Job Summary: The Program Specialist leverages expertise in accounting to collect data, analyze, and report on Cinnaire’s various community development investment programs, e.g., New Markets Tax Credit, Capital Magnet Fund, and other public grants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Collects and saves community development project financial statements, compliance certificates, and impact information.
  2. Reviews collected documents, follows up on missing information.
  3. Utilizing accounting expertise, performs initial risk rating analysis for each community development project, including participation in project update meetings.
  4. Initiates accounting based compliance testing, using various financial and tax figures.
  5. Performs reporting of community development project impact and program reporting.
  6. Assists in coordinating project pipeline information, including request of information from projects and the completion of analysis used to facilitate project selection.
  7. Assists the Public Funding team in responding to requests from other Cinnaire departments.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Two years of continuous professional work experience preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills (Excel, Word) required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage time effectively.

Key Competencies:

  • Analysis to Synthesis: Interprets data and information from multiple sources and translates it into coherent messages that inform decisions.
  • Intellectual Agility: Can flex and adapt thinking skills to meet the needs of different situations and circumstances. Doesn’t limit problem solving to one approach or methodology.
  • Insight to Action: Acts on conviction and advances from concept to implementation toward a goal. Draws upon knowledge and professional judgement to orchestrate the steps required to get results.
  • Self-Development: Operate with the mindset of continuous improvement. Embrace their career development, learn, and update skills.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to SVP, Public Funding

Supervisory Relationship: None

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

Travel Required: 15%