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Finance Manager

Company: Get A Job LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
Local Non-Profit Seeks Passionate Finance Manager

About Our Organization:

The Newark Downtown District (NDD), Newark's special improvement district (SID) of the central business area, is a privately funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to enhancing cleanliness, safety, and beautification in Downtown Newark, while preserving and enriching culture, commerce, and community.

NDD works hard to enrich the quality of life for those who live, labor, and leisure in Newark by providing supplemental cleaning and quality of life services, as well as physical improvements, marketing, and event programs. Our organization values diversity, creating a healthy, positive office culture, and strives to maintain an honest, authentic, and positive work environment where individuals with different backgrounds and experiences collaborate towards shared goals.The NDD values honesty, authenticity, and a positive work environment.

About the Role:

The Finance Manager is responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities. This role supports the organization's strategic priorities and works closely with the CEO, providing proactive, efficient, and effective financial management of the organization's resources. Responsibilities include financial reporting, accounting, planning and analysis, bookkeeping, customer invoicing, budgeting, cashflow management, and more. The Finance Manager ensures compliance with not-for-profit accounting standards, legislative, and regulatory frameworks.


Ideally, candidates should possess a bachelor's or master's degree in plus five to ten years of experience in non-profit accounting. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential, along with the ability to analyze, understand, and explain federal and state fiscal requirements. Proficiency in accounting and financial software programs is required.


- A degree or equivalent in finance or accounting, ideally with an advanced accounting qualification.

- Experience in finance roles, financial statement preparation, budgeting, and cashflow forecasting

- Thorough understanding of not-for-profit accounting standards

- Efficient management of significant budgets

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Advanced skills in Excel/accounting software

- Experience in preparing for annual audits

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities

- Understanding of Special/Business Improvement Districts


- Financial reporting and accounting, planning, and analysis

- Bookkeeping, customer invoicing, and supplier payments

- Budgeting, analysis, and cashflow management

- Preparation of financial reports for meetings and audits

- Coordinating annual budgets and management accounts

- Scenario analysis and assessment rates review

- Evaluation of internal controls and risk management

- Advising on alternative income generation models

- Contract and financial policy writing

- Additional responsibilities as directed by CEO

Schedule: Full time, Monday-Friday. Hybrid position, split between remote and in-office.

Salary and Benefits:

- $80,000 - $90,000 Annually commensurate with experience

- Benefits package includes health and dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and retirement package.

- Comfortable office space with open floor plan and variety of workspace options

Telephone screening will be conducted before scheduling an in person interview

Keywords: Get A Job LLC, Newark , Finance Manager, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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