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Finance Manager

Position: Finance Manager

Supervisor: Co-Executive Director of Finance and Organizational Development

Work Location: Must reside in the Greater Seattle area by date of hire

Schedule: 37.5 hours a week. 80% work from home, 20% in person meetings

Position type: full-time, exempt

Salary: $81,000-91,500 / year

Start date: Fall 2023

Position Summary 

The Finance Manager is responsible for accounts payable and assists in strengthening our  internal finance and risk management. The right person for this role can work with non profit budgets, interpret finance data and operations to make system improvements, and help create organization-wide processes. This position is part of the General Operations Team. Our team centers equitable and pro-Black operations and human resources practices. We are partly inspired by the Anti-Racist Guide and current thought partners.  RVC is invested in training and skilling up the right candidate, so we encourage you to apply if you have some non-profit finance experience and are looking to expand on it! 

Essential Responsibilities

Finance Management (90%)

  • Manage daily finance and accounting operations including account payable and receivable, credit card system management, monthly reconciliation of missing receipts and coding
  •  Manage all RVC internal invoice payment via check, by processing invoices, writing checks, and ensuring all necessary documentation is collected and submitted 
  • Oversee the operations and development of the RVC’s finance departments including creating and reviewing policies, budgeting, and conducting regular assessments of financial procedures
  • Serve as the primary liaison with all financial institutions and accountant to oversee and monitor banking and financial activity 
  • Assist with annual audit, financial reporting, budget forecasting, and end of fiscal year processes
  • Conduct a monthly internal audit to ensure all necessary coding and paperwork is submitted
  • Interpret financial data to make recommendations for financial decision making
  • Train and provide ongoing support to RVC staff on standard finance procedures and policies
  • Support HR Manager with tracking benefit financials administered for partner organizations
  • Correspond with the Operations Support team to coordinate finances for our 19+ operation support partners
  • Participate in RVC’s Board finance committee on a needed basis

Team and Organizational Responsibilities (10%)

  • Participate in team efforts to meet program vision, strategy, and planning
  • Contribute to the positive morale of the team
  • Be able to provide and receive feedback regularly
  • Engage in team and organizational Pro-Blackness work and efforts

These are organization-wide responsibilities. All staff hold the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with staff in making key strategic decisions affecting RVC’s future
  • Engage in deep professional development
  • Participate in staff meetings/retreats, attend community events, and otherwise contribute to strengthening the deep roots within our community
  • Submit and track program expenses based on RVC protocol

Skills Required:  

  • 2+ years of experience with nonprofit finance, compliance, and/or accounting such as manager or associate work or higher 
  • Demonstrated skills in project management, problem analysis, and systems thinking skills.
  • Understanding and experience with Quickbooks or similar financial CRM software
  • Advanced Excel proficiency

To succeed in this role, you would have the following qualifications: 

  • Lived experience as a Black, Indigenous, and/or person of color (BIPOC) and/or active member of a highly diverse community 
  • Understanding of fiscal sponsorship models 
  • Personal resilience and emotional intelligence
  • Ability to clearly communicate work boundaries, expectations, and deliverables
  • Can give and receive feedback regularly and openly with staff and partners 
  • Motivated and excited to work in a growing self-management organization
  • Flexibility with changing priorities and managing competing deadlines
  • Highest level of discretion in protecting confidential information  
  • Willingness to take initiative and generate creative solutions to challenges  
  • Passionate about working in a non profit environment and understanding the challenges that nonprofits face
  • Able to work minimal evening hours, like monthly or bi-monthly board meeting and attending RVC-related events 
  • Commitment to our mission and our values of Equity, Integrity, Community, Action, and Transformation

About RVC

RVC strengthens the power of communities of color in order to create a more equitable society through capacity-building, leadership development, and operations support. We accomplish this through our core programs and services as well as through leading partnerships with community members and organizations of color. These members and organizations provide support services tailored to the strengths and needs of the communities they serve. For this reason, people of color are encouraged to apply to our job postings.

Employee Benefits

  • 23 paid time off days a year and 11 paid floating holidays
  • Kaiser HMO and PPO plans w/ zero deductible
  • Delta Dental plan
  • 401K and Roth IRA plans with $1500 match annually
  • Life, short-term and long-term disability, and A&D insurance
  • Regional ORCA pass at $5/month
  • $2k annual budget for professional development

Background Check

A criminal background will not automatically eliminate you from consideration. A criminal history background check will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. Assistance and/or reasonable accommodations during the application process are available to individuals upon request. To request assistance or accommodation, please contact [email protected].

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