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||North Carolina Justice Center
||Raleigh, NC United States
|| Accounting/Auditing, Banking, Finance/Economics, Government and Policy
Deputy Director of Finance/CFO|
The North Carolina Justice Center is a progressive research and advocacy organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and protecting the rights of low-income individuals in North Carolina. For over 20 years, the Justice Center has been on the front lines in the courts, at the legislature, in the media, and in communities advocating for positive changes for poor and working North Carolinians. The Justice Center has played a primary role in most of the state’s major policy debates and successfully litigated hundreds of individual cases and class actions.
The North Carolina Justice Center is seeking a Deputy Director of Finance/CFO, to oversee all financial functions within the Justice Center and direct the financial planning of the organization. This position is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports; management of Finance and Accounting staff; ensuring adherence to general accounting practices and legal compliance with IRS regulations, tax laws, state, and federal laws, and filing and registration requirements; management of grants accounting and payments; proactive leadership of staff to function as a high performing team, across the organization's functions.
Qualifications & Requirements
Master’s degree in a related field (Accounting, Finance, Business Administration) or equivalent professional training.
At least seven years of experience in financial management of non-profits, prior experience as non-profit Director of Finance strongly preferred.
Significant experience with and high level of competence in, the use of, complex financial management software programs. Prior experience with Blackbaud - Financial Edge is highly desirable.
Substantial knowledge and experience with financial management of private foundation grants
Demonstrated knowledge and mastery of accounting practices including GAAP.
Experience as a full charge accountant including responsibility for general ledger, monthly closing, cash flow management and budget creation and analysis, and creation and generation of a range of financial reporting.
Supervisory and managerial experience of financial staff.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.
North Carolina Justice Center|
The North Carolina Justice Center is one of the state’s preeminent voices for economic and social justice.
As a leading progressive research and advocacy organization, our mission is to eliminate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household in the state has access to the resources, services, and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security.
To make opportunity and prosperity for all a reality, we work toward:
Jobs that are safe, pay a living wage, and provide benefits
Access to quality and affordable health care
Quality public education for every child
Consumer protections from abusive practices
Safe and affordable housing
Public investments that expand opportunities for economic security
A fair and stable revenue system that adequately funds public investments while fairly distributing tax responsibility
A more fair criminal justice system, from arrest to reentry
Fair treatment for everyone in North Carolina – regardless of race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation
Our staff has improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in North Carolina. The Justice Center’s effectiveness in advocating for policies that improve the lives of people in communities throughout North Carolina stems from our unique five-strategy approach, which enables us to attack problems with the most effective tools.
Litigation – Our experienced attorneys take on high-impact cases that protect and expand the rights of workers, consumers, immigrants, and families with low incomes.
Public Policy Advocacy – Our skilled advocates work with government officials and allies to secure laws and policies protect and expand economic security.
Research – Our expert analysts assess the social and economic challenges confronting families and communities with low incomes and develop policy recommendations that promote shared prosperity.
Community Outreach – Our educators and facilitators partner with community groups and leaders to create movements for change.
Communications – Our writers and media specialists generate a wealth of content for both new and traditional media in order to inform the public dialogue and influence state policy.