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Employment Opportunities

NFDA's Funeral Career Center is the funeral service's exclusive resource for online employment connections. Job seekers may post their resume and search through job postings for funeral homes and other funeral service-related businesses. Employers may post job openings and view job seekers' resumes. Visit www.nfda.org/careers for more information. 


Company Description
The National Funeral Directors Association is committed to assuring the finest quality programs, services and products to those in funeral service. Key stakeholders include our members and volunteers, allied organizations with an interest in funeral service, funeral service consumers and our employees. We strive to provide every employee with an opportunity for professional growth and development in order to fulfill our mission: The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service. Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity.



Employment Opportunites at NFDA
NFDA is currently seeking to fill the following positions.  If you are interested, please submit your resume to hr@nfda.org.

 

Accounting Clerk

POSITION OVERVIEW

Assists the Finance department with its daily accounts receivable, accounts payable and inventory duties for the Association and its multiple entities. Works in conjunction with the Accounting Manager and Accounts Payable/Inventory Manager.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process and verify daily accounts receivable, to include daily batching, applying payments and creating the daily bank deposit.
  • Monitors the accounts receivable aging, initiates the past due collection process, and prepares monthly statements.
  • Works closely with the Member Service Representatives to handle batch discrepancies and data entry issues.
  • Create invoices as needed for "The Director" and other Association balance dues.
  • Verifies coding of the weekly payables and enters them into the accounting software.
  • Calculates and prepares the sales/use tax payable to various states.
  • Prepares the annual 1099 tax forms.
  • As a back up to the Inventory Manager, is able to print packing tickets and pick/ship the daily resource orders.
  • Works with the Member Services Department to resolve resource order questions and concerns.
  • Data enters the tracking information from and maintains the files for the daily resource packing tickets.
  • Conducts credit checks for new advertisers as needed.
  • Data enters and monitors staff professional development costs.
  • Promote and assist in carrying out the Association's mission, vision and goals in a manner consistent with the Association's stated values.
  • Exhibit flexible and innovative approaches while performing essential responsibilities and assignments and participating in strategic leadership, management and special project teams.
  • Embrace and actively participate in a variety of work teams as requested or assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

An Associate's degree in accounting or equivalent work experience (three-five years accounts receivable and/or accounts payable experience) or an accounting degree seeking student, with P.C. spreadsheet proficiency, Excel preferred. Must be able to operate a 10-key adding machine and be experienced in word-processing and database entry. Must be a team player able to build consensus with a diverse group of individuals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand for long periods of time, use hands/fingers to manipulate a computer keyboard, communicate verbally and hear. The employee is sometimes required to walk, bend, twist, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, grasp, and lift up to 35 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Fund Development Specialist for Funeral Service Foundation

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsible for the efficient execution, and ongoing process improvement of the day-to-day donor stewardship, database and administrative functions for the Foundation.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes and assists in carrying out the Foundation's mission, vision, and goals in a manner consistent with the Foundation's values.
  • Manages and maintains constituent data in Foundation's database, including address updates, demographics and relationship links.
  • Ensures accurate constituent coding and gift entry while maintaining donor data confidentiality.
  • Prepares and distributes accurate and clear reports utilizing database information including importing data to other software applications.
  • Assists with general analysis of data as it relates to fundraising and donor recognition; and assists with conducting prospect research.
  • Utilizes database system to its fullest potential including maintaining data accuracy, consistency and integrity.
  • Produces, organizes and maintains mailing lists for events, appeals, and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Coordinates mailings including generating gift acknowledgment letters.
  • Provides customer service via incoming phone calls and general email inquiries.
  • Coordinates and inventories office resources.
  • Act as primary liaison to NFDA Accounting for Foundation accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Updates Foundation website and assists with communication as assigned.
  • Maintains and updates Board of Trustees contact and committee lists.
  • Prepares materials for Board of Trustees and committee meetings along with recording meeting minutes as assigned, as well as coordinates, maintains and reports all RSVP's for Foundation events and board meetings.
  • Schedules committee teleconferences and distributes agenda and supporting materials to committee members.
  • Coordinates and provides Foundation scholarship applicant materials to committees as necessary.
  • Assists with the coordination of annual Foundation events as assigned including working with NFDA meetings department to secure meeting space, food & beverage, AV and hotel accommodations.
  • Responsible for gathering, packing and shipping all materials required for all events.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree preferred. Two to five years office experience required, non-profit/foundation experience preferred. Constituent database experience required, DonorPerfect preferred. Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications required, WordPress experience preferred. Position requires an ability to handle multiple projects, tasks, and priorities, and an attention to detail. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment with a variety of diverse individuals. The ideal candidate is mission-driven, a data strategist, and has strong organizational abilities. Exceptional customer service skills, openness implement and share to new ideas, a team-player work ethic and exceptional attention to detail are essential for success in this position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for a long time period, use hands/fingers to manipulate a computer keyboard, communicate verbally over the phone and in person and hear. The employee is required to stand and walk, sometimes bend, twist, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, grasp, and lift up to 35 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.