Job Board

Administrative Assistant / Director of Global Admissions For Non-Profit Educational Foundation/Midtown

Posted 1/25

Prestigious non-profit funded by the co-founder of one of the world’s leading investment firms is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support the Global Director of Admissions and the team. This is a small, start-up organization with lots of career growth potential, particularly with someone interested in Human Resources, recruitment and Admissions  while also supporting its worthwhile mission.
This Administrative Assistant role will support the Director and the team.
Responsibilities include:
•       Act as gatekeeper, greet guests and answer multiple phone lines
•       Manage calendars including scheduling appointments, confirming and scheduling meetings
•       Coordinating and scheduling travel arrangements including flights, visas, cars, hotels and other reservations globally.
•       Draft emails or other communications
•       Track and process invoices /expenses
•       Complete detailed expense reports
•       Create and proof memos and letters
•       Work on various ad hoc projects
About You
•       College degree required from top tier College or University
•       2-3 years experience working(and/or interning) in an office environment, preferably at a non-profit, PR/Communications or Marketing firm
•       Strong verbal and written communication skills
•       Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skill set; Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel
•       Ability to ‘wear many hats’, juggle and set priorities
•       Proactive in anticipating needs
•       Excellent organizational skills
•       Polished professional demeanor; confident, polite personality
•       Interest in education, possibly experience as a College Ambassador, tutor, coach or working pro bono for a cause
If Interested, Please Contact :
Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company
144 East 44th Street, Suite 803
New York, New York, 10017
212-867-4678
Linda@colemancompany.net

Floater/Administrative Assistant, Prestigious Asset Management Firm, NYC

Posted 1/25
Prestigious asset management firm based in midtown is looking for a Floater/Junior Administrative Assistant to join their firm, providing support to various departments on an on-going basis.  This is a great way for a recent college graduate with at least 1-2 years experience working in a corporate office, preferably related to financial services to get exposure to various departments in an asset management firm with upside career potential.  Many 'floaters" have joined others parts of the firm, particularly in Investor Relations, Operations and Human Resources. Candidate must be able to "wear many hats",  be polished, professional with a confident "can do" attitude and welcome a fast paced environment.  The candidate must also have very strong communication skills, excellent writing skills and superior Microsoft Office Suite skills; calendaring, international and domestic travel, meeting scheduling, document and presentation creation. 

If interested please contact:
Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company
144 East 44th Street, 7th Floor
New York, New York, 10017
212-867-4678
Linda@colemancompany.net

Administrative Assistant, Hedge Fund, NYC

Posted 1/25

Opportunity
:
Administrative Assistant to Work with Senior Assistant to Support the CEO of a Major Hedge Fund/Midtown

Prestigious hedge fund with a "High Profile" CEO /Midtown is looking for a Junior Administrative Assistant to join their team to support the CEO of the hedge fund group. This person MUST have a 4 year degree from a distinguished College/University with a good GPA, Business or Finance degree preferred. Candidate must have worked at a financial services firm either employed/temping or as an intern for approximately a 2 year period.  An interest also in NYC culture and the Arts a plus.  Candidate must be able to "wear many hats" and be polished, professional with a confident "can do" take initiative attitude.  The candidate must also have very strong communication skills, excellent writing skills and superior Microsoft Office Suite; calendaring, international and domestic travel, meeting scheduling, document and presentation creation (PowerPoint) as well as database management skills.

If interested please contact:
Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company
144 East 44th Street, 7th Floor
New York, New York, 10017
212-867-4678
Linda@colemancompany.net 

Office Assistant, Women's Business Development Council, Stamford


Posted 1/20

REPORTS TO:          Operations Manager

CLASSIFICATION:   Part Time (16 hours per week); Hourly/Non-Exempt

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women achieve economic equity through Entrepreneurial Training, Financial Education and Access to Capital.  For nearly 20 years, WBDC has helped thousands of entrepreneurs contribute to economic growth while supporting themselves, their families and their communities.  This position provides an outstanding opportunity for the selected candidate to make their mark in an innovative sector of the micro-enterprise development industry at a reputable, growing non-profit.  Our team consists of bright, energetic and talented people who have a passion for making a difference in the world.  WBDC offers full-time employees a competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision, retirement plan, life insurance, paid time off, holidays and more, in a supportive and flexible working environment.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

The Office Assistant will be responsible for managing the CEO’s calendar by scheduling all internal and external appointments.  He/she will also be responsible for a variety of other administrative tasks, such as answering phones, booking travel arrangements, contact management, general research, and data inputting.  This position is based in WBDC’s Stamford office.

