Financial Manager

Posted: 09/16/2020

About White Mountain Science, Inc. (WMSI)
WMSI (pronounced ‘whimsy’) develops and delivers highly engaging and fun STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs with the goal of teaching creative problem solving to students and teachers. 

Job Description
The primary responsibilities of the Financial Manager involve the tracking, processing, and reporting that surround WMSI’s non-profit financial systems. The position requires coordination across all departments, including assistance in financial tracking according to the needs of respective department directors. Additionally, the Financial Manager plays a key role in human resources tasks, including payroll processing, administration of benefits, and administrative coordination of WMSI’s part-time and temporary employees.

White Mountain Science is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Littleton, NH.

Duties Will Include:

  • Generation of accurate and timely financial reports and analyses 

  • Management of federal, state and private grant accounting responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of various general ledger accounts in a timely manner

  • Preparation & posting of monthly journal entries for a variety of accounts

  • Management of accounts payable & accounts receivable

  • Processing of payroll on a bi-weekly basis

  • Documenting of financial practices and procedural changes

  • Support of donor-related campaigns

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • BS degree in Accounting preferred

  • 2 years experience in a non-profit setting at a staff accountant level (or equivalent) preferred

  • 2 years experience in non-profit Quickbooks online, including fund accounting preferred

  • Ability to manage sensitive information in a highly confidential manner

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and general business demonstrated by a high quality of work

  • Attention to detail with the ability to think critically, identify issues, and resolve discrepancies

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Exhibits a growth mindset and looks to refine and improve financial systems in innovative ways

  • Ability to thrive both independently and in a team-based environment

  • An interest in STEM and/or youth education preferred
     

Schedule:
This is a part time position, generally 16-20 hours per week.

Job Compensation:
Hourly rate commensurate with experience.


Perks:

  • Schedule Flexibility 

  • Opportunities for Professional Development, including: training with 3D printers, LASER CNC, computer programming, robotics, and much more!

  • Discounted items from Sparkfun.com

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Collaborative and engaging work environment

Physical Exertion Environmental Conditions: 
Required to sit for extended periods of time, stand frequently, use fine motor skills to operate equipment, and lift and/or move 40 pounds or less

Final candidates subject to a criminal background check.

How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to Bill Church at: wchurch@whitemountainscience.org

 

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