Current Position Openings

UNI Controller

Title: Controller

Job Type: Full-time

Reports to: President & CEO

Location: Kansas City Urban Core

Disclaimer

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Role Summary

Controller will play a critical role in the financial management of UNI. This position is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data, compliance with relevant regulations, and supporting UNI’s mission by maintaining its financial stability. The controller’s primary responsibilities include financial record-keeping, reporting, grant management, tax compliance, and internal control implementation. This role is pivotal in facilitating UNI’s financial transparency, accountability, and successful achievement of its goals.

Educational Requirements & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree preferred in accounting, finance, or a related field. CPA or similar certification preferred.
  • Previous experience working with non-profit organizations is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal financial regulations for non-profits.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Financial Management: Maintain accurate financial records, including accounts payable and receivable, ensuring the organization’s financial transactions are properly recorded and documented.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare regular financial statements, reports, and analysis for internal and external stakeholders. Ensure transparency and accountability in financial reporting.
  • Grants and Funding: Assist in grant proposal budget preparation, track grant funds, and ensure compliance with grant requirements and reporting.
  • Tax Compliance: Prepare and file annual tax returns and stay current with tax laws and regulations specific to non-profit organizations.
  • Audit Preparation: Coordinate and prepare materials for annual financial audits, working closely with external auditors to ensure compliance with audit requirements.
  • Internal Controls: Develop and maintain effective internal controls and best practices to safeguard the organization’s financial assets and ensure accuracy.
  • Donor Contributions: Record and acknowledge contributions from donors and maintain accurate donor records for transparency and stewardship.
  • Payroll and Benefits: Administer payroll and benefits, ensuring compliance with financial regulations related to employee compensation.
  • Financial Planning: Provide financial analysis and support for strategic planning and decision-making, helping the organization achieve its mission effectively.
Compensation

Annual Salary: $65,000 to $90,000

Employee Benefits
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance (Health, Vision, Dental) with 100% employer coverage.
  • Short & Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • Life Insurance with Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage.
  • Accident Insurance for unexpected events.
  • 401K retirement plan with employer matching.

Candidates are required to satisfactorily clear criminal and reference background checks.

How To Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to info@uni-kc.org. Please include “UNI Controller Application” in the subject line. In your cover letter, explain your passion for the UNI’s mission and your relevant experience. Urban Neighborhood Initiative is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UNI Youth Program Coordinator

Title: Youth Program Coordinator

Reports to: Community Impact Director

Location: Kansas City Urban Core

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to info@uni-kc.org. Subject line: Youth Program Coordinator Application. In your cover letter, explain your passion for the UNI’s mission and your relevant experience.

Urban Neighborhood Initiative is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Disclaimer

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Role Summary

The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating education efforts for UNI, including acting as a liaison to UNI’s neighborhood schools and collaborating with nonprofit organizations to provide new educational initiatives with the focus on increasing the educational achievement of the children in the urban core.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develops meaningful relationships with partner schools.
  • Manages UNI’s portfolio of education-related programs.
  • Facilitate, supervise, and evaluate all educational programs.
  • Assist with the development of special events and activities to increase youth participation.
  • Establish priority contacts with schools, organizations, and families of youth.
  • Data collection and management for youth services
  • Assist in developing, managing, and implementing curriculum for youth services.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Ideal Candidate Should
  • Have a bachelor’s degree preferably in education.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience working with urban schools with diverse student populations.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in program development in education, social services, or community development is preferred.
  • Have excellent written, oral, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with the Community Impact Director, external stakeholders, and staff.
  • Demonstrate computer expertise with Microsoft Office, Google Workspace tools, Canva, etc.
  • Be comfortable in multicultural environments.
  • Be self-motivated and adaptable.
  • Above all, the Policy Advocacy Coordinator must have a passion for the mission of UNI and demonstrate a spirit of determination and perseverance.
Employee Benefits
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance (Health, Vision, Dental) with 100% employer coverage.
  • Short & Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • Life Insurance with Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage.
  • Accident Insurance for unexpected events.
  • 401K retirement plan with employer matching.
Compensation

Full-time – 40hrs a week
Annual Salary: $45,000 – $50,000

Working Location

This position is in Kansas City, Missouri, and requires a strong and consistent presence in the urban core.

Candidates are required to satisfactorily clear criminal and reference background checks.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Urban Neighborhood Initiative is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Urban Neighborhood Initiative does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.