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Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to all girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson serves the seven counties in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Our diverse staff proudly serves approximately 20,000 girl and 10,000 adult members. Our staff is proud to partner with our committed volunteers to support the Girl Scout mission.

Our staff is located in offices throughout our jurisdiction with Regional & Program offices in Pleasantville and Montgomery.  

Employment
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. We offer full, part-time and seasonal employment opportunities. Our full-time positions include a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. only accepts resumes for advertised positions. If you would like to apply for one of the positions advertised here, please email your resume and cover letter, in Word or Adobe PDF format to  AnnMarie Crouch.

Please clearly state the title of the position you are applying for in the email subject line. No direct phone inquiries, please.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Assistant Ranger (at Large)

Position Description
Assistant Ranger (at Large)

Department: Business Ops and Property FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director Business Ops and Property Status: Part-time
Supervises: N/A Updated: October, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY
The Assistant Property Caretaker assists the Property Department staff in providing general maintenance and custodial services of all GSHH properties in accordance with GSHH policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Perform seasonal work at the camp properties including: grounds maintenance and lawn mowing, tent set up and take down, dock set up and take down, and snow removal.
• Assist in performing building system repair and maintenance
• Help to ensure all vehicles, tools and equipment are maintained in good working condition and stored properly when not in use.
• Monitor properties for damage caused by weather or vandalism, and report incident to the Director of Business Operations and Property.

BASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• General skills in carpentry, plumbing, and mechanical required. Willingness to further develop these skills desired.
• Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including the ability to regularly lift heavy weights in excess of 50 lb, and be able to work out of doors in all seasons.
• Must be able to travel throughout assigned area, possess own car and a valid driver’s license, and be willing to work a flexible schedule.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
• Must possess good judgment and strong operational focus.
• Must be well organized, self-directed, and a team player.
• Strong work ethic, unquestionable reputation for honesty and integrity.
 

Community Engagement Specialist

Position Description

Community Engagement Specialist

 

Department: Community Engagement

FLSA: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Community Engagement

Status: Full-time

Supervises: N/A

Updated: October, 2022

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Engagement Specialist ensures the strength of the Girl Scout Movement across Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. (GSHH). The Community Engagement Specialist recruits and retains girl and adult membership, including Lifetime membership across the council. S/he provides ongoing support to volunteers, assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all GSHH markets, and ensures the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is accessible throughout the council and across all demographic groups.

The Community Engagement Specialist is the single point of contact for all existing members. S/he acquires and maintains expert knowledge of GSHH services and maintains well-informed on the Girl Experience program activities. S/he coaches current members and potential members, including the general public, about Girl Scouting and the GSHH Leadership Experience. The Community Engagement Specialist serves as a liaison between members and staff and represents GSHH in a positive and professional manner throughout the council footprint.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide input into the development of long and short-term membership strategies for adult volunteers that result in the recruitment and retention of girl members
  • Collaborate with existing volunteers to develop and implement an annual membership recruitment and retention plan
  • Participate in the development of a proactive membership retention strategy to maintain girl and adult members so that it reflects the diversity of the council’s footprint.
  • Responsible for the development of community partnerships that provide girl recruitment opportunities.
  • Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Volunteers appointed to the Service Unit Team, Troop Leader, and Co-Leader positions to ensure inclusive practices are implemented and followed.
  • Provide a system of support to ensure leaders retain girl and adult members and provide inclusive opportunities for girls to join existing troops.
  • Ensure that volunteer members adhere to GSHH policies, standards and procedures.
  • Regularly assess the needs and interests of girls and inform Director of Membership and Customer Care to ensure GSHH can respond with relevant activities to sustain girl and adult membership.
  • Sustain positive relationships and promote cooperation, communication and collaboration with all volunteer groups that result in high functioning teams throughout the council.
  • Interpret, promote, and assist in the dissemination of information about all GSHH program activities and the overall Girl Experience.
  • Provide membership updates to the Director of Membership and Customer Care on a regular basis.
  • Analyze data resources and reports to track the progress of membership recruitment and retention initiatives and provide recommendations to the service unit volunteer teams in assigned areas.
  • Serve as staff liaison to assigned volunteer committees or task groups as needed and complete special projects as assigned.
  • Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Preparation, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in volunteer relations; demonstrated success working with volunteers or leading teams.
  • Understanding of the applications of the Girl Scout program, philosophy and policies.
  • Commitment to the Girl Scout’s mission and Girl Scouts membership is required.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals, with all levels of the organization and with the public.
  •  Must possess strong conflict management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Have the ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans.
  • Must possess superior organizational, time management, and customer service skills.
  • Support GSHH’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals with all levels of the organization and with the public.
  • Must have good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Must be well organized, self-directed as well as a team player
  • Strong work ethic, unquestionable reputation for honesty and integrity. Must have the ability to maintain utmost confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including possible nights/weekends. Hours will vary depending on the time of year.