 

WBDC is seeking a team player comfortable in a critical support role where the primary function is administrative support, data input and management, and external communications.  This position plays a critical role in the organization as the first point of contact for WBDC stakeholders, and requires a highly detail-orientated individual who can represent WBDC in the most professional manner.  He/she must be tenacious in follow-up and information gathering, and be comfortable with speaking to elected officials, executives, donors, and other stakeholders, possess a can-do attitude, and have the ability to multi-task in a small but fast growing non-profit. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Scheduling:

·   Confirm receipt of all emails

·   Follow-up on all scheduling requests within 24-48 hours

·   Copy Operations Manager on all scheduling-related communications

·   Add/update contact information in CEO’s Outlook contacts

·   Maintain Excel workbook or similar tracker with schedule of communications, outstanding

    appointments and scheduled appointments

·   Meet with CEO to review appointments twice per week

 

Administrative Tasks:

·   Handle and mange a variety of administrative support functions

·   Perform reception duties, including answering phones, distributing mail, and greeting guests

·   Maintain press kits

·   Assist with database inputting and maintenance

·   Organize data for mailings, fundraising, and events

·   Assist with event and program planning and implementation

·   Coordinate travel arrangements as needed

·   Represent and assist at WBDC programs and events as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·    Associate’s Degree and/or 2+ years relevant office work experience

·    1-2 years scheduling experience strongly preferred

·    Ability to work independently

·    Must possess excellent organizational, written and verbal communication and decision-making skills

·    Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

·    Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving and the ability to connect activities to larger organizational goals

·    Must have own transportation; this job may require some travel throughout Connecticut

·    Availability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends as needed at the discretion of management

 

DISCLAIMER:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 

WBDC, Inc. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

WBDC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome qualified applicants to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to resumes@ctwbdc.org.  No phone inquiries.

Customer Service Representative, STOKKE, Stamford, CT

Posted 1/20

JOB DESCRIPTION

Standard Title: Customer Service Representative
Organization: Customer Service USCA Manager / Reporting to: Supply Chain & Customer Service Manager
Region: USCA 

Job function:
• Process customer orders in an efficient and timely manner, within 1 business day
• Fight chargebacks, deductions, price differences etc. – as well as other tasks related to vendor compliance
• Maintain systemic price lists and customer assortments
• Process shipments of display and marketing material; prepare necessary compliance documents
• Maintain wholesale user data
• Respond to consumers e-mail and chat questions and requirements with a goal  of exceeding their expectations when possible
• Coordinate activities with sales force and ensure the sales force gets the service they need from the office.
• Seek efficiencies whenever possible
• Maintain a professional, friendly and personal demeanour while addressing internal and external stakeholders’ questions or requirements

Personnel responsibility: • No
Education required:
• College degree
• If no degree, at least 4 years of experience in a similar role

Experience required:
• Experience working with advanced ERP systems
• Experience working with EDI-integrations – especially in regards to national chain accounts and department stores
• Complex allocations and warehouse releasing
• Knowledge of the purchase order process  
• Knowledge of export shipments and international shipments
• Experience from field sales would be ideal.
• Strong service mentality; exceptional written communication skills Special requirements:
• Fluent in English. Spanish or French language skills a plus
• Strong PC user experience (especially Microsoft Excel)
• Excellent phone and e-mail communication skills.
• “Can Do” attitude and ready to implement the visions, philosophies and strategies of an entrepreneurial and fast-moving company.
• Hard working and dedicated.
• Friendly, polite, customer oriented, but at the same time a firm and self-confident way of communication.

