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Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration (Director), the Controller is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day accounting activities of the Finance Department. The Controller supervises accounting staff, assigns and reviews their efforts, provides technical guidance, and performs related work as required. Additionally, the Controller works with outside tax accountants to prepare all tax returns. In collaboration with the Director, the Controller develops and conducts special financial studies as necessary and works to develop policies, procedures, and systems conducive to the smooth operation of the Foundation. The Controller serves as back-up to the Director as needed.
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to be a part of a mission driven nonprofit organization. They will possess a degree in an area relevant to the position as well as CPA licensure. Additionally, the candidate should have relevant work experience in the nonprofit arena and investment accounting, with specific experience analyzing financial data, preparing financial reports, and preparing financial projections. The candidate will possess exceptional analytical skills grounded in sound financial theory as well as knowledge of standard accounting software applications to generate analyses of financial data. The ability to bring systems and processes together and implement procedures and standards in an accessible and efficient manner to all stakeholders is a must.
The director of technology serves as a supervisor to all IT Department staff, and serves on the Foundation’s Leadership Team, which has responsibility for setting the Foundation’s operational strategy and cultivating and maintaining organizational culture. As a director within strategy services, the director of technology helps set and implement policies that align the organization’s use of strategic services with our organizational priorities and grantmaking goals. This responsibility will include deep engagement with selective grantmaking initiatives to assess and recommend the role technology can play in helping the initiative and our grantees succeed.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in information technology or a closely related field, work history of progressively responsible experience in information technology, and considerable experience managing IT services, strategies and infrastructures. The director must posse the ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff; think and act strategically and innovatively; and excellent technical skills and a demonstrated knowledge of emerging technologies.
The Chief of Staff and Strategy (CSS) will work with the president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Executive Team to oversee implementation of the Foundation’s strategy.
The Foundation is seeking a new Program Officer who will work in strategic and creative partnership with the Foundation’s program and other staff on initiatives to advance Irvine’s strategic goals. The ideal candidate brings deep content expertise in fields related to economic opportunity and/or political opportunity with diverse communities, a track record of working with cross-sector collaborations, prior grantmaking experience, excellent project and/or portfolio management experience, strong relationship management and interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial drive, and the ability to thrive and succeed in a dynamic, fluid workplace environment.
The Foundation is seeking a new Senior Program Officer who will work in strategic and creative partnership with the Foundation’s program and other staff on initiatives to advance Irvine’s strategic goals. The ideal candidate brings deep content expertise in fields related to economic opportunity and/or political opportunity with diverse communities, a track record of working with cross‐sector collaborations, prior grantmaking experience, excellent project and/or portfolio management experience, strong relationship management and interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial drive, and the ability to thrive and succeed in a dynamic, fluid workplace environment.
Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant performs assigned accounting functions requiring in-depth knowledge of the organization’s financial systems. The incumbent is responsible for various aspects of financial and payroll, fixed assets, grant payments, contract management and general oversight of accounts payable. Incumbent analyzes, verifies and prepares transactions for the general ledger and other records. Serves as backup to the Assistant Controller and Accounts Payable Specialist in assigned functional areas, and assists with special projects as assigned by the Controller or Director of Finance and Administration.
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to be a part of a mission driven not for profit organization and a history of increasingly responsible experience in financial accounting. A self-starter, independent thinker with the ability to work independently, as well as with a team. Someone who is customer service oriented, with excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent time management ability, with solid prioritization skills and follow through. Experienced user of business and accounting software applications, such as NetSuite, Salesforce, MS Office components (specifically Microsoft Excel), etc. Solid knowledge of financial accounting, accounts payable, and financial reporting and analysis is needed as well as an undergraduate degree in accounting.