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Position Title: Vice President of Finance
Reports to: President
Revision Date: August 2021
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
Position Summary
 
The Vice President of Finance serves as an integral member of the United Way of York County Leadership team, overseeing the execution of UWYC’s fiduciary management strategy, meeting all regulatory requirements, and providing human resources support. The Vice President of Finance will lead a finance and operational team to support and execute strategies that achieve UWYC’s strategic goals and ensure donor trust in UWYC’s financial operations. This position requires a leader who is tactical and strategic, with administrative and financial experience.
 
Essential Functions
  • Develop and execute the overall finance strategy, structure, and planning for the organization.
  • Partner with various staff leadership on strategic and compliance related initiatives.
  • Manage, prepare and maintain all financial records for the United Way of York County, FOCUS, and Truancy Prevention Initiative; including annual budgets, capital budgets, monthly financial reports, monthly bank statement reconciliations, adjusting journal entry and close process as well as manage annual reporting to United Way Worldwide.
  • Assure proper processing of pledges receivable, cash contributions, and accounts payable as well as remit tax receipts for donors.
  • Manage and prepare an annual budget for the operating fund, including the capital budget, including management and preparation of budgets for the other programs including FOCUS and Truancy Prevention Initiative.
  • Manage designation reporting and distribution processes.
  • Manage and prepare a rolling 5-year financial strategic plan.
  • Serve as staff for the Finance Committee.
  • Attend all Board Meetings and Executive Committee meetings presenting analysis of financials.
  • Invest general reserve funds and campaign receipts and monitor investment returns to ensure compliance with the investment policy statement.
  • Manage and prepare year-end information as required for the audit.
  • Manage the preparation of all Internal Revenue Service and government filings (including Form 990, Form 5500, BCO-10, Form 1099, etc.).
  • Track all sources of income including campaign, grants (federal, state & private) and social enterprise activities.
  • Ensures that UWYC meets all its financial obligations in a timely manner.
  • Manage outsourced workstreams and third-party relationships.
  • Maintain/improve effective controls over all finance processes.
  • Identify opportunities and help implement automation efficiencies.
  • Attract, manage, mentor, train and develop finance professionals.
Other Responsibilities
  • Strong professional ethics and integrity with high level of accountability.
  • Exhibits a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive, and energy.
  • Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills to excel in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communicator and educator of others that is respectful; able to translate finance concepts into clear actionable information.
The above requirements are representative of minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the individual will possess the ability and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently.
 
Educational and Other Requirements
  1. Bachelor or master’s degree in accounting. With strong accounting knowledge in all areas of non-profit accounting.
  2. CPA license preferred.
  3. 6+ years' experience with accounting for non-profits.
  4. 5+ years' experience leading a finance function. 
  5. 5+ year's people management experience.
  6. Ability to present finance matters in a meaningful and useful way to leadership staff and Board.
  7. Genuine interest in our mission.
  8. Detail-oriented, organized, analytical, with a problem-solving mindset.
  9. Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  10. Proficient in MS office; advanced Excel, experience with MIP software, and experience with Andar software a plus but not required.
Other information to consider: 
  • The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties as assigned, might be part of the job.  
  • This job description does not constitute an employment contract; the employment relationship between UWYC and the employee is an at-will relationship.
To apply, please CLICK HERE to complete the application.
 

 
 
Position Title:  Accounting Clerk
Reports To:  Vice President of Finance
Date:  June 2021
FSLA Status: Non-exempt
 
Job Summary (Role in organization):
 
The position is critical in assisting the United Way of York County (UWYC) in meeting our mission to build a stronger, caring community by cultivating financial generosity, volunteerism, and advocacy.  This position is responsible for supporting the Finance Team in a variety of administrative functions including compiling & organizing data, filing documents, computer data entry (via our CRM system) and serving as back up for bookkeeping tasks. 
 
Key/Reporting Relationship:
 
This position reports to the VP of Finance.   This position receives general supervision and works within established guidelines.  
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Achieves the UWYC’s mission and strategic goals by performing a wide variety of administrative duties to support the Finance Department.  Provides customer service and answers questions from employees and the general public, both in-person, by email and by telephone.   
  • Contributes to organization’s effectiveness by: 
  • A. Compiling, recording and reconciling results from the annual Campaign, preparing related bank deposits, and processing data from other sources as needed.  
  • B. Establishing and maintaining effective communication lines with all staff members and general public.  Keeps management and staff informed of critical information needed to ensure smooth operations.
  • Contributes to the team by assisting in training employees and finance volunteers. 
  • Maintains trust, confidence and protects the organization by keeping information confidential and disclosing only on a need to know basis; ensuring high ethical standards; fosters a spirit of respect, trust and cooperation; using good customer service skills with both internal and external customers; and upholding the organization’s reputation in the community.  
  • Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building rapport; and participating in problem- solving.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by reading in-house literature/communications, participating in meetings and educational opportunities as necessary.
  • Additional Tasks:  Contributes to UWYC team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed. 
Job requirements:  
 
Requirements listed represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability, mental/physical demands and work environments required to perform the essential job functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Essential knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:
  • HS degree or equivalent is required with some college preferred.  
  • Two to three years of experience in Accounting preferred.  
  • Proficient at administrative skills and data entry.  
  • Ability to be curious and learn from asking questions and listening to others.
  • Experience in using personal computers, applications, and proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Experience with CRM would be beneficial.  
  • Demonstrated experience with an accounting software (MIP) preferred.
  • Excellent powers of concentration- ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously within a distracting environment is essential.
  • Ability to do data entry with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to organize workload, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and results oriented to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with colleagues, clients, and volunteers to gain information and support in accomplishing goals.
  • Ability to represent the UWYC in a professional and positive manner at all times.  
  • Ability to actively listen, communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions that are given in English. 
  • Clear written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics. 
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and occasional weekend work.  
  • Must have regular attendance and punctuality.  

