Senior Finance Manager

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Major Responsibilities:


- Collaborate closely with the local program and development teams as well as headquarter-based finance, business development, and awards management units on grant/contract budget development, tracking and reporting and coordinate their submission. - Provide clear and transparent guidance to programs on their respective projects, grants and contracts; clearly communicate and facilitate financial discussions with non-finance staff. - Oversee the daily finances of one NorCal office. - Accurately track and analyze expenses and revenue; advise leadership with the objective that annual revenue exceeds expenses for all offices. - Ensure office compliance with IRC’s accounting policies vis-à-vis fund accounting as noted in IRC’s finance manual and generally accepted accounting principles. - In coordination with the Finance Director, review all accounting transactions to ensure proper coding and ensure all transactions are properly entered into IRC’s accounting software and review and take the proper steps on the balance sheet. - In coordination with the Finance Director, prepare monthly financial reports to submit to HQ as per scheduled due dates. - Reconcile regional office’s database against HQ’s database on a monthly basis and investigate and resolve differences. - Facilitate external and internal audits as needed. - Supervise the regional offices’ banking arrangements. - Prepare grant-/project-specific monthly actual to budget reports and coordinate the submission of approved reports with the Director of Finance. - Support the Finance Director on the development and submission of the NorCal budget. - Provide supervision, support, guidance, professional development, and leadership opportunities to finance team. - Assume duties of Finance Director as needed and serve as Acting Finance Director in their absence.

Administration & Internal Controls

Provide high level leadership to assigned team in accordance with the IRC’s People Manager Standards, including:

- Weekly one-on-one meetings with Finance Director and regular team meetings - Effective delegation of duties and responsibilities - Consistent and ongoing feedback and communication - Extensive professional development support and coaching of team members - Be an active, contributing member of the Leadership Team

- Safeguard the organization’s assets by implementing IRC’s Internal Control procedures - Review current service agreements for cost effectiveness and recommend changes as appropriate - Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

- Strong commitment to ensuring the success of the IRC mission while adhering to the values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality as defined in the IRC Way - Undergraduate degree required, preferably in related field such as Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. Graduate degree preferred - At least 6 years of progressively responsible finance, budgeting, and accounting practices experience required, preferably in a grant-driven, not-for-profit, social services environment - Experience managing financial operations across multiple states preferred. Prior team management experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality. Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives - Ability to analyze complex data and advise leadership on potential courses of action. - Proven computer-based accounting skills, including spreadsheets and other financial related software programs; experience using Microsoft Dynamics, Integra, Power BI or other similar integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software strongly preferred - Proficient in general office software programs like MS Word, Excel, email, and internet - Proven ability to work as a team member in a cross-cultural environment - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively - Ability to effectively work with HQ finance staff - Fluency in English, written and spoken

Working Environment: Working Environment: Standard office working environment; potential for regular remote work

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement****: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity****: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer****: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.


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