RESPONSIBILITIES:

BUDGET PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop financial strategy for the organization
  • Lead annual budget planning and monthly forecast process with fiscal sponsor to ensure proper reporting.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting packages for Principal, senior management, and Advisory Boards (B2AF and BFL);
  • Work closely with BFL and B2AF fiscal sponsors to align management and oversight systems;
  • Support creation of board and senior management presentations providing an overview of the organization’s results and updates to the financial budget for Board meetings;
  • Support department heads to oversee and monitor program budgets

FINANCIAL MONITORING AND OVERSIGHT

  • Manage and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local law requirements for all 501c3. 501c4 and PAC expenditures and subsequent reporting;
  • Develop and implement internal controls and financial governance of the organization, in coordination with fiscal sponsor(s)
  • Work with Administrative team to develop and implement tools to improve reporting and analytics for revenue and key expense items, financial statements, and key metrics
  • Oversee fiscal sponsor accounting and ensure alignment and accuracy
  • Oversee cash flow management
  • Assess, manage and minimize financial risk to the organization
  • Analyze complex financial data

FUNDRAISING SUPPORT

  • Work directly with the Principal to design and implement fundraising strategies
  • Develop organizational budgets as needed for grant applications
  • Monitor organizational budgets for grant requirements
  • Oversee financial reporting for grant requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven experience as a Finance Director, particularly in a non-profit organization
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience with accounting and financial management
  • Ability to design, manage and implement strategy
  • Expertise in Google Suite and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong aptitude for math
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • Impeccable verbal, written, research, communication and deck creation skills and experience    
  • Demonstrated alignment with Black Futures Lab / Black to the Future Action Fund’s mission, and a strong commitment to racial and/or social justice
  • Ability to prioritize competing projects and multi-task across a broad spectrum of collaborators, based in various office locations or working remotely
  • Able to work independently in a face-paced environment, with a proactive approach
  • Commitment to confidentiality and ability to exercise absolute discretion
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to work long hours, nights, and weekends, if needed
  • Ability to be available via text and/or phone to problem address urgent concerns if they arise
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