Main Job Responsibilities:
• Enter and assure 100% accuracy in all independent retailer orders entered on ERP system for shipment and invoicing
•Vendor compliance; identify charge backs, invoice deductions etc. – gather all relevant documentation and submit formal claim
• Text based consumer support, including live website chat
• Receive and process orders from sales reps and customers by phone/fax/E-mail
• Educate retailers on wholesale order portal (Stokke Community)
• Prepare, with training, necessary export documents
• Optimize order sizes in a cooperation with customers and sales representatives to ensure cost-effective logistics
• Follow up of orders / check open order list every day
• Issue invoices and credit notes
• Monitor customers credit line and payment discipline in very close cooperation with credit control
• Handle transport and product claims from customers
• Advise customers about features, benefits and other details of products
• Answer end-user questions by phone and E-mail
• Send shop materials, brochures etc. to customers and sales representatives
• Be flexible to participate in serving other markets and customers
• Participate in various other administrative duties of the team
• Find solutions with other functions in company to meet customers unique requirements

To apply, email resume and cover letter to danielle.shapiro@stokke.com.

Analyst, Glade Brook Capital Partners LLC, Greenwich

Posted 1/20
Company Overview:
Glade Brook Capital is an investment firm focused on the global TMT and Consumer sectors. The firm invests in private and public companies working collaboratively with management to create shareholder value. The firm was launched in 2011, manages approximately $1 billion in assets and is located in Greenwich, CT. Please visit us at http://www.gladebrookcapital.com/ to learn more.
Description:
We are seeking an Analyst to be a part of our dedicated and focused team. This is a unique opportunity to work directly with the Chief Investment Officer and the Investment Team on some of the most exciting companies in the world. Glade Brook’s current private portfolio is comprised of investments in Snap, Inc., Uber Technologies, and Airbnb Inc. among others.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 Business due diligence
 Creating and updating financial models
 Performing channel checks
 Ad hoc research, projects and data gathering
 Provide administrative support (answer phone lines, schedule calls for senior members, assist in additional office tasks as necessary)
Qualifications:
 Undergraduate Degree
 Prior financial experience (investment banking, research) preferred but not required
 Expertise or strong interest in technology, media, and telecom sectors
Strong Microsoft Office skillset required (PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
 Experience using either Bloomberg or Factset preferred but not required
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter alumnae@greenwichacademy.org no later than end of day Friday, January 27. Cover letters should be addressed to Kyle Daniel, Chief Operating Officer, and Allie Barry, Research and Trading Associate. Do not contact the employer directly. 

Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Save the Children, Fairfield, CT

Posted 12/13

Summary

The Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, in collaboration with the AVP, helps lead the annual budgeting process for the Business and Functional teams in the Agency. This includes ensuring that the Home Office portion of the Agency’s budget (including revenue and capital planning) is developed and in line with strategic and operational plans and all its revisions are compiled, analyzed and calculated in an accurate and timely manner.  Lead reporting and modeling for all streams of private revenue including Sponsorship and all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for Home Office Divisions.  Supervise/conduct various special planning and financial analysis projects, modeling and data mining as requested by Senior Management.  Provide leadership to the Manger, Financial Reporting and Analysis.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

Annual Budget Process & Budget Revisions:                                                            15% of Time

Lead Home Office Divisions through the annual budget process, and budget revisions. Provide guidance and capacity building to support annual planning cycle. 

  1. Provide strategic directives for budget process. Accountable for operational excellence in Home Office revenue planning, budgeting, and reporting. 
  2. Determine priorities, implement, and be accountable for results, timeline, and budget & revisions. 
    1. Build action plan for communicating, disseminating and collecting Budget/Forecast; roll-out and manage and reviews Home Office revenue and expense plans
    2. Verify budget with owners and stakeholders and discuss detailed strategy, provide strategic directive guidance to budget owners for inputs into budget process
    3. Ensure integrity of budget tools and training on budget process
  3. Analyze and summarize all Home Office revenue and expense projections and review with AVP.
  4. Review and analyze Home Office grants projections, coordinate review of Country Office grant projections.
  5. Review & validate final BuRT and expense budgets and support upload into Agresso
  6. Consolidate and verify all revenue and expenses correctly translate into Sources and Uses.

