Daily Archives: November 18, 2013

Controller – Family Safety Center

Family Safety Center

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – Closing Date November 22, 2013


 The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit corporation located in the City of Memphis, TN whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  Founded in 2009 under the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, it became its own entity in 2011.  We are seeking a controller that is highly motivated, analytical and well organized to manage the full operations of the accounting department as we continue to grow.   The controller will be a key member of the Finance Committee as well as the overall organization. 

 Job Reporting Relationships:

Report to:                           Executive Director

Oversees:                           All accounting operations and services

Basic Qualifications:

Education/Training:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.  Knowledge of non-profit accounting preferred.  Certified Public Accountant license a plus.

Skill(s):   Speaks and understands English; proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; proficient analytical skills; demonstrated management and supervisory skills; and valid driver’s license. Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Quick Books experience preferred.

Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of related accounting experience required; experience with financial reporting, cash management, insurance, payroll, financial analysis, taxes and budgeting.

General Responsibilities:

The Controller will work collaboratively with all members of the Family Safety Center and will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the accounting department including general ledger, month-end close and reconciliation work, working with third party accounting services and external auditors, financial reporting to grant agencies, budgeting, reporting to Board of Directors and the Finance Committee and other activities as needed by the Center.

Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Generate, review and analyze monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, including variance analysis preparation, to ensure that all financial information has been recorded accurately
  • Generate monthly adjusting journal entries and prepare account reconciliations
  • Coordination with external auditors for the year-end audit and I.R.S. Form 990 tax return preparation including preparation of year-end audit schedules and review of audit report and tax return drafts
  • Work with third party accounting services for payroll
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Providing periodic reports as needed
  • Quarterly reporting to the Board of Directors and reporting to the Finance Committee as needed
  • Manage the cash operations, insurance program, accounts receivable and accounts payable processes.
  • Manage the accounting for contributions received and pledged and account for temporary and permanently restricted funds
  • Assisting the Executive Director with budgeting and forecasting
  • Implement strategies to achieve goals as established in the department’s annual operating budget/plan
  • Assist other employees with any accounting related matters and help management stay within budgeted expenditures
  • Ensure appropriate internal controls, policies, process and procedures are in place
  • Ensure the department’s compliance with operating standards and procedures and outside regulatory requirements including external reporting requirements
  • Organize the work and activities of the accounting department
  • Communicate with appropriate management and staff
  • Maintaining the general ledger accounting system, including the chart of accounts, period-end closing process and financial statement report creation and maintenance
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Skills to Include:

  • Self- starter with ability to quickly develop solutions to problems
  • Streamline processes
  • Ability to use good judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Detail oriented with ability to think critically
  • Technical accounting expertise including familiarity with key GAAP concepts related to nonprofit accounting and willingness to research technical GAAP issues that may arise
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, grasp concepts quickly and work independently
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Center and the Board of Directors

 Email resumes to: Mable Hudson at mable@familysafetycenter.org

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Job Listings & Opportunities, Week Of Nov 17 – 23, 2013

  • Laborers/Carpenters/Concrete Workers (Need valid ID, experience EXCEPT laborer positions; Apply in person 1746 Thomas Road, Memphis, TN)


  • Event Setup Staff, Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St., 3rd Floor South, Memphis, TN 38103 (Need HS Diploma or GED; Apply in person 11/4 – 11/18/2013 9 am – 4 pm)


  • Auto Technician, Allstar Chevrolet (Call Keith at 619-8564)


  • Residential Carpenter (Need experience, tools, transportation; Call 371-2056)



  • Groundskeeper/Maintenance/Clerk/Merchandise, Graceland, 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis (Apply in person to Human Resources by Fri., Nov. 22)


  • Avon (Call Florence Chamberlin at 210-1596)


  • Generator Field Technician (Need experience, tools; Call 217-7470)


  • Lawn Spray Technician, Southern Spray Co., 3765 Homewood Rd., Memphis (Need valid driver’s license; Apply in person)


  • Caregivers, Comfort Keepers (Need valid driver’s license and insurance; Call 541-5118)


  • Service Technician, Mike Matthews Pool and Spa Service (Need experience; Email resume to mike@matthewspool.com)


