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Accountant (30 hrs/wk), Full Time

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible to the Controller for providing support to department activities with specific responsibility for recording the financial activity of the organization in accordance with GAAP.  This is achieved through monthly journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation, variance analysis, ad-hoc reporting and forecasts/budgets for their respective areas of responsibility.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Accounting – Records, reconciles and prepares monthly financial reporting of Donations/Endowments. Prepares and maintains prepaid assets and depreciation schedules including monthly journal entries and reconciliations.  Develops policies and procedures as needed to periodically identify weaknesses in financial controls.
  • Cash Management – Reconciles all Bank Accounts.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting – Assists in the development of the annual operating budget as assigned.
  • Compliance / Account Reconciliations – Reconciles a wide variety of financial data for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and ensuring compliance with established accounting practices, and enforcing policies and procedures. Reconciles each donation fund to the fundraising software.  Tracks the balances of each donor fund.
  • Training and Support – Supports agency operations by completed required trainings and providing coverage for other accounting staff as needed.
  • Audit – Complies with agency’s required financial audit by preparing, verifying and balancing audit work papers as assigned.
  • High Level of Attention to Detail – The Senior Accountant must approach all tasks with a full understanding of the details of each transaction and demonstrate the ability to resolve basis accounting errors. Have the ability to identify potential process improvements.
  • Financial Controls – Follows established policies around segregation of duties and other financial controls.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have an understanding of GAAP.
  • Experience: Three years of progressive accounting experience preferably in the non-profit sector, including general ledger and supporting journal entries through account reconciliations. Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Education: Degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Certifications or Licenses required: none

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – must be comfortable working within an enterprise general ledger system to generate financial reports and automate processes. Should additionally have a high level of skills in Excel.
  • Logic – Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.
  • Time Management – Uses time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Accounting Principles – Maintain a strong understanding of GAAP and not-for-profit accounting.

Behaviors

  • Responsive – The Senior Accountant will often be called upon for information and must be responsive to requests.
  • Department/Agency Representation – Supports agency operations by appropriately representing the agency in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Chief Program Officer – Family Life Services, Full Time

Job Summary

The Chief Program Officer, Family Life Services provides the vision, strategies, leadership, and oversight for Family Life Services directly or through a program director or manager as well as working with the Chief Executive Officer to develop future opportunities for the agency.  The CPO functions as an effective member of the leadership team to help the CEO and Chief colleagues effectively manage the entire organization.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Direction – Facilitate and guide program managers and directors in effective leadership of programs based on JFS mission and vision as defined in the strategic plan.
  • Assessment and Improvement – Working within the framework of the Strategic Plan, assist the Board Program Committee and it’s co-chairs to assess community needs and program effectiveness. Develop and seek opportunities to increase program impact and pursue those opportunities via program directors. Ensure efficient and effective delivery of high satisfaction services within budgetary parameters.
  • Funding – Collaborate with the CDO and program directors to maintain positive relations with funding partners. Work with other internal and external stakeholders to assess and pursue funding opportunities.
  • Management and Administrative Coordination – Work with relevant stakeholders to provide structure and support for program management and implementation.
  • Budget Supervision – Responsible for the oversight and development and monitoring of the annual program budgets.
  • Compliance – Ensure compliance with all regulatory, licensing, and accreditation requirements. This includes having continuing dialogue and effective reporting with external entities and funders.
  • Community Partnerships – Develop external partnerships to identify service gaps, prevent duplication of services, and maximize synergies with other community service providers for behavioral health, safety net, and access/prevention focused services.
  • Continuing Education – Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending professional workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of 5-8 years program management experience within health and human services, preferably with experience in behavioral health, poverty alleviation/safety net services, and/or prevention services.

Education: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field preferred

Certifications or Licenses Required: LMSW preferred

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Able to navigate the electronic health record system, but also utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to effectively communicate with staff, funders, and other professionals.
  • Analytics – Able to conduct data analysis to discover, communicate, and generalize meaningful patterns and trends for program evaluation and strategic planning purposes.
  • Interpersonal – Committed to quality client service and able to utilize empathy and mediation skills to resolve customer service complaints.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Social Work – Maintains knowledge of current research in evidence based and promising practices related to behavioral health, social determinants of health, and interventions to alleviate poverty.
  • Public policy – Maintains knowledge of current public policy trends related to health and human services to progressively seek resources for future agency needs.
  • Cultural competence – Recognizes specialized service needs of unique sub-populations within the Jewish community (such as children and teens, Eastern European immigrants, religiously observant, LGBTQ, Holocaust Survivors etc.)

Behaviors

  • Collegiality – Able to build and maintain a professional network for purposes of strategic collaboration.
  • Motivational – Communicates a clear vision and creates an environment in which employees are fully engaged in contributing to that vision.
  • People management – Able to establish accountability, communicating clear expectations and feedback about progress towards priorities.
  • Drive – Embraces continuous improvement on both personal and organizational levels.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Bilingual Geriatric Care Manager (English/Russian), Full Time

Job Summary

Advocates, coordinates and assists clients in obtaining needed care and resources in order to maximize functioning and quality of life for client and his/her family.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Conducts a comprehensive psycho-social assessment with each client within the case load in a client’s residence or agreed upon location within the service area. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Care Planning – Develops an integrated, comprehensive, person centered care plan for each client to meet their measurable goals and objectives and provide assistance/intervention in implementing and revising the person centered care plan to meet client needs as changes in status occur or at review time. All treatment plans are entered into Evolv within 5 days of the appointment.
  • Compliance – Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 2 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Conduct and document 60% productivity standard of direct client service contact time.
  • General Client Support – Coordinates, monitors and matches individual client needs with available services/resources and provides support and crisis intervention.
  • Training – Obtains and maintains certifications as requested by agency and maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Client Satisfaction – Optimizes client satisfaction by maintaining scheduled appointments, responding to messages promptly and coordinating services appropriately.
  • Administrative – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of accountability and fiscal integrity by completing all required forms, assuring collection of fees, preparing and completing in a timely manner all required records and reports for assigned clients.
  • Networking & Support – Establishes/maintains working relationships with agency staff, governmental entities, service providers and involved family members while sharing professional knowledge with staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff.
  • Meetings – Attends and participates in required agency meetings.
  • Cost Control – Contributes to the effective use of agency resources by identifying and implementing options for cost containment.
  • Security and Privacy –Adheres to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating oneself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Supports and engages in a culture of philanthropy in all work done on behalf of the agency.
  • Mission Dedication –Embodies the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Experience working with older adults and knowledge of community resources.

Education: MSW required

Certifications or Licenses Required: LLMSW, LMSW preferred

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology –Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes and use Microsoft Office products daily.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document necessity for services as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress towards their goals and objectives.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.
  • Linguistics – Fluently communicates using both English and Russian verbally and in writing.
  • Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations. Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Time Management – Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Practice – Use current Evidenced Based practices within care management, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Support the agency’s vision of customer service by acting in a manner to instill trust, providing professional and appropriate service to clients and co-workers.
  • Team – Work as a member of an integrated team, engaging in a group process to identify and solve problems and facilitate optimal client functioning and coordinated service delivery.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer