The Grey Muzzle Organization improves the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing funding and resources to animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and other non-profit groups nationwide. It envision a world where no old dog dies alone and afraid.
Position Title: Finance Manager
Oversee GMO’s accounting, financial controls and financial reporting functions, reporting to the Treasurer of the Board of Directors.
Estimated Time Commitment:
5-10 hours per week
At the request of Board, attends all Board meetings and maintains a current knowledge of the organization, its programs, Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.
Respect confidentiality of donor and organization information.
Ensure that GMO is a good steward of all donations and contributions and operates in accord with its tax-exempt status.
Responsible for the integrity of all financial information.
Responds promptly to information requests or questions from Board members, GMO Staff, auditors, and grantees.
Responsible for supervision of accounting staff; involved in interviewing various accounting staff, as needed.
Performs monthly reviews of bookkeeper’s work.
Possess knowledge of accounting practices, tax laws, and fiscal record keeping, including as they relate to non-profit organizations.
Signatory for all bank accounts and issues and signs all checks. Grants access to and manages bank and credit accounts. Maintains comprehensive knowledge of the organization’s holdings and assets.
Review the monthly account records, monitoring income and expenditures, and prepares a monthly financial report for the Board.
Responsible for coordination with CPA firm to ensure the preparation and completion of annual tax filing (IRS Form 990).
Oversee the annual audit of the organization, providing necessary documents, answering questions and serving as principal contact person through the entire process.
Develop an annual budget for Board review and approval. Monitors budget throughout the year.
Additional hours may be required during June (grant check disbursement), July (creation and approval of the annual budget) and July/August (fiscal year-end tax filing & audit).
Desired Skills & Experience
5+ years experience in accounting; non-profit experience desirable
Experience with Quickbooks, Neon, Payroll Taxes & SharePoint
Individual may be subject to background and/or credit check.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About The Grey Muzzle Organization
The Grey Muzzle Organization is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk senior dogs by providing funding and resources to animal shelters, rescue organizations, sanctuaries, and other non-profit groups nationwide. Its vision is no old dog dies alone or afraid.