The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is looking for an experienced Finance Manager to oversee the organization’s day-to-day financial activity and expand its in-house finance capacity. EBCLC has grown significantly over the last few years, with a projected $8 million budget and a large portfolio of restricted revenue projects. We are looking for an individual to assume responsibility of ongoing bookkeeping functions, to help design and implement systems to improve finance activities, and to play a major role in bringing most accounting functions in-house. The Finance Manager will work closely with the Director of Finance and Administration to plan, design, coordinate and implement systems to better support EBCLC’s finance operations. The ideal candidate has solid experience with bookkeeping activities in a non-profit setting; is familiar with accounting generally and fund accounting in particular; comfortable with accounting software; and excited about the opportunity to contribute to and grow within a dynamic mission-driven organization. The Finance Manager reports to the Director of Finance and Administration.
The East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is a non-profit legal services organization and the community-based clinical program for Berkeley Law School, committed to increasing justice through education and advocacy and building a culturally diverse workplace, centered on equity. With over 60 staff, 150 law students, and an $8 million annual budget, EBCLC is the largest provider of free legal advocacy in Alameda County, providing multimodal, collaborative, and holistic legal services to over 5,000 clients yearly and engaging in legislative and policy advocacy at the local and state level.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary for this exempt position is $61,000 - $75,000, based on number of years of prior relevant experience, as dictated by EBCLC’s salary scale.
Benefits include fully paid health insurance (medical, dental, and vision) for employees and their dependents, life and disability insurance, and generous paid leave (vacation, sick, and holidays); EBCLC also offers flexible spending accounts for qualified health, dependent care, and commute expenditures; and retirement options.
Professional development support includes membership in relevant local, statewide and/or national associations, attendance at relevant conferences, as determined by EBCLC’s professional development policy and budget.
Interested applicants should submit application materials by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (include “Finance Manager” in the subject line). The position is open until filled, with applications reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis. Application materials should include a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for two professional references.
EBCLC is strongly committed to advancing justice through education and advocacy, and the need to transform legal service and legal education. Please take time to review EBCLC’s mission, vision, programs, and website, and ensure that your cover letter reflects how your background, experience, and expertise have prepared you to be successful in performing the responsibilities of the position. Additionally, EBCLC is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace centered on equity and providing an inclusive, welcoming, and culturally responsive environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. To achieve this goal, EBCLC works actively to improve our office climate, systems and structures, communications and community engagement to create an inclusive and respectful workplace that acknowledges and values differences.
Please address in your cover letter how your personal background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to cultural responsiveness and diversity amongst our staff.
We strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. EBCLC does not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior contact with the criminal justice system, or any other basis prohibited by law.