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Job Opening: Non-Profit Finance Manager, BUILD (Menlo Park, CA)

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  • skihoglund
    About BUILD BUILD is now serving two Bay Area communities, with plans to expand nationally in 2008. By supporting students in developing and actually running
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 23, 2007
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      About BUILD
      BUILD is now serving two Bay Area communities, with plans to expand
      nationally in 2008. By supporting students in developing and
      actually running their own small businesses, BUILD extends
      entrepreneurial education far beyond the classroom and puts academics
      into a tangible context. BUILD students come from neighborhoods
      where the high school drop-out rate ranges from 50% to 70%; yet, to
      date, 100% of BUILD graduates have graduated from high school and
      enrolled in college. www.build.org

      The Non-Profit Finance Manager is an important member of the BUILD
      team, responsible for a range of organizational functions in a
      growing non-profit. This position reports to the Chief Operating
      Officer and works collaboratively with other members of the team.
      Roles and responsibilities include:

      Finance and Accounting
      - Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements
      and reports in accordance with GAAP
      - Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal
      financial and accounting policies and procedures
      - Work with company accountant to prepare all financial
      information for the annual audit
      - Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure proper
      record keeping and disposal of assets as appropriate
      - Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation,
      working closely with the COO
      - Develop and monitor agency and program budgets, soliciting
      input from Regional Directors and corporate staff
      - Prepare special budgets for grant proposals based on format
      and information requested for each donor
      - Develop and monitor risk management policies and procedures
      - Partner with the Director of Development and Board in the
      formulation of an endowment and supporting policies
      - Oversee all payroll functions
      - Assist the COO in the management and negotiation of other
      financial commitments
      - Work with COO to lead monthly Operations meetings with
      Regional Directors and/or Site Directors (as appropriate) to assist
      with budget-to-actual tracking and keep stakeholders apprised of
      general administrative issues
      - Perform other duties as assigned by the COO

      Qualities and Qualifications
      - 2+ years experience of progressive financial and
      administrative responsibility, preferably within a non-profit
      - Knowledge of GAAP and requirements for 501c(3) organizations
      - Demonstrated project management experience and an ability to
      develop and maintain systems
      - Proficient in MS Office, QuickBooks and other financial
      - Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
      - Ability to be resourceful and solve problems with initiative,
      creativity, flexibility, and sound judgment
      - Willingness to handle new and evolving duties and roles as
      - Sensitivity to confidentiality and discretion in all
      personnel issues

      Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to
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