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Fiscal Liaison (Senior Financial Analyst)

Children's Institute Los Angeles ,CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Children’s Institute is a compassionate, innovative leader in the fields of trauma focused treatment, youth development and early childhood and family support services. More than 24,000 children and families in some of Los Angeles’ most underserved communities benefit from CII’s commitment to developing and maintaining an investigative learning approach. The work of CII stretches across many disciplines and program structures in order to positively affect the lives of children and families in Los Angeles.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is looking for an outstanding Senior Contract Analyst to join our outstanding team!


The Fiscal Liaison is responsible for the fiscal oversight of government and/or foundation contracts, including contract financial analysis, contract fiscal compliance, tracking revenue and costs, reporting, budget development modification, preparation for audits, and problem resolution. This position will work either with the Early Childhood Services division or with a group of other government and foundation contracts. This position may provide service to both groups as needed.


Responsibilities
•Manages government and foundation grants/contracts and budgets; that may include Federal, State, City, County government funding. May also entail other private program service contracts.
•Serves as a liaison between government funding agencies and CII program management in order to meet contract compliance requirements, requests or correspondence as well as resolving contract/fiscal conflicts by providing resolutions and recommendations. Also engages independently and directly with various levels of program operating management to facilitate and implement fiscal actions and problem resolution.
•Performs ongoing contract review to gain technical/working understanding of contract requirements, fiscal compliance provisions, and government regulations. Completes contract documentation for approvals/signatures including budget modifications for transfers of funds.
•Uses independent judgment and discretion to perform monthly report analysis and management of grants/contracts and presents findings and recommendations to management. Review General Ledger detail, department and project level for budgets and reporting.
•Assists Accounting Department or serves as the lead to prepare logistics and documentation for external financial audit as well as CII’s independent annual audit, including the preparation of corrective action plans.
•Collaborates and coordinates with program management to develop or revise program/department budgets throughout the year as determined by deadline dates and financial activities. This also includes involvement in CII’s formal budgets that are completed for board presentation and approval.
•Collaborates with program staff to complete re-funding application(s) or new applications including the logistics to complete narratives and other forms. Attends and participates in staff meetings, other agency meetings and external meetings related to contracts.
•Monitors and compares revenues, expenses, amounts billed, payments received, payroll labor distributions, cost allocations, revenue and expense accruals to contract/grant budgets to ensure compliance. Reviews monthly financials that include purchase orders and monitors checks issued to ensure compliance with contracts and grant line item budgets.
•Prepares financial analysis, billings/reports, forecasts, statements and supporting schedules, including program matching schedules required for agency funding source contracts/grants, as scheduled. Prepares written financial reports and related correspondence to both external funding sources and for internal purposes.
•Prepares consolidated budget and dashboard reports from financial data for management and Board level reporting and presentation purposes.
•Prepares/inputs correcting journal entries and revenue accruals into the general ledger; imports budgets into general ledger and identifying and resolving any billing/collection problems, including performing past due receivables analyses/collection activities, in a timely manner.
•Maintains organized electronic folders and hard copies of all documents including financials, contracts, reports, and any other relevant information pertaining to the contracts
•Assists in identification for training in contract compliance and management among staff members; assists in development and maintenance of training materials/workbooks and training sessions.
•Utilizes current policies and procedures and develops and implements new methods and procedures for financial tracking and contract analyses to increase efficiency or reduce expenses; maximizes contract utilization. Creates/formats budgeting tools (Excel worksheets), enters budget details; adjusts as necessary
•Other duties and special projects as assigned.

This Position Requires:
•A bachelor’s degree is required An emphasis in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting is preferred.
•Three to five years of Finance/Accounting experience in foundations, government, or non-profit environment.
•Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred.
•High level of federal government contract performance familiarity, and shall maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external staff to effectively and proactively complete job requirements.
•Excellent attention to detail and auditing skills.
•Ability to research and find answers for unknown variables.

What We Offer:
•Competitive salary
•Opportunity for advancement
•Access to continuous training and development
•Free Medical, Dental, and Vision under HMO
•Life insurance
•Tuition reimbursement
•401(a) and 403(b)
•Generous paid time off
•Company sponsored team building events are always on the horizon. Ex. Spartan race teams, bowling, fit club, and more.

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Company Description
Founded in 1906, Children’s Institute (CII) is the largest agency of its kind working to transform the lives of children exposed to adversity and poverty in Los Angeles. By providing early education, behavioral health and family strengthening services, Children's Institute reaches 26,000 children and families annually in communities where support is needed most. CII also leads the way in trauma-informed care and evidence-based clinical treatment by training thousands of professionals and caregivers throughout the year.

Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Children's Institute

Why Work Here?

We're always looking for passionate individuals to join our team in fulfilling our mission in making a difference!

Founded in 1906, Children’s Institute (CII) is the largest agency of its kind working to transform the lives of children exposed to adversity and poverty in Los Angeles. By providing early education, behavioral health and family strengthening services, Children's Institute reaches 26,000 children and families annually in communities where support is needed most. CII also leads the way in trauma-informed care and evidence-based clinical treatment by training thousands of professionals and caregivers throughout the year. Children’s Institute, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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South Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
USA