Administration: Finance Director

Job Description:

Position: Finance Director

Reports To: Deputy Executive Director

Program: Administration

Work Schedule: 40 hrs./week (Monday – Friday)
Some nights & weekends as needed

Travel Required: Yes

Expected Hours: 40 hrs

Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $62,000. -$84,000.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Assist in ensuring fiscal soundness of the organization.
  • Assist in program and organizational fundraising (Grants, Sponsorships, Fee-for-Service, Special Events).
  • Provide program management and oversight as needed.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop program, project, and organizational budgets with assistance from key personnel.
  • Reconcile monthly, quarterly, and annual expenditures to reflect variance from forecasted budgets.
  • Work with organization’s bookkeeper to ensure that expenses are paid in a timely fashion.
  • Provide bookkeeper payroll journals and other requested information to ensure that financial reports are able to be completed in a timely fashion.
  • Receive and review outstanding invoices (A/P).
  • Provide programming support by calendaring and tracking monies due (A/R).
  • Review operating cost and suggest alternative cost saving measures.
  • Ensure systems are in place where staff and contractor’s timesheets can be completed and submitted efficiently(electronically).
  • Ensure payroll is submitted on time to avoid delays and additional costs for processing.
  • Compare payroll journals with submitted timesheets to ensure accuracy.
  • Provide updates to senior management.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Advance degree in Business Administration or Nonprofit Administration
  • Three years of accounting experience
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to generate and analyze financial statements.
  • Ability to interact with grant-makers, community-based organizations, and other grassroots groups.
  • Thorough working knowledge of spreadsheets software such as Excel.
  • Experience in developing and running effective training workshops and staff development.
  • Budgeting Experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Commitment to multiculturalism, non-discrimination, and diversity.
  • Committed to Black Women for Wellness' mission and goals.
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial, and creative thinker.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines in fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in organizing, politics, or nonprofit advocacy.


DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

How to Apply:

Candidates should email their resume to [email protected], with a subject heading including their name, job title of interest and desired salary. Please include a cover letter. BWW will contact you for an interview if BWW believes you may be a good fit.