Ben Franklin connects people focused on innovation, investments and technology—and making a difference—to achieve their purpose: to seed innovation and economic growth in the greater Philadelphia region. We are Partners with a Purpose.
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Job Title: Associate, PR and Community Engagement
Reports To: Vice President of Marketing and Communicationsr
Application Deadline: February 8, 2019.
Reporting to and working with the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and in direct cooperation with the Associate of Marketing & Creative Services, the Associate, PR and Community Engagement will be uniquely focused on PR, social media, content development, and community engagement activities and events. The Associate, PR and Community Engagement is responsible for written communications for both Ben Franklin’s internal and external stakeholders (i.e., site, blog, newsletter, social media content, presentations, and more). This role will monitor, document, and communicate marketing and PR efforts both quantitatively and qualitatively, and support the growth of Ben Franklin’s audience through the hosting and creation of dynamic events for portfolio companies, clients, partners, and the Philadelphia region’s innovation community at large.
Job Title: Contract Accountant
Reports To: Assistant Controller
Application Deadline: January 25, 2019
The position is responsible for contract management that would include review of the grant and other contracts to ensure compliance and management of the contract and grant reporting processes. The general accounting duties include processing accounts receivables into the general ledger, assisting Assistant Controller and Controller with the monthly and quarterly financial close. These duties would include account reconciliations, expense analysis and ad-hoc reporting as needed.
Additionally, the Contract Accountant is responsible for fiscal and compliance matters related to all grants. The position processes grant activity on a daily basis and prepares financial report and invoice submissions to awarding agencies. Responsibilities also include: compliance oversight and monitoring; expenditure and budget tracking; internal communication of grant contract mandates and Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Guidelines; acting as liaison with subcontracting institutions and partners; providing internal monthly reports; developing projections and tracking matching funds. The position assists in the grant proposal process, develops related audit schedules, and tracks grant and contract modifications.
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