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IRS Form 990-PF for Markle fiscal year 2017. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-T for Markle fiscal year 2017. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-PF for Markle fiscal year 2015. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-T for Markle fiscal year 2015. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-PF for Markle fiscal year 2016. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-T for Markle fiscal year 2016. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
About the Markle Foundation: The Markle Foundation works to realize the potential of technology to achieve breakthroughs in addressing some of the nation’s most pressing issues. Markle challenges itself and diverse partners to deploy their varied expertise to identify solutions and achieve systemic change. Today as advanced technology and automation change the very nature of work, Markle’s priority is advancing solutions towards a skills-based labor market that will enable Americans to transition to the opportunities of the digital economy. Markle’s workforce initiatives include Skillful and the Rework America Task Force. They follow Markle’s success in creating the policy and technology architecture that has enabled improvements in healthcare, national security, and access to the Internet. While Markle is organized as a private foundation it operates principally through direct charitable activities and is both a grant maker and a grant recipient. Skillful: Skillful, a non-profit initiative of the Markle Foundation with Microsoft, LinkedIn, the State of Colorado, and other partners, is working to achieve a skills-based labor market to help millions of Americans overcome barriers to obtaining better-paying jobs in today’s digital economy. Skillful helps employers achieve the workforce they need by providing data, tools, and resources that enable the adoption of skills-based hiring and training practices. Coaches and digital services enable job seekers to learn what skills are in demand and access training at any stage of their career. At the same time, Skillful aligns employers and educators so that their training programs teach the skills required to succeed in today’s economy. Rework America Task Force: The Rework America Task Force seeks to transform America’s outdated labor market so that all Americans – especially the nearly 70% without a college degree – have opportunities to thrive in the digital economy. This coalition of diverse leaders from technology, business, labor, education and the public sector is committed to developing bold, practical, non-partisan solutions to building a skills-based labor market that works for all Americans and supports the competitiveness of the American economy. The Task Force will define and advance policies and practices among employers, educators, policymakers, technologists and workers themselves so that all are better equipped to anticipate, adapt to and harness for good the rapid pace of technological change transforming our economy. By establishing clear, accessible paths to quality jobs and lifelong training in the digital economy, the Task Force is working to enable the dignity of work for all Americans. THE POSITION: The Director of Accounting and Finance will manage the accounting, budgeting, reporting, and tax work for the Foundation, reporting to and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer in this newly reconfigured position. S/he will have overall responsibility for directing the accounting activities of the organization including banking, cash management, accounts payable and receivable, accounting entity interrelationships, grants accounting, tax returns and annual audit. In addition, the Director will play a significant role in budgeting, financial system development, and internal and external reporting. This role also includes staff management responsibility. This multifaceted role is an ideal opportunity for a savvy finance professional to join an entrepreneurial and innovative organization that is committed to creating a skills-based labor market that works for all Americans. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accounting Direct all accounting activities for the organization, including: cash management; manage positive pay process; maintain general ledger, prepare journal entries, oversee accounts payable and receivable, supervise invoicing, and produce periodic financial reports. Ensure that all bank reconciliations are conducted in a timely manner, that the books are closed monthly and that all accounts are routinely in good order Supervise accounting of payroll and benefits Record investment transactions into accounting records; capital calls and distributions Supervise signature authorities on investment transactions (is not a signatory) Prepare all foundation tax returns on time, including 990-PF, 990-T, 5500, State UBIT returns and payroll tax returns Monitor grant cash flows; prepare grant spending reports, prepare invoices between Skillful LLC and Markle to call down grant funds to reimburse Markle cash Develop and implement procedures for managing vendor relationships including program contractors and grantees, ensuring appropriate contracts are completed. Supervise purchasing process and monitor contract compliance Oversee processes for approving travel expenses using Concur software People and Financial Management Manage a team of accounting staff Draft the operating budget as a component of the Foundation’s full annual budget. Provide reports as needed to programs on budgets and expenditures Prepare draft quarterly Financial Statements for the Board of Directors including reconciliation of actual to budgets for the period In partnership with the CFO, prepare for the Annual Audit of the Foundation. Provide information to external auditors and prepare exhibits, schedules, and documentation as needed In collaboration with the CFO, implement changes in accounting procedures and reporting as the needs of the organization change Develop recommendations to improve the chart of accounts design and accounting system functionality CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: 8-10+ years of progressively responsible experience in accounting including robust experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Prior experience working in a private foundation or public charity required Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other relevant discipline Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential preferred People management experience, with the ability to lead, inspire, and motivate individuals and teams to achieve ambitious outcomes, coaching staff while also holding team members accountable for meeting goals Robust knowledge of and experience with major accounting software packages - MIP Fund Accounting preferred - and Microsoft Office Suite products Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and influence others Detail orientation and superb organizational skills coupled to strong analytical and critical problem solving skills Ability to work independently with minimal upfront guidance and as part of a collaborative team, taking on new tasks with a high level of complexity Capacity to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment Job Details: Compensation and Benefits: Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Location: New York City, NY Markle is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations and marital status.
