NCNW was formed in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune to champion causes of concern to women of African descent. For more than eighty years NCNW has provided a unified voice to address the economic, social cultural and spiritual needs of its members and affiliates. NCNW is structured as an affiliation of national women’s organizations and 200 community-based sections (chapters) with nearly 3,000,000 members. Building on its 80-year history, NCNW is advancing innovative approaches to community organizing and community development. Its efforts are focused on serving women and girls of color, their families and communities. NCNW provides direct services, conducts research and analysis, policy development and advocacy. NCNW empowers women of color by celebrating their achievements.
This position is responsible for fulfilling the accounting, controller, cash management, risk planning and treasury functions, including:
Develop and monitor control systems designed to preserve organization assets and accurately report financial results.
Develop financial and tax strategies and personally review and approve all federal and state government filings;
Manage the accounting, tax, and treasury functions, monitor cash balances and cash forecasts and maintain banking relationships;
Construct and monitor reliable control systems and ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors, donors and government agencies and oversee the issuance of financial information;
Manage procurement of facility support services and equipment (security, utility, maintenance, custodial);
Monitor and advise NCNW’s community-based sections as they comply with federal regulation of charitable organizations;
Oversee the organization’s transaction processing systems;
Oversee payroll and benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing cost-benefits;
Report financial results to the Budget and Finance Committee through the Executive Director ;
Report all risk issues to the Executive Director.
Degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience
Four years of progressively responsible experience for a nonprofit organization
Experience in partnering with an executive team
High level of written and oral communication skills.