Since its foundation in 1984, PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing.
Senior Finance Analysis Specialist
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: $64,480 to $75,000/yr DOE
PATH is seeking candidates with experience in accounting, grant invoicing, and fiscal grant compliance to join our Finance Department’s FGM team as a Senior Grant Account. This position is based out of our Los Angeles community hub.
ABOUT OUR FGM TEAM
The Finance Grants Management (FGM) team in our Finance Department manages all aspects of PATH’s grants and contracts including invoicing, receivables collection, grant budgeting, grant budget tracking, reporting, and fiscal compliance.
WHAT IS A SENIOR FINANCE ANALYSIS SPECIALIST
The Senior Finance Analysis Specialist is responsible for managing all grant invoicing and financial analysis, and fiscal compliance activities for assigned regions and/ or sub-regions of PATH. This includes all grant and contract analysis, invoicing, expense monitoring, and reporting, as well as collections, budgeting, and other internal reporting. This position interfaces externally with funders to ensure accurate timely invoicing and smooth monitoring visits, and with program personnel to ensure optimal grant financial performance. Position Responsibilities:
- Grant Billing & Reporting
- Responsible for managing cost based billing and financial reporting for a portfolio of contracts and grants
- Required to maintain a thorough knowledge of all grant and contract financial and invoicing requirements and ensure that all grant accounting activities are congruent with such requirements
- Reconcile grant accounts and resolve invoice discrepancies with other departments
- Review and analyze grant related accounting entries to accurately charge costs to specific grants
- Monitor expenses to ensure compliance and adherence to GAAP, Uniform Administrative Guidance Title 2 CFR 200, and funder specific regulation
- Budgets Management
- In collaboration with other PATH departments, prepare budget templates, budget renewals, modifications and assist with maintaining a centralized and organized system for tracking of all budgets
- Attend meetings with management, programs, and funders to present and discuss budgets, budgets vs. actuals, and other budget related analysis and recommendations
- Gather data to support preparation of new grant application budgets, modifications, and renewals
- Support the monthly upkeep of the PATH Position Control Log and may assist with workbook set up
- Support the quarterly upkeep of PATH’s cost allocation schedules and maybe required to assist with workbook set up
- Other Finance/ Lead Duties
- Assigned to orient and train other Finance Analysis Specialists
- Performs quality control checks on other Finance Analysis Specialists work
- If assigned Healthcare programs, must be able to understand medi-cal billing/ reporting and private insurance billing and reporting structures
WHAT YOU BRING
We’re looking for candidates that:
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, proficiency with Microsoft Word, and familiarity with the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite Advanced financial reporting skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a complex non-profit chart of accounts.
- Demonstrated ability to think critically and come up with creative solutions.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a complex non-profit chart of accounts
- Demonstrated ability to perform high-level analysis.
- High-level of motivation and self-starting disposition.
- Professional demeanor.
- Excellent organizational, prioritization, time management, and muti-tasking skills, including the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, high-pressure, and time sensitive environment.
- Experience as a team lead and/or project manager
- Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Three (3) years of experience in accounting, grant invoicing, fiscal grant compliance, data management or equivalent experience, preferably in a non-profit environment within Los Angeles County
Regardless of qualifications, candidates must:
- Have employment eligibility verification
- Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
- Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
- Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
- Tuberculosis Test
- Background Screening
- Drug Test
Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.
PATH is a California employer. Therefore, all regular and customary work must be performed within the state. Approval for work outside of the office, does not establish approval for work to be conducted outside of California.
WHAT WE OFFER
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH ACTION?
If this position sounds like a fit, please submit your application today. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
PATH will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
PATH is dedicated to racial and social justice by centering equity in our service delivery and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment for the communities we serve. We seek awareness and insight from witnessing the stories of our clients and learning from the experiences of our staff to ensure impactful systems change. If people are empowered, they can bring their authentic, whole selves to work and when people feel like they belong, they can become part of a unified effort of ending homelessness for all.