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Senior Accountant

FLSA: Exempt

Accountable To: Chief Financial Officer

Organization Overview

Feeding Texas is the state association of food banks. The Feeding Texas network of food banks is the largest hunger-relief organization in Texas. Our mission is to lead a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. Together with our member food banks, we strive to ensure adequate, nutritious food for all Texans, improve the health and financial stability of our communities, and engage all stakeholders in advocating for hunger solutions. You can learn more about us and our work at www.feedingtexas.org.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to support the accounting and administrative functions of Feeding Texas, including maintenance of the general ledger accounts.

Essential Functions

  • Reviewing and booking reimbursement requests received from member food banks associated with various government contracts
  • Reviewing and approving invoices from produce and transportation suppliers
  • Posting employee expense reports for out-of-pocket expenses
  • Billing accounts receivable from government agencies and member food banks
  • Conducting food bank monitoring reviews
  • Running and distributing monthly report of credit card activity for staff
  • Exporting expense reports, importing credit card expenses
  • Allocating compensation and overhead expenses
  • Posting releases of restricted net assets
  • Assisting the Chief Financial Officer and other accountants with other administrative activities that may arise

All staff are expected to develop an anti-racist knowledge base and awareness of racial equity and racial justice strategies, participate in regular anti-racist trainings, and contribute to the development and integration of a racial justice framework at Feeding Texas.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills and Attributes

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting
  • At least two years’ experience working in an automated accounting environment
  • Basic knowledge of government contracting rules and regulations (2 CFR 200, OMB, and UGMS), and ability to explain these rules to others
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and business principles and practices
  • Skilled in the use of automated accounting software, preferably NetSuite, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Ability to meet deadlines with appropriate attention to detail and accuracy, while balancing multiple activities
  • Highly skilled in oral and written communication
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and professionally with Feeding Texas and food bank employees
  • Ability to work cooperatively under pressure with a broad range of people
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor and work independently as well as with a team

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

Applicants should also be committed to social and racial justice, with a belief that improving outcomes for all Texans–regardless of their race, place, or class–requires intersectional solutions that correct injustices and promote equity.

Compensation

The annual salary for this position is $68,000. Feeding Texas offers a competitive benefits package. We strive to provide non-cash benefits that encourage a work-life balance and promote the physical, mental, and financial health of our employees and their families.

Location

Feeding Texas operates in a virtual work environment. We provide the necessary technology, equipment, and other supports to ensure a comfortable and conducive home working environment for employees. All staff must be residents of the State of Texas within 30 days of their start date.

To Apply

Please upload your resume and complete a brief questionnaire here. The application will close at 11:59PM CST on September 25. We expect to have a candidate selected by October 15 with a preferred start date of early November.

 

Feeding Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people with lived experiences of hunger and members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.


Development Manager

FLSA: Exempt

Accountable To: Director of Communications

Organization Overview

Feeding Texas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports a statewide network of food banks. Our mission is to lead a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We work collaboratively to ensure adequate nutritious food for our communities, improve the health and financial stability of the people we serve, and engage all stakeholders in advocating for hunger solutions to advance our mission.

Position Summary

The Development Manager is a member of the Feeding Texas Communications team with primary responsibility for managing all fundraising and development activities. The Development Manager will work with the CEO to solicit philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, and foundations and implement individual, cause marketing, and planned giving campaigns to meet the annual and long-range fundraising goals of the organization.

Essential Functions

Strategy and Planning

  • Work with the CEO, CFO, and team leads to establish annual fundraising goals for a balanced budget.
  • Work with the CEO and Communications Director to identify strategic funding and partnership opportunities.
  • Work closely with the Communications Director to develop mission-aligned fund development strategies to attract support from individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
  • Establish strong relationships and open communication with development staff at member food banks to foster transparency and to share and expand network funding opportunities.
    Research funding sources and trends to help position the organization ahead of major funding changes or trends.

Development and Fundraising

  • Develop and implement targeted individual, cause marketing, and seasonal giving campaigns.
  • Record donations, track, and acknowledge donations through Every Action, Feeding Texas’ CRM.
  • Work with the Communications Director to ensure consistent external messaging in donor communications and deliverables, including recognition of donors via digital media channels.
  • Research and identify new grant opportunities, support subject matter experts in proposal writing, track all private grants in the CRM, and ensure all grant reporting deadlines and deliverables are met.
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program, including identifying opportunities to cultivate deeper ties and generate major gifts from new donors.

All Feeding Texas staff are expected to develop an anti-racist knowledge base and awareness of racial equity and racial justice strategies, participate in regular anti-racist trainings, and contribute to the development and integration of a racial justice framework at Feeding Texas.

Qualifications

  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising, mission-driven marketing, development, or a related field
  • Demonstrated track record in managing individual and corporate giving campaigns
  • Demonstrated capacity to cultivate relationships with donors
  • Strong ability to connect with people
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Persuasive storyteller committed to truthfulness and authenticity
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to work independently in a virtual, fast-paced environment with multifaceted demands
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience using a CRM to record and track donations and engage donors; experience with Every Action is a plus
  • Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger

Applicants should also be committed to social and racial justice, with a belief that improving outcomes for all Texans – regardless of their race, place, or class – requires intersectional solutions that correct injustices and promote equity.

