Employment Opportunities

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Manager of Stores Accounting

St. Vincent de Paul Stores, a nonprofit organization consisting of seven thrift stores and donation centers, provides low-cost and free clothing, household items and furniture to low-income individuals and families.  It also supports the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati to provide emergency assistance to those in need throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County.  SVDP Stores, which has retail sales exceeding $10 million and over 250 employees, is looking for a Manager of Stores Accounting to support its operations. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, bank and account reconciliations, financial statements, and management reports
  • Reconcile daily cash and credit card deposits for each store to daily sales reports
  • Process accounts payable, including sales tax filings, annual 1099 filings, and credit card administration
  • Serve as backup for payroll processing with third-party service provider
  • Prepare bank deposits as needed
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Provide 401k administration, including 401k plan annual audit
  • Prepare required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation
    of data necessary to complete annual informational tax returns
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Prepare national annual reporting
  • Maintain and improve appropriate accounting controls

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years accounting experience, not-for profit experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and general accounting systems
  • Financial reporting experience including complete financial statements and all aspects of general ledger accounting; experience with accounts payable processing; payroll processing experience desired
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and follow up skills; detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines

Send cover letter and resume to Denise Jewell at djewell@svdpcincinnati.org. No phone calls please.

Ozanam Center Program Manager

St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati’s Ozanam Center for Service Learning fosters communities of compassion, understanding, and justice through the engagement of individuals in service, education, and reflection. Our programs seek to connect people from diverse backgrounds, engage participants in poverty and justice issues in Cincinnati, and grow a commitment to long-term service and systemic change.  SVDP is seeking a mission-driven, action-oriented individual who is passionate about issues of faith, service, and social justice for the role of Ozanam Center Program Manager.

Scope of Position: The Program Manager is responsible for leading a team to create, plan and facilitate service immersion retreats and workshops.  The Program Manager collaborates with SVDP staff, community partners and volunteers to inspire participants through transformative service learning experiences.  The Program Manager cultivates existing relationships and works to build new relationships with local schools, parishes, universities and professional and faith-based groups.  The Program Manager is a full-time position, with full benefits and salary commensurate with experience.  Work weeks vary seasonally and include night/weekend work, including flexibility in work schedule.

Job Responsibilities: A lead staff person who:

  • Maintains communication and builds strong professional relationships, serving as a liaison with parties interested in retreats, area community partners and service learning center volunteers. This includes overseeing Center calendar consistent with Strategic Plan and actively recruiting volunteers to support Center programming.
  • Staffs all retreats and programs, ensuring qualified retreat leaders utilizing Ozanam Center team, trained volunteers and support staff.
  • Supervises Service Learning Program Coordinator, contract staff, interns and volunteers. 
  • Oversees implementation of Center Strategic Plan, in collaboration with Director of Service Learning.
  • Develops service learning curriculum addressing current social justice issues, integrating Catholic Social Teaching and Vincentian spirituality.
  • Tracks performance measures for Ozanam Center Programming. 
  • With Director of Service Learning, manages Ozanam Center finances within budget.
  • Supports Program Coordinator in collaborating with local universities and high schools to support existing school-based SVDP Conferences and nurture new local school-based Conferences.
  • Continue to develop and improve all Ozanam Center publicity and communication platforms.
  • Participate in Greater Cincinnati Service Learning Network and other relevant community organizations.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience—preferably in field of service learning, human services, nonprofit leadership, volunteer coordination or faith and social justice-related field.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • An ability to communicate well orally and in writing; the ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in person and in group settings is essential.
  • A desire and proven ability to lead a dynamic and cooperative team is necessary. Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Applicants must be VIRTUS certified or achieve VIRTUS certification prior to start date.
  • A working knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching and an openness to fostering the spirituality of St. Vincent de Paul is desired.

Physical Requirements: 

Operate a computer keyboard.  Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Ability to lift and carry 35 lbs. Ability to see for purposes of reading printed material.  Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels.  Ability to speak so that others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation, both in person and over the telephone.  Must be able to travel throughout Greater Cincinnati to share the work of St. Vincent de Paul with diverse groups and organizations; a valid driver’s license is optimal.

Application Information:

More information on our organization is available at SVDPcincinnati.org.

Candidates should forward current resume & cover letter, reference contacts, and salary expectations to:

Maura Carpinello

Director of Service Learning

Society of St Vincent de Paul, Cincinnati District Council

1125 Bank Street

Cincinnati, OH 45214-2130

mcarpinello@SVDPcincinnati.org
 

Help Wanted at Our 7 Neighborhood Thrift Store & Donation Centers!

Cashiers, stock clerks, warehousemen, sales, assistant managers needed.
Apply in person at your neighborhood St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store or fill out the application below.

Thrift Store Employment Application