Posted by: BPSOS | March 26, 2009

Việc Làm – Jobs: Boat People SOS Seeks Finance Coordinator

March 26, 2009: Boat People SOS (BPSOS) is a national community-based organization with 13 branch offices primarily serving Vietnamese-American refugee and immigrant communities with a web of programs and services designed to empower, equip, and organize individuals, families and communities in their progress toward self-sufficiency.

Vietnamese immigrant and refugee communities, as well as other limited-English proficient Asian communities across Southeast Texas, have been particularly impacted by Hurricane Ike. The finance coordinator is responsible for providing financial management support for our Hurricane Ike Emergency Response & Recovery Program operations throughout Southeast Texas, particularly coordinating budgetary oversight and reporting for BPSOS awarded contracts to provide long-term case management services to Hurricane Ike survivors.


Work closely with BPSOS program and accounting staff and our funding agencies to create necessary financial reports for grant reporting and tracking, and to achieve and maintain excellence in grant financial administration, internal control, and compliance

Monitor all expenses to guard against unallowable expenses

Ensure sub-grantees adhere to fiscal policies, procedures, and ad hoc reports on sub-grants

Maintain adequate support documentation for all accounting records

Coordinate close-out audits

Other duties as assigned by the management


Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, or business administration required

Nonprofit or government contract fiscal and grants administration experience preferred

Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Internet)

Knowledge of basic accounting principles, systems and formats

Ability to use, analyze, and interpret data, especially within the context of spreadsheets

Proven organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to multitask

English fluency required, additional Vietnamese fluency a plus

Bicultural background preferred

Deep commitment to social justice and dignity for immigrants and their families

Reports To

Chief Financial Officer


Negotiable, depending on experience and qualifications, plus benefits


Houston, TX

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to:

Human Resources

Fax: 703.647.6499


BPSOS is an equal opportunity employer.

To see all the employment opportunities that BPSOS has to offer, click here.

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