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Finance Coordinator

Posted: Monday, October 18, 2021
Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Midnight 

Full-time position

Wages: $78,104.00 annually

Full-time position available to lead Agency financial operations. Directs the accounting, payroll, accounts payable, financial reporting, and budget functions of the ADRC. Responsible for agency-wide financial forecasting and recommendations, budget development and monitoring, financial accounting, and reporting. Ensures agency-wide compliance with state laws, federal regulations, agency policies and pertinent accounting standards, methods, policies and procedures. Member of the Executive Management Team.

Supervise and manage Accounting staff including planning, scheduling and assigning work related to preparation of the general ledger, payroll, accounts payable and budget preparation. Instruct and train employees on a variety of computer applications, proper procedures and policies on technical accounting issues.

Confer with and counsel subordinate staff to exchange information and/or explain work policies, procedures and guidelines, identify work related problems and formulate possible solutions.

Ensure development and compliance of finance policies with agency coordinators and their staff.

Ensure that the agency’s financial accounting reporting is in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and that the agency’s financial operations conform to pertinent regulations, standards and guidelines.

Establish agency-wide uniform policies in financial procedures, fiscal reporting, accounting methods and budget preparation.

Supervise and direct the timely preparation and accuracy of all agency, state and federal financial reports, budgets, financial analysis and studies of revenues, expenditures, assets, liabilities and accruals.

Provide advice, counsel and direction to all coordinators and staff to the extent necessary to insure effective administration and implementation of approved fiscal policies, plans and programs.

Coordinate the annual audit, conduct financial impact analyses and prepare fiscal notes as required for audit, review draft reports prior to finalizing the audit, prepare written response to audit findings and oversee implementation of necessary corrective action to address audit findings.

Present oral or written recommendations to the Director, Executive Management Team, Board of Directors and others in a clear and concise manner.

Support and attend all ADRC Board, Executive & Finance Committee, and Legacy Committee meetings in addition to the Brown County Board Budget Meeting as required. Attend Brown County Human Service Committee and ADRC Personnel and Nominations Committee as needed.

Coordinates the administration of agency investments, banking activities, pension plan and benefit programs.

Accounting/Budget:
Monitor agency and unit budgets on a monthly basis to ensure units are operating within budgeted levels and consistent with budget policies and procedures.

Develop budget-monitoring reports and present to Director, Executive Management Team and the Board of Directors as required.

Develop and implement procedures to identify emerging budget issues, revenue shortfalls or expenditure overruns by units.

Participate in strategic planning, advising the Director, Executive Management Team and Board of Directors as required on emerging budget issues and develop options to resolve.

Work with coordinators and staff in units to understand financial and budgetary issues and monitor revenue and expenditure status.

Budget Development
Assist with the development of key budget assumptions including state and federal revenue projections, cost-to-continue increases and equalized value projections.

Analyze agency revenue projections and 12-month revenue and expenditure estimates to ensure realistic budget projections when developing the annual budget.

Assist with the development of budget policies including the appropriate level of Net Assets.

Make presentations to the Director, Executive Management Team and the Board of Directors related to budget provisions and financial assumptions and projections as required.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting plus seven years progressively responsible accounting experience including supervisory experience in a Government and/or Not for Profit environments; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications: 
Accountant or Certified Managerial Accountant

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of Governmental and Grant accounting and budgeting.
Considerable knowledge of agency financial operations as required by State and Federal Granting agencies.
Knowledge of tax accounting related to sales practices within multiple enterprises within one organization.
Considerable knowledge of financial record keeping principles and techniques.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of effective management and supervision.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software.
Considerable skill in preparing and analyzing complex reports, budgets and statements.
Considerable skill in recommending, coordinating, implementing and maintaining financial information systems.
Considerable skill in planning and directing the work of others.
Considerable skill in presenting information and recommendations in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to plan, administer and evaluate programs and projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.
Ability to work the required hours of the position.

Accountant

Posted: Monday, November 22, 2021
Submission Deadline: Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Midnight 

Full-time position

Wages: $54,683.20 annually

Performs a variety of medium to complex accounting functions including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation, and verification of financial records on an individual department basis as well as a county-wide basis; preparation of reports and financial documents; and collection of data for special projects.

Assists in the preparation of the Annual Budget including compilation of data, data input of departmental line item budgets, analysis and review of departmental line item amounts, and preparation of special financial information as required by Administration or Finance Coordinator. Prepares annual budget for selected department(s).
 
Reviews ADRC departmental budget reports and prepares a summary of significant actual to budget variances on a monthly basis for the Finance Coordinator and ADRC Director.
 
Prepares lead schedules, supporting documentation, and footnotes for assigned areas of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, including research and application of accounting pronouncements.
 
Prepares fiscal year end reconciliations, various spreadsheets, supporting documentation, audit workpapers and schedules for fiscal year end closing process and/or use by the County’s external auditors.
 
Completes the month end and year end closing process for financial statements, including preparation of various journal entries and reviewing the journal entries of others.
 
