• Full Time
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • $70,000-$80,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $70,000-$80,000

Website Girls Inc. of Chattanooga

Summary of Leadership

Through visionary leadership and day-to-day oversight and execution, the Fiscal/Finance Manager is responsible for managing the financial health (current and future) and oversees the financial functions; procedures, processes, reporting systems, etc. of the organization. Serving as a member of the leadership team and a strategic partner to the CEO, the Fiscal/Finance Manager plays an integral role in developing short and long-term organizational outcomes and actions plans that align with our 3-year strategic plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Oversight and management of all financial needs of the organization, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and in accordance with GAAP.
  • Ensures accountability, transparency, and effectiveness of the organization’s finances.
  • Manages, monitors, and directs all aspects of finance and general/non-profit accounting.
  • Oversees all financial functions including payroll, general ledger entry, purchase orders, invoices, petty cash, accounts receivable and payables.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Program Operations, the Fiscal/Finance Manager manages operational expenses within budget and ensures that Girls Inc. has adequate operating funds at all times.
  • Develops annual budgets, monthly financials, cash flow and forecasting reports for the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and leadership team.
  • Provides documentation for and coordinates the annual, independent financial audit.
  • Develops and updates financial and investment policies and procedures while monitoring performance, daily (i.e., operating, payroll, short/long term investment accounts).
  • Submits required local, state, and federal reports and licensing, including the IRS Form 990, Form 5500 for the annual 401(k) report.
  • Prepares financials for fund development and grant applications and reports (i.e., YTD, actuals, etc.).
  • Prepares special cost studies and capacity analysis as required.
  • Works with leadership to manage contract negotiations in all areas of the organization.
  • Engages the expertise of the Finance Committee to advance the mission.

Human Resources

  • Ensures that Girls Inc. has the staff capacity in place to fulfill its mission, vision, goals/outcomes, and strategic plan.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal employment requirements by studying existing and new legislation (i.e., salary, wages, taxes, etc.); obtains qualified opinions from board members; enforces adherence to requirements.
  • Identifies premier benefit options for employees, including retirement, health, dental, vision, and additional supplemental insurances; manages benefit records and accounts.
  • Supports in performance related activities, including the performance management process, performance reviews, performance improvement plans, etc. for competitive salary, performance raises, and seasonal bonuses.
  • Develops and updates employee handbook regarding financial policies and procedures.
  • Engages the expertise of the Board of Directors to advance the mission.


  • Manages the effectiveness of financial assets, operations, controls, risk management, and systems compliance.
  • Manages vendor relationships to ensure safety, insurance, and most competitive service costs.
  • Oversees all general maintenance needs, occupancy contracts, and accounts; manages expenses within budget.
  • Oversees all insurance policies and risk management, as well as worker’s compensation functions.
  • Conducts risk management and ensures risks are adequately addressed/insured.
  • Provides leadership and training to staff, board, finance committee, as related to the finance functions.
  • Ensures accountability, transparency, and effectiveness of the organization’s internal controls, and adheres to nonprofit reporting requirements.
  • Prepares financial reports, analysis and recommendations for CEO/CDO/Directors, Board of Directors and Board Committees as needed.
  • Attends staff, board, and committee meetings as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Works with a sense of urgency to achieve organizational and departmental goals and overcomes obstacles, challenges, and constraints that arise in fulfilling those goals.
  • Open to new ideas and ways of working to improve outcomes; maintains a positive, “can do” attitude in the face of challenges.
  • Energetic and passionate about the mission, the organization, and the community.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel; experience in QuickBooks is required.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all board, staff, and management.

Education & Qualifications

  • Must have 3-5 years of proven success in non-profit accounting, bookkeeping, finance management.
  • Minimum Associate degree in accounting, bookkeeping or finance required.
  • Nonprofit financial experience highly preferred. • Must be available to work occasional evenings/weekends.
  • Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel to conferences, etc.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 30-50lbs of equipment or supplies for various needs.

The Fiscal/Finance Manager is a full-time position with benefits. Compensation is determined based on experience, proven success and outcomes, degree of education and level of expertise.

Salary/Hourly Wage: $70,000-$80,000

How to Apply: Interested parties are asked to e-mail a resume, cover letter, and list of professional references to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. E-mail submissions ONLY.

Any questions may be directed to the Girls Inc. main office at 423-624-4757.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@girlsincofchatt.org