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Manager, Finance

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City Year
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Chicago, IL
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Published 23 days ago

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Manager of Finance will lead budget planning and management process for City Year Chicago and establish financial management processes and internal controls to ensure the site’s overall financial health through expense forecasting and revenue management. The ideal candidate will provide effective oversight and management of CYC’s financial processes in compliance with national organizational standards and requirements, working in close collaboration with CY National Headquarters. They will drive the management of the site’s budget, revenue and expenses by establishing internal controls, timely analysis, and monitoring systems.


Responsibilities

Budget and Revenue Management

  • Facilitate the annual budget planning process under the guidance of the Chief of Staff and in consultation with Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team, including developing processes for crafting department budgets
  • Develop and disseminate budget management and review protocols to key decision-makers in the organization
  • Effectively forecast revenues and expenses to reconcile actuals with budget
  • Analyze financial statements and prepare reports for Executive Director and Board Members
  • Monitor site’s financial progress, troubleshoot, and make recommendations to Executive Director, as appropriate


Financial Monitoring

  • Design and manage spend plans to ensure efficient and effective expense tracking and management across all site departments
  • Ensure timely processing of accounts payable and receivable requests (including purchase orders and p-card expense management) for timely invoicing and payment
  • Collaborate with development team to align operating budget with quarterly revenue goals and develop a monitoring system to ensure timely follow-through and collection of pledged revenue and gift processing
  • Work to ensure maximum value for all purchases and manage vendor and contract logistics for City Year Chicago
  • Develop and maintain appropriate audit procedures and internal controls to ensure the integrity of all financial systems and results
  • Maintain accurate documentation and submission of all required site financial documents to City Year's National Headquarters; work closely with HQ Finance team in tracking and reporting expenses
  • Review shared service reports and conduct financial analyses to inform strategic decision-making and understanding of CY Chicago's financial health


Organizational Initiatives & Site Support

  • Work closely with Site departments to understand priorities and goals and develop effective spend plans to support successful execution of initiatives
  • Support site-wide operational functions and programmatic events, including but not limited to, MLK day of service, and cross-departmental committees.



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field required
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in budget analysis, forecasting, budget management, etc.
  • Excellent Excel skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Results-oriented individual with excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Critical thinker with proven ability to manage several projects with the utmost attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds, interests, and skills.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills with an ability to build capacity in peers.
  • Ability to adapt and manage competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to work as both a team member and independent leader.
  • Commitment to helping the organization create and implement systems and structures to support significant growth.



COVID-19 Notice

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees and AmeriCorps members and their families; our students and school partners; and the community at large from COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment and service – all staff members, including remote staff, and AmeriCorps members are required to be fully vaccinated* no later than their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the organization pursuant to applicable law. Notwithstanding any language herein, City Year will comply with any state, local, or federal orders, statutes, or regulations that may conflict with the COVID-19 vaccination policy.


*Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of a single-dose vaccination (Johnson & Johnson).

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Manager of Finance will lead budget planning and management process for City Year Chicago and establish financial management processes and internal controls to ensure the site’s overall financial…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Full-time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k)-plan document.

Full-time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

Location

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On-site
Chicago, IL, USA

How to Apply

  • Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.
  • Active City Year Staff members must login to Workday to apply internally.
  • Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.
  • Active City Year Staff members…

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