Daily/Monthly/Quarterly                                                                                        50% of Time

Responsible for analyzing monthly BvAs for Home Office Divisions and supporting data analysis.  Responsible for reconciling and producing the monthly revenue report and Sponsorship metrics.

  1. Analyze and provide feedback on Budget Vs Actual Expense Reports for Home Office Divisions.  Monthly analysis of revenue actuals against budget and prior year actuals.
  2. Serve as a liaison within finance for Home Office Divisions, providing support in navigating expense and budget transactions internally within SCUS as well as with SCI and other Save the Children members.  Facilitate discussions with Budget Owners: Meet regularly with Budget Owners to review any questions, variances, changes to their budget, discuss options for managing their expense based on historical data, current performance, etc. 
  3. Produce reports (including the following) ensuring that deliverable dates are realized and reporting is accurate and complete.  Reports include:
    • Quarterly HQ BT Dashboard

    • Monthly Revenue Report

    • Monthly Sponsorship Metrics

    • Monthly Financials Dashboard

    • Ad hoc reporting requested by Senior Management

  1. Work with Resource Development to respond quickly to general fundraising strategies. This includes establishing correct revenue receipt coding so that funds received are appropriately assigned to the correct Cost Centers, Projects and Source of Funds.  Assist in revenue systems reconciliation.  Work with RD, Finance Cash Receipts (CR) and accounting staff to confirm fundable revenue combinations to be used to book revenue.

Year End Closing:                                                                                                             5% of Time

Review, in conjunction with AVP, completion of analytical requests. Prepare analyses as needed, respond to audit requests for information.

Analyses:                                                                                                                             20% of Time

Identify need for ongoing and ad hoc analyses.  Use analytical tools to provide financial information, analyses, and reports on an as needed basis.

Capacity Building:                                                                                                  5% of Time

Train Home Office Division Budget Point persons on budget and planning matters, ensure that they are meeting their objectives, and provide proper service to their stakeholders. 

  1. Provide pro-active support to budget holder and senior management in helping to define best practices or structure for financial measurement based on existing financial systems.
  2. Evaluate current practices to determine if efficiencies are being realized and recommend solutions to improve work flow and reduce redundancy.
    1. Recognize and socialize better practices within teams and share efficiencies leveraging marketing, operational and financial knowledge to improve existing process and help achieve team goals.
    2. Provide continuous improvement to processes, tools, metrics and training based on ongoing experience, process metrics and feedback from process users and other stakeholders, to drive further efficiencies in the organization.
  3. Maintain internal process documentation. 
  4. Support standard management reporting processes and metrics throughout the organization by creating templates, job aids and other materials and produce reporting packages as required.

Management:                                                                                                                     5% of Time

Provide management and leadership to direct reports, the Managers, Financial Reporting and Analysis

Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors

Background and Experience

  • BA/BS required, Masters degree preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in planning, budgeting, and financial/grants management.
  • Proficient skills in the management of databases and financial management systems.
  • Thorough understanding of grant regulations and financial management policies and procedures.
  • 5 years experience in a Not for Profit finance/operations role preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong budgeting/finance skills.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills.

  • Communication skills - able to interact at all levels and with all departments in the Agency (including Senior Leadership across all Divisions, finance stakeholders and others); possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and can communicate clearly with thoughtful, accurate information.

  • Organization skills - quick learner; able to prioritize workload and multi-task.

  • Facilitates change - encourages others to identify opportunities for different and innovative approaches, facilitates implementation and acceptance of change.

  • People Leadership - Aligns performance for success, builds trust, delegates responsibility, coaches.

