South Suburban PADS seeks a motivated accounting leader to help end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.
The ideal candidate will be trained and mentored to succeed as the Government Contracts and Finance Manager. After 1-2 years, a successful candidate could be considered for promotion to become our Director of Finance and Operations.
Summary: The Government Contracts & Finance Manager is primarily responsible for stewarding the efficient and effective management of this organization’s financial assistance from several federal, state and local government agencies in the form of grants. Disbursements of funds received under these programs generally require compliance with terms and conditions specified in the grant agreements and are subject to audit by the grantor agencies.
Additionally, this position supports the Interim Director of Finance and Operations in performing the Human Resource and Payroll functions for South Suburban PADS; primarily by reviewing and entering employee time records into the Automated Data Processing (ADP) application to complete the bi-weekly payroll.
The ideal candidate is someone who has the capability to oversee and supervise the routine accounting functions of accounts payable, budgeting, cash forecasting, financial reporting and interaction with financial and government compliance auditors.
The candidate should have effective knowledge and experience in the logistics of managing governmental contracts. Specific experience in the following areas is necessary:
Prepares contract billings in compliance with grants awarded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Prepares contract billings in compliance with grants awarded by Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
Prepares contract billings in compliance with grants awarded by local government agencies.
Identifies grant billing concerns and work in a collaborate manner with other staff to resolve procedural issues related to grant billings in a prompt manner.
Ensures that any matching awards on all contracts are appropriate and accurate.
Produces monthly reports on the status of grant payments against approved services provided by South Suburban PADS, including amounts remaining on annual grant awards.
Keeps current with relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures associated with compliance requirements of agencies providing grants to organizations.
Oversees compliance functions and duties, including maintenance of agency disclosures statements, allocation of administrative costs across all grant awards, budgeting, monitoring, and reporting. Prepares and submits bi-weekly payroll using Automated Data Processing (ADP) portal.
Assist with external audits, both annual financial review of organization and any compliance reviews by agencies awarding funds to organization.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
About South Suburban PADS
South Suburban PADS is an interfaith movement that has been working to prevent and end homelessness. Over the past 27 years, the organization has provided shelter and meals to enable over 17,000 people to survive homelessness. South Suburban PADS ultimately seeks to provide pathways home, and currently helps about 500 people to preserve or access affordable rental homes every year. More at sspads.org