Senior Finance Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary is dependent upon experience.




United States



  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis in accordance with GAAP, as well as provide ongoing financial information to the Executive Director, members of the Senior Management Team and Board to inform decision-making.
  • Distribute departmental budgets and oversee bi-monthly meetings with Directors to review budget to actual.
  • Ensure accurate general ledger coding for all P&L and balance sheet items.
  • Manage semi-monthly payroll including deductions for retirement savings program and benefits; support the plan administration of the retirement savings plan.
  • Leadership of financial planning/analysis to support key operational decisions. Manage and forecast cash flow.
  • Maintain existing annual audit/control procedures and implement new controls as needed; coordinate all tax filings, including filing of Form 990 and CHAR500.
  • Supervise the Government Grants Administrator and the Finance Associate.
  • Partner with the Development Department to develop program budgets for proposals as well as produce interim reports that show expenses and budget utilization.
  • Partner with Government Grants Administrator in the production of budgets to ensure compliance with grants from Federal and Local Government; perform grants accounting, create vouchers and monitor usage of funds (i.e. SNAP, SBS).
  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Set up allocations for salaries and overhead expenses at the beginning of the fiscal year.
  • Process invoices, allocate expenses to the proper GL accounts and department, follow up with vendors and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner. Perform vendor maintenance in online expense processing system. Record loan and stipend checks for students.
  • Process payments, produce statements of accounts, collections on overdue accounts and account reconciliation when required. Perform customer maintenance in enterprise accounting system.
  • Process bank deposits and bank reconciliations as well as managing associated bank entries.
  • Verify expenses are within the company guidelines, correct errors, question abnormal expenses, and enter expenses into the accounting system.
  • Communicate with staff to obtain supporting documentation for reconciliation of company credit cards.
  • Update internal training guides and procedure manuals.
  • Perform Month End Close including oversight of metro card/target card inventory, review of accrued and prepaid expenses. Petty cash reconciliation.
  • Assist with special projects as required.



  • CPA required.
  • Deep functional knowledge of day-to-day financial and accounting management for non-profits; understanding of the financial needs of a social enterprise is a plus.
  • Ability to switch between multiple priorities and to function in fast paced environment across two office locations and multiple business needs.
  • Knowledge of Fund E-Z non-profit accounting software is a plus.

Valued skill sets:

  • A commitment to our mission.
  • Ability to identify errors on large spreadsheets/models and ability to dig into the data to understand the source of the errors.
  • Ability to identify when a process needs to be implemented, changed or left alone.
  • Intellectual curiosity and strategic thinking.
  • Capacity to take the initiative without being asked.
  • Driven to getting the end-result on/before deadline and with exceptional accuracy.
  • Possession of both a “big picture” understanding of the role of the finance function while simultaneously being comfortable digging into the details of the business.
  • Comfort in an entrepreneurial environment that seeks to implement new processes and enjoys the challenge of growing a business.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience required to support change throughout our organization.


HOPE provides a full package of benefits including: healthcare and dental insurance; retirement plan; competitive vacation (plus 1/2 day Fridays during summer which is equal to 7.5 additional vacation days); personal and bonus days; and 12 paid holidays.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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