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Assistant Accounting Services Program Manager (SSBCI-TA/SBA)

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Job Summary

The purpose of the position is to assist the accounting PM in delivery of the strategic accounting services for programming of the SSBCI and SBA core program across the PASBDC network for Very Small Businesses (VSB’s) and Socially Economic Disadvantaged Individuals (SEDI’s) entrepreneurs who are seeking SSBCI capital for funding growth. This position assists the ASPM with assessing and resolving the accounting needs of SSBCI loan applicants. The position assists with managing the client consulting project scope of work and supervises the contract employees assigned to help resolve a client accounting or IRS issue prior to the client getting to the loan closing. The position does also provide direct SSBCI consulting, coaching, mentoring to the SSBCI professional team and to SSBCI certified clients to ensure a successful client loan closing outcome. This position also performs core SBA related scope of services as needed.

The position also identifies training accounting, tax compliance, Quickbooks programming needs and schedules webinars for SSBCI clients to participate including the peer-to-peer learning cohorts that will meet on a regular basis to share best practices while acting as an accountable peer group. As a Quickbooks, certified ProAdvisor this position plays a critical strategic role with delivering the goals of the U.S. Treasury SSBCI TA and SBA program at KU for the Commonwealth.

Finally, this position also assists the ASD and Fiscal Coordinator of the SBDC with managing sub-awards for SSBCI, APEX and SBA and assists the financial team with ensuring that CFR compliance to grant guidelines. This position assists with the financial operations of the network at least 40% of the time and will be called upon to assist with invoicing, compliance, reporting requirements for U.S. Treasury, SBA. DCED and DoD, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting/finance related field.
  • Three years of professional business services (accounting/finance related) experience in a professional setting
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • One year financial modeling experience and/or business loan packaging experience, or the desire and willingness to learn these skills
  • Experience with project management
  • Marketing and promotion experience using social media, press releases and other traditional promotional efforts aimed at strategic messaging
  • Valid drivers license
  • Ability to complete QB certification in 6 months or equivalently a financial planning certification.
  • Experience with hybrid learning systems and ability to develop financial workshop content

Preferred Qualifications

  • Federal grant compliance experience of one year or more
  • Masters Degree in Business or related field
Supplemental Information

Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than end of day May 26, 2024.

The anticipated starting salary for this position is $59,757.00 - $70,000.00 annually, commensurate with skills and experience.

All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.

Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.

The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.

Non-Discrimination Statement
Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at


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Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.

Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.

Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.

We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.

Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet. 

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