Finance Manager / Senior Accountant

Job Type

Full Time




384 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City
New Jersey
United States


Rising Tide Capital seeks an experienced accounting manager/senior accountant to assume responsibility over day-to-day finance & administrative operations. Candidates must have:

 3+ years of experience in nonprofit financial management, and a senior accountant-level professional skill set.

 An in-depth understanding of grants management with significant 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 and leadership.

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. 

 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 time sheet 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. In addition to finance-related duties, 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 also include vendor management related to facilities maintenance, workstation configuration & IT support, office safety, assisting HR director and COO around operations management, organizational meetings and team events.


 Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required.

 Minimum 3 years of experience working in a mid- to high-level financial capacity of a non-profit organization.

 Minimum of 2 years managing other members of a financial and/or operational team.

 CPA preferred but not required.

 Strong proficiency in Fund EZ or other accounting software.

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


 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 feel, speak and hear. 


Comprehensive and competitive benefits package; PTO; 401K

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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