Los Angeles, CA, USA
BRENTWOOD SCHOOL Upper School Choral and Orchestra Teacher
Brentwood School inspires every student to: Think critically and creatively. Act ethically. Shape a future with meaning.
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full-time Upper School Choral and Orchestra Teacher to begin in August 2021. Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Music or a related field) and have experience in teaching music to high school students in independent, public, private, or charter schools.
It is expected that a successful candidate would :
Teach four classes throughout the school day including three choirs (Women’s Choir, Concert Signers, and senior choir, The Madrigals) and one section of orchestra
Serve as an advisor to a group of students
Make music meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
Communicate with students and parents as necessary
Work in conjunction with the Upper School and Middle School performing arts department members to ensure the program meets the students’ needs in alignment with other performing arts courses
Utilize educational technology throughout instruction and coursework, especially technology for music education
Plan and produce fall and spring concerts for the classes listed above
Plan and produce smaller-scale arrangements for musical salons or other performances
Assist in musical arrangements for school-wide ceremonies such as Veterans Day, Commencement, and others
Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
Perform additional duties and participate actively in the life of the school, including advising a student activity, chaperoning events, and attending student events
Play a musical instrument(s), particularly the piano
In addition, a candidate should possess the following qualities and attributes :
Strong collaboration skills and cross-cultural competency
An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
Commitment to equity and inclusion
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at http://www.bwscampus.com . Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ms. Corisa Moreno Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director Brentwood School 100 S. Barrington Place Los Angeles, CA 90049 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Through Music-Los Angeles
Burbank, CA, USA
Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA)
Finance Controller – Job Responsibilities and Roles
The Finance Controller will be a full-time, exempt position and will directly report to and will work closely with the Executive Director as part of the Finance team at Education Through Music-Los Angeles. The Finance Controller will help further the mission by serving as a member of the management team to grow ETM-LA’s financial, business, and day-to-day finance operations while stewarding ETM-LA’s resources, cash flow, and assets. The Finance Controller will be part of the culture to ensure that every child, regardless of socio-economic status, receives quality music education in order to reach their fullest potential.
Develop, document, and implement financial accounting, control and reporting systems, including restricted grant accounting, reports required by the government, and forecasting.
Support Executive Director and managers with the creation of organizational budgets and projections; support ED with management of financial accounts and systems and make recommendations for short- and long-term financial goals.
Act as the regular point of contact on the annual audit.
Act as the regular point of contact (with HR) for payroll company with respect to financial areas.
Oversee billing, invoicing, financial processes with school partners, and liaise weekly with external bookkeeper; assist with reconciliations & other support as needed.
Ensure compliance and implementation of financial policies and key document retention.
Recommend and execute cash re-allocations among ETM-LA’s financial accounts.
Coordinate with monthly external bookkeeper responsible for reconciliations & other support as needed.
Manage accounts payable, resolving any questions with regard to expense authorization or classification policies directly with relevant employees or in coordination with Executive Director and Admin/Operations Staff.
Manage accounts receivable, including invoicing and follow-up with ETM-LA partner schools and other clients.
Create monthly and quarterly financial reports to share with ETM-LA management and Board of Directors.
Monitor company's financial reports and determine ways to reduce costs.
Supervise employees who work under the controller in preparing financial reports and budgets.
Coordinate restricted grant accounting along with Development department.
Understand the financials of a company in order to meet legal requirements and keep the financial state in good standing
Human Resources (10%)
Help to implement and improve policies and procedures, along with documentation as they relate to payroll and finance.
Provide payroll information related to changes in employment status, benefits, or other matters for inclusion in semi-monthly payroll submission. Review payroll journals before they are finalized to confirm accuracy.
Work closely with ETM-LA administration to ensure personnel files and financial books / journal entries are up to date.
Work with Executive Director to provide support to other departments as needed.
Assist with maintaining compliance with internal document retention policies related to payroll/HR documentation.
Strategic Planning (10%)
Work with Executive Director and board’s strategic planning group in developing, documenting, and implementing strategies for operational and program expansion.
