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JOB OPPORTUNITY: TAG Finance Manager

January 5, 2018 — TAG is seeking to hire a Finance Manager who will report to the Deputy Executive Director – Development and Operations (DED-DO). The Finance Manager will ensure timely and accurate development, management, and reporting of TAG's financials. They will work closely with the DED-DO, Executive Director (ED), Administrator, and Program Directors, and attend Board Finance Committee meetings on a monthly basis or as requested.

The Finance Manager's role requires tact, diplomacy, and interaction with staff and the Board. Strong communications skills, written and verbal, are a must.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in financial management in a nonprofit setting;
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills including financial reporting and analysis, monthly variance analyses to budget, and other relevant measurement tools;
  • At least five years’ experience developing organizational, programmatic, and project budgets;
  • Expertise in fund accounting and working with multiple restricted and unrestricted grants (including proposal budgeting and financial reporting);
  •  Experience working with executive directors, program managers, finance committees, and boards of directors regarding financial matters, including policies and procedures, and problem-solving/decision making skills;
  • Ability to identify factors that account for variances and put financial performance in context.
  • Ability to communicate financial issues to, and receive input from, a wide variety of stakeholders (board members, program staff, administration, and, when appropriate, grant makers, contractors, and vendors);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, prioritization, and follow up skills;
  • Proficient with QuickBooks Pro, nonprofit edition;
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel;
  • Experience with expense reporting software such as Certify;
  • Bachelor's degree.

Responsibilities:

  • Directed by the DED-DO, with input from the ED, senior staff, board leadership, and finance committee, oversee development of the annual budget, mid-year course correction, monthly financials, and other financial reports by program/organization.
  • Collaborate with TAG's administrator and other staff to produce the organization's internal monthly and year-end financials, including detailed variance reports with clear, narrative explanations, cash reports, consolidated organizational financial reports, and revenue tracking analyses.  Additionally, as directed by DED-DO, prepare any special analyses to drive the business forward, providing management with the necessary financial information and outlook.
  • Assist program and development staff in preparing budget proposals for grant and sponsored projects, ensuring that spending is undertaken in accordance with the funders’ intent.
  • Work with program and development staff to review, track, and report on spending of grant funds, ensuring that spending is conducted in accordance with grant terms and conditions.  
  • Working with TAG’s administrator, manage banking and expense-reimbursement protocols and assist with other finance-related vendors and consultants.
  • Review structure of financials by class and category and make recommendations for appropriate changes to ensure timeliness, efficiency, and reporting accuracy;
  • Ensure internal controls are established and followed; continually evaluate established policies and procedures and make recommendations for updates as necessary.
  • Maintain knowledge of GAAP practices and internal controls; ensure compliance with rules and regulations impacting non-profit accounting; and ensure TAG's policies are in accordance with evolving regulations, legal requirements, and industry trends.
  • Collaborate with TAG's independent accounting firm to produce fiscal year-end audited financials, and as otherwise needed.
  • Monitor spending and meet as needed with DED-DO and program directors to ensure that all key staff have up-to-date working knowledge of their programmatic and general operational financials, highlight potential risks and opportunities, and help staff to ensure timely expenditure on time-limited grants and projects.
  • Complete preparation for monthly financial reports to Finance Committee.
  • Support ad hoc financial analyses as requested by DED-DO, ED, Board Treasurer, or Finance Committee.

Compensation:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. TAG offers a generous benefits package including generous paid time off.
    
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and three references to TAG Deputy Executive Director – Development and Operations, Dennis F. Giza, at dennis.giza@treatmentactiongroup.org.