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Job Detail: Finance Manager


Reporting to the Executive Director and working with Senior Managers and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors, the Finance Manager is responsible for finance functions including all budgeting financial reporting and forecasting.  The Finance Manager will perform financial analysis and budget projections for grants and programs, cost identification and allocation, grant billing and allocation and revenue/expense analysis and reports and ensures that the organization is compliant with all federal, state and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This position will work closely with the contracted bookkeeper who is responsible for the basic accounting functions of accounts payable, accounts receivable, check reconciliation, etc.

Position Responsibilities: 

Oversees the preparation of reporting materials and metrics for
funding organizations, lenders, directors; prepares and communicates monthly,
bi-annual and annual financial reconciliations and statements.
•       Working closely with the Executive Director and Senior Managers, creates and leads the budgeting and forecast process.
•       Develops grant budgets. Oversees grant management, expenses and restricted expenses. Completes grant financial reporting. Develops/manages indirect cost rate for federal grant          reporting.
•       Manages cash flow planning, forecasting, and all financial and project-based accounting with direction by the Executive Director.
•       Liaise with CPA firm on financial, tax and bookkeeping functions.
•       Leads the Audit process; creates and manages end to end internal controls.
•       Ensures that financial record systems and practices, audited financial statements and 990 statements are reviewed and approved and performed in accordance with Generally             Accepted Accounting Principles
•       Monitors the use of all funds including program, capital and investments.
•       Establishes, measures and tracks metrics to capture key data and trends.
•       Oversees overall document control and training processes.
•       Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding employee benefits and insurance packages.
•       Serves as staff to the Finance Committee and presents to the Board of Directors as needed.
•       Recommends, manages and documents process improvements related to the finance area.
•       Manages special projects and performs other duties as assigned by
         Executive Director.
•       This position requires attendance at occasional evening and weekend activities.


Position Qualifications: 

 Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
•       3-5 years relevant accounting/finance experience - preferably related
          to non-profit finance.
•       Ongoing professional development and education in the finance area

Thorough understanding of finance systems and Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles.
•       Demonstrated experience in finance, accounting, budgeting, and control and reporting.
•       Familiar with federal grant reporting and ability to develop internal systems to track staff time, develop budgets, monitor and adhere to regulations and billing requirements.
•       Strong critical thinking and ability to analyze information.
•       Well organized; demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple work tasks and get results.
•       Personal integrity, honesty, and respect for others as demonstrated throughout their career; ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the work environment.
•       Is experienced working in multi-cultural communities and in organizations that advance race equity and social justice. Has experience making financial recommendations with a desire to maximize program impact, race equity and social justice.
•       Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite.  Advanced skills
         in Excel and Quickbooks.

   Compensation and Benefits: 

SCLT offers a competitive salary and benefits package based on
geographical and industry norms as well as the experience level of the
selected candidate. We offer flexible schedules, medical benefits, dental
benefits and a generous paid time off and compensation time program. 

To Apply: 

Please address cover letter and resume by Monday, November 4, 2019
to Margaret DeVos, SCLT Executive Director, at
Preferred start date is December 16, 2019.





About the job

Location Providence, RI
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 26 September 2019

About the company

Company name Southside Community Land Trust
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