BxD is a public defender non-profit that is radically transforming how low-income people in the Bronx are represented in the legal system, and, in doing so, is transforming the system itself. BxD seeks thoughtful, creative, energetic individuals with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff. Our staff of over 350 includes interdisciplinary teams made up of criminal, civil, immigration, and family defense attorneys, as well as social workers, benefits specialists, legal advocates, parent advocates, investigators, and team administrators, who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of legal system involvement. Through this integrated team-based structure, we have pioneered a groundbreaking, nationally-recognized model of representation called holistic defense that achieves better outcomes for our clients.
Each year, we defend more than 20,000 low-income Bronx residents in criminal, civil, child welfare, and immigration cases, and reach thousands more through our community intake, youth mentoring, and outreach programs. Through impact litigation, policy advocacy, and community organizing, we push for systemic reform at the local, state, and national levels. We take what we learn from the clients and communities that we serve and launch innovative initiatives designed to bring about real and lasting change.
The Managing Director of Finance has overall financial management responsibility for the organization and must develop and implement strategies for the continued financial health of the Bronx Defenders. In addition to the procedural responsibilities in this role, the MD of Finance is responsible for the overall management of the Finance Department, including developing strategy and goals; effectively managing department workforce to keep them aligned, focused, motivated, and high-performing; reporting on the department’s progress toward goals to other Practice Heads and to entire staff as necessary, and modeling the Bronx Defenders values of an inclusive and respectful workplace while encouraging the same from their staff.
The MD of Finance reports to and partners with the Chief Operating Officer and works closely with the other Practice Heads in addition to overseeing the work of the Finance staff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Strategy And Management Of The Organization’s Finances
Development Department Support
Organizational Risk Management
This position is full time and requires 40 hours of work per week.
Salary is commensurate with experience. For candidates with 8-10 years of directly relevant experience, the salary range for this position would be approximately $145,000 to $160,000. Full-time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental and vision coverage; a 403(b) plan with employer contribution; a generous vacation, sick leave, and parental leave policy. More specific information about salary and benefits will be provided when and if an offer is extended.
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To apply, please visit our career portal at the link above, select the position of interest, click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload a cover letter and resume in one document when prompted. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
The application deadline is July 20th, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions will be made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, orientations, experiences and communities to apply.
To apply, please visit our career portal at the link above, select the position of interest, click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload a cover letter and resume in one document when…