Finance Manager

Job Type

Full Time



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384 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City
New Jersey
United States


Rising Tide Capital seeks an experienced nonprofit financial manager to assume leadership over day-to-day finance & administrative operations. The ideal candidate will be a spirited self-starter who can pro-actively manage the work, assess and improve our processes and practices and engage with the teams in ways that add value. In addition to being meticulously details-driven and oriented towards systems thinking, a successful candidate will have an authentic connection to and passion for RTC's mission, alignment with our values-driven culture, and a personal disposition that maintains calm and warmth in the midst of a fast-paced work environment.

This position's growth trajectory includes operations management and responsibilities as the organization's primary operations manager, with the goal of ensuring smooth functioning of core systems around facilities, technology, and HR. Initial responsibilities would include overseeing a Bookkeeper/Office Manager who is responsible for activities related to AP cycle and facilities maintenance.



·      Accounting: Ensuring accurate and timely recording of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, including all journal entries for payroll and allocations into Fund EZ accounting system; Prepare checks for approval, manage vendor invoicing, and oversee W-9/1099 administration; prepare NICRA renewals.

·      HR: Oversee timesheet submittal; review payroll for accuracy and input pay changes; benefits administration

·      Grants Management: Track line-item grants expenditures to ensure compliance and full revenue recognition; Prepare and submit grant expenditure reports; Coordinate with Development staff to prepare grant budgets; identify available expenses for grant proposal submissions

·      Budget Management: Track departmental and organizational budget expenditures, prepare cash forecasts, analyze and report on variances.

·      Financial Reports: Conduct monthly and quarterly close-out, including functional allocations and grant revenue recognition; prepare financial reports for executive leadership and Board.

·      Banking: Prepare all bank and credit card reconciliations; record necessary reconciliation entries

·      Reporting: Assist with annual audit, 990, and charitable registration filings.


·      5+ years of experience in nonprofit financial management, and a manager level professional skillset.

·      An in-depth understanding of grants management with line-item experience.

·      Willingness to directly perform both high and low level duties, enjoy wearing multiple hats and working in a small team.

·      Interest in a career that extends beyond finance into organizational operations management.


·      Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and results-driven environment.

·      Outstanding collaboration and teamwork.

·      Strong interpersonal skills.

·      Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet competing demands.

·      Strong sense of accountability and responsibility for results.

·      Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office with advanced Excel skills.

·      Strong reporting skills.

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·      Some evening/weekend work and occasional regional travel (Northern NJ) may be required.

·      Must have the ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or/or feel, speak and hear.


·      Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required.

·      Minimum 5 years of experience working in a high-level financial capacity of a non-profit organization.

·      CPA preferred but not required.

·      Strong proficiency in Fund EZ or other accounting software.

·      Understanding of private, state and federal level grant reporting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


Major medical and dental; 401k, Gym reimbursement, generous PTO and Holidays.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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