Compensation

The salary for this position is $62,400. Feeding Texas offers a competitive benefits package. We strive to provide non-cash benefits that encourage a work-life balance and promote the physical, mental, and financial health of our employees and their families.

Location

Feeding Texas operates in a virtual work environment. We provide the necessary technology, equipment, and other supports to ensure a comfortable and conducive home working environment for employees. All staff must be residents of the State of Texas within 30 days of their start date.

To Apply

Please upload your resume and complete a brief questionnaire here. The form will close at 11:59PM CST on October 15. We expect to have a candidate selected by mid-November with a preferred start date of early December.

 

Feeding Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people with lived experiences of hunger and members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.


Data Program Manager

FLSA: Exempt

Accountable To: Director of Programs

Organization Overview

Feeding Texas is the state association of food banks. The Feeding Texas network of food banks is the largest hunger-relief organization in Texas. Our mission is to lead a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. Together with our member food banks, we strive to ensure adequate, nutritious food for all Texans, improve the health and financial stability of our communities, and engage all stakeholders in advocating for hunger solutions.

Job Summary

Help us improve access to SNAP and community benefits among Texans facing hunger through the power of data and reporting! This is a great career opportunity to manage a statewide reporting platform and work within a programs team to translate data into action.

The Data Program Manager manages our client intake and reporting software to support our statewide Social Services program, which connects people to SNAP, WIC, Medicaid, and other critical public benefits. Accurate data at our fingertips is critical to our decisions, and this position provides the necessary training, onboarding, and troubleshooting to 150+ staff across our network of 21 food banks.
We utilize Oasis Insights, a cloud-based software, customized for our implementation to understand the communities we serve and identify resources are meaningful to them.

Essential Functions

  • Manages the adoption, utilization, and customization of a customized client intake reporting application to support Social Services teams across member food banks, with a strong focus on generating performance reports and data insights.
    • Creates and provides training, on-going support, and resources to new and existing food bank staff on Oasis entry to ensure effective utilization for reporting and to support referral and follow-up services.
    • Monitors utilization of software among food bank staff, including identifying process improvements, troubleshooting issues, and resolving help desk tickets
    • Collaborates with Oasis to create useful edits and customized solutions, including system audits and testing
    • Works with business process owners and departmental supervisors/managers to implement business process changes.
  • Generates accurate and meaningful performance reports and data insights
    • Develops parameters for custom reports in response to team, food bank, community, and funder needs; Conducts data cleaning and regular quality assurance audits
    • Provides analysis and evaluation services and advises on data collection methodologies to other Feeding Texas teams and food banks as needed
  • Tracks how food banks are building data insights capacity and identifies how Oasis can support these efforts

All Feeding Texas staff are expected to develop an anti-racist knowledge base and awareness of racial equity and racial justice strategies, participate in regular anti-racist trainings, and contribute to the development and integration of a racial justice framework at Feeding Texas.

Preferred Qualifications

You are the ideal candidate for this position if:

  • You have seasoned experience managing client intake and reporting platforms shared across a network of large and small organizations. Familiarity with social services or public health programs is highly desirable.
  • You have experience generating reports and data insights that summarize progress and impact for stakeholders and staff. You know how to compile meaningful data to support both tactical and strategic decision-making. You have a knack for designing efficiencies with experience automating reports.
  • You are a skilled trainer as it relates to helping people learn and adopt software that is critical to measuring performance. You are comfortable navigating between technical and layperson terms.

Skills and Attributes

  • You share our organizational values – Care, Equity, Integrity, Collaboration, and Innovation. Feel free to ask us about them!
  • You are methodical with a knack for efficiency, troubleshooting, and managing timelines.
  • You are a relationship builder and know how to leverage the power of influence to align multiple teams and organizations around common standards. You can interact productively with our team and network of food bank staff, all while maintaining poise, humility, and humor.

Applicants should also be committed to social and racial justice, with a belief that improving outcomes for all Texans – regardless of their race, place, or class – requires intersectional solutions that correct injustices and promote equity.

Compensation

The salary for this position is $70,000. Feeding Texas offers a competitive benefits package. We strive to provide non-cash benefits that encourage a work-life balance and promote the physical, mental, and financial health of our employees and their families.

Location

Feeding Texas operates in a virtual work environment. We provide the necessary technology, equipment, and other supports to ensure a comfortable and conducive home working environment for employees. All staff must be residents of the State of Texas within 30 days of their start date.

To Apply

Please upload your resume and complete a brief questionnaire here. The form will close at 11:59PM CST on Sunday, September 11. We expect to have a candidate selected by late September with a preferred start date of October 1.

 

Feeding Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people with lived experiences of hunger and members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.


