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Director of Budget and Finance

Nevada Partners
North Las Vegas, NV
From $85,000 a year - Full-time


North Las Vegas, NV

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

Full job description

Nevada Partners’ Mission is to build a healthy, sustainable community where all residents achieve their full potential through effective education, meaningful employment, safe and affordable housing, and vibrant civic and cultural engagement.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Budget and Finance to oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the organization’s vision and strategy around effective financial planning, budget and expense management, and audit and tax compliance. The goal is to guide the organization towards sustainability and long-term success. The Director of Budget and Finance will be responsible for bookkeeping, strategic financial planning, Grant Allocation, Accounts Payable and reporting of financials to the Board and CEO. We are looking for a team member to grow with our organization as we expand and build programming to serve our community.

The Director of Budget and Finance core responsibilities include:

Bookkeeping & Payroll

  • File deposits, process reconciliations and expenses, process accounts payable and contractor paperwork, and oversee accounts receivable.
  • Maintain accurate records and the chart of accounts, and meet all organizational financial deadlines.
  • Process biweekly payroll, file all required wage reports and employee taxes, and complete annual tax filings for employees and contractors.
  • Oversee and manage existing contracts with grantors, payroll firms, bookkeeping contractors, and accounting firms.

Financial Compliance & Governance

  • Update and monitor internal controls, improve and maintain financial systems, and correct financial inaccuracies or insufficiencies.
  • Execute contracts with financial contractors and firms.
  • In collaboration with the senior management team, develop and maintain policies for the appropriate governance of the company.
  • Maintain company financial compliance with grantors and foundations.
  • Advise the company’s Board of Directors on financial and accounting policies, and ensure the company’s appropriate tax status and compliance, initiating and overseeing any updates to company tax forms, reports, and statuses.
  • Identify and coordinate financial systems training needs across the company.

Annual Reporting & Budgeting

  • Manage the annual organizational budget process and regular cash flow and profit & loss reports.
  • Create regular financial reports for organizational analysis and as needed for Board communications, grant applications, and other required reporting.
  • Direct the company’s annual audit and non-profit government reporting.
  • Monitor the security of the company’s investments and assets, and report and advise on trends, forecasts, opportunities, and risks.

Special Projects & Other Duties

  • Oversee and implement end-to-end processes for select projects, deploy effective change management strategies to mitigate risk and ensure project success, and solicit and integrate feedback from impacted team members.
  • Provide key support in the course of business operations to a handful of internal and external collaborators.

The Finance Director’s Core Competencies and Traits include:

A successful background for a candidate for this position may look like some of the following: someone with a four-year (4) undergraduate degree in management, finance, arts administration or other related field with a few years working in a non-profit; someone with 5-7 years of working experience in business operations and finance for a small business or organization; someone working in a similar position at another non-profit organization; a CPA or accountant with an interest in working for an arts organization. This is not an exhaustive list of qualifications, but a few snapshots about what the background of a successful candidate might look like.

  • Strong knowledge of nonprofit taxes and registrations, accounting and budgeting principles, and financial best practices.
  • Capable of distilling complex financial/accounting concepts into clear narrative for diverse audiences including the Board of Directors, senior leadership, and cross-departmental teams.
  • Experience building financial and governance policies strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in accounting and financial management software (Quickbooks online).
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity with a known track record of engaging in these practices in previous work environments.
  • Action-oriented, independent, and able to delegate effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to establish good working relationships with coworkers throughout the company, especially in a remote setting.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate with team members and outside partnerships.
  • Ability to interact with screens for multiple hours per work day.
  • Ability to perform all accounting duties for grant management, budget development and accrual reporting, accounts receivable, consolidated accounting tasks and proficiency in computer accounting programs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)


  • CPA (Preferred)

Work Location: One location