Hot Job: Assistant Director of Finance for Nonprofit in New York City


Our client, a nonprofit that is privately funded at $11 million a year, is seeking a Assistant Director of Finance/Assistant Controller.

The Assistant Director of Finance is responsible for assisting the Director of Finance in the hands-on management of the accounting, budget, payroll, and accounts payable functions, as well as planning and forecasting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Director of Finance in all aspects of the finance and accounting function within the organization including:
    – Preparing and analyzing of financial statements, budgets and internal audit projects for senior management, Board members and external auditors
    -Executing financial transactions and ensuring that they are properly summarized, approved, coded and recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    -Managing accounts payable, maintenance of general ledger, tracking of cash receipts and receivables, preparation of payroll
    -Implementation and maintenance of internal control systems, including fiscal policies and procedures, to comply with GAAP and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
    -Accurate analysis and reporting of financial data including monthly reports for use in expense control, forecasting, reporting, and preparing quarterly projections.
    – Managing the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and internal teams.
    -Monitoring and tracking the organization’s investment and retirement portfolios.
    -Ensuring appropriate management of all revenue received, liaising closely with the Development Department.
    -Ensure maintenance of accurate financial records, including all financial/accounting systems.
    -Developing effective relationships with Executive Staff and respective departments to ensure timely management of all business and program activities.
    – Mentoring Finance Assistant


  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in supporting the finance and accounting function at a nonprofit is required
  • Excellent MS Office skills (especially Excel and PowerPoint). Strong working knowledge of Blackbaud’s Financial Edge Accounting software is a plus.
  • Detail oriented, focused, takes initiative and a team player

To apply please submit your resume to


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