Job Posted 6/21/2024
The Family Partnership
1501 Xerxes Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
United States
Category Jobs
Banking / Financial Services
Application Closing Date
$18.00 to $22.00 Per Hour
Job Description

Who We Are

For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul area. The Family Partnership was founded in 1878 as the Minneapolis Humane Society to protect and serve children that were being abused or exploited. Along with a few name changes, our work has continually transformed to anticipate and address the evolving needs of families and individuals, many of whom are the most vulnerable in our community.

Why You’ll Love Working Here

At The Family Partnership, we partner with you and in turn, we partner with those we serve. Our programs holistically address the needs of people in our community. Through our two-generation (2Gen) or whole family approach, we work with people so they can heal from trauma and adversity and move towards greater health and well-being. Our shared values establish a common purpose across our array of programs and services. You can bring your authentic self to the workplace, while practicing both cultural competence and inclusivity. We’re known for developing future leaders in the non-profit space and we expect employees to share their views. Our culture is one of open communication and transparency regardless of job level.

Wages and Benefits

$18.00 - $22.00 per hour; $1,000 hiring bonus after 3 months of employment; Generous paid time off; 10 paid holidays per year; Strong emphasis on employee self-care and work-life balance; Competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits; Health savings and flexible spending accounts; Free healthcare option for employee coverage; Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability; Agency-sponsored retirement savings plan.


This position is fully in-person, works during normal business hours, and may include occasional evening and/or weekend hours.

A Typical Day in the Life…

A typical day as The Family Partnership’s Accountant provides an opportunity to support the organization’s Finance Department in performing its duties. Responsibilities will include the following:


  • Maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Managing all aspects of the general ledger, including booking journal entries and calculating allocations.
  • Processing payments through the accounting system (Sage Intacct).
  • Assisting with the annual financial audit.
  • Working with the Grant Contract Specialist, Accounting Controller, and VP of Finance to ensure programs are reported accurately.
  • Processing monthly, quarterly, and other financial reports.


  • Preparing work papers for annual audits and audit work papers.
  • Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements.
  • Attending individual, team, and/or all-Agency staff meetings as requested by management and contributing solutions to maintain or enhance operations.

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related, or you have an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in accounts payable and general ledger accounting.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience with accounting software; Sage Intacct is preferred.
  • You have intermediate Excel experience at a minimum.
  • You have excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • You have the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • You have the ability to be detail-oriented and possess excellent business math skills.
  • You have excellent communication skills and experience working across multiple levels, including the executive level.
  • You have the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously and accurately, despite interruptions.
  • You have the ability to see and understand the full accounting implications of transactions and make sense of financial data.
  • You have the ability to maintain client confidentiality.
  • You have the ability to work independently, collaborate, use good judgment, motivate, and lead others effectively.
  • You have the ability to establish, maintain, and grow positive working relationships with internal and external partners in the course of work.

The Family Partnership has a mandated vaccination policy implemented for all employees, subject to reasonable accommodation required by law.

Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of The Family Partnership. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, Indigenous or people of culture, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We value the contributions of a diverse workforce, and we welcome and encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don't fit 100% of the technical requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran’s status.

Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials.

The Family Partnership participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. See E-Verify’s official poster at See E-Verify’s Right to Work poster at



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