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Staff Accountant

Milwaukee, WI

This full time position has responsibility for performing day to day general accounting functions to include AP/AR, purchase orders, check requests, general ledger postings, deposits, monthly reconciliation and reporting. In addition, the Staff Accountant will process client loan disbursements and maintain records related to the reconciliation of our lending (DownHome Loan) and accounting (Sage MIP) systems and act as the primary accountant and generate financial statements for our social business venture Coffee with a Conscience.

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and 1-3 years of experience in an accounting position is required. In addition, attention to detail, analytical skills, flexibility and strong computer skills are needed. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; have experience with an automated financial systems; and be positive, flexible and able to function in a fast paced environment. Experience with governmental/non-profit accounting procedures and knowledge of Abila MIP Fund Accounting & QuickBooks Online is preferred.

Benefits include health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment. To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

Small Business Consultant

Milwaukee, WI

This full-time limited term (3 year) position is responsible for delivery and coordination of WWBIC’s business assistance programs with specific focus on support to Sherman Phoenix tenants and the surrounding area.

Core responsibilities include: assessing needs and providing direct one-on-one or small group technical assistance and counseling to clients; conducting business site visits; promoting awareness of client businesses; performing comprehensive review of business plans including marketing, financial goals, financial statements, and projections; developing action plans to achieve business goals and monitoring progress; and assisting clients in creating cash flow projections and financial analysis for guidance in making decisions.

This position requires a genuine desire to work with small business owners of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, 3-5 years solid work experience, preferably in small business planning, business development, or business counseling and strong communication skills and professionalism is required. Having been a small business owner previously is preferred. Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance as position requires local travel. Some evening/weekend hours may be required

Benefits include health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment. To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

Loan Officer

Milwaukee, WI

The Loan Officer has responsibility to produce approved, closed and disbursed microloans and for expansion of WWBIC’s micro lending programs focusing on Milwaukee’s targeted community development areas. Core responsibilities include: Identify, analyze, underwrite and close loan applications, develop and foster key relationships to ensure collaborative partnerships with area financial institutions and other sources for loan referrals, maintain a presence in the community to facilitate loan production, represent WWBIC at community and professional functions, conferences and meetings and maintain on going loan client contact.

This position requires a genuine desire to work with business owners of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Bachelor’s degree, at least 5 years solid work experience in commercial banking, underwriting or accounting, strong analytical and organization skills, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines and strong communication skills are needed. Must have valid drivers license and proof of insurance as position requires local travel. Experience in small business financing or community development lending is preferred.

Benefits include health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment. To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

Barista

Milwaukee, WI

Coffee With A Conscience® is the social enterprise of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC). We operate a café and provide catering at Schlitz Park.

We are seeking a part-time Barista (approx. 15-20 hours/week) to serve up delicious coffee, awesome customer service, and excitement for our cause. The hours of the café are Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 2:00pm, with limited special events outside of typical hours.

Specific responsibilities include: Opening the café, providing top-notch service and high quality beverages to café customers, ensuring a clean/organized environment, cash handling, and representing CWAC at events as needed.

Previous barista experience required – additional training will also be provided! In addition, retail customer service, professional & friendly communication skills, and reliability are required. Must be able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment alone, as well as with a fellow barista.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

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