Finance Manager

Community Partners
September 23, 2022
Los Angeles, CA
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The Organization

Community Partners offers expert guidance, essential services, and a strong dose of passion to help foster, launch, and grow creative solutions to community challenges. For 30 years, hundreds of individuals, groups, foundations and other institutions have worked with Community Partners to create new nonprofit projects, establish coalitions, and manage major philanthropic initiatives to benefit the region.

Across all program areas, Community Partners works toward our organizational vision: an equitable, thriving, and inclusive civil society.

Our work includes:

Fiscal Sponsorship

We provide the structure, finance and administrative services, expert counsel and connections that help nonprofit leaders succeed.

Intermediary Services

We help foundations, corporations, government agencies and other institutions achieve greater impact.

Knowledge Sharing

We offer workshops, reports, speaking engagements and a range of publications to help strengthen the field.

Community Partners today works with upwards of 180 fiscally-sponsored projects and initiatives and manages roughly $80 million in revenues annually. Our work spans the fields of civic engagement, arts and culture, education, social justice, health, public policy, social services, and youth. To learn more, please visit us at


Community Partners seeks a full time Finance Manager. Reporting to the Senior Director of Accounting, this position supports the finance team in managing the finances and accounting for a variety of projects related to our intermediary services.


  • Work with program team, finance team and project consultants to maintain accurate funder grant/contract invoicing, financial reporting, budgeting, budget amendments, forecasting, and general ledger for intermediary projects.
  • Assist with audit matters related to intermediary projects. This includes meeting monitoring and compliance requirements as required by contracts and grants.
  • Create journal entries and ensure timely month end close.
  • Review subcontractor and grantee expenditures and budgets as related to intermediary projects. Includes monitoring actual-to-budget activity.
  • Provide guidance to subcontractors and grantees on budgeting, invoicing and record keeping.
  • Assist with developing policies, procedures, and required forms that facilitate effective operation for intermediary projects.
  • Prepare reimbursement invoices to funders, track related payments, and monitor accounts payable for intermediary projects.
  • Attend and support meetings and convenings as needed.
  • Review monthly new project proposals and assess if the potential projects are a fit with Community Partners.
  • Assess risk of project activities and ensure proper nonprofit compliance with laws.
  • Analyze and assist in updating (if needed) current processes in the finance department to mitigate against potential liabilities.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed.
  • Must have experience and knowledge of government funding and compliance requirements.



  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent relevant experience) in accounting, finance, or business-related field. Master degree preferred. A minimum of 7 years of experience in grants, contracts administration and finance, specifically with government contracts.
  • Accounting software knowledge required (experience with Accufund a plus)
  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skill, be highly attentive to detail, and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, as well as with vendors and others.
  • Familiarity with databases, including accounting and Salesforce.
  • High level of experience with excel required.


Salary $85,000.00 - $90,000.00

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, a 403(b) plan with employer match, medical, dental, vision, flex spending, and a range of professional development opportunities.

Community Partners® is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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