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Finance Manager

Company: Environmental Health Coalition
Location: National City
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is a San Diego/Tijuana non-profit social and environmental justice organization dedicated to empowering people, organizing communities and achieving justice for low-income communities of color. We are an effective, results-oriented organization with a passion for social change. We have been making a difference in the lives of the individuals, families, and communities we serve for over 40 years. The FINANCE MANAGER (FM) will play a significant role in managing the organization's financial and administrative functions, and in supporting those areas that intersect with human resources programs necessary to EHC's current and future functioning. The following describes the responsibilities and projection of the phased evolution of the position. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Financial Management

Understands generally accepted accounting principles, creatively improves financial and accounting tools, financial metrics as they relate to managing of funding contracts and ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret financial statements and related information.Provides financial management service, including budget development, accounts payable, general ledger, banking, payroll, cash receipts, grants management and reporting.Monitors financial performance against budget. Analyzes and investigates budget variances in collaboration with budget managers. Improves internal financial reporting and provides training to assist budget managers with budgeting/fiscal responsibilities.Reviews and records financial transactions (e.g. payables, reconciliation of credit cards expenses, accounts receivable, general ledger entries, etc.) for accuracy and proper recording.Works in partnership with fund development team members to develop reports and budgets to support grant submissions to foundations and other funders, and prepare timely financial reports for grantors as requested.Prepares for and leads the annual internal audit by organizing and assigning tasks, reviewing and providing requested documentation, ensuring timely completion and approval.Oversight of accounting and financial activities including maintaining the organization's accounting systems, policies, procedures and internal controls.Budgeting
Prepares the annual operating budget in collaboration with program staffWorks with EHC team members to develop program and proposal budgets Develops budget templates, tools, processes and training for budget managersAssists financial consultant in maintaining budget development timelineAssists financial consultant in preparation of budget and budget projections to staff and Board membersStaff Management and Leadership
Supervises assigned staff to include participating in hiring process, assigning work, providing guidance and direction, evaluating work performance; provides ongoing training opportunities to encourage staff developmentLeads the Finance Team including monthly meeting and agenda coordination, meeting facilitation, and executing meeting deliverables, as assignedParticipates in the Investment Committee and Administration TeamServes as back-up liaison with the Board Treasurer, after the Executive DirectorREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in accounting and finance Must have minimum 4 years' experience in financial management for nonprofit organizations, including fund accounting and grant management, with demonstrated ability to perform daily financial functions with limited supervision High proficiency in accounting software for nonprofits and advanced Microsoft Excel skillsPossess sound judgment in decision-making as it relates to financial managementExcellent management skills, ability to inspire, to motivate and hold staff accountable to high standardsDemonstrable track record in developing, implementing, and managing business systems and processes, including budget developmentExceptional verbal and written communication skills, including experience in effectively communicating financial concepts and key data to and collaborating with individuals with minimal to extensive financial knowledgeKeen analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills that allow for strategic data interpretationExtreme detail-orientationExperience working in an environmental or social justice organizationAbility to handle multiple tasks, work under pressure, and maintain attention to detailAbility to work flexible hoursMust demonstrate the ability to be culturally competent in all aspectsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Deep commitment to Environmental, Social & Economic Justice and EHC's mission.Master's degree in finance and accounting6+ years of experience in financial management for nonprofit organizationsBilingual (English/Spanish) SALARY RANGE: $83,000 to $92,000 Salary commensurate with experienceBENEFITS: EHC believes in helping to provide a good work-life balance for its employees and offers a competitive benefits package inclusive of:
Excellent Orientation ProgramGenerous Vacation and paid holiday benefitsFully paid 2-week winter holiday (December 19th through January 1st)Sabbatical opportunityHealth, Dental, Vision and Chiropractic InsurancePersonal and Wellness LeaveLong Term Care Insurance401(k) Retirement PlanProfessional Development Opportunities CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTCovid-19 Vaccination-Booster/Testing:EHC requires all personnel to maintain up-to-date vaccinations and obtain any supplemental booster shots, if available and not medically contraindicated or have an approved exemption. We require personnel to certify that they have obtained the necessary immunizations and maintain a copy of that certification, which must be provided at our request. If an employee does not receive vaccinations/boosters and receives an exemption from this policy, they will be required to obtain regular and appropriate testing to certify non-infection.APPLICANTS: Please submit cover letter and resume. MISSIONEnvironmental Health Coalition is dedicated to achieving environmental and social justice. We believe that justice is accomplished by empowered communities acting together to make social change. We organize and advocate to protect public health and the environment threatened by toxic pollution. EHC supports broad efforts that create a just society and fosters a healthy and sustainable quality of life.EHC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We believe in the value of a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against anyone. If you require reasonable accommodation during theapplication process or in employment, please indicate such needs in your cover letter. EEO/ADA.

Keywords: Environmental Health Coalition, National City , Finance Manager, Executive , National City, California

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