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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

locationRockledge, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 2 days ago
Controlling / Finance
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
$51,000 to $60,000 per year

United Way of Brevard

United Way of Brevard, Florida (UWB) was established in 1957 by a group of concerned individuals who wanted to help those who were in need. Our work focuses on the building blocks of a good life – Education, Income and Health. Our community wins when kids succeed in school, adults can secure a good job, manage their finances, and provide a healthy environment for their families. Together, the contributions of thousands of individual donors become a force for change in the community.


The Finance Manager position provides expertise and support insuring accounting entries are completed accurately and timely. It provides organizational leadership regarding grant accounting. It also ensures quality work and customer service by valuing internal and external customers and cooperating productively with other employees, seeking ways to improve the quality and timeliness of work.

Key Responsibilities

· Support program leadership to coordinate expenditures from the appropriate source, and to provide documentation for grant applications, invoicing and audits.

· Support the monthly close insuring data is accurately recorded so financials can be drafted for review, and budget managers’ reports distributed by the 10th calendar day of each month.

· Prepare and submit timely, periodic reports meeting requirements of appropriate authorities such as draw-down/reimbursements, expenditure documentation and billing.

· Communicate with grant managers and grant funding sources, both verbal and written communication, regarding expenditures and reporting requirements.

· Support operating budget development including but not limited to evaluations and recommendation of fiscal year grant funding.

· Follow established internal controls and participate in on-going improvement process
Support the development, updating and implementation of policies and procedures that maintain internal controls.

· Collaborate on the evaluation and implementation of new data elements to provide key insights into which data fields best support effective storage and extraction for analysis.

· Assist with the preparation of annual audits and required Federal/State/Local tax reports and filings.

· Perform other duties as assigned.


These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience preferred.

· Five years plus accounting experience demonstrating a clear understanding of all areas of bookkeeping and general ledger entries.

· Ability to effectively work in virtual and office environments with minimal supervision and recommendations to prioritize work and outline steps necessary to complete a project.

· Proficient knowledge of accounting, Microsoft Word and Excel for Office365
Demonstrated research and analytical skills.

· Ability to think strategically in the development of process improvements and policy enhancements.

· Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize work and outline the steps necessary to complete a project and work in a team environment.

· Flexibility to handle several on-going projects.

· Ability to work well under pressure and to set and meet deadlines.

· Strong proficiency in accounting software applications and experience with Abila/MIP.

· Fund Accounting Software and Quickbooks Advanced or Enterprise.

· Non-profit background and knowledge of United Way policies and processes for campaign and financial reporting extremely helpful.

· Experience with Non-profit audits and requirements a plus.

· Experience with ANDAR CRM or other relational database CRM systems a plus.

This position provides expertise and support insuring accounting entries are completed accurately and timely. It provides organizational leadership regarding grant accounting. It also ensures quality work and customer service by valuing internal and external customers and cooperating productively with other employees, seeking ways to improve the quality and timeliness of work.

The incumbent in the course of performing this position spends time writing, typing, speaking, listening, lifting (up to 25 pounds), carrying, seeing (such as close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusted focus), sitting, pulling, walking, standing, squatting, kneeling, and reaching.

· The incumbent for this position may operate any or all of the following: telephone, cellular telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, personal computer, related printers, and other related office equipment.

· The incumbent in this position must be able to read and interpret documents or instruments; perform highly detailed work; assist or guide problem solving; perform complex mathematical functions; conduct meetings and presentations, prepare written communication; perform highly specialized analytical reasoning; withstand stress; and handle multiple, concurrent tasks and constant interruptions.

United Way of Brevard is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary, a learning environment, and employee benefits to include health insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and a retirement plan. Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@uwbrevard.org.

United Way Core Competencies For All Staff

· Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.

· Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and are astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

· Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

· Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

· Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

About Brevard County, Florida

Brevard County, Florida, also known as Florida’s Space Coast, is a groundbreaking region along the east coast of the Sunshine State. Home to the world-famous launch pads of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Brevard County’s rich history is built upon generations of high-tech talent, yet boasts a small-town community feel where members can truly make a difference. With an abundance of amenities for the right work-life balance, Florida’s Space Coast offers a unique lifestyle with tropical weather, cultural activities, educational opportunities, year-round outdoor recreation, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Even the world's most significant vacation playground is just a short ride, which means you can get annual passes for endless access to the thrills and off-season crowds at Orlando theme parks and attractions, all while enjoying the relaxed oceanside community that has sent man to the moon, and continues to launch advances for humankind. You can learn more about the endless lifestyle options found here, at www.LiveBigSpaceCoast.com

Required degree level

  • Bachelor

Years of experience

  • 3 - 5 years of experience

Salary range

  • $51,000 to $60,000 per year