Chief Financial Officer

FLSA: Exempt

Accountable To: Chief Executive Officer

Organization Overview

Feeding Texas is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports a statewide network of food banks. Our mission is to lead a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We work collaboratively to ensure adequate nutritious food for our communities, improve the health and financial stability of the people we serve, and engage all stakeholders in advocating for hunger solutions.

Job Summary

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has primary responsibility for all aspects of Feeding Texas’ financial planning and reporting, strategic management of accounting and financial programs, and oversight of employee benefits and information technology resources. This position will provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting, and budgeting efforts for the organization. Reporting to the CEO and serving as a member of the Leadership Team, this position provides leadership for all aspects of the organization’s financial functions.

Essential Functions

Financial

  • Ensures that the annual audit is completed in a timely manner and without findings.
  • Manages the fiscal budgeting process to prepare a budget that meets the strategic goals of Feeding Texas.
  • Provides monthly financial statements and budget reports for program management, assisting staff in understanding and using their budgets.
  • Serves as staff liaison for the quarterly meetings of the Finance Committee and Audit Committee.
  • Manages the Finance Department, including the supervision of two accountants. Ensures that:
    • Financial and accounting systems are operating in accordance with accounting standards.
    • Feeding Texas is financially solvent.
    • Financial systems and controls are adequate to protect the assets and reputation of the organization.
  • Oversees the financial management of the Collaborative for Fresh Produce (CFP), which provides
    produce sourcing and logistics services to the food banks.
  • Monitors bank activity daily for any ACH positive pay decisions.
    Ensures that all previous month purchase orders are closed in time to meet the grantor billing deadline.
  • Communicates month-end close schedule with accountants.
  • Communicates monthly credit card activity and sets deadlines for staff to complete their expense reports.
  • Ensures that staff complete their timesheets and expense reports in a timely and accurate manner to meet month-end close deadlines.
  • Records monthly cost allocations: compensation, occupancy, and overhead.
  • Processes releases of restricted net assets.
  • Manages grantor contracts and reimbursement requests and maintains comprehensive files of all
    paperwork to support billings and other recordkeeping required in the grants and contracts.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal authorities.
    Develops, maintains and monitors all accounting systems and procedures for the recording of all revenue transactions, recommending and implementing improvements to systems.
  • Develops, maintains and directs systems for purchasing and paying for goods and services, utilizing
    standard business practices, approving bills set up for payment, as well as benefits and cell phone billings.
  • Files IRS Form 1099.
  • Maintains all records, in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures, as required or
    needed by the organization.
  • Reconciles general ledger asset, liability, and select revenue and expense accounts monthly.
  • Maintains fixed asset and depreciation records of the organization.
  • Follow up on overdue accounts receivable each month.
  • Improves the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of Feeding Texas’ mission.

Information Technology

  • Ensures that information technology infrastructure is adequate to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Assesses and plans for technology needs (hardware, software, network and internet, phone system and intranet).
  • Engages information technology experts to assist Feeding Texas in meeting its goals.

Risk Management

  • Oversees insurance policies.
  • Engages insurance brokerage experts to provide the right insurance coverage.
  • Resets workers compensation rates annually and works with workers comp auditor.

Human Resources

  • Processes payroll.
  • Maintains employee files.
  • Submits required tax filings.
  • Manages employee benefits plans, including the annual open enrollment for health insurance, remittance of retirement contributions, and dependent care flexible spending account.
  • Provides retirement plan auditors with required information.
  • Engages employee benefits expert to ensure the best available benefits.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) required.
  • Current and valid CPA required.
  • 10 years of progressive, full-time, wage-earning experience in financial management, non-profit accounting experience preferred. Five years’ Controller experience or five years’ experience or experience with Big-4 public accounting firm required.
  • Experience in distribution industry with inventory experience preferred.

Skills and Attributes

  • Demonstrated knowledge in financial management, government grants management, risk management, and planning and forecasting.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various modular based Accounting Software. (NetSuite, Quickbooks, MIP, Sage, Great Plains, etc.).
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, in particular the ability to understand and organize detailed information and to write about or talk extemporaneously on that information.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to achieve deadlines.
  • Strong ethical character, good judgment, and discretion. Capable of handling confidential and financial information.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with other food bank and Feeding America financial staff.
  • Deep commitment to organization’s mission to end hunger.

Applicants should be committed to social and racial justice, with a belief that improving outcomes for all Texans – regardless of their race, place, or class – requires intersectional solutions that correct injustices and promote equity.

Compensation

The salary for this position is $130,000. Feeding Texas offers a competitive benefits package. We strive to provide non-cash benefits that encourage a work-life balance and promote the physical, mental, and financial health of our employees and their families.

Location

Feeding Texas operates in a virtual work environment. We provide the necessary technology, equipment, and other supports to ensure a comfortable and conducive home working environment for employees. All staff must be residents of the State of Texas within 30 days of their start date.

Travel: 5-10% within the state of Texas, 5% outside the state

To Apply

Please upload your resume and complete a brief questionnaire here. The form will close at 11:59 PM on Saturday, October 15th. Start date is as soon as possible.

 

Feeding Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people with lived experiences of hunger and members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.