Caminar Latino-Latinos United for Peace and Equity operates from a Latino-centric point of view to contribute anti-violence and anti-racist work that unites all communities. Caminar Latino-Latinos United for Peace and Equity includes team members and board of directors that represent Latinos and non-Latinos alike, with an emphasis to center people of color. We strive for a fully inclusive work environment and expect all employees to fully accept all co-workers and clients regardless of race, age, language, country of origin, or sexual orientation. Our organization’s culture is described as:
- Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
- People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
- Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative
- Position Details
- The Finance and Accounting Manager is responsible for managing and providing leadership for the fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities of the organization’s budget which is approximately $3.5M. This includes overseeing the day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts payable, payroll, and grant administration working in partnership with accounting and bookkeeping consultants. This position has potential advancements based on the performance and financial health of the organization as it plays a critical role in the organization, which has experienced rapid growth, due primarily to federal
- Functions and Responsibilities
Implement and enhance financial management, operations, and reporting systems utilizing resources creatively, efficiently, and effectively including:
- Oversee accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), legal and regulatory requirements, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) audit requirements
- Develop, implement and maintain effective financial processes, policies and procedures to ensure the institutionalization of accurate financial transactions and records
- Analyze financial data, produce and present accurate and timely financial reports and activity statements monthly, quarterly, and annually as requested
- Assist in the development of annual organizational budget
- Assess and determine overhead costs, negotiate a Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA), and oversee the reporting and management of the NICRA, in consultation with the executive team and external accounting consultants
- Oversee loans, unrestricted and restricted net assets, and capitalizable assets
- Work with executive team to develop and maintain a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes a minimum cash threshold to sustain the organization’s operations. Optimize the handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions
- Complete grant-related activities including developing budgets and budget modifications, reviewing the budget to actual spending, forecasting spending to maximize the use of resources, preparing Federal Financial Reporting information, invoicing, and reviewing invoices from sub-recipients and consultants for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with federal funding restrictions
Manage the financial position of the organization, ensure compliance with financial regulations, protect assets, and report on value and risk issues including:
- Manage internal control safeguards and lead OMB A-133 audit, annual financial audit, grantors’ audits, and grantors’ monitoring site visits, including the preparation of schedules, providing supporting documents, liaising with external auditors and accountants to complete annual audits and IRS Form 990s; etc.
- Monitor and evaluate accounting and finance consultants, and report on progress and goals
- Partner with the executive team and BODs to develop multi-year analysis and projections for performance, sustainability, and effective use of resources
- Engage with BOD finance committee to implement short-, medium- and long-term goals aligned with the strategic plan
- Provide guidance to the executive team, particularly around scenario modeling, expansion, capital investments, and operating reserves
- Recommend benchmarks to measure the performance of financial operations
- Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree, MBA in accounting or finance, CPA, or related field. Five years of professional finance and accounting experience, ideally with at least 2 years of experience in a leadership role. The degree may be substituted by additional years of experience. Oral and written fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.
- Skills and Abilities
- Deep knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles and OMB compliance requirements
- Systems-oriented; adept at setting up new processes and procedures
- Ability to train teams on how to adopt new ways of working
- Experience with complex organizational finances resulting from multiple programs, multiple locations, and a variety of restricted funding sources
- Experience in coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development
and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and payroll
- Nonprofit experience, with an emphasis on federal funding preferred
- Proficiency with QuickBooks, Bill.com, and other accounting software and Excel
- Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills with attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects on competing and tight timelines
- Integrity to safeguard participants’ personal information and confidential organizational information
- Flexibility to adjust to requests, challenges, and changes in daily activities as they arise
- Capacity in MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Zoom, etc.
- The position is remote so can reside anywhere in the United States; however, it requires the ability to travel regularly to various locations for meetings, training and other events that may include evenings and weekends.
- Reports To
- Chief of Programs and Administration
- Salary Range
- Caminar Latino-LUPE offers its full-time team members 100% employer-paid health, dental and vision insurance (or a family option alternative at 60%) available on the first of the month after 30 days of employment; a retirement match of 3% after the first year of employment; 11 paid holidays and paid personal time off based on tenure in the organization; and flexible schedules.
- To Apply
- Please submit a cover letter, resume (with the month and year detail for previous employment), and list of three professional references to email@example.com. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF.
- Closing Date
- Open. Applications will be reviewed regularly, and the position may be filled at any time.
- Associated Location
- Caminar Latino, PO Box 48623, Atlanta, GA None, United States