Finance Director

Oakland, California
$5,000-$6,250/month DOE, generous benefits package incl. medical, dental, vision and life insurance
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level

The Finance Director will work closely with the Executive Director and Associate Director in determining long-term financial goals and developing strategies to achieve the financial objectives of LAS. The Finance Director will manage the organization’s financial operations of multiple programs funded by a variety of sources.  This includes oversight of accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, production of financial statements and reports, and advisement of the senior management team on financial decisions. The Finance Director is also responsible for the annual audit and monitoring and maintaining internal controls, while overseeing financial systems and related compliance requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Supervise the day-to-day accounting operations including oversight of accounts payable and receivable, and maintenance of the general ledger
  2. Analyze and present financial reports (income statements and balance sheets) in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements to executive staff and the Board of Directors
  3. Lead the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and produce monthly budget versus actual reports
  4. Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
  5. Oversee audit and tax functions, coordinate activities with outside audit/accounting firms and review LAS’ performance
  6. Supervise the payroll process, benefit plans, disbursements and information reporting and returns
  7. Manage capital equipment, assets, leases and depreciation
  8. Assists office improvements, reviewing bids, implementation and capitalization
  9. Develop appropriate investment strategies and oversee their implementation
  10. Produce financial reports for foundation and other funder grants; maintain shared grant reporting calendar due dates and submissions, including all required financial deliverables as stated per grant awards and contracts
  11. Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; periodically update the organization’s accounting manual
  12. Remain up-to-date on best practices in nonprofit finance, business systems and internal control measures, and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations

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