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Finance Manager


The Center for Fiction is a literary non-profit organization now based in Manhattan and moving to its new building in the Brooklyn Cultural District in Fall 2018. The Center is seeking a Finance Manager to help ensure and promote the organization's continued fiscal health and efficient functioning. This position is part-time, four days per week. Possibility of advancement to full-time Director of Finance and Operations in Fall 2018.


Key Responsibilities:

  • • Oversee bookkeeping and process daily transactions as needed 
  • • Oversee monthly external bookkeeper responsible for reconciliations and other support as needed
  • • Act as regular point of contact for financial accounts including banking, credit card, and investment accounts
  • • Oversee and manage payroll and employee benefits
  • • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures, including cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable and related collections efforts, and corporate credit card management
  • • Management and maintenance of accounting software (QuickBooks)
  • • Develop, maintain and prepare timely and accurate monthly and quarterly financial statements, reports and projections as needed by staff and board
  • • Liaise with Board Treasurer and Finance Committee and provide information and logistical support as needed
  • • Coordinate and help oversee the annual financial audit process
  • • Oversee creation and submission of required government financial filings (i.e. 990, 5500)
  • • Collaborate with Development Department for unearned income
  • • Work closely with Executive Director, Board, and Director of Development to create department and organizational budgets and financial projections



  • • Bachelor’s Degree
  • • 4+ years nonprofit financial management experience
  • • Strong knowledge of and facility with QuickBooks
  • • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and management of complex financial models
  • • Financial analysis, process organization, project management, and problem solving 
  • • Strong oral communication, technical writing, and general interpersonal skills
  • • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work cost‐effectively and efficiently



  • • Advanced degree or certification in accounting, nonprofit management or related field
  • • Ability to develop advanced and appropriate financial visualizations to support reporting
  • • Love of reading and interest in contemporary fiction



Please send resumé, including salary range, to The Center for Fiction is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 



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Finance Manager