Director of Finance

Philadelphia 19148, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has an exciting opportunity for a finance professional with at least five years experience in the nonprofit sector.

This 48-year old organization, with annual revenue of approximately $3.2 million is looking for a highly competent and motivated individual to work as its Director of Finance.

The Director of Financial Services reports directly to the Executive Director, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the finance office. The major areas of responsibility include agency accounting, payroll, legal/liability, and risk management. The Director of Finance supervises bookkeeping staff.


Key Relationships:

  • Funding sources;
  • federal, state and local government units;
  • audit firm;
  • other external organizations impacting financial operations.



  • A successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree (MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management or Finance, excellent communication and leadership skills, experience with Fund EZ accounting system and be able to work with minimal supervision.


United Communities is offering a competitive salary and benefits package to the right individual.


To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to


United Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United Communities, in its name and its mission statement, affirms its celebration of diversity. It welcomes the employment of a diverse staff and provides equal employment opportunities to all persons qualified by reason of education, training, experience and/or personal character, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, non-job related disability or military/veteran status. All employees or applicants are treated equitably with regard to hiring, promoting, demoting, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, benefits, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.


Contact: HR Director Maureen Kebea



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