Title: Finance Manager
Reports to: Executive Co-Director of Finance & Operations
Oversees: Administrative Assistant
Position Overview: This position is intended for a detail oriented individual who enjoys working with a team and optimizing systems for efficiency and improvement. The Finance Manager oversees Intersection's weekly request for payment (RFP) system through which financial transactions are processed for 175+ fiscally sponsored members. Working closely with Intersection’s Finance Team (including Executive Co-Directors, Administrative Director, Administrative Assistant, and Bookkeeper), the Finance Manager will ensure the implementation of Intersection’s financial policies and procedures in compliance with accounting standards. This position supports the Finance Team in successfully executing day-to-day financial operations and achieving its long-term goals.
Organizational Overview: Intersection for the Arts is a bedrock Bay Area non-profit organization that has been empowering artists for 57 years. A deeply committed team supports the work of our members and larger community of artists & cultural workers by delivering a suite of personalized services including fiscal sponsorship, professional development, space rental, and public programming opportunities.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Oversees request for payment (RFP) process for the fiscal sponsorship program.
Reviews financial transactions for accuracy. Performs weekly and monthly audit of RFP expense classification and support documentation.
Monitors fiscally sponsored project fund balances and Total Restricted Net Asset (TRNA) tracking for conditional/restricted grants.
Conducts quality control across all financial systems and procedures.
Participates with the processing, tracking, and confirmation of direct deposit payment/expenses. Manages and tracks stop payment requests.
Manages the monthly reconciliation/suspense list to identify the intended destination of donations and other payments as needed. Includes outreach to individuals and financial institutions as needed.
Contributes to financial reporting for 30+ government grants by compiling documentation and proof of payment.
Communicates with fiscally sponsored projects to provide clarity on financial systems and provide updates on account balances and financial reporting.
Assists with the annual audit of the organization’s financial processes and statements.
Works with Intersection’s tech team to optimize the financial request system platform.
Qualifications: This position requires impeccable attention to detail, dynamic problem solving skills, and excellent team collaboration. Candidates must have a clear understanding of nonprofit accounting principles, cost allocation procedures, and internal control. The role requires expertise with Microsoft Excel and experience with QuickBooks. Training, coaching, and support from the finance team and the executive team will be provided as needed. The ideal candidate displays an interest in learning the nuts and bolts of fiscal sponsorship finance, and a willingness to adapt to the changing needs of our fiscally sponsored members. Job Status: Full-time exempt, hybrid (remote + in-person) Compensation Range: $63,000 - $70,000 + full health benefits How to Apply: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Posted: Monday, February 28, 2022 Intersection for the Arts deeply values equity. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We embrace and celebrate the unique qualities and diverse life experiences of our employees; and we are committed to cultivating an equitable and collaborative work environment.