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Extensive time sitting and standing.

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Perform data entry of council program registrations, girl and adult memberships into our Customer Relationship Management system, Salesforce.

Travel

  • Must be able to travel to other offices, possess own car and valid driver’s license, on an as needed basis.
  • Occasional out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be necessary to attend conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

Data Analyst

Position Description

DATA ANALYST

 

Department: Community Engagement

Req #  2227

Reports To: Director of Community Engagement

Status: Full-time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Data Administrator is responsible for the Volunteer Systems data quality to ensure data integrity. S/he regularly runs and reviews data quality reports to identify and correct data quality issues, investigates root causes of data issues and works to implement corrective action. S/he performs functions related to the creation, updating and maintenance of council-wide data in Volunteer Systems, Looker and related applications. The Data Administrator continually reviews and refines current business processes to support changes in a Customer Relationship Management system.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the integration and management of the business intelligence tool, Looker, including running and evaluating reports, providing staff guidance, and recommendations for how to use Looker for other uses across council.
  • Responsible for data integrity. Run and evaluate reports in Volunteer Systems Looker and related applications to ensure that data cleanliness is maintained. Conduct reviews, daily, weekly, and monthly of data quality reports, and takes necessary corrective action in the Volunteer Systems and related applications to resolve data issues and problems.
  • Maintain reporting environment for GSHH; create and schedule reports as requested by GSHH management.  Work with Community Engagement, Program and Marketing and Communications to create and schedule reports to provide enhanced customer service to GSHH volunteers.
  • Provide ongoing support to the Customer Care team as required.
  • Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills

  • Possess excellent customer service skills, identify prioritize, and balance customer issues, take the time to answer questions and explain decision, follow through on commitments to customers in a timely manner; maintains a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals, with all levels of the organization and with volunteers.
  • Must possess strong conflict management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Have the ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, articulate goals and action plans.
  • Must possess superior organizational, time management and customer service skills.
  • Support GSHH’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals, with all levels of the organization and with the public.
  • Must have good judgement and strong operational focus.
  • Must be well organized, self-directed as well as a team player.
  • Strong work ethic, unquestionable reputation for honesty and integrity. Must have the ability to maintain utmost confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedule including possible nights/weekends. Hours will vary depending on the time of year.

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift up to 15 lbs.
  • Extensive time sitting and standing.

Computer Skills

  • Bachelors’ Degree, and at least 2 years’ experience in data administration and customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Customer Relationship Management system experience, preferably Salesforce, desirable. Must be able to learn and apply new technologies.
  • Experience with a Business Intelligence tool, preferably Looker, is a plus.

Travel

  • Must be able to travel to other offices, possess own car and valid driver’s license, on an as needed basis.
  • Occasional out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be necessary to attend conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 

Director of Community Engagement

Position Description DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Department: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FLSA: Exempt
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer Status: Full-time
Supervises: Conversion Specialist, Data Analyst & Community Engagement 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide leadership and oversight of Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. (GSHH) Community Engagement Department to support the achievement of the Council’s mission and goals. Responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of integrated Community Engagement services across the Council’s seven counties.
The Director of Community Engagement manages the team of staff who develop, retain, increase and support girl and adult members resulting in sustainable Community Engagement throughout the Council.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements regional recruitment and retention strategies and an integrated troop support plan to achieve council Community Engagement goals.
  • Provides leadership and monitors the functionality of work plans assigned to team members to ensure optimal productivity and attainment of team goals.
  •  Manages the team, including establishing individual goals, plans and coaching methods.
  • Ensures the extension of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to all demographic groups throughout the Council.
  • Serves as the lead in various projects that impact Community Engagement and organizational groups.
  • Manage the work and performance of the Data Administrator to ensure that accurate reports are available to support the strategic plans of the Council.
  • Prepare and deliver periodic data presentations to the Senior Leadership Team and management to support data-driven decisions.
  • Provide leadership, support and direction to the service unit team volunteers to ensure the execution of the Council’s work.
  • Works cross-functionally with directors to ensure the development of community partnerships and to increase Girl Scouts visibility
  • Actively participates in council-wide strategies as a core member of the Management Team.
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of the department’s annual budget.
  • Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Requirements, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Community Engagement and supervising cross functional teams.
  • Minimum of five years directly managing employees.
  • Understanding of the applications of the Girl Scout program, philosophy and policies.
  • Commitment to the Girl Scout’s mission and Girl Scouts membership required.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Skills
• Proficient in data analytics.
• Knowledge of workflow efficiency, general office, and business procedures.
• Knowledge of project management or the ability to learn project management.
• Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
• Must possess superior organizational, time management and customer service skills.
• Support GSHH’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Ability to manage remote teams.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals, with all levels of the organization and with the public.
• Must have good judgment and strong operational focus.
• Must be well organized, self-directed as well as a team player.
• Strong work ethic, unquestionable reputation for honesty and integrity. Must have the ability to maintain utmost confidentiality at all times.
• Must be able to work flexible work schedule including possible nights/weekends.

