Finance Manager

Californians Together
Long Beach, CA
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources at
Where to Apply

Position: Finance Manager
Long Beach, California (Hybrid – office and work from home)
Exempt, Full-Time, Regular Position

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Deputy Director, responsible for all day-to-day business operations, implementing the organization’s business plan and assigned to programs and projects as needed.

The Finance Manager provides collaborative leadership in several areas of financial management. Responsibilities include the general ledger, overseeing accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.

The Finance Manager leads audit schedule and tax return preparation and serves as primary contact for annual financial audits. The position is responsible for financial reporting to staff, Board of Directors, and grant funders and assists the Executive Director and program managers with preparation of the annual budget.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Financial Management & Accounting:

Maintain general ledger and related subsidiary ledgers, financial reports and tax filings
Prepare entries to the general ledger and various subsidiary ledgers; Reconcile with source documents and transactions to ensure accuracy and resolve any discrepancies
Review and reconcile all accounts monthly
Track daily cash balances and maintain a cash flow forecast to ensure adequate funds are available to meet operating requirements
Prepare monthly financial statements for management and the Board of Directors
Assist the Executive Director and the Treasurer of the Board of Directors in developing reports to the Board of Directors
Supervise the Finance Assistant and Accounts Payable Assistant
Work with accounting firm to review annual tax reports for various State and Federal agencies
Prepare quarterly and annual reports for various State and Federal grant awards and prepare annual report to set indirect cost rate
Prepare annual budget, monitor and research monthly and quarterly variances and provide explanations and coordinate plans of correction
Prepare schedules and coordinate the annual financial audits and provide financial data for program audits with 3rd party CPA firm
Develop and implement practices to oversee grant expenditures and ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations
Assist with grant development and provide financial data for new grant proposals.
Develop and implement new financial policies and procedures as required to maintain adequate internal controls
Oversee Federal Tax Payments via Payroll System through third party vendor
Oversees quarterly unemployment tax payments
Manage Bank Account transactions and cross reference monthly between Quickbooks and Bank Accounts
Review and reconcile all accounts monthly
Manage bookkeeping
Conduct monthly budgeting and profit &loss reporting for grant/contract budgets
Manage all Vendor accounts: Rent, Website, Liability Insurance, Phone, Utilities, Health Insurance, etc.
Coordinate Biweekly Payroll with 3rd party vendor
Manage Benefits (Medical), Disability Insurance


Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in similar position
Accounting or business degree preferred
Relevant work experience
Familiar with generally accepted accounting principles and non-profit accounting
Familiar with labor and personnel laws and practices
Proficiency with QuickBooks, preferably a certified user or eligible for certification
Proficiency and flexibility with office technology including video conferencing, Microsoft office suite and web-based applications

Commitment to the mission and work of Californians Together with the credibility and persuasiveness to secure support from others
Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Ability to work with diverse people, build and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external partners
Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to develop and follow a prioritized plan of work, set and keep deadlines and work on multiple projects concurrently
Exceptional communication skills with the ability to listen well
An energetic person who is emotionally mature and dependable; a collegial individual with a sense of humor.
Ability to exercise sound, independent judgment
Ability to contribute to a high functioning team environment
Patient, personable and approachable
Must be a team player who is inclusive, flexible, creative, energetic and fair-minded
Passion for improving the educational experiences and outcomes for dual language/English learners
Equal Employment Opportunity:

Californians Together is an equal opportunity employer, welcomes a diverse pool of applicants, and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Californians Together policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, military service, legally protected medical condition, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.


Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Includes full health, dental and vision benefits, retirement investment plan with employer matching, holidays, vacation and sick days. Office closed between Christmas Eve and New Year’s.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources at

Additional Information

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