The Finance Manager will be an essential player in building internal capacity for the team and supporting Excelencia’s efforts in fiscal modernization and management. This is a hands-on role, reporting to the Director of Finance, with daily responsibility for invoicing, AR/AP, financial reporting, and responding to affiliate inquiries. Excelencia has an annual budget of $4.2M provided through 25+ funding sources. The work of our Finance team has a manageable and predictable flow, with a variety of financial and accounting activities throughout the year. Beginning in Q1, your efforts will be heavily directed at supporting our affiliates with invoicing and accounts receivable, Q2 and Q3 have a focus on finance and more strategic elements, such as supporting preparation for the annual audit, and Q4 will revolve around accounts payable, supporting our events.
Building on your financial management experience, you will help us modernize our systems and improve processes to increase efficiencies and ensure accuracy in our reporting. You will work with the Director of Finance and collaborate with other personnel, including the Grants Manager and Operations Manager, to provide financial reporting to support organization and program goals. As Excelencia continues to build on our success and evolve, you will have an opportunity to not only leverage your existing skills but grow with us and see first-hand how to scale and modernize financial best practices in a nonprofit.
Work Environment, Salary, and Benefits
Daily management of finance activities
Oversight for grants management and consultants
Affiliate & constituent support
Excelencia in Education. Launched in 2004 in the nation’s capital, Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by promoting Latino student achievement, conducting analyses to inform educational policies, and advancing institutional practices while collaborating with those committed and ready to close the equity gap in Latino college completion. Excelencia is a growing, fast-paced nonprofit organization with a small and dynamic team deeply committed to its mission and community. We are building a powerful and wide-sweeping movement to accelerate Latino student success in higher education, which in turn addresses the U.S. economy’s need for a highly educated workforce and civic leadership.
We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position description; we will consider people from a variety of backgrounds and career experiences.
Use the "Apply" button on this page or simply email your resume to Lilly Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Excelencia – Financial Manager #2023-2758 SA” as the subject of the email.
Job responsibilities are similar to the following positions: Finance Associate, Finance Specialist, Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Accounting Assistant.
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