  • Maintenance, Plantation Apartment Homes, Robinsonville, MS (Need tools, HVAC, experience; Fax resume to 1-662-363-7005)


  • Stylist, Macy’s Salon (Call Joanne 413-1407)



  • Courier, Express (Need own vehicle; Call Shyra at 521-8282 option # 5)


  • Warehouse Work, Simos Insourcing Solutions, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN or 7124 Kerr Place, Olive Branch, MS (Apply in person either location)


  • Production Technician/Operator (Need electronic assembly experience; Mail resume to P.O. Box 841, Collierville, TN 38027)


  • Warehouse Jobs (Fax resume to 365-5777)


  • Process Technician (Need experience in plastic injection molding; Email resume to mgulinska@andtec.com)


  • Journeyman Electrician (Need experience, own tools; Email resume to goodelectric@yahoo.com)


  • HVAC Technician (Need experience, clean driving record; Fax resume to 494-5351)




  • Forklift Drivers, Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person or call 367-8888 ext. 2708)


  • All positions (Call 1-401-207-7238)


  • Jobs/Education/Training/Grants, Tennessee Career Center, 480 Beale Street, Memphis, TN, 38103 (Apply in person or call 636-7971)




  • Pickers/Packers/Warehouse/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Dr. #10, Southaven, MS (Need two forms of ID, no record involving theft, drugs or violence; Apply in person 9 am – 1 pm)



  • Carpet Technician, Stanley Steamer, 1250 Big Orange Rd., Cordova, TN (Need good driving record; Apply in person)



  • Customer Service (Call 730-8944 for East Memphis, 249-1315 for North Memphis, 1-662-655-1162 for Southaven)


  • Warehouse/Manufacturing, Back to Work Staffing, 6030 Knight Arnold, Memphis (Call 566-2593)


  • Paper Delivery, Commercial Appeal (Call 529-2708, 529-2880, or 529-5805)


  • Collection/Disconnect Tech (Need truck, van or SUV; Call 214-4358)


  • Carpet Cleaning Technicians (Need experience; Email resume to memphisrestoration@gmail.com)


  • Job Matchmaker! Call 1-888-862-9540, free job placement service provided by the Commercial Appeal)


  • Packer/Sales/Warehouse/Maintenance/Production/Technicians/Distribution/Trade Jobs, Workforce Investment Network (WIN)(Go online to view jobs and submit resume at http://www.WINRecruits.com)


  • Forklift Drivers, Kelly (Need experience; Call 398-9386)


  • Help Wanted (Call 324-4199)



  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Regularly accepts applications 8 am – 5 pm)


  • Material Handlers/Pickers/Forklift/Operators, Axcess Staffing Services, 6073 Mt. Moriah Road Ext., Suite 19, Memphis (Apply in person 9:30 am – 2 pm)


  • Production Control/Scheduling Clerks, Technicolor (Need warehouse/production experience; Apply online at http://www.technicolor.com)


  • FedEx Ground (Company does not hire ex-offenders; Apply in person at 555 Compress Drive, Memphis, or call 948-0045)


  • Customer Service (Call 546-9161)



  • Hourly worker, O’Reilly Auto Parts (Call 1-888-OREILLY)


  • Air National Guard (Call 1-800-TO-GO-ANG)


  • Air Force (Call 1-800-423-USAF)


  • Army (Call 1-800-USA-ARMY)




  • Clerical/Customer Service/Warehouse, Express Employment, 6100 Primacy Parkway (Apply in person or call 680-1933)


  • Reach/Picker/Lift Operators, Prologistix (Need certification; Call 1-662-655-0485)


  • Warehouse/Pickers/Forklift, Simos, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Suite 114, Memphis (Need Forklift Certificate; Apply in person)


  • Pickers/Packers/Warehouse/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS (Apply in person with two forms of ID 9 am – 1 pm)


  • Order Selectors/Machine Operators/Forklift, PSC Staffing, 3731 S. Mendenhall or 1979 S. Third Street (Apply in person)


  • Forklift Drivers, Kelly Services (Need valid driver’s license; Call 398-9386, ext. 213)