  • Service Orientation - Anticipates and responds promptly to internal customer's needs. Solicits customer feedback. Builds strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

  • Drives innovation and breakthrough solutions to improve outcomes

  • Builds a culture of quality and focuses on on-going performance improvement

  • Analytical - able to develop and interpret meaningful financial data.
  • Strong ability with Microsoft Office suite, advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and MS Access.

 To apply visit https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=4438 and alert the GA Alumnae Office at alumnae@greenwichacademy.org

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact.  As a humanitarian agency, Save the Children is obliged to create and maintain an environment that aims to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children and promote the implementation of its child safeguarding policy.  All representatives of Save the Children – employees, volunteers, interns, consultants, Board members and others who work with children on Save the Children’s behalf – are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Associate Director, Senior Accountant, Save the Children, Fairfield, CT

Posted 12/13

Summary

The Associate Director, Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing financial processes to support accurate and timely financial statements. S/he will be a resource for the Finance Division to provide guidance on policy and accounting processes. S/he will participate in process improvement initiatives and provide accounting and control expertise.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

Manage balance sheet review process and related audit requirements:        40%

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reporting and variance analysis
  • Maintain listing of accounts and responsibilities
  • Review reconciliations for compliance with audit requirements
  • Responsible for completion ofspecific audit schedules and reconciliation to general ledger

Analyze and oversee complex accounting transactions                                    20%

  • Determine accounting treatment for new or unusual transactions, e.g. Real Estate Lease, Mexico Loan

  • Research accounting and tax requirements, e.g. use IRS.gov to lookup reporting for overseas entities

  • Discuss implication to SCUS financial statements of Accounting Standards with KPMG

Prepare 990 and 990T for the Agency working with KPMG:                              20%

  • Understand and communicate IRS compliance requirements to FSLT and Finance team.

  • Prepare financial worksheets supporting 990 schedules

  • Coordinate input from SCUS, Head Start and SCAN to develop accurate tax reporting

Review and advise on accounting policies                                                          10%

  • Partner with the Finance Division staff and FSLT to create/revise accounting policies

  • Advise on policy requirements and exceptions

Special Projects:                                                                                                      10%

  • Support the Controller and CFO on accounting related projects and decision making; Coding, Regulatory, Accounting Standard implementation

 

Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors

BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Analytical subject area, e.g.  Mathematics, Economics

Knowledge of GAAP and external reporting requirements; CPA preferred. 

A minimum of 5-7 years accounting experience required. Not-for-Profit accounting, finance and some grant experience preferred.

Strong ability with Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Excel and Access skills. Familiarity with Aggresso or similar accounting system preferred.

Highly developed problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills.

Ability to present information in an informative and clear manner. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Must maintain strict confidentiality and the utmost of integrity in all aspects of the position.

Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships.

Willingness to travel.

To apply, visit https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=4601 and alert the Alumnae Office at alumnae@greenwichacademy.org

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact.  As a humanitarian agency, Save the Children is obliged to create and maintain an environment that aims to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children and promote the implementation of its child safeguarding policy.  All representatives of Save the Children – employees, volunteers, interns, consultants, Board members and others who work with children on Save the Children’s behalf – are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Analyst, FP&A (Financial Modeling), Save the Children, Fairfield, CT

Posted 12/13

Summary

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for ad hoc monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting and financial analysis.  This position also supports the development of budgets and forecasts and ensures that they are compiled, analyzed, and calculated in an accurate and timely manner, and provides financial and analytical support to the agency’s strategic planning process and strategic decisions. The Manager is responsible for detailed financial analysis, modeling and data mining.  This position maintains a continuous improvement approach to enhance efficiency and maximize results.     

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

Financial Planning & Analysis (45%)

  • Conduct ad hoc analysis as needed using data from multiple database systems, business acumen, data and information gathered from various stakeholders, and external resources, using best analytical practices to drive accurate and timely business decisions

  • Prepare timely and accurate management reporting that drives performance across the agency

  • Prepare and facilitate monthly, quarterly and annual metric reviews and detailed financial analysis, publish monthly metrics

  • Assist with foreign exchange analysis and impact on monthly revenue results

Daily/Monthly/Quarterly (25%)

Responsible for analyzing monthly BvAs for Divisions and supporting data analysis. 