Draft reports and supporting materials to support strategic planning activities.
Develop, document and implement disaster recovery preparations and plans.
Financial/Operations Management in philanthropy, government or the non-profit sector.
Budget development, data analysis, and management (5-10 yrs. of experience)
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management about the finances of the business and justify certain financial recommendations.
Excel, Quickbooks, and Financial multi-platform management; exceptional computer skills.
Commitment to the mission of ETM-LA furthering equitable music education in LA County schools.
Strong background and work experience in Finance and Management.
Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written.
Knowledge of contract management; experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management implementing best practices.
Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
Attention to detail.
Knowledge of non-profit filing requirements and documentation.
Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment.
Excellent people manager, open to direction and a collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
Ability to articulate issues of importance to the organization.
Ability to problem solve strategically and consider several points of view.
Salary Range: $65,000-$100,000, commensurate with experience.
Location of Office: Burbank, CA
To apply, submit a full application to: Human Resources: email@example.com **Please include in the Subject Line: ETM-LA Finance Controller Position
Incomplete applications will not be considered. No calls, please.
One page cover letter
One page resume
Names and Contact Info of three (3) professional references
Other Information: This is a full-time, exempt salaried position. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 14 paid holidays, vacation days, and 403(b) retirement opportunities.
ETM-LA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
This position is located in the Chief Information Officer Organization, Division of Information Technology (DIT) Application Platforms and Delivery Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of providing application solutions to enable efficient business operations and drive business agility.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.
Plans, organizes, and oversees the day-to-day activities of the section; manages and executes the budget within the amount allocated for each project/initiative; manages the section human resources including staff performances and hardware/software licensing and works to ensure all the Development, Operations, Maintenance and Enhancement tasks in the branch are executed appropriately.
Implements projects to develop, replace, and/or retire Automated Information Systems (AISs) as determined by the business customer and the Deputy Director. Supports Project Manager/Technical Lead in interacting with other CIOO business units to oversee specific AISs/Projects.
Communicates complex functional and technical requirements, issues, and problems to both technical and non-technical personnel, including preparing and presenting briefings to senior management officials and contractor management officials on complex and controversial issues.
Applies expertise in interrelationships of multiple IT disciplines, the enterprise IT architecture, performance management and measurement methods and tools, Agile/DevSecOps principles and project management methods.
Establishes, develops and, maintains computer system architecture, operating systems, systems analysis, programming, computer networking tools, information engineering and software development consistent with a systems development lifecycle software to ensure that the activities of the Section properly support projects and are consistent with FDIC’s information technology infrastructure.
25% or less - This position requires moderate travel.
San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
San Diego, CA, USA
Annual Salary Range: $94,458 to $146,410 per year
First Review of Applications: April 8, 2021 – Open until filled
Expected Start Date: May/June 2021
Reporting to the Independent Performance Auditor, the Principal Management Internal Auditor performs and coordinates administrative, financial, operational, and management audits and reviews of SANDAG activities and programs. This position will provide sound professional recommendations to executive management for consideration in formulating policies and procedures. This position will also facilitate and support management in establishing internal management controls and improving operational and organizational performance.
SANDAG Internal Audit Function under the Office of the Independent Performance Auditor
Under general administrative direction of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee, the Office of the Independent Performance Auditor reviews SANDAG programs, functions, operations, management systems, and procedures to assess whether the agency is achieving economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the full use of resources. The Office also reviews compliance with the agency’s administrative policies, procedures, and regulations including reviews of funding, revenue streams, capital programs, expenditures, enterprise risk management, public bid process, transportation, and other regional planning programs and initiatives that impact the region.
The independent audit function is a catalyst for helping SANDAG accomplish its objectives by using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, governance processes, and management controls. This objective source of advice helps SANDAG showcase its commitment to integrity and accountability allowing the agency to continue along the path of providing valuable improvements for the San Diego region.
This opportunity is ideal for an experienced auditor; someone who has extensive knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, management principles, and preferred business practices. The primary responsibilities for this position include:
Perform and coordinate a variety of complex administrative, operational, financial, performance, and management studies and audits of agency activities, functions, services, and programs.
