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Organization Name:
The Anti-Recidivism Coalition
Approximate Salary:
80.00 - 100.00 Per Year
Los Angeles, California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Finance Director

FINANCE Director JOB Description

ABOUT The Organization


The mission of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) is to change lives and create safe, healthy communities by providing a support and advocacy network for, and comprised of, formerly incarcerated young men and women to accomplish this mission. ARC advocates for fair policies in the juvenile and criminal justice systems and provides a supportive network of reentry services to formerly incarcerated individuals.    ARC currently serves more than 500 formerly incarcerated individuals across two offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, with an annual budget of $5.1 million.  Learn more at




ARC is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Finance Director to join its Los Angeles senior management team. The Finance Director plays an integral role in advancing the mission of the organization by bringing a strategic, high-level perspective to ARC’s finance and accounting needs. This individual will transition the company from an external accounting consulting firm to an internal financial department, and will oversee all accounting tasks, including budget development and tracking, accounts payable and receivable, and financial reporting.


Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Finance Director will further define and develop the financial infrastructure and accounting systems needed to support the organization’s continued growth over the next 5-10 years. This position will also support organizational administration and operations, including human resources, technology systems, facilities and legal. 


The Finance Director will oversee all compliance and for government (local and state) contracts and private grants.  She or he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.




Finance Operations

  • Prepare and finalize monthly and annual financial reporting materials for ARC’s Board of Directors.
  • Engage the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors to develop short, medium and long term financial plans and projections.
  • Oversee cash flow planning, monitor agency spending and ensure availability of funds as needed.
  • Develop and oversee budgeting (organizational, program and department), financial forecasting, cash flow for administration, existing program and proposed new programs.
  • Create and maintain internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and local, state and federal laws regarding nonprofit operations.
  • Coordinate all audit activities and proper filing of tax returns.
  • Create invoicing for government grants, manage diverse revenue streams and oversee accounts payable and receivable.
  • Manage ARC’s physical infrastructure, physical plant and system maintenance with assistance from office manager and operations manager.
  • Provide P&L reports for each department and oversee allocations related to each budget.
  • Manage one full time accounting administrator and Operations Manager;  hire and retain support staff as needed in the future.




The Finance Director will have at least 5 to 8 years of professional experience, including the managing of finance and administration of a high-growth $3 million to $5 million nonprofit organization. 


The Finance Director will have the following experience and attributes:


  • A minimum of a BS and a CPA (MA/MBA would be a plus).
  • Demonstrated experience in senior financial management and accounting role in the nonprofit sector, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance and reporting.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Quickbooks and accounting software packages.
  • Experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget and resource development.
  • Flexible and self-starter; ability to multitask while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Excellent people skills, with experience in collaborating in a multidisciplinary, diverse and dynamic team environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to ARC’s mission.
  • Strong and affective problem solving skills.
  • ARC strongly encourages qualified formerly incarcerated and system-impacted individuals to apply.
  • Passionate about the ARC mission.




  • Salary range $80K - $100K depending on experience.
  • ARC pays 75% medical/dental/vision benefits for individual; 50% for dependents.
  • 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.
  • Approximately 10 days office closure during Christmas and New Years.