Finance Officer

Position Purpose
Department | Fiscal Dept.
Reports to | CFO / CDO
Employment Type | Exempt

The Finance Officer, under the direction of the CFO and President/CEO is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the Agency’s financial operations, including grant administration, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and financial reporting functions. The Finance Officer will perform accounting duties such as recording receipts and disbursement for financial transactions on the general ledger, generating financial reports on a timely basis and maintaining sound accounting records.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have at least 2-4 years of accounting experience
  • Analytical thinking and ability to analyze data
  • Employee must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of non-profit accounting and/or governmental accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Must be able to type, prepare and analyze financial reports and communicate effectively with the public, funding sources, and other departments within the agency.
Job Requirements and Skills
  • Responsible for preparation of the Agency financial reports in a timely manner for funding agencies
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of payroll tax reports
  • Review’s payroll preparation and processing
  • Assists in preparing the Agency’s annual budget in coordination with CFO and CEO.
  • Assists with Agency’s annual audit to ensure the audit is completed timely.
  • Assists directors and managers with preparation of grant application and funding request.
  • Participates in fiscal management training and related topics in order to maintain high standards in fiscal operations.
  • To perform all other accounting duties as may be required by the CFO
Physical Requirements
  • Sit 50% of workday
  • Stand 50% of workday
  • Use computer, calculator and other office equipment
  • Occasionally lift 25 pounds

“Agency employees share in the responsibility to mobilize community resources and promote community awareness in support of Tri-County Community Action Agency’s anti-poverty efforts.”