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Finance Director

Cross Roads House

Cross Roads House provides shelter, meals, basic needs, and supportive services to homeless individuals and families in the Greater Seacoast area. We provide both emergency shelter and a transitional shetler program to help our residents move with dignity and purpose to stable and decent housing. 

Emergency and transitional homeless shelter located in Portsmouth, NH seeks a full time Finance Director to oversee all financial operations and lead the agency’s financial strategy and planning. The nonprofit agency is seeking a reliable professional with broad knowledge of human resources and all accounting, financial and business principles.

  • 5 years previous experience in a similar professional position
  • CPA or finance background
  • Bachelor’s degree with graduate education preferred
  • Proven leadership ability and ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer skills and high-level ability in Excel
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficiency with accounting software, including but not limited to Quickbooks; experience with a software system implementation and troubleshooting a plus
  • Experience with Human Resources
  • Develops and manages the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the Executive Director
  • Manages organizational cash operations and prepares cash forecasts for use by the organization and Board of Directors.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and variance analysis to be used by the leadership team and Board of Directors to run the operation.  l
  • Produces financial reports, directs investment activities, and develops strategies and plans to ensure the organization can achieve its’ annual and long term operating objectives.   
  • Ensures legal and regulatory compliance of the financial functions in relation to grantor requirements, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IRS regulations and any other state or federal prevailing regulations.
  • Leads and ensures the annual independent audit process is completed in a timely manner.

Specific Functions:

  • Manages the accounting/financial records including payroll, vendor records and payments, cash receipts in conjunction with Raiser’s Edge (donor software program) as well as assuring the audit trail from original documents and creating systems for timely access to data.
  • Reconciles accounts including bank accounts, investment records, receivables and payables on timely basis.
  • Prepares budgets for review and approval of the Board; prepares monthly financial reports comparing actual to budget, year to year and variance analysis as well as cash flow projections.
  • Establishes and maintains financial documentation required by various funders.
  • Oversees all payroll functions including reports and payments required by federal and state agencies, and analysis and reconciliation of costs.
  • Maintains filing system for accounting records, including paid bills, payroll records, deposits, invoices and personnel records for required record retention.
  • Prepares invoices to federal and state funding sources as required and maintains required documentation.
  • Compiles bills to be paid, assures approval and after paid, files in vendor files.
  • Oversees in conjunction with related committees and staff the annual independent audit and any program audits or reviews as required by state or federal funding sources.
  • Maintains records required by the insurances or benefit providers, including but not limited to those required for annual audits. 
  • Collects credit card receipts and documentation to match credit card charges
  • Obtains insurance certificates from vendors as well as W-9s, files and creates system for renewal dates.
  • Files 1099s or any other payroll or non-payroll requests.
  • Establishes and maintains personnel records according to prevailing regulations or grant requirements.
  • Enrolls new employees, collects necessary forms, and maintains forms in proper files and/or in personnel folders.
  • Enrolls employees in benefit programs and maintains documentation required by benefit programs.
  • Assists senior staff in personnel management in conjunction with prevailing laws and insurance requirements.
  • Develops and maintains procedures for employee practices including compliance with personnel handbook and other agency policies.
  • Compiles timesheets with proper signatures and forms as well as verifies hours with managers as needed.  Files completed timesheets after payroll in employee files and copies in program files as needed.
  • Maintains review dates and notifies managers.
How to Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to

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Date Added: July 9, 2020

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