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About Women Aware

Women Aware is the designated domestic violence service agency for Middlesex County NJ. We provide emergency services and case management for victims of abuse, including a 24-hour hotline, safe house, legal advocacy and counseling. All services are provided free of charge to our clients and supported by charitable donations.

Open Positions

Junior Accountant

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Junior Accountant and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Accounting/or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced Excel, Word skills, and QuickBooks experience

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs functions associated with the processing of the Organization’s payroll.
  • Maintains the Organization’s timekeeping system, and keeps management apprised of program salary budgets.
  • Reconciles the accounting system to ancillary systems and third-party records.
  • Serves as liaison between Women Aware, and its accountants.
  • Maintains the Organization’s capital asset tracking system, and inventory of capital assets.
  • Coordinate coding of expenses to reflect proper cost allocations.
  • Works with staff and other departments to ensure coordinated efforts to facilitate accurate, timely, efficient and transparent processes overall financial functions.
  • Perform basic accounting functions including managing bill payment; accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.

Specific Duties:

  • Ensures the completeness, approval and timeliness of employee time sheets via the review of data recorded in the Organization’s time reporting system.
  • Prepares payroll for processing via entry of timesheet data into a vendor online payroll application.
  • Maintains schedules and support for ensuring the accuracy of employee payroll deductions for health benefits, retirement plan contributions, and other miscellaneous employee deductions.
  • Codes all bills and deposits in accordance with the Organization’s cost allocation methodology.
  • Maintains controls over the Organization’s capital assets by maintaining tracking records and tagging all assets.
  • Performs accounts receivable and accounts payable functions in the accounting system.
  • Pays bills based upon approved vouchers and records transactions in the accounting system.
  • Reconciles various systems and reports to the accounting system via Excel spreadsheets. This includes reconciling the accounting system to the Organization’s donor system, the vendor retirement plan system, the timekeeping system, payroll system and capital asset tracking tools.
  • Maintains documentation as required for audit.
  • Assists with the compilation and monitoring of grant budgets.
  • Assists with the allocation of costs to programs and funding sources.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Financial Support Analyst

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Housing Compliance and Financial Support Analyst and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Accounting/or Equivalent Experience
• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
• Advanced Excel, Word skills, and QuickBooks experience
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

General Responsibilities:
• Performs functions associated with the processing of the Organization’s payroll and maintenance of the Organization’s timekeeping system.
• Reconciles the accounting system to ancillary systems and third party records.
• Serves as liaison between Women Aware and its accountants.
• Supports the Housing program by performing Housing administration and compliance functions surrounding client rent and utility assistance programs.
• Works with finance, program, and development staff to ensure coordinated efforts to facilitate accurate, timely, efficient and transparent processes over all financial functions.
• Perform basic accounting functions including managing bill payment; accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.

Specific Duties:
• Ensures the completeness, approval and timeliness of employee time sheets via the review of data recorded in the Organization’s time reporting system.
• Prepares payroll for processing via entry of time sheet data into a vendor online payroll application.
• Maintains schedules and support for ensuring the accuracy of employee payroll deductions for health benefits, retirement plan contributions and other miscellaneous employee deductions.
• Codes all bills and deposits in accordance with the Organization’s cost allocation methodology.
• Maintains documentation and ensures compliance for client rental and utility assistance programs.
• Performs accounts receivable and accounts payable functions in the accounting system.
• Pays bills based upon approved vouchers and records transactions in the accounting system.
• Reconciles various systems and reports to the accounting system via Excel spreadsheets. This includes reconciling the accounting system to the Organization’s donor system, the vendor retirement plan system, and payroll system.
• Maintains documentation as required for audit.
• Assists with the compilation and monitoring of grant budgets.
• Assists with allocation of costs to programs and funding sources.
• Other duties as assigned.

PALS Case Worker II

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the PALS Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: PALS Coordinator

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• DV and group experience, preferred
• Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills required
• Bilingual-Spanish required
• Full time, M-F, evenings

General Responsibilities:
In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to adult victims of domestic violence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
• Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
• Provide individual case management and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.
• Work collaboratively with Agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services.

Specific Duties:
• Responsible for ensuring the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual weekly case management for PALS adults, group counseling, client advocacy, crisis intervention, resources and referrals.
• Manage childcare program; following monthly PALS theme curriculum as appropriate.
• Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
• Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly. Manage client database and hotline call log.
• Timely and accurately input statistics into the appropriate spreadsheets.
• Assist with submitting reports such as: monthly program report, FVPSA, DV core stats, and PALS programmatic report to the PALS Coordinator.
• Other duties as assigned.

Per Diem Caseworker

Per Diem Caseworkers needed to provide case management and crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence in a residential facility on a per diem basis. Availability to work holidays, weekends (mornings or evenings) and overnight shifts. Bachelor’s degree preferred, domestic violence experience and proficient in Spanish a plus.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
  • Orienting residents to communal living in our residential facility.
  • Providing ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.
  • Supporting residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and agency policy.
  • Providing client transportation on an as-needed basis.

Application

  • Please attach your resume (Word or PDF formats only).
  • Please attach your cover letter (Word or PDF formats only).

Volunteer Opportunities

To apply for a volunteer position, please fill out the volunteer application on our website at womenaware.net/get-involved/volunteer.