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One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference. We are growing fast and need talented and passionate candidates to support strong nationwide growth. We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The job descriptions below require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. Download the Reader here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound is seeking a nonprofit accounting professional to become its next Accounting Manager. This position reports to the VP of Finance and Administration and is an integral part of a collaborative and mission driven organization seeking to expand the number of children we serve in the Puget Sound region. The position is located in the BBBSPS Seattle office.
The Accounting Manager is responsible for timely and accurate recording and reporting of financial activities for the organization. Responsibilities include payroll, AP, tax compliance, grant reporting, and preparation for audits, among others. This position is the owner and expert on the BBBSPS accounting system. The Accounting Manager interacts with staff in all departments and provides assistance and training regarding accounting policies and procedures. BBBSPS offers competitive compensation including paid leave, comprehensive health coverage and retirement match.
To be successful, you should have: 3+ years of relevant accounting experience and good knowledge of GAAP. Nonprofit accounting experience with knowledge of requirements for restricted funds and grant accounting. Proficiency with accounting software (MIP preferred) and intermediate to advanced Excel skills. A demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others. The ability to work well under pressure and manage competing demands while meeting deadlines. The ability to work independently, exercising discretion, independent judgment, and problem solving skills. Good ‘numbers sense’ and high standards for accuracy. An understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. A BA/BS, preferably in accounting or business, but related coursework and experience accepted. A commitment to the mission and vision of BBBSPS, and an interest in participating in an environment of growth and change. Bonus points for: Access to a reliable insured automobile and valid driver’s license. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge donor database software. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please click here to see the full job description.
Executive Assistant and Board Liaison
Are you dedicated to meeting the expectations of your customer? Do you get energy from serving others in ways that build their success? Have you partnered with a senior executive to ensure their administrative and operational needs are met? Do you relate well to people and are able to build effective relationships? Do you have experience working with board members? Have you developed business processes and analytics, metrics and key performance indicators? Are you adaptable to quickly changing priorities? If you’ve answered ‘yes,’ you may be what we’re looking for. Key responsibilities include: Doing what it takes to assure that CEO is able to focus on community engagement, fund development, agency leadership and goal accomplishment;Manage the CEO’s calendar, scheduling, and travel needs;Create/prepare materials, including reports and presentations;Execute follow-up to meetings;Support Board of Director and Board Committees including scheduling, agendas, and materials;Attend Board and Committee meetings and take and distribute minutes;Maintain files and documentation;Communicate and correspond with volunteers, donors, board and community;Support leadership team with presentation preparation, research and writing;Provide backup support for office management.We are seeking an individual who is customer focused and results oriented with a keen sense of interpersonal savvy and professionalism. This person will be expected to promote the agency’s mission and vision, internally and externally.The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at email@example.com. Please click here to see the full job description.
Donation Center Manager
We are seeking an individual who can lead, interact with professionalism, build relationships, and have a can-do attitude to join our staff. The Donation Center Manager is responsible for daily operations of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound’s Donation Center program. This includes all aspects of the donation business model from product solicitation methods, establishing efficient pick up routes, inventory management and productive delivery on a daily basis. The Donation Center Manager will build quality relationships, provide exemplary customer service, coordinate and manage diverse workforces, while effectively utilizing resources and equipment to meet the short and long term business plan. The Donation Center Manager will maintain a service level to meet the expectations of all customers while maintaining the highest public image for the organization. The Donation Center Manager will work with the CEO in handling issues related to the business partnership with SAVERS, Inc. and other community relations. The nature of this work requires availability on some nights and weekends. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please click here to see the full job description.
2 Attended Donation Station Attendants (FT & PT)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Donation Center is accepting applications for a temporary full-time and temporary part-time Donation Station Attendant in Sammamish. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: loading and unloading donations of clothing, small household items and furniture; operating and maintaining the Attended Donation Station (ADS); and being the main point of contact for customers. The nature of this work requires availability on weekends and occasionally some evenings. Please email your cover letter and resume to our HR Department at email@example.com. Please click here to see the full job description.
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