Accountant / Finance Director – Oakland – Family Builders by Adoption

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

We currently have a position open for an Accountant/Finance Director. The Accountant/ Finance Director is responsible for the day to day fiscal operations and the fiscal management and oversight of the organization. Responsibilities include maintaining agency fiscal records; developing, monitoring, and analyzing agency budget, including cost allocation methodology; posting, balancing, and reconciling the general ledger and any subsidiary accounts; processing payroll; managing and monitoring all fiscal issues related to agency contracts and grants; and preparing monthly financial reports.

Master’s degree in accounting or related field or equivalent experience. Five years of experience in nonprofit fiscal management. Familiarity with QuickBooks and Excel. Skills and experience working in multicultural settings. Ability to frequently remain in a stationary position, at a workstation. Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to frequently type and use a computer. Commitment to the mission of Family Builders.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, employee assistance, pension, and a generous leave schedule.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Office Manager, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email