POSITION SUMMARY & FUNCTIONS:
The Finance Manager is an essential member of The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut’s (“CHCACT’s”) finance team, comprised of the Sr. Finance Manager, Bookkeeper and Chief Finance Officer. Together this team is responsible for CHCACT’s financial grant/contract accounting federal regulatory requirements and reporting.
This position supports the Sr. Finance Manager in managing the day-to-day accounting activities for the Finance department,and providing financial support and guidance to the program staff and Senior Management team and assumes responsibility for a full range of duties associated with all activities related to pre and post-award grant administration, financial accounting, budgeting, and grant and contract funding reporting requirements. It provides program financial support and guidance on compliance with contract and regulatory requirements and prudent fiscal practices.
• Prepare grant financial statements, budgets, and budget narratives,
• Responsible for expense tracking and maintaining of a central resource repository for each grant.
• Acts as liaison between funding source and program staff.
• Manages and meets all grant accounting requests with CHCACT Program Manager Teams.
• Assists in the preparation and review of FQHC budgets for grant & contract awards ensuring expenses are aligned with contractual guidelines.
• Maintains documentation of budgets and budget revisions.
• Collects, analyzes and regularly monitors all program data utilized to complete the contractual reporting for multiple health centers within the specified timelines. Programs include but are not limited to: Federal (HRSA, CMS) Ryan White Part D, PTN, HCCN, Focus, 330 Base Program, in addition to State and private funding.
• Analyzes and tracks Health Center’s monthly expenditure reposts to ensure accuracy and regulatory compliance. Serves as point of contact with FQHC’s disseminating information and answering programmatic questions as it relates to Finance.
• Maintains positive relationships with FQHC personnel at all levels.
• Prepares and analyzes data for the Sr. Financial Manager and the CFO .
• Generates monthly grant and program financial reports for all CHCACT programs.
• Meets with CHCACT program teams monthly to discuss programmatic spending trends, update projections, budget variances and discuss resolutions.
• Assesses federal program funding requirements based on current expenditures.
• Collaborates with Sr. Financial Manager on CHCACT cash flow needs, drawing s down funds from the Federal PCS Payment Management System as required
• Monitors and follows up with State, Federal and private funding reimbursements and ensure accurate recording and deposits
• Computing and posting bi-weekly payroll and CHCACT 403b contributions
• Point of contact for CHCACT program or event committees for financial assistance, including but not limited to budgeting, fund collection, invoicing etc.
• Assists Sr. Finance Manager with annual organization and grant audits. Works closely with external auditors to prepare supporting documentation and responds to auditor’s requests.
• Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Demonstrated proficiency in using computer systems, software (particularly MS Office Suite) products and related office equipment.
• Ability to compile, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data as well as document/record information.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment, contributing to the achievement of organization’s objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage work schedules and prioritize tasks, as well as work effectively toward individual and program deadlines and goals.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate well with all individuals within various funding agencies, FQHC’s and/or community partners, and with the public via email, telephone, and in person.
• Detail oriented in completing work tasks, particularly with preparing, reviewing and analyzing budgets and financial data.
• Ability to evaluate information and use logic to address accounting issues and problems is required.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Accounting or Finance), 3 years of accounting/finance experience, preferably with a nonprofit, grant based organization. Knowledge of Federal Funding systems (HRSA Electronic Hand Book (EHB); Grant Solutions; Payment Management System (PMS); and Financial Accounting software Financial Edge NXT a plus.
How to Apply
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Luci Goodwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or facsimile at 203.250.0040.