HR/Finance Specialist

Philadelphia 19102, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The HR/Finance Specialist is structured as a hybrid position with two basic functions:

  • 1) Finance Specialist with a hands- on role with responsibility for financial transactions including AP/AR and
  • 2) HR Specialist with responsibility for benefits management, corporate compliance, payroll, tax payments and employee onboarding.

In addition, this position provides general office management oversight. This position will report to the President/CEO with dotted line responsibility to the Director of Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Human Resources
    • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting and orienting employees.
    • Manage employee benefits program. (open enrollment, benefit claims, changes etc.)
    • Manage payroll production and integrity and PTO tracking.
    • Maintain employee personnel file to ensure legal compliance.
    • Provide a focal point for employee issues and training in a sensitive and confidential matter.
    • Compose meaningful and measurable, annual performance assessments and goals for staff.
    • Schedule on going evaluation reports with department Managers and Directors to ensure their quarterly and monthly goals are being met.
  • Finance
    • Managing the processing of Accounts Receivable/ Accounts Payable.
    • Managing and updating Microsoft Dynamic SL vendor records.
    • Coordinate, with Director of Finance, submission of contracted service invoices.
    • Support budgeting activities.
    • Participate in PAI annual audit and follow- up on results and findings.
  • Administration
    • Facilitate the daily administrative/ operational needs of the Organization. Included in daily activities are (but not limited to): greeting PAI guests, answering, routing phones, incoming and out-going mail, etc.
    • Inventory management. (form creation, recording, updating and reporting)
    • Participation in all PAI special events.
    • Provide administrative support to all Departments as requested.
    • Vendor management (building and maintaining key strategic relationships with companies that supply operational products).


Skills Necessary for the Successful Performance of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated business and Human Resources acumen with the ability to diagnose and analyze problems and drive appropriate solutions with discretion.
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform all decisions.
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts.
  • Highly motivated team player with a passion to succeed.
  • Flexible, accurate and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance competing priorities.
  • Experience with accounting systems or bookkeeping.
  • Knowledgeable on insurance, benefits plan management.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • ADP, Donor Perfect, Microsoft Dynamics SL. (desired)
  • Drafting and distributing social, news and website content. (desired)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. (required)


To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to [email protected]

Contact: Ilene Merlino

Salary: 43,000 to 48,000

E-Mail: [email protected]


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