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Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Job Title: Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Salary: $100,000 - $110,000
Position: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Location: Remote
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Position Summary:

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (www.domesticworkers.org) organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition and labor standards. Through leadership development, strategic campaigns and alliance building, we seek to help build a powerful movement for social and global justice. The Alliance formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 60 affiliated organizations in 36 cities and 17 states nationally, plus local chapters developed by NDWA in Atlanta, Durham, Washington DC and New York City, and a robust individual online membership. NDWA has experienced immense growth and currently operates with a $23 million budget.

Care in Action is a (501c4) nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. Founded in 2016, Care in Action is backed by tens of thousands of nannies, house cleaners, and care workers across the country. Care in Action provides the tools, training, and community working families need to make their voices heard, and organize and advocate for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections. Care in Action’s 2023 budget will reach $10 million.

NDWA seeks a detail-oriented, highly methodical, and collaborative Director of Finance with an extensive background in financial planning and analysis to support the Chief Financial Officer in the financial oversight of multiple entities. The position plays a crucial role in NDWA and Care in Action achieving their bold goals, and will demonstrate an understanding of program work, as well as financial management. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and will work closely with the leadership and Board of Care in Action. The Director of Finance also works extensively with the financial accounting team and collaborates with program staff from over 20 program areas. This position may include supervision of staff.

Primary Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Plays a leading role in the annual budget process by supporting key staff in developing program budgets; providing accurate reports on budget v actual, income projections, including both restricted and unrestricted funding, and progress on funding deliverables.
  • Works with the Accounting Team to track income, expenses against organizational budgets
  • Maintains the revenue projections file to enable the tracking of projected v actual revenue and calculate releases from assets with restrictions
  • Ensures the preparation of budget variance reports and the conduct of quarterly budget conversations with department directors
  • Supports the CFO in developing financial strategy by providing reports and analysis to support financial and budget decisions
  • Develops quarterly forecasts
  • Builds and maintains complex financial models to support multi year financial projections and scenario planning
  • Compiles year-end reports, work papers and analysis necessary for the external auditors to complete the annual organization audit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Financial Management (Care in Action)

  • Responsible for the timely preparation of monthly financial packages for Care in Action
  • Conduct monthly financial analyses including comparisons of budget, actual expenses, and forecasts, audit performance, and risk management ensuring both stability and sustainability for the organization
  • Work closely with the accounting team of NDWA, including ensuring the accuracy and compliance of day-to-day financial accounting functions and processes for Care in Action
  • Handle treasury functions including managing investments, approving disbursements, and managing cash flow
  • Work closely with Development to ensure the timely conduct of grant processes including application, documentation, reimbursements, audit etc.,
  • Serve as lead for auditors in partnership with the outsourced financial team;
  • Promote the organization’s financial health by providing financial updates and respond to requests from the Executive Director and the Leadership Team
  • Update and implement the financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance and efficiency in all aspects of financial management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a non-profit financial planning and analysis environment; 3 years in a managerial role
  • Experience working in multiple entity environment
  • Experience handling and reporting on multiple grants
  • Understanding of GAAP, particularly for non-profits
  • Experience with 3 statement model analysis
  • Experience in a financial-management role at an organization that works with a member base and that receives revenue from different sources is a plus,
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet time sensitive deadlines. Show a systematic effort to obtain needed data or feedback.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and technical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high stand
  • Ability to prioritize, self-direct, and analyze situations
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • High level of professionalism, discretion, integrity, and excellent work ethic
  • Demonstrated initiative and follow through on assignments
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Literate in Financial Edge, Salesforce, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Google Apps Technology, the Internet, and comfort with learning new technologies

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time, exempt role. NDWA is a union employer, however this role is not in the bargaining unit. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Some night and weekend work may be requested.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Please include a daytime phone number where we can contact you. This position will remain open until filled.