Communicates with department heads that administer grant awards on a monthly or quarterly basis. Records grant revenue when earned. Oversees reporting of federal and state grant awards for selected departments, computation of accruals for federal and state awards and reconciliation of monthly, quarterly, and/or fiscal year end reports to departmental general ledger accounts.
 
Monitors and reviews departmental financial reports on a monthly basis for proper supporting documentation and reconciliation of all accounts; provides assistance to departments in completing reconciliations as needed.
 
Performs duties of Senior Accountant and Accounts Supervisor when needed, required during absences or when workloads dictate, including supervision of subordinates when necessary.
 
Provides technical direction to accounting staff in the accounting treatment of financial data.
  
Assists with financial system software implementations and upgrades. Provides training in the use of the County’s financial software.
 
Provides assistance to departmental personnel with financial questions, proper expenditure coding, document processing and other accounting related activities. Attends meetings of the ADRC Board, County Board and committees as requested.
 
Prepares and provides to management various statistical and analytical data. Ensures accurate and timely preparation of monthly, annual and other routine or special purpose financial reports and documents.
 
Analyzes asset, liability, equity, revenue and expense accounts and performs reconciliations as needed.
 
Reconciles ADRC cash handling including correcting journal entries, wire transaction review and bank statement analysis.  Reconciles individual bank accounts for selected departments.
 
Ensures that the ADRC’s financial operations conform to pertinent regulations, standards and guidelines and immediately advise any condition that might be considered a material weakness to the Finance Coordinator.
 
Ensures that the ADRC’s accounting procedures comply with internal control over financial reporting and immediately advise any condition that might be considered a material weakness to the Finance Coordinator.
 
Generates various financial reports from the computer financial system by utilizing the system’s reporting tools.
  
Performs related functions as assigned.
 
Assists or provides back-up to other department personnel as may be required.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university; plus one to two years of experience in accounting and fiscal operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices, and procedures and of their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems.
 
Knowledge of governmental accounting standards and audit standards for local governments.
 
Knowledge of financial data bases and relevant computer applications.
 
Knowledge of general office procedures, practices, systems, and equipment as applied to financial operations.
 
Skill in preparing financial reports in accurate and timely manner.
 
Skill in operating a calculator, as needed.
 
Demonstrated ability to apply accounting theory to perform complex analyses and reconciliations.
 
Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting problems and to discern those requiring policy determinations by superiors.
 
Ability to demonstrate advanced expertise in the use of spreadsheets and databases for use in preparing financial analyses and reports.
 
Ability to prepare financial reports and statements in accordance with pre-determined requirements.
 
Ability to assume responsibility, work independently, exercise judgment, and demonstrate initiative in performing the duties of the position.
 
Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and establish priorities.
 
Ability to complete duties in a timely manner, including ability to work under time pressure to meet deadlines.
 
Ability to be flexible and willing to do other tasks when needed.
 
Ability to operate and utilize advanced computer software in the creation, design, and input of data, and to print reports from various data bases.
 
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and personnel from other departments.
 
Ability to work the required hours of the position.

Homebound Meals Assistant

Posted: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Submission Deadline: Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Midnight 

Part-time position

Wages: $12.20/hr

Part-time position (25 hours per week) available to assist a team with the daily packaging and delivery of meals to homebound persons within the community. Other responsibilities include preparing meal bags and containers, assisting with inventory, orienting new volunteers and senior service workers with program operations, and ensuring program requirements are met.

Assists with packaging meals for home delivery.

Delivers meals to homebound participants when necessary.

Assists the Homebound Meal Coordinator in maintaining accurate program documentation.

Provides coverage for the Homebound Meal Coordinator and other nutrition program areas when needed.

Ensures the homebound meal site and equipment used in the packaging and delivery of the food meets sanitation guidelines.

Assists with the training and monitoring of volunteers to package and deliver meals.

Completes ongoing inventories to assure adequate nutrition supplies are on site.

Participates in the quarterly information and planning meetings for the Nutrition Program.

Participates in the planning and goal setting efforts of the ADRC.

Participates in the work setting as a team player.

Has a “Duty to Report” during a community emergency/disaster according to the ADRC Emergency Preparedness Plan

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma/HSED/GED or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications: 
Serving Safe Food Certification
Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
CPR/AED certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of quality food service standards and specifications.

Knowledge of proper food storage and food service equipment.

Knowledge of older and disabled adults’ needs.

Ability to understand and practice the confidential nature of the position.

Ability to work well with co-workers and volunteers

Ability to understand and complete written and oral instructions.

Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Ability to relate to clients, with respect and address difficult situations in a tactful manner.

Ability to maintain confidential information.

Ability to lift up to 45 pounds.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted online only: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/browncounty 

Only candidates that are selected to interview or test will be contacted.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation at any time during the recruitment or hiring process, please inform the Brown County Human Resources of your need. ADRC is an equal opportunity employer working under an affirmative action plan.

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Empower and enrich the lives of older adults, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

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