  • Warehouse, Talent Force Staffing, 2899 S. Mendenhall, Suite 1, Memphis, (Apply in person 8:30 – 11 am with two forms of ID)


  • Warehouse, Swift Staffing, 2715 Kirby Parkway, Suite 13 (Apply in person)


  • Warehouse/Laborers, All In A Day Temp Services, 6084 Apple Tree Drive, Suite 8, Memphis (Apply in person or call 375-4797)


  • Warehouse, Unlimited Staffing Services, 2590 Lamar (Apply in person or call 791-2929)


  • All positions, Allied Forces, 6759 Winchester (Apply in person or call 546-7524)


  • Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person Tue. – Thur. starting at 9 am or call 367-8888 ext. 2707)


  • Laborers/Sales/Service/Maintenance, Labor Force, 3834 E. Shelby Drive (Fax resume to 372-1810, apply in person or call 542-0002)


  • Warehouse/Foodservice/Manufacturing, LSI Staffing (Call 526-1111)


  • Warehouse, Randstad (Call 766-9305)


  • Warehouse/Assemblers, Manpower (Call 761-3232)





  • Janitorial/Housekeepers (Call 800-385-8800)


  • Home Cleaner, Zoom n Broom (Need own vehicle; call 356-9581 10 am – 2 pm)




  • Kitchen Staff, The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Avenue, 9th floor, Memphis (Need some experience; Mon. – Fri., 2 pm – 4 pm)


  • Cook, Blind Bear, 119 S. Main, Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 PM Wed. – Fri.)


  • Chef Wanted, Cozy Corner, 745 N Parkway, Memphis, TN (Apply in person)



  • Team Members, Einstein Bagels, 4631 West Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN (Apply in person)



  • Foodservice, Aramark (Email resume to aramarkMGR@gmail.com)




  • All Positions, Backyard Burgers (Fax resume to 381-4312 for all locations)




  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Apply in person 8 am – 5 pm)


  • Package Handlers, FedEx, 8505 Nail Road, Olive Branch (Apply in person Mondays at 5 pm)


  • Warehouse, All-In-A-Day Temp. Services, 3360 Goodman Road, Southaven,
  • MS (Apply in person)


  • Warehouse, Peoplelink, Olive Branch (Call 877-323-5627)




  • Truck Driving Students, ASU, Marked Tree, AR (Call 870-358-2117)


  • Schneider National (Will train; Call 1-800-447-7433)


  • Local Training in Jackson, TN (Call 1-800-423-2730)


  • USA Truck (Call 1-800-237-4642)


  • Truck Drivers (Call 1-877-893-1539)




  • Sales, Empire Today (Call Dene Jolly at 1-877-588-5219 ext. 2239)


  • Sales, Landers Ford (Call Jerry Bryan at 1-662-274-4770)


  • Sales, Cook’s Pest Control, 1657 Shelby Oaks Dr., Memphis, TN (Apply in person)


  • Insurance Sales (Need license; Fax resume to 373-9457)


  • Sales, Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 8170 Hwy. 64 (Apply in person)


  • Sales, Commercial Appeal (Call 335-6747)


  • Sales (Call 324-4199)

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Food Commodity Schedule, Nov. 18 – 22, 2013

Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on NOVEMBER 18-22, 2013

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18,                                 

38109      Charles E Powell Comm. Center    810 Western Park                            1:00 PM



38114       Magnolia First Baptist Church        1518 South Cooper                          9:45 AM



No Distribution



38053      Baker Community Center                    7942 Church                                   8:29 AM

38107       United Methodist N’borhood –Smith Ctr.                                                 10:25 AM          

Also serving zip code 38105                                   602 Looney       



No Distribution

**All Commodities will be distributed at all locations from start time until completion of distribution. 

**Please note if your zip code is not listed, look in next Sunday’s edition of The Commercial Appeal newspaper or call (901)527-0841.

                   2014 Commodity Card Registration Schedule


No Registration for this Week

Eligibility will be based on all household income not in excess of the State-established

maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size.  Also, anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or documented residence in public housing.  All documents must be current for fiscal year 2013.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  

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