The responsibility of the Finance Manager will be to coordinate and manage all fiscal and administrative aspects of the agency.
Accounting & Financial Management (50%)
Performs general bookkeeping and maintains General Ledger
Manages Accounts Payable
Manages documentation of individual and institutional funds received
Provides all monthly and quarterly financial reports
Develops and maintains sound fiscal policies and procedures
Makes recommendations to the Executive Director and senior management team
Coordinates efforts to complete the annual IRS audit
Assists in development of the agency budget
Oversee work of the financial consultant
Works with the Director of Operations and Strategy and Executive Director on financial planning
Acts as the staff liaison for the Finance Committee of the Board
Maintains agency records including tax and banking documentation, board and vendor information, grants, contracts, audits and all other reports
Assists in the creation of grant proposals, grant reports, and other agency documents
Assists in completion of grant-related program audits by state agencies
Assists with tracking grant-related expenditures
Assists the Executive Director and other senior management staff
Participates in agency events as needed
Completes other duties as assigned
Education, Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting required. CPA or MBA preferred
3 years fiscal and administrative management experience required. Experience in not-for-profit organization budgeting, fund accounting, and government contracts strongly preferred
Computer and software knowledge – PC literate with strong skills in Microsoft Word (word processing) and spreadsheets (Excel) required;
Experience using Sage/MIP accounting software program is strongly
Commitment to Between Friends mission and values, particularly a focus on intersectional equity and ending all forms of abuse in relationships
Submit thoughtful cover letter including why you are interested and qualified for this position, resume, and salary requirement to: careers(at)betweenfriendschicago.org
Please write your name (Last, First) and Finance Manager in the subject line of your e-mail.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: BENEFITS:
•Comprehensive benefits package (with some employee contributions) includes medical, dental and vision insurance.
•Full time employees are eligible for a 20 paid day sabbatical after completion of five years employment.
•24 days of paid time off accrued during the first year, and 11 paid holidays.
About Between Friends
Between Friends envisions a community without domestic violence where equality, safety, and justice exist for all. Between Friends provides a safe, supportive and empowering environment for individuals and families in crisis. Between Friends' counselors and advocates empower individuals to make their own decisions and choices, rather than making choices for them. To address domestic violence as a community issue, Between Friends offers comprehensive prevention programs to educate youth and adults about the dynamics of healthy and unhealthy relationships and how to prevent domestic violence before it begins. To learn about our programs go to www.betweenfriendschicago.org