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Director of Finance

Acelero Learning
Philadelphia, PA
  • Expired: February 28, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you a socially conscious, dedicated individual who is committed to building a better future for children, families, and their communities? If so, join us as we support early childhood education programs across the country to create positive outcomes for the children and families served.

Imagine your Finance career elevated with the mission driven work Acelero is known for providing Head Start services to as a champion for children and families.

You will work closely with the Delegate Vice President, Delegate Senior Leadership Team and Support Center Finance team to maintain the organizational Finance system in accordance with Federal and State regulations. You will effectively track all funds received by the agency and process all accounts payable and receivable. The Director of Finance will also ensure fiscal integrity and compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and OMB circulars through the implementation of sound internal controls and adherence with fiscal policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:
•Ensure that all reports and records are maintained accurately and promptly
•Maintain proper documentation of all expenditures for reimbursements, petty cash, and purchase orders (e.g. receipts)

Review and understand all grant requirements (e.g. Dept. of Education, Dept. of Human Services, Head Start, etc.)
•Maintain fiscal documentation files for all required monthly and quarterly financial reports
•Provide fiscal data to Finance team to prepare monthly financial statements
•Compile documentation for all audits. Forward accurate accounts payable and accounts receivable records to Finance team for processing and track processing
•Assist in preparation of agency budgets prior to submission of individual program grant applications
•Maintain documentation of all insurance (e.g. liability)
•Ensure that all procurement and accounting transactions are done properly and in accordance with Federal and State regulations
•Review all purchase requisitions, purchase orders and reimbursements from employees to ensure that they are completed accurately
•Process check requests with the Finance team and track completion of all requests to ensure that all invoices and employee requests are completed accurately and timely
•Manage petty cash system by distributing petty cash to employees as needed and ensuring sufficient funds for all requests in accordance with fiscal policies and procedures
•Ensure that all extended day funds are collected and submitted to Finance team in a timely manner
•Review all Extended Day documentation to verify accuracy and work with Site Coordinators to address discrepancies
•Maintain systems to ensure payments for Extended Day vouchers
•Oversee the fiscal integrity of the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP) and ensure program compliance
•Complete monthly reconciliation of Corporate Credit Card Statement

Job Requirements:
•Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business, fiscal management, or a related field required; CPA preferred
•5 years of experience in a similar position
•Produce GAAP basis financials via financial software
•Experience with MIP or similar software and report generation preferred
•Microsoft proficient with an excellence in excel
•Ability to work with diverse groups of people
•Commitment to Acelero Learning's mission and values
•Head Start experience preferred

This position earns up to 90,000.00 Annually

Why Acelero Learning or Shine Early Learning?
- Ability to make an impact in the lives of the children, families, and partners we serve
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Supportive working environment
- Average of 5 weeks of paid time off during 1st year of employment
- Comprehensive benefits, including 401K matching and 100% vesting program

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place.

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Acelero Learning


Philadelphia, PA
19255 USA


Finance and Insurance

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