Finance and Administration Assistant
FULL-TIME (40 hours/week – Benefits Eligible)
Inspirica — from Homeless to Home (formerly St. Luke’s LifeWorks) is one of the largest organizations serving homeless people in Connecticut. We provide emergency, transitional and permanent housing, support services, youth services, education and employment training to more than 1000 adults and children in lower Fairfield County each year. In addition to being homeless, the people we serve typically suffer from mental illness, substance abuse and/or HIV/AIDS. Many further have severe cognitive impairments, a history of incarceration, little or no work history, and little or no education. All of our participants live at or below poverty level.
This position has responsibilities in Finance (60% time) and Administration (40% time).
Finance Assistant Duties (approximately 25 hours per week): Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer and Finance Associate, he/she will be responsible for:
Monthly Tenant Billing
Grant application support
Preparing monthly and quarterly account reconciliations
Prepare monthly journal entries
Administrative record keeping in connection with capital projects
Supplies orders & management
Other accounting and finance duties as required
Administration Assistant Duties (approximately 15 hours per week): Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer, he/she will be responsible for:
Assisting the CEO and the COO with administrative duties including calendar management; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging travel plans, itineraries and agendas; and compiling and distributing documents for meetings
Assisting the CEO and the COO with correspondence as necessary and requested
Coordinating meetings for the CEO and COO
Serving as administrative liaison to the Board of Directors (including Board Committees)
Other administrative duties as requested
Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting degree preferred).
Experience in Blackbaud (Financial Edge) helpful
Experience in Blackbaud (Raisers Edge) helpful
Experience as executive or administrative assistant helpful
Understanding of non-profit accounting principles and best practices.
Highly organized, strict attention to detail, and exemplary work standards
Ability to multitask
A team player
Ability to exercise good judgment, take direction, and maintain confidentiality of information
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Candidates should submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements by e-mail with “Finance and Administration Assistant” in the subject line to:
Salary commensurate with experience.
Inspirica is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, race, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, veteran status, the presence of a non-job related handicap, or any other legally protected status.