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Finance Manager 

About the Organization YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization founded in 1891 as a member of YWCA USA, the oldest and largest multicultural organization in the world.

The mission of YWCA Minneapolis is eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our vision is to be the most trusted and effective change agent in the journey to eliminate racism and sexism in our community.

We are a trusted social justice organization with a 130+ year history of advocacy for women and children. More than 30,000 people in our community are served every year by YWCA Minneapolis, through award-winning programs, classes, and workshops.

YWCA Minneapolis strives every day for:
• Race and gender equity
• Economic independence for women
• Respect for diverse cultures
• Children and youth who thrive
• A community that is vibrant and healthy

Category Accounting/Finance  


**** Pay range: $75,000 - $90,000 annually****

The Finance Manager works collaboratively with the Chief Finance Officer in the development of organization-wide budget and quarterly forecasts with YWCA program leaders. This position will periodically analyze the performance and operational risk of all YWCA program areas and support program and organizational development with grant budgets. The Finance Manager will work strategically in support of program managers to make data driven decisions as well as funding outcome-based decisions.



  • Lead and coordinate annual budget preparation; planning, training and support to all departments.
  • Manage and lead all functionality of the Budget application - readiness for upcoming fiscal year budget cycle including all department payroll templates.
  • Maintain & synchronize actuals/budget data between Budget application and Accounting ERP throughout the year.
  • Create quarterly forecast in conjunction with program managers
  • Conduct projection review discussions and analysis with department area leaders. Follow up on observations, issues and trends.
  • Prepare various reports and metrics on program performance to support senior management.
  • Ensure adherence to financial best practices
  • Conduct analysis on new grants based on forecast and feasibility to assist the CFO
  • Provide support to Organization development on grant application data.
  • Assist the CFO with compliance tracking.
  • Assist the CFO with annual insurance renewal and work related to insurance claims.
  • Other duties as assigned



This position reports to the CFO. The incumbent will interact with all members of the accounting team, program department leaders, and the organizational advancement team. Critical relationships will include the Accounting Director, the CFO and the Senior Leadership team.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, finance or relevant field.
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in financial analysis, forecasting and budgeting
  • Broad knowledge of all aspect of management accounting, financial accounting and business best practices.
  • Very proficient in the use of MS Office and ability to work with cloud-based applications
  • Good knowledge of Management accounting in decision making
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Detail oriented, strategic thinker
  • Strong analytical, problem solving & time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse styles, cultures and perspectives



  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time


ADDITIONAL NOTES: This job description represents the major functions but not intended to be allinclusive. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) STATEMENT: YWCA Minneapolis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary $75 -$90,000 annually  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Downtown YWCA Minneapolis  
EOE Statement YWCA Minneapolis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  
HoursPerWk None Specified 

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