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Job Posting: Finance Director / Port Huron

JOB POSTING at Blue Water Center for Independent Living:

Blue Water CIL logoFinance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Location: Port Huron Administrative Office
Reports to: Executive Director
Ensure success of BWCIL programs by tracking accounts payable and receivable, overseeing budget, payroll and paying bills, maintaining accurate financial records, developing budgets, billing for grants and programs, managing cash flow, and contributing to management functions

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of annual budgets, monthly financial reports, and recommending budget modifications for Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Overseeing and processing of accounts receivable and payable
  • Reconciling monthly activity, generating year-end reports, and fulfilling tax requirements
  • Disbursement of checks for agency expenses
  • Assisting in creating annual organizational budget and monitoring cash flow
  • Managing grantor contracts and reimbursement requests
  • Payroll management, including tabulation of accrued employee benefits and organizational insurance
  • Manage personnel benefit package by coordinating enrollment and eligibility of benefits, exploring benefit options, and reporting current status and needed changes
  • Develop long-range forecasts and maintain long-range financial plans
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor all accounting systems and procedures capturing all billings and receipts for the recording of all revenue transactions, recommend and implement improvements to systems
  • Invoicing to funding sources, including calculation of completed units of service
  • Prepare annual audits and be a liaison with all outside vendors
  • Maintain staff and consumer confidence by keeping information confidential
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as assigned or needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of work experience in a bookkeeping/accounting function
  • Experience working in nonprofit multi-fund accounting, including experience tracking and reporting financial data for multiple grant funders
  • Proficient in Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and QuickBooks Professional
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Attention to detail, strong communication, and problem solving are all critical skills for success in this role

To apply:

Cover letter and resumes to be submitted by email to: by January 21, 2019.