Gratiot Development, Inc. is searching to fill a finance officer position.
About Greater Gratiot Development,
Inc.: GGDI is a private, non-profit organization
with a mission to retain, expand and attract business and industry and to
facilitate investment which creates diverse job opportunities and expanded tax
base within the Gratiot community. GGDI works closely with the public and private
sectors to enhance the overall economic climate. GGDI administers the Economic Development
Corporation, the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and the Hospital Finance
GGDI has a
32 member board representing the communities within Gratiot County and the
diverse sectors of the Gratiot area economy.
GGDI is in its 37th successful year of operation and is supported
with public and private funding. For
more information visit www.gratiot.org
Finance Officer Reports to:
/ County: Ithaca / County
of Gratiot, Michigan
of Employment: Full–Time. Generally an in office position with normal
office hours of 8:00a.m. -5:00p.m. There will be occasional early morning and
evening meetings. There will be occasional training and meetings away from the
office but likely within Michigan.
Compensation: Competitive salary - anticipated
initial range between $39 – 45,000 DOQ, insurance, annual leave time and 401
Job Description: This position is responsible for managing and performing
all financial operations of the organization, including but not limited to:
standard accounting system with billing, payables and receivables
monthly financial statements
a payroll and benefit system
for annual financial review or audit or individual program audits in conformance
with GAAP procedures and regulations
of annual budget
of administrative aspects of loan portfolio
responsibilities of real estate assets
The management responsibility includes handling numerous
accounts established for specific purposes.
There have been and it is expected there will be grant applications and
grants awarded through any number of programs including the Brownfield Redevelopment
This position is responsible for managing certain administrative
aspects of the business including attending board and committee meetings,
publishing and posting required meeting notifications and accounting for
This position entails networking with community business
organizations, including participation with civic organizations and being
capable of representing the organization in public and private settings.
Training will be provided to ensure basic knowledge and continued
understanding of the dynamic field of economic development.
and Job Qualifications: Qualifications,
education and experience will be considered as a package. An accounting, financial or
banking background with degree(s) and or combined experience is required. Direct experience with the job description
items named above is preferred.
Written and oral
skills are necessary for general communication
candidate must pass a background check and meet qualifications for financial
Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency is required. Other computer
competencies are a plus.
position may expand to include a wider scope of skill sets and responsibilities
for the betterment and growth of the candidate and the organization.
How to Apply: If you
believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and you are
interested in applying for this position, please submit cover letter, resume,
and professional references to:
Greater Gratiot Development,
Inc., 136 S. Main Street, Ithaca MI
C/O Donald C. Schurr, President
Or send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Response: June
Greater Gratiot Development, Inc. is
an equal opportunity employer.