Finance Manager


About Social Enterprise Greenhouse

Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) provides the networks, knowledge, and resources to help people launch and grow positively impactful businesses and organizations by offering a broad range of services. We are committed to creating and growing inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems that foster just, equitable and resilient communities.


About the Position

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, community-based organization providing programs and services to hundreds of mission-driven entrepreneurs every year. Are you a detail-oriented systems thinker? Do you have experience with nonprofit accounting and Quickbooks Online? Do you want to help support entrepreneurs tackling some of our biggest environmental and social challenges? Join our team to help maintain and strengthen SEG’s financial management and reporting.

As the Finance Manager, you will ensure that SEG is able to track, manage and report on our finances by managing financial and accounting systems and processes. You will report to the Senior Director of Operations and the position will be based in Providence, RI with a hybrid and flexible work model.


This position will be accountable for the following goals and responsibilities

    1. Financial Tracking and Recording

    • Track and maintain an up-to-date and accurate accounting system in Quickbooks
    • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures
    • Maintain oversight of the accounts payable function, including positive relationships with vendors.
    • Make deposits and monitor bank activity
    • With guidance, appropriately allocate state, federal and foundation funds

    2. Reporting and Monthly Closing Tasks

    • Prepare bank reconciliations
    • Support employee time reporting and record salary allocations in accounting system
    • Responsible for month-end and year-end close including journal entries, prepaid, accruals, fixed assets and revenue recognition
    • Prepare monthly financial reports
    • Prepare grant financial reporting including for State and Federal government awards
    • Support grant application budget proposals
    • Support annual audit activities, working with independent auditors and ensuring accuracy of financial statements, including Form 990

    3. Payroll / Benefits

    • Prepare and submit payroll and retirement fund deposits with approval
    • Gather and verify information for yearly 1099s and W-2s (tax paperwork for independent contractors and employees)

    4. Program Support

    • Work with Program Leads on program budget management
    • Support contract process and ensure compliance as necessary
    • Support workshops on financial matters for programs as needed
    • Conduct SEG Loan Fund administration, tracking client disbursements and payments

      Core Skills & Capacities

        • Experience: 3+ years demonstrated experience in non-profit finance and accounting along with a relevant degree or education. Experience with Federal awards and external audit processes strongly preferred.
        • Systems: Tech savvy including experience with accounting systems (Quickbooks preferred), Excel and/or Google Sheets.
        • Execution: Passionate about and excellent aptitude for getting things done.
        • Detail-Orientation: Sweats the small stuff and doesn’t let important details fall through the cracks.
        • Organization and Planning: Plans and organizes in an efficient, productive manner. Well organized, self-initiated and solutions focused.
        • Commitment to Addressing Issues of Race & Equity: Demonstrates an active commitment to viewing our work through an equity lens.
        • Relationships: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team

        Preferred but not required: Fluency in Spanish

        This position is full-time starting as soon as possible.

        Starting Salary Range: $60,000 or higher based on experience.

        Benefits: Healthcare including vision and dental, Simple IRA matching, long term disability, life insurance, paid vacation and sick time, professional development and training opportunities (including budget and time allocated for your professional development), and remote work options.


      How to apply:

      Please follow this link to complete the application including the submission of a resume and 1-page cover letter as .pdf attachments. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the deadline to apply is Monday, September 18th.

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