Faith in Indiana seeks a financial management specialist to keep our organization running smoothly as we conduct an executive search for a permanent Operations Director. This is a 4-month part-time temporary position Jan 17th - April 29th, 2022 for 20 hours per week. This position will work out of our Indianapolis office. We will also consider working remotely or contract consultants.
In this role, you will:
Provide administration of financial services to programs including but not limited to; semi-monthly processing of payroll and benefits, ensure all bills are paid on-time and submit report of expenses/income to accountant for processing.
Manage the annual audit process, ensuring a clean and seamless review of 2021 financials
Ensure all government compliance requirements are met in accordance with deadlines
Event logistics support including travel arrangements, coordinate light logistics for Faith in Indiana meetings, and events
Manage vendor relationships and coordinate office supplies
You could be great for this role if:
Done accounting, financial management, payroll, HR work for an organization similar or slightly larger in scope than Faith/Act Indiana.
Assisted or led the preparation of annual audit for a non-profit, such as compiled revenue information, prepared trial balance, assisted with 990, etc.
Worked with complex accounting matters or business formations before, such as 501(c)4s, PACs, political committees/funds, etc. or demonstrated an ability to competently research how to handle accounting practices related to these entities.
You are disciplined at keeping well-maintained records of grants, contracts, payments, statements, etc. for future reference and reporting.
You should be a champion for workplace integrity and good at:
Following internal controls and providing input on improvements to increase organizational efficiency and protection against fraud, mismanagement, and theft.
Working with confidential information such as employees’ personal details and banking information in ways to mitigate any accidental sharing or breach of data.
You should work well with others and be good at:
Being approachable and a good team member with others, such as development and program staff, who may have different approaches to financial matters.
Understanding the importance of inclusion and equity in the workplace.
Regardless of role, we expect everyone at Faith in Indiana to:
Recognize the impact of white supremacy on all of our lives and bring racial equity, inclusion, and intersectionality to all levels of our work.
Have high emotional intelligence
Approach obstacles that must be overcome with tenacity and persistence, with the understanding that sometimes requires self-reflection, patience, and empathetic listening.
In lieu of a traditional cover letter please answer the following questions:
Why are you applying for this job? (Suggested word limit: 200)
In the section ‘you could be great for this role if’ (see above) there is a list of bullet points. Which of these bullet points do you believe you bring to the table? Please list them with a few words of explanation if that’s useful.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with applicants encouraged to apply ASAP and no later than 11:59pm ET on Friday, January 7th, 2021.
Confronting the systems of racism that structure our economic, political and social lives is at the heart of who we are, and Faith in Indiana is committed to develop a highly effective, directly impacted staff team with deep roots in the communities we organize.
Of our 11-person Board of Directors, six are women, eight are people of color, and ten are low-income. Of our five full-time staff, four are women, two are people of color, two are LGBTQ, all five come from low-income backgrounds.
Faith in Indiana is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to social justice. People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please note: Candidates should be respectful of people of faith but may be of any (or no) faith or religious background.
Faith in Indiana unites tens of thousands of people across faith, race, and place to work together for racial and economic justice in Indiana. Our six chapters are run and led by our grassroots leaders with deep roots in the communities we organize. People of color are in positions of authority and leadership, and low-income people of color drive winning campaigns on criminal justice reform, immigrant rights, gun violence reduction, and health equity.
Faith values are also a big part of what drives us. We organize people through 164 faith institutions, in partnership with Indiana’s 17 largest religious traditions, we amplify the prophetic voice of clergy from diverse backgrounds. Faith in Indiana’s sister organization, Act Indiana, is a 501c4 social welfare organization that runs large-scale voter engagement programs holding deep canvass conversations with people of color, women, and young people often ignored by traditional campaigns.
We are proud members of Faith in Action, the largest grassroots faith based organizing network in the United States with more than 1,000 congregations in 22 states and 150 cities. Our Immigrant coalition is also a member of FIRM, a grassroots network powered by Community Change.