Job Description

ChildNet, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit community-based care (CBC) agency servicing Broward and Palm Beach County. We are contracted with the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families, to provide case management support to abused, abandoned, and neglected children. ChildNet is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and employs over 450 staff at its location in Ft Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

Job Summary:  This position oversees the performance of the Financial Information Systems Coordinators in a variety of tasks in the maintenance of financial records and fiscal controls in accordance with standards of generally accepted accounting principles and guidelines governing appropriation of public funds for foster care, adoption, independent living and provider contracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Regional supervision of Financial Information System Coordinators
  • Verifies fiscal controls through routine auditing, analysis and reconciliation of detail accounts and related financial

                data applicable to the general ledger, e.g., contingency payments, stop payment and rush payment requests, payables:

  • Verifying proper audit trails; assists in preparation and coordination of external and internal audit schedules; prepares external reporting for various regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all programmatic aspects of expenditures required to be recorded in the State designated official system of record (FSFN) which may include but are not limited to the eligibility and cost pools for Adoptions, Foster Care, Independent Living.
  • Prepares routine, year-end, and special financial and accounting reports regarding assigned function.
  • Reconciling various accounts for the purpose of providing current finance status as required, e.g., operating account, corrections on recouped funds and B-Batches
  • Overseeing entries, controls and audits of general ledger maintenance.
  • Generating and distributes periodic reports regarding financial activities and status to various entities, e.g., departments, auditors, regulatory agencies.
  • Processing bills and payments for accounts payable and accounts receivable, i.e., school clothing vouchers, contingency or foster parent payment check requests or funds, petty cash receipts, stop payments, payments for contracts for assigned functional area, adoption payments and independent living.

Provides excellent customer service by:

  • Recognizing, respecting and responding to the unique, culturally defined needs of others served.
  • Responding timely to communications either from e-mails or phone calls.

The items listed above are intended to provide an overview of the essential functions of the job. This is not an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities that the position may be required to provide.

Skills / Requirements

* Associate Degree or years of experience in business related field, bachelor’s degree preferred

* Two (2) year of experience supervising others

* Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office 365 Suite and strong data entry skills.

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborative Relationships: The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
  • Customer Orientation: The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one's external and/or internal customers.
  • Results Orientation: The ability to focus on the desired result of one's own or one's unit's work, setting challenging goals, focusing effort on the goals, and meeting or exceeding them.
  • Thoroughness: Ensuring that one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
  • Personal Credibility: Demonstrated concern that one be perceived as responsible, reliable, and trustworthy.
  • Flexibility: Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one's preferred way of doing things.
  • Initiative: Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it.

 

Important Notes

ChildNet is committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, sex, age, religion, color, disability, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, veterans status or military service obligation, medical condition, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression and any other status protected by applicable law.  Including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and CFOP 60-10, Chapter 4. ChildNet is also a Drug-Free Workplace (DFWP).