Michigan Advocacy Program - Financial Administrator - Ypsilanti, MI

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

POSITION: Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) is seeking applicants for a Financial Administrator in our Central Administrative office in Ypsilanti, currently working remotely. This 2-year position is tied to grant funding and may be extended based on funds available.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Financial Administrator will be responsible for assisting with a number of financial systems including: accounts payable, payroll, and account receivable. Other duties may include: monthly and quarterly tax and employment reports; audit support; general ledger entry; IT support; and other duties to support MAP’s programs. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be skilled in the use of Microsoft programs (namely Word and Excel), and be comfortable using technology in general. Applicants must possess excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Applicants must have experience showing excellent attention to detail, great time management skills, and an ability to prioritize and work independently. Applicants should have at least an associates degree or equivalent experience. A major or experience in Accounting or Business Management preferred. Applicants should have accounting software experience; Peachtree a plus, but not required.

BENEFITS: This is a full-time position with excellent leave and fringe benefits. Annual salary is determined based on experience, starting at $37,000.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MAP is a non-profit law firm providing free legal services to very low income families and individuals in 13 counties in south central Michigan; MAP also administers several statewide subject-area advocacy programs. Central Administration handles the administrative functions for the 5 statewide and 6 local direct service offices. All personnel support, budgeting, fund development, payroll, bill paying, grant reporting and cash receipts are done from Central Administration. Learn more at http://www.miadvocacy.org

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@lsscm.org with “Financial Administrator” in the subject line. Applications received by 2/1/21 will receive priority.

The Michigan Advocacy Program is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.