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Accounting Manager

Resources for Community Development
Berkeley, CA 94704
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Who We Are

For over 35 years, Resources for Community Development (RCD) has been a leading regional nonprofit developer and owner of affordable housing. RCD's mission is to create and preserve affordable housing for people with the fewest options, to build community, and enrich lives. RCD fosters strong, inclusive neighborhoods through strategies that address the health, economic development, education, and housing needs of residents across the community.

As an employer, RCD offers a collegial, respectful, diverse, and inclusive work environment with generous benefits. We take pride in being able to bring our full selves to our work, value work-life balance, and prioritize the growth and development of our employees. We are comprised of a dynamic team of residents, communities, staff, and Board who are helping to meet the demand in the Bay Area for affordable housing.

What I really love about RCD is how much positive impact we have in people's lives just by where we build, how we design, and the services we offer. It's incredibly motivating to open the doors to residents and watch them thrive. Dan Sawislak, Executive Director

The Role

We are looking for a rising leader who will play a central role in managing and building RCD's accounting team. The team has a long-term track record of stability and high standards of excellence and enjoys a high reputation among our stakeholders and outside finance professionals. The Accounting Manager (AM), under the direction and supervision of RCD's Controller, will be a key player in our goal to improve and restructure our systems and technology to meet our company's growing needs.

The AM will have responsibility for a broad range of duties, including general and development accounting, and support for the overall management and administration of RCD's accounting team. Responsibilities are broadly grouped into four areas: General Accounting; Managing & Administration; Development Accounting; and Grant Coordination & Management. The roles and responsibilities of the AM are integral to the core operations of RCD's business, and the fulfillment of RCD's mission. The candidate will join a growing team and company with a strong track record, industry position, and trajectory.

Essential Responsibilities:

General Accounting

Under the direction of the Controller, directly lead and/or manage the following general accounting responsibilities:

Oversee third-party audits of RCD's portfolio of stabilized properties, including:

o Review financials, troubleshoot issues and provide adjusting entries to contracted property management accountants, prepare audit schedules, and resolve auditor questions

Prepare interim and unaudited financial statements for RCD corporate, real estate development entities in construction, and other RCD-controlled corporations and pass-through entities.

Management & Administration

This role is key on the Accounting team, supporting the overall management and administration of RCD's accounting team, including:

Directly manage and supervise the work and performance of the Assistant Accountant and contracted staff, whose primary responsibilities pertain to accounts payable, bank reconciliations, and other general bookkeeping tasks

Support technology projects, including the migration and continued development of RCD's financial accounting systems

Development Accounting

In coordination with the Senior Development Accountant, facilitate development accounting needs relative to RCD's portfolio of predevelopment and affordable housing construction activity, including:

With input from Senior Development Accountant, generate and manage master real estate development budgets, including mapping to construction lender templates

Prepare budget modifications in collaboration with Project Managers and Senior Development Accountant.

Review documentation and approvals

Prepare funding draws and coordinates with funding agencies to resolve documentation and collection issues

General ledger reconciliation

Grant Coordination & Management

Lead on the accounting, invoicing, and general compliance obligations for corporate and foundation grants to RCD, including:

Grant invoice processing and reconciliation

Grantor and vendor issue resolution

Grant application budgets and budget to actual reports.

Oversee compliance audits

Qualifications & Skill Set

Proficiency in Sage Intacct, Salesforce and exposure to LIHTC and publically-financed affordable multifamily housing preferred

Work Environment

Majority of time spent in a professional office environment on-site and in-home office.

Travel Requirements

The responsibilities of this position will require occasional travel to off-site locations around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak and hear. Requires frequent use of a keyboard, computer monitor, and phone. Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to lift up to twenty (20) pounds occasionally. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Application Procedure & Compensation

Applicants should submit their applications on our application process in Paylocity. Applicants with suitable experience and/or skills will be contacted for interviews. People of historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

RCD offers competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; pre-tax flexible spending and commuter plans; and employer contributions to a retirement savings plan.



Posted: 2021-05-20 Expires: 2021-06-21

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