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Financial Coordinator Department: Finance Location: Independence, WI Shift: Monday - Friday (8 am - 4:30 pm) Starting Wage: 17.32 Job Description: WDEOC is a non-profit Community Action Agency dedicated to alleviating poverty-related conditions in western Wisconsin. Founded in 1966, we operate more than 20 unique programs for low-income families and individuals, including:

  • Head Start & Early Head Start

  • Homeless Services (Housing First, Homeless Shelters, Rapid Rehousing)

  • Child Care Partnership (Resource & Referral, YoungStar, Food Program)

  • WHEAP Energy Assistance

  • Weatherization & Home Rehab

  • Fresh Start (Youth Development)

  • Business Development (Women's Business Center)

  • RSVP Volunteer Program (Volunteer Caregivers, Birthday Boxes, Weekend Food 4 Kids)

  • Transportation Programs (Work-n-Wheels, Paratransit Certification)

Job Description: We're hiring a Financial Coordinator to help assist the organization’s Finance Department in supporting Western Dairyland’s programs. This position will be responsible for implementing and maintaining accurate accounts of agency fiscal operations utilizing knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping, GAAP, funding source requirements, and agency procedures. In addition, the candidate will utilize computerized accounting procedures to facilitate precise financial data tracking as required by funding sources and programs including extensive year-end information for financial audits. The candidate will also provide technical assistance to finance and program directors along with maintain and reconcile accurate inventory records regularly in compliance with funding source regulations.

This is a full-time position located in Independence, WI. Starting wage is $17.32 per hour based on experience. An associate degree in Accounting or Business and 3 years of experience in a financial position required. We offer a complete benefit package including:

  • Health, dental and life insurance

  • 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match (employee contributes 3%, WDEOC contributes 6% for a 9% total)

  • Vacation (starting at two weeks; increasing to 6 weeks max)

  • Personal leave (28 hours annually)

  • Paid holidays (9 days each year)

  • Sick leave (8 hours earned per month)

  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments

  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes

  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Required Skills:

  • Be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Possess great attention to detail to perform with accuracy

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of double-entry accounting procedures, cash disbursements journal, general journal, general ledger, payroll procedures, budgets, and In-Kind

  • Have excellent multi-tasking ability

  • Have excellent listening skills

  • Show ability using Microsoft 365, including Word and Excel

  • Maintain the ability to deal with multiple grants, work with detail, adapt to new ideas, and work with varying programs

Licenses, Certifications, Authorizations Required

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must have an insured vehicle

  • Must meet Western Dairyland’s insurability requirements

The application deadline is Monday, May 24th, 2021. To apply for this position:




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