Physical Demands
• Able to lift up to 15 lbs.
• Extensive time sitting and standing.

Computer Skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

• Experience using a Customer Relationship Management system, Salesforce preferred, is a plus. Experience with a Business Intelligence tool, preferably Looker, is a plus.

Travel
• Must be able to travel to other offices, possess own car and valid driver’s license, on an as needed basis.
• Occasional out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be necessary to attend conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Executive Assistant to CEO

Position Description

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Department: Executive Office

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Status: Full-time, 44K-47K

Supervises: N/A

Updated: January, 2023

JOB SUMMARY:

The Executive Assistant provides diversified administrative services of a confidential and responsible nature to support the work of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of Directors of Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. (GSHH). S/he assists the CEO to ensure the sound management of GSHH, maintains efficient workflow on a day-to-day basis, and interacts with all levels of employees and the public. The Executive Assistant performs responsibilities within the framework of GSHH’s overall policies, strategies, plans, and budget as approved by the Board of Directors.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a wide variety of administrative and staff support to the CEO, Officers of the Board of Directors, board committees, and task forces in accordance with established policies and procedures in a timely manner.
  • Prepare documents, reports, and correspondence; maintain CEO’s calendar and appointment schedule; process mail; maintain files; answer and refer telephone calls, and ensure inquiries are answered.
  • Coordinate activities such as meetings, board mailings, production, and distribution of materials.
  • Book conference rooms for events, board, and committee meetings.
  • Archive and maintain the retention system for GSHH documents including board of directors, board committees, and task group documents.
  • Assist, draft and review correspondence/articles as assigned.
  • Establish priorities and procedures to accomplish work assignments.
  • Assist with other reports as necessary for CEO and other executive team members.
  • Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain all personnel files and records for the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Preparation, and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of administrative experience.
  • Understanding of the applications of the Girl Scout program, philosophy and policies.
  • Commitment to the Girl Scout’s mission and Girl Scouts.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Skills

  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
  • Expert level is written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Professional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Strong workflow efficiency, general office, and business procedures.
  • Strong Project Management
  • Support GSHH’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Flexible hours as dictated by the needs of the business for projects and meetings including nights/weekends.

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift up to 15 lbs.
  • Extensive time sitting and standing.

Computer Skills

  • Advanced Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Extensive experience using a Customer Relationship Management system, Salesforce preferred, is a plus. Experience with a Business Intelligence tool, preferably Looker, is a plus.

Travel

  • Must be able to travel to other offices, possess own car and valid driver’s license, on an as needed basis.
  • Occasional out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be necessary to attend conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Retail Specialist, New City and New Rochelle, NY

Department: Retail

Position#  2221

Reports To: Director of Retail & Product Sales

Status: Full-time/Part-time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Retail Specialist assists in the day-to-day operation of Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson (GSHH) retail shops and helps to ensure inventory meets the needs of GSHH membership and visitors. S/he provides excellent customer service to help increase GSHH’s revenue.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively participates in the development and implementation of an annual plan of work to direct the day-to-day operations of the shop and help ensure sales goals are achievable.
  • Develop and implement procedures, including store hours of operations that provide for shopping convenience.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all.
  • Ensure retail operations present a positive image of GSHH and Girl Scouting, and ensure procedures are efficient, effective and work in conjunction with the other retail shops.
  • Perform check-out duties, balance sales drawer on a daily basis, make appropriate bank deposits, and provide a daily sales report, and other reports as requested.
  • Implement an inventory control system. Conduct periodic and annual inventories and maintain appropriate inventory to meet the seasonal and special needs of GSHH customers.
  • Implement strategies and plans to improve customer service, ensure the customers’ needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient.
  • Assist in the placement of products and displays to effectively maximize sales and profitability; stock shelves.
  • Utilize Point of Service software, OpSuite, to finalize sales.
  • Keep abreast of GSHH program activities and events to recommend new merchandise.
  • Create and market special events and promotions to draw girls and volunteers to the stores.
  • Enter receivables into Point of Service System
  • Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Preparation, and Training

