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Finance Manager
Bilingual Financial Coaching Officer

 

Finance Manager

Location: Providence, RI
Preferred start date: October 10, 2016

Job Description/Responsibilities:
This position is an opportunity to help a growing nonprofit implement strong and sustainable financial management practices as we expand our loan portfolio and operations. The Finance Manager will lead the Finance Team, and work closely with the CEO, COO and Director of Loan Servicing to manage organizational income, expenditures and cash flow. In addition, the Finance Manager will support our CEO as he works to secure the investments and loan capital necessary to sustain our operations and drive organizational growth. As our Finance Manager we’ll expect you to:

• Develop and manage financial models
• Assist CEO and COO with strategic planning
• Prepare reports and present to finance committee and full Board of Directors
• Oversee full-time Accounting Officer and day-to-day accounting for the nonprofit loan fund
• Prepare appropriate period-end journal entries
• Develop and maintain strong internal controls and other policies to promote strong organizational financials
• Prepare applications for loan capital from various funding sources, including banks, credit unions, religious endowments, and charitable foundations

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

You must:
• Have a Master’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
• Be expert with Microsoft Excel
• Demonstrate the ability to communicate and present information in a clear and professional way
• Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualities:
• Experience managing full-time staff
• Experience with loan fund or credit union financial management

Training and Compensation:
The Finance Manager will receive comprehensive training in our bookkeeping and accounting systems and processes.

This is a 40 hour/week, full-time, at-will position. The Finance Manager will earn an annualized base salary of $38,238. Five or more years of relevant experience will bring the salary to $41,838. In addition, the Finance Manager will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a bus pass, medical and
dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, five paid sick days, and fifteen days paid personal/vacation time in the first year on staff.

How to Apply:
Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




 

Bilingual Financial Coaching Officer

Location: Providence, RI
Preferred start date: Oct. 10, 2016

About The Capital Good Fund:
Founded in 2009, Capital Good Fund is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a nonprofit, U.S. Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institution and member of the Opportunity Finance Network, we offer families living in poverty one-on-one financial coaching and personal loans from $300-$15,000.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
The Financial Coaching Officer manages the financial coaching program, reviews its quality, and provides support and infrastructure for the financial coaching department. The success of our coaching department depends upon the Financial Coaching Officer’s ability to market our curriculum to the community and build relationships with clients.

The Financial Coaching Officer will perform a variety of duties, including, but not limited to:
• Manage a cohort of 10-15 financial coaching fellows, most of whom are current college students
• Recruit and train new financial coaching fellows
• Handle all inquiries about financial coaching, including scheduling appointments with clients
• Prepare for in-person and remote coaching sessions by pulling credit for clients and reviewing loan contracts
• Conduct quality control by shadowing coaching sessions and reviewing case notes
• Conduct client check-ins to measure progress
• Survey client satisfaction and suggesting department adjustments
• Assist the Director of Coaching with maintaining partnerships and referral systems

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

Required Skills and Background:
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Fluency in Spanish (native speakers preferred)
• Have at least one year of management experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector
• Possess excellent communication and persuasive skills
• Thrive in a start-up environment and learn quickly
• Be able to empathize with people of different backgrounds
• Be responsible and proactive in addressing and solving problems

Preferred Skills and Background:
• Experience working in low-income/distressed communities
• Experience in management or training of young adult volunteers
• Experience in financial services, business or economics
• Experience in social work or social services

Training and Compensation:
The Financial Coaching Officer will receive extensive training on all of Good Fund’s financial coaching products and systems, including our financial coaching curriculum. Curriculum knowledge, such as interpreting a credit report, and developing debt management plans, will be reinforced and practiced by working directly with clients in the initial six weeks of hiring.

This is a full-time, forty-hour-per-week position. The Financial Coaching Officer will earn an annualized base salary of $36,000. In addition, the Financial Coaching Officer will receive a competitive benefits package that includes a cell phone, bus pass, medical and dental insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. In addition, all staff earn five paid sick days, and fifteen days paid personal time in the first year.

How to Apply:
Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Please address the following in your cover letter:
• What interests you the most about this position?
• What attracts you to the field of financial coaching?
• Why do you want to work for Capital Good Fund?