Job Opening




Position Title and Scope:

The Finance Director is a non-exempt professional position employed by the United Way of Greater Oswego County, Inc. The Finance Director is responsible for the overall efficient and effective management and administration of all financial records, receipts, payables and cash flows and that all are up-to-date and processed efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports and responsible to the Executive Director
  • Ensuring committed funds are received when due and allocated accurately
  • Monitor and analyze cash flows monthly, including revenues, receivables, payables and expenditures
  • Produce monthly statements and various reports for review by the Executive Director, Finance/Audit Committee and Board of Directors of the United Way of Greater Oswego County
  • Process accounts payables and receivables accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner, reporting any concerns/discrepancies
  • Monitors the investment funds, ensuring the directives of the Finance/Audit Committee are carried out and reporting to the committee on a monthly basis
  • Process all annual campaign information and provide continual reports
  • Prepare annual budget and present to the Executive Director and the Finance/Audit Committee  
  • Ensuring administrative and program expenditures meet budget objectives and approval process
  • Oversees and coordinates fiscal year end process to include W-2’s, 1099’s, audit, etc.
  • Oversees and coordinates campaign year end process to include Database 2, audit, etc.
  • Prepares, organizes and oversees annual audit to include reviewing the audit for accuracy and presentation to the Finance/Audit Committee
  • Prepare agendas, record and process minutes for the monthly Finance/Audit Committee meeting and any other required meetings, as requested
  • Administers the coordination and management of the employee benefits package, personnel records, payroll process and procedures to include part time/hourly timekeeping and submits to payroll processor
  • Oversees the coordination and management of purchasing procedures and processes
  • Handles inventory management and maintenance, software, renewals, repairs and invoice reconciliation
  • Communicates effectively with Executive Director, staff members, Finance/Audit Committee members, Board of Directors, community members and Agency Directors as required in a timely, responsible and professional manner
  • Attend appropriate workshops, seminars and training sessions as required to remain current and up-to-date on topics of concern and the general scope of responsibility
  • Operates in accordance with I.R.S. and United Way Worldwide regulations
  • Other duties/tasks as required and assigned


Education/Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum Associates Degrees in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration and/or five years experience in a similar or related field with a proven demonstration of skills
  • Management/Program Administration training/education an asset
  • Strong computer background and skills a requirement, included by not limited to proficiency in Word, Excel, QuickBooks, campaign software preferred, Internet and emailing system
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Experience and knowledge in Non-Profit organization helpful