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Finance Manager Job Opening

Finance Manager

Arcata Economic Development Corporation
Eureka, CA


About AEDC                   

For over 40 years, AEDC has fostered economic and community development in cooperation with regional partners to build and maintain healthy communities.  AEDC is a 501c(3) Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the US Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund.  Headquartered in Humboldt County, our mission is to promote and foster economic development with underserved communities and among disadvantaged populations throughout Northern California.  As a nonprofit, mission-driven entity, we offer access to affordable loan capital and business development services to small businesses and nonprofit organization that are financially viable but have difficulty accessing affordable capital from banks or other conventional lenders.  AEDC also offers programs that support economic prosperity, building networks and convening stakeholders, and by facilitating public/private partnerships.  As a CDFI, we are a private financial institution that is dedicated to supporting the economic stability of the Northern California communities with a deep commitment to racial equity and a just economy, including an ability to build relationships with Tribal Nations, businesses, and leadership organizations. 


Position Summary                

The Finance Manager is an integral member of a dynamic team developing the various financial opportunities in the region.  The Manager works closely with the Executive Director and the other managers to increase funding sources, support financial planning for community projects, and maintain the integrity of loan information.   The successful candidate has the ability to ensure confidence in the accuracy of financial data, effective cash management, timely governmental reporting, successful audits, and working with the team to promote AEDC in the region. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Track the cash management for various loan programs
  • Submit reporting detail to funding partners
  • Prepare grant reporting information and submissions
  • Report financial information to committee and Board of Directors
  • Create financial budgets for the organization and for reporting to funders
  • Research and implement governmental regulations, policies and procedures
  • Work with the Executive Director and staff to analyze staffing requirements and develop job descriptions
  • Develop and maintain effective hiring, training, evaluation and compensation programs
  • Oversee facility operations and supervise Office Manager
  • Reconcile multiple bank reconciliations
  • Maintain general ledger accounts
  • Develop and maintain an effective electronic and paper filing system for financial and corporate records that complies with program and audit requirements
  • Review and record payroll including allocation of overhead expenses
  • Prepare documentation for auditor and implement auditor recommendations


Knowledge, skills, and Abilities

  • Analyze and interpret accounting data with necessary recommendations
  • Collaboration with Directors for effective program tracking
  • Support the Board Treasurer, the Finance Committee, and other committees as requested.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with a professional staff and a wide range of government officials
  • Understanding of nonprofit and fund accounting
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate data
  • Familiar with accounting and data management software programs


Required Experience and Education

  • College degree in Business Administration
  • Experience in cash tracking and management
  • Fund accounting for nonprofits
  • Proficiency in accounting software programs


Compensation and Application Information

Full-time, in-office

Compensation: $55,000 to $70,000, depending on experience.

Health benefits, retirement benefits, vacation accrual, paid holidays and personal time are also part of the compensation package.

Please submit a resume and letter of interest to [email protected] If you have questions call (707) 798-6132. The position will stay open until filled, but priority consideration will be given to those who apply by 5 p.m. on June 17, 2022. 


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