Conduct risk assessment analyses and develop and prioitize internal audit plans with input from executive management, the Independent Performance Auditor, and the Audit Committee.
Coordinate internal audit activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; respond to and assist management with resolving sensitive, significant, and controversial issues.
Meet with agency personnel to conduct engagement entrance and exit conferences; prepare audit plans including detailed work programs; determine the analytical techniques and information gathering processes required to achieve audit objectives; ensure analytical techniques are in accordance with established auditing standards.
Review laws, policies, best practices, regulations, contracts, and previous audit reports; perform interviews of appropriate officials, representatives, and experts in various fields of study; make observations of operations and activities in the field.
Prepare reports that summarize analyses of complex management issues, discuss agency volnerabilities, and recommend solutions to issues or problems identified in the course of an audit.
Participate on a variety of committees and task forces; attend and participate in professional group meetings; keep current with new trends and innovations in the field of auditing and investigations auditing.
Perform inquiries an investigations resulting from complaints filed via the Fraud, Waste and Abuse website.
Supervise, mentor, train, and support career development opportunities for a team of audit staff and audit interns; oversee and coordinate projects assigned to the team; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures.
Provide highly technical and complex assistance to the Independent Performance Auditor.
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a candidate who is responsive, organized, detail-oriented, and is committed to providing exceptional service to management and employees. Highly developed communication skills, an aptitude for analytical thinking and problem solving, and the ability to use sound judgement are essential to this position.
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public or business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field, and a minimum of seven years of professional auditing experience in the areas of administration, operations, finance, performance or management, preferably for a public agency. Relevant professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CMA) is desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, and standards of governmental program auditing; knowledge of advanced principles, practices, and methods of organizational, operations, performance, and procedural analysis.
Demonstrated experience with the methods of organizational analysis including program evaluation, operational auditing, financial auditing, and cost-benefit analysis.
Demonstrated knowledge of the priniples and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing, risk management, human resources management, public contracting, and maintenance of public records; knowledge of standard public agency methodologies and strategies used in the procurement of services; knowledge and understanding of pertinenet federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Knowledge of practices and procedures of enterprise and governmental accounting, including cost and project accounting and methods of financial control and reporting.
Demonstrated ability to apply the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Government Auditing Standards, and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors; knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley principles is desirable. Ability to exercise expert independent judgement within broad policy and procedural guidelines.
Experience performing financial/statistical/comparative analyses; knowledge of the tools, techniques, formula, and software used for statistical analysis and data management including Audit Command Language (ACL) or other data analytics tools.
Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of agency goals.
Demonstrated project management experience; knowledge of the principles of effective project management.
Experience supervising and evaluating the work of professional and technical personnel; experience providing administrative and professional leadership and direction for assigned programs.
Capacity to establish, maintain, and foster cooperative and collaborative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; ability to gain cooperation and consensus through discussion and persuasion.
Outstanding written and oral presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate to a variety of audiences; ability to prepare clear and concise administrative, technical, and informational reports.
Experience providing technical expertise and guidance to executives to assist with policy development in response to policy changes.
Benefits and Salary
Our benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. SANDAG offers flexible work schedules and employees are provided with paid time off and paid holidays.
This position is being offered as an At-Will, employment contract opportunity.
Careers at SANDAG
A job at SANDAG is guaranteed to engage your mind, expand your skills, and enhance your professional development. We are committed to hiring talented individuals who are dedicated to working on important issues and enthusiastic about making significant contributions that improve the lives of people in the San Diego region.
How to Apply
We encourage interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application . Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted but are not a substitute for the Application.
The Employment Application can be downloaded from the SANDAG website or requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (619) 699-1900. Completed applications can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at email@example.com , (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), or fax (619) 699-6905.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
The selected candidate can anticipate a driving record check upon hire, and approximately annually thereafter. The results of the check may determine whether the selected candidate will be permitted to drive for SANDAG business.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer