We’re hiring: Finance Assistant

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November 15, 2018

The Finance Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of accounting and clerical activities that support the financial function of the Foundation. Accuracy and attention to detail are critical as there is a considerable amount of data entry. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

• General ledger entry and preparation of monthly financials for Morley Building, LLC.

• Prepare reconciliations and assist with preparation of monthly financials for SCF.

• Accounts payable functions: receive and enter invoices, prepare checks, and pay office bills.

• Prepare and file 1099’s, 1098’s etc.

• Assist with Month-end and Annual Audit procedures.

• Assist with/prepare for/attend regular SCF Finance and Investment Committee meetings.

• Prepare meeting minutes for SCF Finance and Investment Committees.

• Assist with the distribution of Fund Statements to appropriate fund representatives.

• Work closely with representatives of community initiatives to ensure proper procedures are being followed.

• Follow-up with donors/agencies, as necessary.

• Perform gift entry procedures and make bank deposits.

• Assist in database management.

• Provides additional support to the Director of Finance as required, including special projects.



• Minimum of an associates degree, or the equivalent, in finance or accounting, preferred.

• Experience in a nonprofit, fund accounting or Foundation environment is preferred, but not required.

• Accurate math skills and a basic understanding of good accounting practices.

• Strong computer background, including Microsoft Excel and Word.

• Ability to perform responsible clerical work requiring independent judgment with speed and accuracy, with a minimum of immediate supervision.

• Highly organized, responsible and energetic. Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with meticulous attention to detail, use initiative, work independently and solve problems. 

• Ability to plan workload and maximize resources.

• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete records and reports.

• Ability to relate well and communicate effectively and pleasantly with the public.

• “Team player” attitude is critical.

• High degree of flexibility and willingness to work until the job is complete.

• Commitment to excellence and pride in own work.



Resumes should be submitted by Nov. 26 to:

Saginaw Community Foundation

Attn: Reneé Johnston

1 Tuscola St, Suite 100B

Saginaw, MI  48607

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