Account Manager/Budget Analyst

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.


Adheres to the mission of SER Metro-Detroit and Subsidiaries.
2. Assists in corporate budget preparation and modifications as required for assigned contracts. Assist with budget development for new proposals.
3. Monitors actual versus budgeted expenditure and revenue figures; recommends budget adjustments as necessary.
4. Prepares monthly invoices including assembling necessary supporting documentation, generate required reports, troubleshoot and resolve reconciliation problems, and ensure invoices/billings reconcile to the general ledger for assigned contracts.
5. Works directly with program managers to assist with forecasting expenditures, managing subcontractors, anticipating budget overruns or shortfalls and prepare budget revision requests as needed.
6. Responds to inquiries and requests for information from employees, auditors, funding sources and/or vendors and conducts research as needed. Responsible for all communications related to the contract assigned.
7. Functions as a liaison between the fiscal department, the funding sources and the program managers for each contract assigned. Responsible for the management of contracts, contract amendments, budget, budget revisions, invoicing and collection issues and other account manager duties as deemed necessary.
8. Assists with agency annual audit, and all audits and monitoring of assigned contracts; providing requested supporting documentation, responding to inquiries, and resolving issues to ensure timely


Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited university or college with a degree in accounting, business administration, or related field required.
Two (2) years of experience in general accounting, fiscal management, and government accounting, preferably in the non-profit sector
Knowledge of WIOA, TANF, SNAP E&T and other pertinent regulations and procedures.
Knowledge of GAAP and other applicable accounting procedures.
Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and build professional relationships with employees and auditors.
Ability to construct and maintain a comprehensive budget.
Ability to multi-task. Quickly and accurately, shift attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.
Ability to work independently to handle pressures related to meeting deadlines and completing tasks requiring concentration.
Comfortably and confidently, use a computer and specialized software to maintain accounting records. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) as well as accounting software; knowledge of MIP preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, evening and/or weekend hours when required.


$55,000 - $65,000 per year.

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