Director of Finance

Matthew 25

Matthew 25 seeks a Director of Finance to oversee all aspects of financial planning, management and reporting as well as human resource functions. The ideal candidate will have nonprofit accounting experience and a thorough understanding of GAAP for nonprofits. The Director Finance is a key member of the leadership team and liaison to the Board of Directors. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Act as a strategic partner to the Executive Director and Leadership Team to develop strategies that facilitate future growth
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on issues affecting the organization
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Oversee the entire accounting function including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, recording deposits and reconciling bank and credit card accounts.
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements to staff; communicate and present the critical financial and strategic matters to the board of directors.
  • Manage and lead annual budgeting process in conjunction with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial and strategic plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep staff abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Coordinate and lead annual audits.
  • Update, implement, and maintain all finance-related business policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Oversee payroll processing.
  • Manage all company insurance plans and employer sponsored benefits.
  • Work closely with the development team to provide financial controls and information related to grants.
  • Generate monthly departmental budget reports.
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the Company may enter
  • Administer various human resource plans and procedures for all company personnel
  • Maintain human resources records
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Represent the company at unemployment hearings
  • Guide onboarding, job offers and annual reviews.
  • Create and maintain department related guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Create a team atmosphere that promotes camaraderie.
  • Develop, coach, evaluate, schedule, and train staff.
  • Plan and review results and expectations with employees on regular basis.
  • Plan and assign work to others on the team based on goals, talents, and strengths.
  • Develop and oversee budget of your function as well as all project budgets.
  • Recommend process improvements for increased efficiencies.
  • Regular attendance as determined with your leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission.
  • Caring about economically challenged people and neighborhoods.
  • Desire and drive for your work to contribute to an inclusive and sustainable society.
  • Ability to work well and communicate clearly with others in all levels of the business
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor
  • Ability to mentor, train, motivate, direct and empower team
  • Ability to work with and lead teams
  • High ethical standards with ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to act as Change Agent to implement new way of thinking
  • Ability to develop personnel to support present and future operations
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgment
  • Ability to work effectively across departmental teams
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new approaches
  • Maintain professional technical knowledge
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Mathematical aptitude

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relatable field required with 5+ years’ experience and/or a combination of education and or experience in a relatable field required.
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ of accounting management and/or leadership experience preferred
  • Experience in GAAP for nonprofits
  • Experience with ROI analysis preferred
  • Knowledge of databases and ability to create reports required
  • Knowledge of functional not-for-profit business processes required
  • Basic HR knowledge and ability to keep up with latest laws and requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms preferred
  • Knowledge of metric and dashboard development preferred
  • Understanding of ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) laws and regulations preferred
  • Understanding of FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) laws and regulations preferred


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sit an average of 7-8 hours per workday.
  • Stand an average of less than one hour per workday.
  • Walk an average of less than one hour per workday.
  • Bend/Stoop – Rarely (1-2 times/day).
  • Squat – Rarely (1-2 times/day).
  • Reach above shoulder level – Rarely (1-2 times/day).
  • Up to 10 lbs of weight carried – Occasionally (1-4 times/hour).
  • Up to 10 lbs of weight lifted – Occasionally (1-4 times/hour).
  • Hands used for repetitive action: Fine Dexterity (i.e., .typing, writing, filing) – Constant (greater than 25 times/hour).
Job Benefits:

Benefits include Paid Time Off, health insurance, 401k and wellness support. We seek to promote a culture of work/life balance.

Application Instructions:

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Director of Finance

Matthew 25

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Job ID: 84811

Posted 9 days ago

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