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Finance Manager

About the Organization 

Created in 2010, the PREA Resource Center (PRC) serves the corrections field by assisting state, local, and tribal agencies in implementing the PREA Standards and by supporting the Department of Justice (DOJ) PREA audit function. The PRC serves as an essential hub of information and resources for agencies working to implement the PREA Standards. It connects agencies to free training and technical assistance offered through the Site-Based Technical Assistance program upon request and maintains a robust library of resources. Learn more about implementing the PREA Standards.

For the PREA Standards to advance sexual safety in confinement, they must be accompanied by a strong audit function. The PRC supports the DOJ PREA audit by maintaining the audit instrument and assisting with the training and ongoing support of DOJ-certified PREA auditors.

Impact Justice (IJ) is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. We work to dramatically reduce the massive number of youth and adults in our justice system, improve conditions and outcomes for those who are incarcerated, and provide meaningful opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to rejoin their communities.

Position Description 

Impact Justice seeks an individual to serve as the Finance Manager. This position will be responsible for organization-wide grants management, including performing a broad range of fiscal, budgetary, and analytical duties at the project and program level, and for both internal and external stakeholders. The Finance Manager is directly responsible for financial management of the PREA program.

Additionally, this position trains and delegates to junior Finance staff. This role requires a high degree of financial acumen, deep involvement in programmatic operations, and considerable interpersonal skills. This position reports to the Director of Finance and oversees one other finance staff person.

Please see our website at https://impactjustice.org/ for more information.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct fiscal oversight of the PREA Resource Center cooperative agreements with the Department of Justice including:
    • Multi-year budget oversight in compliance with federal financial guidelines  (2 CFR 200, OMB circulars)
    • Compliance and timely submission and processing of grant expenditure documentation (including in, but not limited to, federal systems).
    • Certification of expenditure-related paperwork to ensure enough funding, accuracy, and
    • Ownership of conference reporting
    • Ownership of subrecipient/contractor tracking and compliance
      • Includes ownership and accountability for subrecipient Obligated to Date vs budget
  • Assist organization in mitigating fiscal risk through familiarity with grant-specific provisions in accordance with federal financial guidelines
  • Optimize programmatic and financial outcomes for through effective partnership with program
    • Collaborate with programmatic staff to provide timely financial reporting and general advice to staff on spending and management decisions
  • Collaborate with Director of Finance on impact of PRC department budget as it relates to organization-wide budget and spending
  • Manage, delegate to, and train Finance Team member(s) on fiscal tasks and budget development
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of monthly project financial performance to budget to directors, budget owners, and organizational
    • Includes preparation and review of project budgets, including variance analysis and reporting
  • Contribute to quarterly accounting/financial practices and support with annual audit
  • Manage the preparation of budgets for foundation and government grant proposals/RFPs

Knowledge/Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field, or equivalent combination of education and
  • 3 – 4 (Three to four) years of experience in related
  • Deep understanding and familiarity with federal grant management, federal reporting, and federal
    • Demonstrated proficiency in grants management under the DOJ Financial Guide and CFR Part 200
  • Knowledge and experience with OMB single audits as well as
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Excel, as well as other finance and program management software such as Netsuite and Asana,
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Refined critical, analytical, and interpretive thinking and problem
  • High level of decision making, autonomy, communication, and
  • Considerable understanding of both granular and organization-wide financial
  • Comfortable managing confidential information and intra-organizational dynamics in organizations with ~100
  • Experience coordinating multiple stakeholder
  • Successful experience managing a variety of foundation, local, state, and federal grants, with Grants under Management totaling in the hundreds of thousands of
    • Includes proper pre-award and post-award
  • Experience administering and managing contracts and agreements, including to sub-contractors and sub-awardees.
  • Demonstrated background and/or interest in the nonprofit sector and the mission of Impact

Salary and Benefits 

  • Salaried exempt position, $80,000-85,000 DOE
  • Competitive benefits package, including life, disability, and health insurance, and retirement plan with competitive 401K matching

Location

  • Position has the choice to report to Oakland or DC office
  • Currently remote until return-to-work policy is safely enacted

If this all sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume and a brief email or letter explaining why you are particularly interested in the role and why we should be particularly interested in you! You can send this to Financemgr@impactjustice. org. Please have the subject line of the email read “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name] Application for Finance Manager.