The Financial Manager will work to support the organization and its affiliate organizations. She or he will oversee all compliance and recognition for government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. Click below to learn more about the full-time position and apply today!

Organization: City Net is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization that facilitates and leads multi-sector collaboratives to provide solutions to complex social problems, including ending homelessness in Orange County.  City Net’s direct services in homelessness include street outreach, case management, facilitation of collaborative meetings, resource mobilization, trainings, and community organizing.  City Net is a branch of the Bedrock Creek network; both City Net and Bedrock Creek are dbas of Kingdom Causes, Inc., a faith-based nonprofit.

Position: The Finance Manager is responsible for all financial matters of City Net and its affiliate organizations. The Finance Manager will report to the Operations Director and work closely with the Executive Director. The Finance Manager will oversee all compliance and recognition for government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. She or he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.

Status: Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Operations
Supervises: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance

  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed.
  • Oversee cash, investment, and asset management.
  • Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships.
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.

Planning, Policy, and Financial Relations

  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
  • Develop financial business plans and forecasts.
  • Participate in corporate policy development.
  • Engage the finance committee of the board of directors to develop short-, medium-, and long-term financial plans and projections.
  • Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc.
  • Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations.

Accounting and Administration

  • Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function; supervise City Net’s finance staff.
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and City Net’s board of directors; audit and reconcile monthly bank statements; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Finance Manager will be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 5 years of broad finance experience, ideally
beginning in audit, followed by experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable
recommendations to senior leadership. She or he will ideally have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting,
control and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state)
contracts and an affiliate structure with diverse program areas delivered nationally.

The Finance Manager will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Significant experience in or knowledge of nonprofit accounting, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A133 audit.
  • Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.

Education/Required Experience

  • A minimum of a BS; a CPA and/or MBA would be a plus.
  • At least five years’ experience as Finance Manager or equivalent, preferably in a nonprofit organization with a budget of at least $2 million.
  • Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.

Other Skills

  • QuickBooks Desktop and Online, ideally nonprofit version
  • Google Enterprise/Nonprofit productivity suite: Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, etc.
  • Microsoft Office productivity suite: Word, Excel
  • Experience working with remote staff and a mobile workforce is ideal

Physical Activity

While performing this job, the employee typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, listening/speaking, writing and operating a personal computer. She or he may occasionally be required to work out in the field and drive an automobile to attend meetings within the community. She or he is expected to lift and carry office records and supplies of up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis. Reasonable accommodations may be arranged to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Please send cover letter and resume to careers@citynet.org with your name and the job title in the subject line or apply online through the form below.

City Net is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the large volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to phone calls regarding open positions.

To apply, please fill out the form below.

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