Director of Finance

Nonprofit Accounting Social Services Other Education Financial Services Purchasing

Director of Finance

Finance Department

333 Sheridan Avenue Albany, NY 12206


Are you an experienced financial professional and are looking to apply your skills in a non-profit setting? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge to support and guide the fiscal goals of an organization?


Join a community-based organization which employs a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about serving low-income families in Albany County. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Finance is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing Fiscal objectives in coordination with agency strategic and operational objectives. The Director acts as the Chief Financial Officer of the organization with responsibility for a $10M+ operating budget and supervision of all Fiscal staff. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the activities of the Department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, core employee expense reports, cash control, core payroll processing, monthly internal and external statements; and total agency payroll tax compliance as well as Accounts Receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, (etc.); quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports; and check statistic management
  • Responsible for the direct preparation of all agency budgets inclusive of coordinating the budget process for various grants and programs as well as the development of annual plans and projections and arrange for fiscal audits of agency programs and coordinate the month-end and year-end closing process
  • Monitor P & L, General Ledger, and budget variances regularly and provide analysis and guidance to the management team regarding current and future agency activities
  • Manages all cash accounts, including preparation of cash flow projections and anticipated cash needs and ensure cash investments are effective and meets agency needs
  • Compliance with legal, contractual, and agency requirements relevant to areas of responsibility, including the maintenance of all reporting systems and databases necessary to meet the requirements of outside regulators

Salary commensurate with experience; Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week


A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Fiscal Management, or a related field required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or MBA preferred. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a lead fiscal role with at least two (2) years in a management and supervisory role required. Strong knowledge of GAAP, Unformed Guidance, and Microsoft Office is required. Fund Accounting and payroll software is desired. Strong communication and interpersonal relationships skills are a must. Experience in nonprofit or human services is a plus.  


Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP), the Community Action Agency (CAA) for Albany County, has been a source of direct support for families living in poverty for over 50 years. Our services are administered through three departments: Career and Community Services, Early Childhood Education, and Energy Services. Each year, ACAP fosters opportunities for self-empowerment and enrichment in the lives of thousands of young children and families. Our mission is to partner with families and communities to expand opportunities and build stronger networks to foster upward economic mobility.



Health, Dental & Vision Insurance; Sick, Vacation, and Personal Leave; 403(b) with employer contribution; twelve (12) paid holidays; Tuition Assistance; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and Opportunity for Advancement!


You may apply on our website at OR

You may submit your resume to

No phone calls please.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

At this time, ACAP requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

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