Website Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA)

Works directly under the Finance Director (FD) to oversee, assist other Finance staff with, and perform directly as needed, the full range of Finance Dep’t functions, including: Accounts payable & receivable, general ledger accounting, grant / contract management, human resources, payroll processing, cash receipts, financial reporting, etc.  Assists in the administration of the financial / business functions of the department on a day-to-day basis.  Serves as liaison between FD, other Finance Staff, Program Directors, and Executive Director, including: Keeping everyone informed of new grants and requirements, creating & monitoring budgets, directing and assisting in the development and ongoing adjustment of general ledger coding, overseeing grant reporting schedules to ensure accuracy and timely reporting, etc.


1.      Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business Management and 5 years’ related experience. In circumstances when someone with the minimum educational credentials can’t be found within the needed timeframe, a demonstrated track record in the field, an exceptional level of skills & knowledge, and an adequate number of completed and/or planned accounting / finance courses, may substitute for the required degree, at least for an appropriate interim period as needed.

2.      A strong background working in a non-profit finance office environment and with grant accounting / management preferred

3.      Excellent computer proficiency, especially extensive and advanced experience in the use of accounting and spreadsheet software, and solid word processing skills

4.      Supervisory, personnel management, or demonstrated finance / administration staff team leadership experience

5.      Demonstrated ability and skills to work effectively with non-finance Dep’t Managers and Program Directors / Coordinators to develop and manage budgets, produce and analyze reports, and generally establish and maintain positive, productive relationships between them and the Finance Office

6.      Human Resources experience or knowledge a plus

Full-time, salaried / exempt position.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements by March 23rd.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.