The following questions are frequently asked about the Markle Foundation: Who established the Markle Foundation and why? What is the common link between Markle’s work in Rework America, Health, and National Security? How is Markle a catalyst for change? Why is the public-private collaboration so important? What are Markle's policies for the re-use of content found on Markle websites? Can I apply to receive a grant from the Markle Foundation? How can my organization become a partner in one of your current projects? Where can I find Markle's 990 IRS tax forms? Who established the Markle Foundation and why? John and Mary Markle established the Foundation in 1927, "to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge among the people of the United States, and to promote the general good of mankind." Over the years and with each successive leader, the focus of the Foundation's work has evolved without ever straying from John and Mary Markle's original vision of creating a better world through the advancement and dissemination of knowledge. Markle Interactive Timeline « Back to top What is the common link between Markle’s work Rework America, Health, and National Security? Markle’s work in health, national security, and the economy focuses on how to catalyze change across the sectors to improve the lives of Americans. Technology often provides an important means to this end. When technology is woven into the fabric of institutions that serve and protect people, information becomes a powerful tool for addressing critical public needs and empowering individuals to improve their lives. Learn more About Markle. « Back to top How is Markle a catalyst for change? Markle’s current initiative, Rework America, is focused on accelerating innovations that use the forces of technology and globalization to return opportunities to Americans in today’s rapidly changing networked economy. Connecting for Health was a public-private collaborative of government, industry, technology, consumer, and health care leaders. This collaborative has worked to catalyze the widespread changes needed to realize the full potential of health information technology, while protecting patient privacy and the security of personal health information. The Markle Task Force on National Security in the Information Age brought together a diverse panel of security experts from the past six presidential administrations, as well as numerous thought leaders from both the private and public sectors. Markle Task Force members' expertise has encompassed technology, government, industry, policy development, and civil liberties. Many of the Markle Task Force's recommendations for building a trusted information environment have been incorporated in federal legislation and executive order. « Back to top Why is the public-private collaboration so important? Markle has demonstrated that bringing together the knowledge and experience of the public and private sectors can provide a formula for addressing previously intractable public problems. This strategy has proven successful in finding common ground and building consensus as well as promoting innovation among a broad spectrum of experts in government, industry, and the non-profit sector. This collaborative approach has been the driving force behind three important Markle initiatives, and the work of these initiatives has gained widespread acceptance, as evidenced by the enactment of major federal laws consistent with Markle principles and the development of new technologies over the last 15 years. « Back to top What are Markle's policies for the re-use of content found on Markle websites? As part of its mission, the Markle Foundation aspires to use its assets wisely to achieve the greatest possible impact. We believe that making our work openly available and free to the public will contribute to this mission. Our intention is to assure that the intellectual fruits of the works we develop and commission, other than material of purely internal application, are easy to find and available for sharing in order to maximize their impact and hence the public benefit. Therefore, a Creative Commons license applies to publications, reports and videos which bear the Creative Commons symbol. Documents posted on this website which do not bear the Creative Commons symbol also exist to serve our mission to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge. You are free to read the documents online or download them for your own reference. You may also create links to our materials on your own website or social networks. If you are interested in reprinting, redistributing, or referencing any portion of our work not marked with a Creative Commons symbol in your own publications, please contact us at [email protected] for permissions, attribution language, or additional information. « Back to top Can I apply to receive a grant from the Markle Foundation? We have found that the most effective way for us to leverage our resources is to structure and operate our own projects in cooperation with our partners, instead of working as a traditional grant-making organization. Therefore, we do not accept unsolicited grant applications. « Back to top How can my organization become a partner in one of your current projects? Markle's approach entails convening multi-sector groups of leaders and innovators from technology, government, public interest organizations, and business to bring about the technical and policy changes needed to enable breakthroughs in the public interest. We seek out partners who can make valuable contributions toward achieving our common goals. Please review the descriptions provided on our Rework America, Health and National Security pages, or contact us at [email protected] for more information. « Back to top Where can I find Markle's 990 IRS tax forms? The forms are available here: Tax Forms « Back to top