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 At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, we’re always looking for talented, dedicated people who believe in the power of role models and the potential of children.

Careers

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana 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. Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on Central Indiana's youth, schools, and the entire community.

Open Positions:

Controller

The Controller is responsible for the agency’s accounting and compliance with established controls.  The Controller also oversees the agency’s benefits programs.

Accounting and Financial Management:

  • Direct the organization’s fiscal function and performance.
  • Serve as staff liaison and provide staff support for the Finance Committee.
  • Ensure agency-wide compliance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and program budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grand/fund period; prepare financial reporting materials for government, corporate and foundation grants. 
  • Ensure the accurate and timely performance and recording of essential financial functions, including: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, Accounts Payable, Payroll.
  • Oversee the Month-End Close, including reconciliation of bank statements and significant accounts and preparation and recording of journal entries.
  • Develop and provide timely and accurate analyses of budgets, financial reports, and financial metrics in order to assist the CEO, Board, and/or other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Ensure Agency’s preparedness for annual financial statement audit and serve as primary point of contact with third-party accountants.
  • Oversee preparation and ensure timely filing of all state, local, and Federal filings (such as Forms 990, 5500, etc.) in coordination with third-party accountants.
  • Maintain and deliver reliable monthly cash flow projections, including scenario analysis.  
  • Prepare budgets and financial reports for grants, complete any necessary training or compliance requirements for federal grants, and ensure effective time and expense tracking for grant reporting.
  • Manage the development of the agency’s annual budget and effectively communicate ongoing performance vs budget.
  • Oversee treasury functions, including optimization of liquid reserves.
  • Ensure agency maintains appropriate insurance and evaluate annually.
  • Provide technical financial advice, including review of organizational contracts, recommend effective solutions to business challenges, etc.
  • As a strategic partner, the Controller will assess financial impacts of Agency initiatives, particularly multi-year strategic planning, introduction of new programs or funding sources, and changes in regulatory environment.

Employee Benefits/Records and IT:

  • Ensure agency compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and ensure agency risk is mitigated.
  • Oversee benefits administration, including annual plan renewal and open enrollment, evaluation and selection, relationships with broker and providers, staff enrollment and education, and other related responsibilities.
  • Oversee effective and confidential management of employee records in compliance with all laws and agency policies and procedures.
  • Oversee information technology function with IT consultant to ensure stable and reliable performance.

Managing Others:

  • Provide leadership to the department in all areas, including customer service and professionalism.
  • Perform all supervisory functions of hiring, coaching, training, disciplining, and terminating, according to BBBSCI policies. Hold employees accountable for meeting their goals and assignments and take appropriate steps when problems occur.

General:

  • Attend required meetings and events as scheduled.
  • Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of BBBSCI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
  • Represent BBBSCI in a professional manner at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituents and presenting a positive image of BBBSCI.
  • Abide by BBBSCI policies (including Financial Policies and Procedures) and practices.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • CPA and/or experience in nonprofit accounting preferred.
  • Knowledge of all accounting & legal requirements.
  • Preferred experience in office management, benefits administration, and information technology.
  • Must have proficiency with or quickly develop proficiency with software and systems necessary to fulfilling job responsibilities.
  • Will be required to participate in continuing educations programs as requested.
  • Must be able to work proficiently with computers and other office equipment.
  • Required to travel approximately 5% of time (or less) to attend conferences and meetings, etc. Travel is generally within Central Indiana.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 10lbs due to logistics with office supplies and computers.
  • Must be able to pass a background check consisting of National Sex Offender, Criminal History and driving check.

Interested applicants should send in a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Mentoring Relationship Specialist

Purpose of this function: The Mentoring Relationship team provides customized support, coaching, supervision, and engagement to all match parties to ensure that matches build strong, enduring relationships that result in positive youth outcomes and fulfilling volunteer experiences for Bigs.

Mentoring Relationship Responsibilities:

  • Introduce and continually assess and coach the match relationship through contacts and surveys with a focus on child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction.
  • Guide the match in achieving positive outcomes for the youth and transition the match to closure and re-engagement when appropriate.
  • Promote intentional individual and group match activities to foster a strong match relationship and increase positive youth outcomes.
  • Increase volunteer engagement and affiliation with the agency through individualized recognition, annual events, and re-engagement strategies.

Program Expectations:

  • Assess and provide for individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to assure a positive youth and development experience for the child and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
  • Ensure accurate documentation is completed in database according to BBBS Standards and Agency policies & procedures.
  • Ensure high-level expertise in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function.
  • Work with strategically identified external partners (i.e. Schools, community centers, corporations, etc.) to build relationships for youth referrals and family resources.
  • Staff recruitment booths/tables, match activities and agency events.
  • Share with development, engagement, partnership and/or marketing staff potential partnership relationships and stories as discovered through match contacts with Big, Little and Parent/Guardian.
  • Maintain customer service at levels exceeding expectations of our partners, volunteers, parents, and children. 
  • Be an ambassador for BBBSCI by representing BBBS in a professional manner, identifying and seizing opportunities to recruit volunteers, and furthering the mission of BBBS.
  • Maintain budget documents including invoices and other expenses incurred by department as needed.

General:

  • Attend required meetings and events as scheduled.
  • Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of BBBSCI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
  • Represent BBBSCI in a professional manner at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituent and presenting a positive image of BBBSCI.
  • Abide by BBBSCI policies and practices.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should send in a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.  Employment decisions include such activities as hiring, disciplining, pay, termination, promotions, etc.  We operate in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws regarding employment opportunities