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Accounting Officer
Underwriting Assistant

Accounting Officer


About Capital Good Fund:
Capital Good Fund (Good Fund) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a non-profit, certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer low-income families one-on-one Financial & Health Coaching and personal loans of up to $10,000. The job of the Accounting Officer is to maintain the financial health and resiliency of the organization through bookkeeping, generating financial statements, and communicating regularly about budget and cashflow concerns.

Responsibilities:
• Process accounts payable and ensure bills are paid on time
• Process all receivables including cash, check and ACH income, and transfer funds as appropriate among Good Fund bank accounts
• Maintain integrity of QuickBooks records
• Train and manage assistant bookkeeping interns
• Prepare and be able to explain all basic monthly financial reports
• Present to Finance Committee on budget-to-actuals, historical performance, and forward-looking topics such as risk management, operating liquidity, capital reserves, and proposed changes to policy and procedure

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

You must:
• be proficient in Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks Desktop
• have earned a degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent experience
• have knowledge of GAAP and nonprofit organization, as well as a desire to learn new tools and methods

Preferred background or experience
• Experience as the primary point of contact for an annual audit of financial statements
• Experience with loan tracking: accounting for bad debt, interest accrual, and reconciling payment summaries
• Experience developing departmental or organizational budgets and tracking budget-to-actuals
• Experience with responsibility for financial management within a high-growth nonprofit organization

Training, and Compensation
The Accounting Officer will receive extensive training on all of Good Fund’s systems and accounting policies and procedures, as well as on Good Fund’s products and services. The Accounting Officer will also work closely with experienced financial and operations staff until such time as he or she is proficient in the responsibilities of the role.

This is a 40 hour/week, full-time, exempt, at-will position. The Accounting Officer will earn an annual base salary of $36,000. In addition, he or she will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a bus pass, medical and dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, and fifteen days paid time off in the first year on staff. With this position there is very significant opportunity for growth and advancement. Preferred start date is February 1, 2015.

How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resume to Libby Kimzey, VP: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
In the cover letter please address the following topics:
• Describe a time when you were responsible for financial record-keeping.
• What resources did you use to ensure that you were both accurate and in compliance with best practices?
• What interests you in this position?

Underwriting Assistant


About Capital Good Fund:
Capital Good Fund (Good Fund) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a non-profit, certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer low-income families one-on-one Financial & Health Coaching, and personal loans of up to $10,000. The job of the Underwriting Assistant is to review loan applications as they come in and render loan decisions; review and analyze the loan portfolio; improve the underwriting process and algorithm; and otherwise work with the lending department to better serve our clients.

Responsibilities:
• Evaluate the creditworthiness of loan applicants and make loan decisions (underwriting)
• Mine loan application and portfolio performance data for trends
• Perform data analysis using regressions
• Ensure data quality
• Work with loan officers and the lending department to improve policies and procedures in order to better serve our clients

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

You must:
-Be proficient in Microsoft Excel and (required) at least one of the following:
• STATA
• SPSS
• R Project

-Have knowledge of intermediate statistics as well as a desire to learn new statistic tools and methods. Required Classes (or equivalent experience):

• Introduction and intermediate statistics
• Econometrics or calculus
• Knowledge of regressions (preferred)

Preferred background or experience
• Experience working with low-income households
• Good written and verbal communication
• Attention to detail is paramount

Training, and Compensation
The Underwriting Assistant will receive extensive training on all of Good Fund’s systems and underwriting policies and procedures, as well as on Good Fund’s products and services. The Underwriting Assistant will also work with Good Fund’s current underwriter until such time as he or she is proficient in, and comfortable with, the underwriting process.

This is a 25 hour/week and six-month contract position with the goal of continuation at the end of the contract period. The Underwriting Assistant will earn $17.30 an hour. In addition, he or she will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a bus pass, health and dental insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Preferred start date is February 2, 2015.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to María Carranza da Silva, Vice President in charge of Lending, by January 21, 2015: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
In the cover letter please answer the following questions:
• What is an example where you used data analysis and/or data mining to gain insight into your data?
• What statistical methods and software did you use?
• What interests you in this position?

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