  1. Analyze and provide feedback on Budget Vs Actual Expense Reports, forecast and prior year actuals.
  2. Serve as a liaison within finance for Divisions, providing support in navigating expense and budget transactions.  Partner with Budget Owners by meeting regularly to review questions, variances, changes to their forecast, discuss options for managing their expense based on historical data, current performance, etc. 

Annual Budget Process & Budget Revisions (15%)

Assist with the annual budget process, and budget revisions.  Provide guidance to support annual planning and monthly forecast cycle. 

  1. Support strategic directives for budget process. Accountable for operational excellence in revenue planning, budgeting, and reporting. 
  2. Support priorities and implement results. 
    1. Help implement  action plan for communicating, disseminating and collecting Budget/Forecast; roll out, manage, and review Home Office revenue and expense plans
    2. Verify budget with owners and stakeholders and discuss detailed strategy, provide strategic directive guidance to budget owners for inputs into budget process
    3. Ensure integrity of budget tools and training on budget process
  3. Analyze and summarize all revenue and expense projections and review with team.
  4. Review and Analyze grants projections, coordinate review of Country Office grant projections.
  5. Review & Validate final BuRT and expense budgets and supports upload into Agresso
  6. Consolidate and verify all revenue and expenses correctly translate into Sources and Uses.

 

Capacity Building (10%)

Train Division Budget Point persons on budget and planning matters, ensure that they are meeting their objectives, and provide proper service to their stakeholders. 

  1. Provide pro-active support to budget holder and senior management in helping to define best practices or structure for financial measurement based on existing financial systems.
  2. Evaluate current practices to determine if efficiencies are being realized and recommend solutions to improve work flow and reduce redundancy.
    1. Recognize and socialize better practices within Teams and share efficiencies leveraging marketing, operational and financial knowledge to improve existing process and help achieve Team goals.
    2. Provide continuous improvement to processes, tools, metrics and training based on ongoing experience, process metrics and feedback from process users and other stakeholders, to drive further efficiencies in the organization.
  3. Maintain internal process documentation. 
  4. Support standard management reporting processes and metrics throughout the organization by creating templates, job aids and other materials and produce reporting packages as required.

 

Monthly and Year End Closing (5%)

Review, in conjunction with team, completion of analytical requests. Prepare analysis as needed, respond to audit requests for information.

Required Background and Experience, Skills and Behaviors

Background and Experience

  • BA/BS Finance/Accounting or a related field desired
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in analysis, planning, and budgeting.
  • Strong technical skills and experience in data mining, financial analysis, budgeting, financial modeling, and forecasting
  • Experience working with databases and financial management systems.
  • Good understanding of grant regulations and financial management policies and procedures.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and MS Access; Strong ability with Microsoft Office suite,.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills-able to develop and interpret meaningful financial data.

  • Strong budgeting/finance skills.

  • Experience in foreign exchange analysis

  • Ability to interact with others at various levels and in all departments in the Agency; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate clearly with thoughtful, accurate information.

  • Organization skills - quick learner; able to prioritize workload and multi-task.

  • Facilitates change - identifies opportunities for different and innovative approaches, facilitates implementation and acceptance of change.