Salary Range: $33,785 - $41,000

To apply, please CLICK HERE to complete the application.
 
 

 
 
Position Title:  Youth Court Alliance Program Assistant
Reports to: Director of Education Initiatives
Revision Date: August 2021
FSLA Status: Non-exempt
 
Position Summary
 
The Youth Court Alliance Program Assistant, a temporary full-time grant funded position, will be responsible for supporting the Director of Education Initiatives on an as needed basis with the implementation of Youth Court Alliance Program in York County. 
 
Essential Functions
  • Program planning, development, and implementation of Youth Court Alliance.
  • Support the development and program implementation at all site locations.
  • Maintain and organize individual files for all Youth Court Alliance Participants.
  • Provide mentorship to current and prior Participants of Youth Court Alliance.
  • Collect data required for proper evaluation of program. 
  • Provide excellent classroom management and supervision of student volunteers. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of all program related materials, clients, and cases. 
  • Assure the integrity of projects funded with public and private funds. 
  • Ensure the safety of program, Participants, and Members at all times.
  • Track program expenses to ensure grant funds are spent within budgetary guidelines.
  • Assist with the planning of events for Youth Court Alliance.
  • Providing appropriate resources to students and their families at the discretion of the Director of Education Initiatives.
  • Educate the community, stakeholders, business leaders, and families about community supports surrounding education.
The above requirements are representative of minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the individual will possess the ability and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently. 
 
Educational and Other Requirements
  1. High school diploma required. A degree in education, behavioral or social sciences, criminal justice, organizational development, or related degree is preferred. Minimum of 1 year of experience in program implementation. This can include 1 year of consistent volunteer experience with one program.
  2. Excellent written/ oral communication and classroom management skills. Spanish fluency preferred. 
  3. Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and organizations. Ability to work with children and high school aged youth.
  4. Ability to recruit, train, and supervise work of volunteers and interns.
  5. Willingness to be a constant role model and mentor to youth.
  6. Demonstrated reliability and positive work habits. 
  7. Experience with data collection and writing grant reports. Fully proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  8. Capable of multi-tasking and working under pressure. 
  9. Possess a valid driver’s license in accordance with our insurance provider’s requirements. 
  10. Ability to pass background checks in accordance with insurance provider and legal requirements.
  11. Must have flexibility in schedule. 
Other information to consider: 
  • The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties as assigned, might be part of the job.   
  • This job description does not constitute an employment contract; the employment relationship between UWYC and the employee is an at-will relationship. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:
Elizabeth Richard
United Way of York County
800 East King Street
York, PA 17403
717-771-3823
 

 
 
Position Title: Youth Court Alliance Intern
Reports to: Director of Education Initiatives
Revision Date: September 2021
FSLA Status: Non-exempt
 
Position Summary
 
The Youth Court Alliance Intern, a temporary part-time grant funded position, will be responsible for providing administrative and program support for the Youth Court Alliance Program in York County. 
 
Essential Functions
  • Compile data and maintain files for the Youth Court Alliance program.
  • Provide routine reports to the Director of Education Initiatives.
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of student volunteers.
  • Support the development and program implementation for the Youth Court Alliance at all site locations.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all program related materials, clients, and cases. 
  • Provide excellent communication and customer service.
  • Follow up with Youth Court Alliance assignments to report on status toward completion.
  • Providing appropriate resources to students and their families at the discretion of the Youth Court Alliance Coordinator. 
  • Assist with the planning of events for Youth Court Alliance.
  • Help manage and train community partners and Youth Court Alliance members, helping to implement the Youth Court Alliance.
  • Attend Truancy Task Force Meetings.
  • Provide feedback on ways the Youth Court Alliance could improve.
  • Assist Community Initiatives on programs related to the betterment of children and youth.
The above requirements are representative of minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully, the individual will possess the ability and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently. 
 
Educational and Other Requirements
  1. Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree.
  2. Comfortable working with children and high school aged youth. 
  3. Preferably bilingual.
  4. Must know how to use Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be willing to learn how to use additional databases.
  5. Patient with the ability to relate well to a variety of people and to work quickly and collaboratively.
  6. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
  7. Able to pass a background check.
  8. Ability to be a constant role model and mentor.
  9. Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel. Reimbursement will be provided. 
  10. Must have 100,000/300,000 automobile insurance coverage.
Other information to consider: 
  • The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties as assigned, might be part of the job.   
  • This job description does not constitute an employment contract; the employment relationship between UWYC and the employee is an at-will relationship. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:
Elizabeth Richard
United Way of York County
800 East King Street
York, PA 17403
717-771-3823