITLE: Bookkeeper
REPORTS TO:
Executive Director and Director of Finance
BENEFITS:
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Vacation/Sick Leave, Simple IRA PRIMARY

We are seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Bookkeeper.  The position is 20 hours per week (possibility for growth) and based in Sioux Center, Iowa.  If interested in the position, please send cover letter and resume to: 

Family Crisis Centers
Attn: Shari Kastein
1520 N Main Ave
Sioux Center, IA 51250

fcc@familycrisiscenters.org

OBJECTIVE OF THE JOB:
This position is responsible for participation of various financial duties within the overall financial controls of the agency.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Maintain all internal financial controls.
2) Complete grant claims for submission.
3) Confirm Data entry of deposit and issue checks.
4) Issuing of payroll
    a) Collecting and verifying timesheets
    b) Issuing statements detailing earnings and deductions
        i) Ensure employee benefits are calculated correctly and withdrawn from pay checks
        ii) Ensure FICA, State and other withholdings are calculated correctly
    c) Issuing and emailing paychecks (or stubs) to employees
    d) Investigating and resolving payroll discrepancies
    e) Maintaining and updating payroll records
    f) Preparing periodic payroll reports
5) Coding invoices and data entry
6) Preparing and printing checks for vendors
7) Ensure internal credit card statement reconciliation
8) Imaging of invoice supporting documents
9) Employee expense report handling, reconciliation and payment
10) Solving payment discrepancies
11) Bank account and Investment account reconciliations
12) Work with Investment banking team to ensure statements are accurate
13) Develop short and long-range budgeting projections for FCC
    a) Report finding the Executive Director, monthly
14) Share the responsibility in preparing Quarterly and Annual Federal and State Payroll Tax Reports
15) Adhere to all audit recommendations and requirements

FUTURE GROWTH ITEMS:
1. Research and Develop investment rolls for the agency
    a. Stocks and bonds
    b. Educate yourself on the stocks purchased, making reports to the Executive Director monthly
    c. Develop policies and procedures needed
    d. Study Investments to be summarized to marketing team and Executive Director
2. Develop a process for strategic financial planning, budgeting and spending
    a. Monthly, quarterly, annually
    b. Develop a five-year financial plan for FCC (income and expenses)
3. Ensure an all-encompassing review of FCC’s financial policies and procedures are consistent and completed
4. Monitor budget spending and spend-downs
    a. Notify the Executive Director and Director of Victim Services of all changes resulting in a shortage or surplus
5. Share in the responsibilities in preparing Monthly Financial statements for CEO and Board of Directors
6. Prepare monthly and quarterly federal and state grant expenditure reports
7. Prepare working papers for audits and work with outside vendors
8. Develop and work with the Executive Director on annual budget and grant budgets
9. Attend monthly board meetings as needed
10. Adhere to audit recommendations and findings
11. Other duties as directed by the Executive Director and Finance Committee

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Maintain confidentiality of clientele
2. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
3. Able to multi-task and work flexible hours
4. Be able to work well in a team atmosphere and work cohesively with staff, auditors, volunteers, donors and board members
5. Possess good verbal and written communication skills
6. Self-directed, flexible, assertive and diplomatic
7. Good verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, technical skills and accounting skills
8. Certified Public Accountant; or will consider B.S. or B.A. in accounting
9. Knowledge of accounting software, intermediate/advanced Excel and Word and Database management software. Prefer at least 2 years of experience with QuickBooks Software.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position. The employee will perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives and philosophy of the Family Crisis Centers. This description does not modify any employee’s at-will status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.