The Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation is seeking a qualified volunteer to function as its controller.
This individual will become a key part of the financial team for Rein in Sarcoma. Their responsibility will be to maintain the financial records of the Foundation and prepare internal reports to the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
The Foundation is recognized as the leading sarcoma organization in the Midwest supporting families of sarcoma victims, providing educational materials to health care providers, people with sarcoma cancers and their extended families and support teams. It has a growing annual operating budget of $600,000 and relies heavily on the support it receives from a large base of volunteers.
The Foundation’s office is in Shoreview, Minnesota, but this volunteer would be able to access information electronically from data prepared by the Foundation’s current support person to maintain the financial records of the Foundation and prepare internal reports to the Finance Committee and Board of Directors. Additionally, the selected candidate would work with members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors and other volunteers to prepare summaries of fundraising activities and other periodic financial reports. The successful candidate will be liaising and coordinating with these individuals.
A large component of the position entails receiving weekly reports from the office support person, entering that information into QuickBooks (online edition) and preparing reports from the records for review at finance committee and Board meetings. In addition, there are a variety of general financial responsibilities including working with the Finance Committee to prepare the annual budget, summary board reports, preparing for Board review the IRS 990 annual report and work with other volunteers to reconcile donations recorded in Salesforce.
It is essential that the candidate is capable of working on their own and managing their own time efficiently. The candidate will need general computer skills with a fluid competency using Quickbooks, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Excel and Outlook and a strong accounting background.
Computer skills needed:
Quickbooks, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Scanning software
The Foundation believes that the volunteer’s time commitment would be about 10-15 hours per month.
For more information or to express interest contact, RIS President, Pete Wyckoff (651-486-9114) or Finance Committee Chairperson, Jeff Dobbs (612) 354-9650).
December 16, 2016