current employment opportnities

Chief Financial Officer

Basic Function:

North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. Under the direction of the Executive Director, in a professional manor, the Chief Financial Officer will coordinate and perform all responsibilities related to the financial operations of the program. Maintaining control over fiscal information system by monitoring and analyzing financial records, accounting procedures and controls, preparing and interpreting monthly and annual financial reports, and provide assistance to accounting staff.

 

Duties:

.           Perform account analysis; prepare journal entries to record in the general ledger.

.           Maintain chart of accounts and account detail. Monitor the appropriate use of account numbers; assure the appropriate classification and              recording of financial transactions.

.           Gather, review and analyze data.

.           Internal control standards.

.           Provide direction and guidance to accounting staff.

.           Plan and organize workload and meet schedules and deadlines.

.           Maintain organization’s fringe benefits.

.           Provide fixed asset reports and depreciation schedules.

.           Reconciliation of bank accounts.

.           Provide annual budget.

.           Grant reporting.

.           Accounts payable management.

.           Provide monthly and fiscal year end financials.

.           Coordinate and perform year end schedules for annual finance audit.

.           Assure general ledger and annual reports accurately reflect the organizations financial position.

.           Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge:

.           Principles, practices of accounting and auditing.

.           Various data processing applications for accounting and financial management.

.           Fund accounting.

.           Technical aspects of account analysis.

.           Working knowledge of spreadsheet programs.

.           Communicate effectively.

 

The salary is DOE.  The position includes excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, and generous annual leave. 

 

Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, and be able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. NCPLS is an equal opportunity employer. NCPLS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. NCPLS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status.

 

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to hrdirector@ncpls.org.

Paralegal

North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services in Raleigh seeks a motivated, energetic paralegal to champion the constitutional rights of people incarcerated in North Carolina.  Our post-conviction team evaluates claims of prisoners who pled guilty or were convicted at trial and lost their initial appeals for offenses ranging from DWIs to first-degree murder, and litigate the cases where we can make a difference.  Our post-conviction paralegal will assist the team in evaluating client communications, disseminate information to our clients, and work with our attorneys to fight for optimal outcomes for our clients.

The ideal applicant will be proficient in Spanish, demonstrate excellent analytical skills, and have a substantial interest in advocacy for indigent clients. We provide full benefits, generous leave, and salary is DOE. 

NCPLS is an equal opportunity employer. NCPLS values a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. NCPLS encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability and veteran status.

 

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to hrdirector@ncpls.org