Director of Finance

Heritage Community Initiatives

Website Heritage Community Initiatives


  • Manage day-to-day accounting functions and the month and year-end close processes to assure up-to-date financial information and timely financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis, and periodic reporting
  • Maintenance of the General Ledger, including the classification and recording of all financial transactions by department/program/class, including A/P and A/R, account reconciliations
  • Reconcile all bank and investment accounts monthly
  • Monitor cash balances and forecasts cash flow
  • Oversee preparation and/or prepare bi-weekly payroll, including expense reimbursements
  • Manage the employee benefits from enrollment to termination (health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, FSA, etc.) and reconciles benefit deductions to payroll, including any worker’s compensation or disability claims.
  • Oversee preparation and/or prepare cash disbursements and accounts payable, including the processing of payments, allocation of expenses, and recording of related journal entries
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets (program, operating, capital)
  • Provide financial reports and analysis to the President & CEO, Directors and/or Program Staff, and the Board of Directors. Financial reports include but are not limited to:
    • Monthly P&L, Balance Sheet and other requested reports
    • Monthly P&L by department/program/class and General Ledger detail
  • Lead business and program analytics initiatives
  • Collaborate with relevant parties to ensure preparation, completion, and filing of budgets and periodic reports as required by all funders (PennDOT (DotGrants), PreK Counts, etc.)
  • Maintain accounting of and appropriate supporting information for funds with and without donor restrictions
  • Assist with developing and instituting appropriate financial management, policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • Maintain records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and ensure that record-keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Coordinate the annual financial statement and other audits. This includes preparing all schedules and ensure financial records are accurately prepared prior to the audit and for completion of the 990 and BCO10.
  • Ensure all other federal, state, and local tax filings and related compliance are completed, as applicable
  • Supervise accounts payable/payroll coordinator
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field required; MBA/CPA preferred
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in nonprofit accounting required, including management and supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Must be able to lift 30+ pounds
  • Proficiency with Excel/MS Word, Windows environment, Excel and accounting software, QuickBooks preferred
  • Must have current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license as well as access to a vehicle
  • Current FBI, NSOR, Child Abuse and Criminal Background clearances or able to attain all clearances within 30 days of hire
  • Current health assessment and TB test

Heritage also provides a robust benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays plus a floating holiday
  • Child Education Benefit
  • Supplemental plans available
  • Casual dress Fridays

For thirty-eight years, Heritage Community Initiatives has been dedicated to making a positive impact on the social mobility of thousands of individuals, families, and children through programs in Transportation, Education, and Nutrition. From our hometown in Braddock, Pennsylvania, Heritage is privileged to be a cornerstone for those who are under-resourced in forty communities throughout Eastern Allegheny County.

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