The Finance & Grants Director is a new position that will be responsible for managing the organization’s finances and grants, including subgrants for three local grant project partners; and providing training and technical assistance to CCASA members on issues related to financial and grant management.
Starting Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000 (depends on experience and location)
Benefits: Flexible workplace; 35-hour work week; generous paid time off and 12 self-selected holidays; office closed last week in December; 100% employer paid premiums for employee medical, dental, and vision insurance; 2% IRA employer contribution
Work Status: Full Time; Exempt; schedule may vary to meet job demands; occasional overnight travel required
Location: CCASA’s office is located in Denver; however, staff are primarily working remotely and telecommuting within Colorado is allowed.
Reports to: Executive Director
Financial & Grant Management
- In conjunction with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, work to ensure the financial health and integrity of the organization.
- Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other relevant staff to develop, implement, and manage the organization’s annual budget and individual grant budgets; and monitor and report progress and changes.
- Perform day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting functions, including AR/AP, journal entries deposits, account reconciliations, and expense allocations to funding sources.
- Manage and develop systems for accurately tracking grant revenue and expenditures in compliance with all state and federal award guidelines. Work with subgrantees to develop and implement appropriate tracking systems for timely invoicing and adequate documentation. Prepare financial reports and reimbursement invoices as specified in grant awards.
- Work with Administration & Development Manager to accurately track gifts from individual donors, special event income, and other revenue sources.
- Work with external payroll company to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
- Manage vendor contracts and required documentation.
- Coordinate monthly Finance Committee meetings with Board Treasurer, including submitting monthly financial reports to the Finance Committee.
- Work with Executive Director and Finance Committee members to advise, develop, and implement financial policy recommendations.
- Work with Executive Director and Board Treasurer to update and implement all necessary financial policies and procedures, and accounting practices to ensure compliance with current laws.
- Attend bi-monthly Board of Directors meetings to communicate and present financial matters to the Board.
- Coordinate and lead the annual audit and 990 process. Oversee all year-end functions, including distribution of W2s and 1099s.
- Conduct ongoing evaluation of agency financial status and needs.
- Provide support, consultation, training, and technical assistance to CCASA members related to financial and grant management.
- Staff other CCASA committees as needed.
- Carry out all job tasks collaboratively and cooperatively.
- Help inform CCASA’s developing understanding and integration of culturally-relevant, empowerment, and strength-based strategies within an anti-oppression and social justice framework.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Note to Potential Applicants: Applicants do not need to possess all of the qualifications listed below. Research shows women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs where they do not meet all of the listed qualifications. If you don’t meet all qualifications but think you would be a good fit for the position, please apply.
CCASA values diverse life experience and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, people with disabilities, and/or people who identify as LGBTQI are strongly encouraged to apply.
Our ideal candidate will share our passion and commitment to believing and supporting survivors, holding people who cause harm accountable, and taking action to end sexual assault in Colorado. We also expect that all members of our team recognize that sexual violence and oppression are intricately linked, and are dedicated to grappling with the complexities of societal power and privilege in order to create an inclusive movement to end sexual violence. Candidates must be able to recognize personal biases and address them productively, as well as communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, groups, and organizations.
- Minimum of five (5) years of related experience AND a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, nonprofit management, or other related field; OR seven (7) years of related experience.
- Expertise in nonprofit financial management, including GAAP and audit requirements, documentation, and preparation.
- Experience managing federal grants, particularly VAWA grant programs, including grant compliance and financial reporting.
- Proficiency with Quickbooks and Excel and/or ability to learn.
- Excellent attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
- Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities and meet recurrent time-sensitive deadlines.
- Ability to safeguard confidential information in a professional manner.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.
- Commitment to grappling with the complexities of societal power and privilege in order to create an inclusive movement to end sexual violence.
- Commitment to a working environment that prioritizes collaboration, respect, and equality.
- Comfort with working in a small, team-oriented environment.
- Experience using state and federal grant management systems, especially ZoomGrants, JustGrants, and Bureau of the Fiscal Service.
- Familiarity with Colorado and federal funding agencies in the victim services field.
- Ability to articulate how multiple forms of oppression (racism, classism, heterosexism, ableism, etc.) intersect with CCASA’s work to end sexual violence.
Please email 1) a cover letter addressing why you want to work at the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and how your knowledge, skills, and experience fit with the job responsibilities and requirements, and 2) your resume, as separate attachments to email@example.com with “Finance & Grants Director” in subject line.
Review of applications will begin Monday, October 17th. Position open until filled.
About Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is a statewide membership organization that provides leadership, advocacy, and support to address and prevent sexual violence. CCASA was founded in 1984 to be the collective voice of rape crisis advocates across the state of Colorado. Today, our membership includes over 100 sexual assault survivors, victim advocates, rape crisis centers, dual domestic violence and sexual assault programs, college and university campuses, law enforcement agencies, district attorney and judicial district offices, medical professionals, public health and government agencies, offender treatment programs, as well as other organizations and concerned individuals throughout Colorado. As a statewide coalition, CCASA supports our members, partners, and the broader community through training, technical assistance, information and referrals, educational materials, statewide systems change, and public policy education and advocacy. CCASA has a projected annual budget of approximately $1.3 million.