  • High School diploma, or GED, and at least one-year experience in a retail environment.
  • Understanding of the applications of the Girl Scout program, philosophy and policies.
  • Commitment to the Girl Scout’s mission and Girl Scouts membership required.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Skills

  • Must be detailed oriented and have prior experience in money reconciliation.
  • Must be a creative thinker with good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and affect a cross-functional team.
  • Support GSHH’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Must possess superior organizational, time management and customer service skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills to ensure effective interactions with diverse individuals, at all levels of the organization and with the public.
  • Must have good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Must be well organized, self-directed as well as a team player.
  • Strong work ethic, unquestionable reputation for honesty and integrity. Must have the ability to maintain utmost confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including possible nights/weekends. Hours will vary depending on the time of year.

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Extensive time sitting, bending, reaching, and standing.

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience using a Customer Relationship Management system, Salesforce preferred, is a plus. Experience with a Business Intelligence tool, preferably Looker, is a plus.
  • Experience with Point of Service (POS) Software, preferably RMS Manager and Op Suite.

Travel

  • Must be able to travel to other offices, possess own car and valid driver’s license, on an as-needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other

protected status, in accordance with applicable law.

Senior Accountant

Position Description

Sr. Accountant

Department:  Finance

FLSA:  Exempt

Reports To: CFO

Status: Full-time

Supervises: N/A

Updated: October, 2022

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr. Accountant is responsible for working in partnership with the CFO in the direction and coordination of the day-to-day aspects of Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson’s(GSHH) financial systems; assists in financial analysis, and budgeting; oversees financial accounting systems and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In conjunction with the CFO, implements internal controls, and finance policies and procedures, to ensure that the organization’s day to day operational activities are efficient and effective.
  • Ensures that proper procedures, processes and documentation are followed for all accounting functions, including AP, AR, payroll, fixed assets, product sales, retail sales, cash receipts, cash disbursements, internal transfers, employee expense reimbursements and employee credit card summary reports.
  • Assists the CFO with the annual audit process and providing schedules required for filing the Form 990.
  • Oversees the employee credit card process, merchant credit card activity, and gateway accounts that include the retail shops point of sale, and virtual terminals.
  • Oversees ACH activities, including the processing of ACH withdrawals and payments related to product sales and troops.
  • Ensures that all relevant data for month-end close has been processed and Journal Entries are entered.
  • Performs required General Ledger reconciliations and prepares any necessary adjusting Journal Entries.
  • Assists the CFO in reporting to GSHH’s executive staff, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Ensures that the physical inventory of the retail shops is scheduled and carried out, and that schedules, reconciliations, and requested data are provided to the external auditors in a timely manner.
  • Supports the CFO in the budgeting process and provides support to staff in budget development and implementation.
  • Works in partnership with Fund Development on all grant submittals to include the preparation of necessary budgets, participating in grant presentations, and responses to financial inquiries regarding the grant submittal.
  • Assists the CFO in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual grant reporting, in accordance with grant contracts.
  • Performs all payroll functions, serves as the Administrator of the Council’s payroll and time management systems, and coordinates with HR on payroll processes.
  • Serves as the Administrator for the Council’s accounting software.
  • Leads the Council’s annual workers compensation audit process.
  • Ensures State and Federal returns are prepared and filed which includes 1099s, W2s, the monthly sales tax is filed and paid for all retail locations, and other labor department statutory forms.
  • Maintains current working knowledge of, and developments and changes to, the various GSUSA software systems as they relate to the Council’s financial operations.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated commitment to Volunteer Systems (Salesforce) and to the Council’s business processes as applicable to this specific position description and plan of work.
  • Ability to communicate complete information clearly both verbally and in writing with customers, volunteers, vendors, peers, colleagues and the general public to ensure service excellence.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Web Browsers with proficiency.
  • Ability to use specialized accounting software with proficiency; knowledge of and experience with Abila MIP and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work, while managing multiple deadlines. Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in decision-making, and to work independently, while demonstrating a strong ability to work as a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of general and fund accounting practices and principles.
  • Willingness to perform tasks that involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20-25 pounds).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred and/or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in accounting, preferably in a non-profit environment.
  • Knowledge of non-profit and fund accounting standards.
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, tactical planning, budget development, and performance management.