  • Service Orientation - Anticipates and responds promptly to internal customer's needs.Solicits customer feedback.Builds strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

  • Embraces a culture of quality and focuses on ongoing performance improvement

    To apply, visit  https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=4444 and alert the GA alumnae office at alumnae@greenwichacademy.org

    Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

    Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact.  As a humanitarian agency, Save the Children is obliged to create and maintain an environment that aims to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of children and promote the implementation of its child safeguarding policy.  All representatives of Save the Children – employees, volunteers, interns, consultants, Board members and others who work with children on Save the Children’s behalf – are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

    Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Associate Director, CCS Fundraising, NYC

Posted 10/25

CCS is a strategic fundraising firm that partners with non-profits for transformational change. We are looking for smart and passionate individuals to provide onsite fundraising and management consulting services, working collaboratively with CCS executives and client leaders to design and execute successful development campaigns and operations.
More information about working at CCS can be found here: http://ccsfundraising.com/careers.
Please reach out to Heather Northrop '03, Assistant Vice President at CCS to apply or learn more hnorthrop@ccsfundraising.com

 

Communications & Special Events Manager, Eagle Hill School, Greenwich, CT

Posted 10/19

Under the guidance of the Director of Development & Marketing, this creative and detailed person is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and dynamic communications program for the school, as well as the development, communications and management of special events specifically related to the Development Office or the school as a whole.  Requirements: bachelor’s degree in a related field; minimum 5-7 years’ experience in communications (preferably education); communications management expertise; proficiency with MS Word, Adobe, social media; excellent written, verbal, creative, interpersonal skills; high degree of professionalism/confidentiality. Please send cover letter and resume to Lisa Ferraro L.Ferraro@eaglehill.org

Program & Communications Coordinator, Part Time, CT Against Gun Violence; Fairfield, CT

Posted 10/17

CT Against Gun Violence has an opening for a part-time staffer to perform a combination of office, grassroots organizing and program coordination functions.

Responsibilities include general assistance in areas of: fundraising and development; finance and accounting; database and website management; research; event organizing; email marketing, press relations and typical office duties such as filing, telephone reception and messaging, etc.

Persons with good communication, team interaction, and computer skills will be considered for training in all areas.  College degree and demonstrated interest in grassroots activism preferred.

Expected utilization is 20 hours per week; compensation is $14.00 per hour. Location is Fairfield, CT (just west of Bridgeport, CT). 

With more than 20 years of successful advocacy, CT Against Gun Violence is uniquely qualified to lead gun violence prevention activity in Connecticut. Since its founding in 1993, CAGV has effectively lobbied for some of the strongest gun laws in the country in its effort to reduce gun deaths and injuries in CT. CAGV is a small organization with a big impact, you’ll get to see all aspects of grassroots advocacy and legislative lobbying on an issue that is front and center among social issues.


Send your application in confidence to ron@cagv.org

Accounts Payable Accountant, Film Distribution Company, NYC

Posted 10/11

Prestigious, "hip", young and growing film distribution company in NYC/Flatiron District looking for Accounts Payable Junior Accountant to join their team.  This person needs at least 1-2 years experience working with Accounts Payable software,like Quickbooks with an understanding of how to run AP from start to finish and also MUST HAVE excellent Excel skills. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who may want to grow their career in the traditional area of accounting at a very prestigious "less buttoned up" organization related to the film industry that also has a casual dress code.

This is a full time position with full health benefits.

If interested, please contact:


Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company/ C-Suite Assistants
144 East 44th Street, Suite 803
New York, New York, 10017
212-867-4678
Linda@colemancompany.net

Administrative Assistant, Prestigious Asset Management Firm, NYC

Posted 10/5

Prestigious asset management firm based in midtown is looking for a Floater/Junior Administrative Assistant to join their firm, providing support to various departments on an on-going basis.  This is a great way for a recent college graduate with at least 1-2 years experience working in a corporate office,  preferably in financial services to get exposure to various departments in an asset management firm with upside career potential.  Many "floaters" have gone on to join others parts of the firm, particularly in Investor Relations, Operations and Human Resources.

Candidate must be able to "wear many hats",  be polished, professional with a confident "can do" attitude...no job too small.  The candidate must also have very strong communication skills, excellent writing skills and superior Microsoft Office Suite skills; calendaring, international and domestic travel, meeting scheduling, document and presentation creation.  Experience with Concur a big plus.

If interested, please contact:

Linda White-Banta
Coleman & Company/ C-Suite Assistants
144 East 44th Street, Suite 803
New York, New York, 10017
212-867-4678
Linda@colemancompany.net
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