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Looking to make a real difference in the non-profit world? Want personal fulfillment and professional skill building at the same time? The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles makes a tangible impact on the lives of Jews in L.A., Israel, and around the world — AND provides a fun and collaborative work environment! We’re a great group of creative minds — come work with us!

To apply for any of these positions please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.

 

Open Positions

POSITION: Junior Building Services Engineer
SALARY: $61,722 to $77,879
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Facilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Building Engineer, this position assists with the operation and maintenance of Federation facilities by performing a variety of skilled preventative and general maintenance and repair in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and mechanical/machinery.

DUTIES:

  • Assist with inspection, preventative and routine maintenance of all common area lighting, sprinkler systems, fire prevention systems and fire extinguishers
  • Assist with inspection, preventative and routine maintenance of all building equipment
  • Carpentry work, plumbing and electrical repairs, lock repairs, plaster repair, replace lights and perform other trade-related functions
  • Assist with meeting set-ups and take-downs, moving furniture, general housekeeping when necessary
  • On call 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. May work split shift hours
  • Travel to multiple worksites

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Available for special projects as required
  • Assist with workstation configuration and office furniture moves
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed including assisting with the Campaign

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Education and experience equivalent to a high school education
  • Minimum 2 years journey or apprentice level in one trade with strong skills in other trades.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in all facets of commercial building systems with strong background in HVAC, EMS and emergency power systems
  • Broad knowledge of methods, tools and equipment utilized in building maintenance trades, ability to use and care for tools and equipment
  • Working knowledge of applicable building and safety codes and regulations pertaining to facilities, systems and renovations
  • Familiarity with the operation and maintenance rudiments of all building equipment
  • Working knowledge of building automation systems
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must have enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work

POSITION: Senior Handyman
SALARY: $44,491 to $56,072
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Central Services / Facilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, responsibilities include assisting with the upkeep of all Federation buildings and grounds by identifying and/or performing tasks related to the care, appearance and maintenance of buildings and grounds, providing meeting room setups, and providing handyman services to building tenants.

DUTIES:

  • Be on call 7 days a week, 24 hours a day; may work split shift hours and Sundays
  • Make routine inspections to determine maintenance needs and perform tasks including, but not limited to cleaning, scrubbing, sweeping, dusting, polishing windows, walls, furniture, sidewalks and some metal surfaces, emptying recycling receptacles, and removing debris from planters
  • Address as a first-priority all facility maintenance/custodial issues (e.g. toilet overflow, water leaks/spills)
  • At the direction of the Building Engineer, performs troubleshooting, repair and general maintenance for facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment at Federation sites including hardware, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, glazier, and painting tasks; also, may repair locks and make keys.
  • Occasional travel to multiple work sites
  • Occasional use of personal vehicle for deliveries and pick-ups
  • Provide room set-ups and take-downs for meetings including moving furniture, and cleaning rooms after meetings.
  • Perform office and office furniture moves and assemble and disassemble workstations
  • Interior painting and touch-ups of interior spaces
  • Perform tasks such as, but not limited to, removal/installation of keyboard trays, removal/installation of picture frames/bulletin boards, anchoring shelving to walls, and assembling chairs and shelving.
  • Assist with elevator access control
  • May assist with operation of folding machine and cutting machine.
  • May assist in delivering incoming packages or supply deliveries
  • Perform general housekeeping as needed.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Be available to Building Engineer or VP Administrative Services/Operations for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent; 5 years’ experience w/maintenance work.
  • Broad knowledge of methods, tools and equipment used in building maintenance trades; ability to use and care for tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, push, and pull, twist and grip items with or without assistance
  • Mobility requirements including lifting, carrying (50lbs) crawling, and ladder climbing.
  • Competent with right and left hands
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and knowledge of building maintenance
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team player.
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision; must have enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work.

POSITION: Senior Financial Analyst
SALARY: Open
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Senior VP, Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the annual budget & ongoing communication & analysis related to budgeted, forecasted & actual fiscal activity. Supervises the Financial Analyst, serves as a systems support resource for Vizion software & provides monitoring for certain accounting controls.  As necessary, manages strategic initiatives reporting and other ad hoc projects for the VP, Finance.

 

DUTIES:

  • Work with operations personnel & senior management of the Federation to create the annual budget.
  • Supervise review & analysis of the annual budget prior to approval by senior management, lay committees, the executive office, & the board of directors
  • Supervise production & distribution of monthly operating reports, monitors budget deficits & reviews all instances of non-compliance with senior management.
  • Oversees the budget overage process and assists with the Treasury function
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining the headcount reports for the entire organization
  • Responsible for the creation & monitoring of all Department budgets
  • Prepare expenditure, variance & miscellaneous accounting reports
  • Review & approves all purchase orders & invoices, & reconciles expenditures to budgets
  • Manage all event related budgets, contracts, risk management, & security
  • Work with consultants & IT management to support a fully integrated financial accounting & reporting system
  • Prepare standard & special reports using accounting data
  • To preserve segregation of duties within the accounting department, participate in oversight of key control processes to ensure that errors, omissions or irregularities are timely detected & promptly resolved
  • Oversees the Reporting and tracking related to the Strategic Philanthropy funds
  • Reviews the various Cash Flow models for the organization and assists with the reconciliation of the fund balances

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Other duties may be assigned as needed including assisting with the annual campaign, performing analysis related to accounting & fiscal operations, participating in workshops or training, designing special analyses or programs, & other duties.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • BA in Accounting or related field
  • 5 years’ experience in progressively more demanding financial roles
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong computer, Excel/Access skill
  • Appropriate education & related experience strongly desired.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a managerial position including supervising others & working with accounting systems
  • Must be well organized & able to exercise discretion & independent judgment in accordance with policy & organizational practice.

POSITION: General Ledger Accountant
SALARY: $50,847 to $66,541
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the General Ledger Accountant is responsible for the maintenance and reconciliation of the general ledger, account analyses, and cash reconciliations related to non-contribution revenue. Serves as backup to the donor management system data entry and the accounts payable functions.

DUTIES:

  • Review, maintain and reconcile related accounts in the general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with preparation of the month end and year end journal entries.
  • Maintain Agency Billing AR module within the Accounting Software, Abila, by adding new customers, billing codes, updating reports, etc. as needed.
  • Process timely monthly Agency billing in MIP, apply cash receipts, track and follow up on non-contribution accounts receivables past due accounts. Follow up on agencies inquiries related to additional back up, etc.
  • Prepare the AMEX allocation entry and reconciliation on a monthly basis and serve as back-up for the corporate AMEX charge function
  • Prepare entry for employee expense allocations (BER’s) on semi-monthly basis.
  • Maintain stock donation tracking schedule and communicate with AR and Donor Relations team to ensure complete schedule.
  • Assist with the audit and tax schedules as may be needed on areas directly managed
  • Perform additional tasks and projects as assigned by Management

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus minimum 2 year experience working in an accounting department or equivalent experience.
  • Prior general ledger and account reconciliation experience preferred.
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Understanding of accounting concepts and Balance sheet.
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word required; experience with MIP and Blackbaud a plus.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills required.

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We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.