Finance Manager

30 Apr 2019
28 May 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Finance Manager

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community.


Berkshire Family YMCA


Pittsfield, MA

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Finance Manager at Berkshire Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause–centered culture that is team driven, humble and engaging. The Finance Manager also ensures a system of strong internal controls and fiscal soundness and assists in providing direction and leadership for YMCA finance and business operations.


• Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent.
• Two or more years of related experience in accounting.
• Experience in human resource functions a plus.
• Knowledge of, and expertise with, computerized accounting systems.
• Ability to develop and use spreadsheets and standard business software systems.

Essential Functions

1. Translates organizational goals into executable plans with accountable staff and volunteers by defining tasks, milestones, and priorities for programs or projects; manages all functions of accounting and business operations, ensuring that legal and audit requirements are met, and that best practices and maximum efficiency are obtained.
2. Assists in overseeing and providing leadership to the annual budget process including: issuing guidelines and procedures; training staff, auditing budgets, overseeing data input and preparing reports.
3. Writes clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, vocabulary, and appropriate tone for the message or audience.
4. Hires, trains, and oversees assigned staff, providing direct supervision. Arranges back–up
for staff as needed.
5. Assists in managing the annual independent audit, the preparation of financial statements and the IRS 990 tax form. Assist in preparing or overseeing the preparation of required audit schedules; maintains records; acts as liaison with audit team and YMCA Finance Committee.
6. Implements appropriate systems and internal controls to adequately safeguard the YMCAs financial resources and to provide a solid basis for accurately reporting financial data.
7. Prepares the preparation of outside reports and filings.
8. Prepares the month–end and year–end closings and the preparation of statements and reports.
9. Assists in managing and overseeing personnel and payroll administration including maintaining records and related systems.
10. Collects and maintains data on government contracts and grants.


$45,000.00 – $50,000.00

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