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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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Current Openings

Job Title: Grant Accountant
Reports To: Assistant Controller

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018.

The Grant 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.  Grant 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; managing the Commonwealth and other external reporting processes; acting as liaison with subcontracting institutions and partners; providing internal monthly  reports; developing projections through grant termination; and tracking matching funds. The Grant Accountant assists in grant proposal preparation, develops related audit schedules, and tracks grant and contract modifications.

The position is also responsible for contract management that would include review of the contracts to ensure compliance and management of the contract reporting requirements. The general accounting duties would include such activities as 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.

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Job Title: Manager, CRM (Salesforce)
Reports To: Director, Strategic Initiatives

The Manager of Customer Relationship Management is responsible for coordinating the selection, deployment, use, and management of Ben Franklin’s process automation and data systems, which are used to support our investment and other business activities.  Generally SaaS, these systems include various automation and customer relationship management (CRM) tools, such as Salesforce.

This is not a software development position, but rather managerial and hands-on, with such duties as supporting data systems users, setting development priorities, and ensuring alignment with corporate goals.  Duties also entail managing processes across multiple departments, as well as leading high level systems development and data management activities (e.g., adding, modifying, deleting, and loading records into systems) and coordinating activities with teams from across the organization.


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Job Title: Information Support Technician (Part-time <35 hours/week)
Reports To: Director, Information Systems

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.

The IS support Technician is a staff position within the IS Department accountable for ensuring continuity of computer system services and the optimization and maintenance of the organization’s database application for computer users.  The IS Support Technician provides technical expertise, assistance and project coordination necessary to install, configure and support computer software products, modify/repair hardware and resolve technical problems.


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