Director of Finance, Texas State Independent Living Council (Austin, TX)

  • Closing / Removal Date: Open until filled
  • Posted: July 7, 2023
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Supervisory Role: N
  • FY23 Starting Salary: $33.65/hour – $45.00/hour

Purpose: The Director of Finance, under the direction of the Executive Director, is responsible for fulfilling all regulatory, legal, and reporting requirements imposed by federal, state, and local governments and meeting accounting guidelines and standards specific to the nonprofit industry.  Responsibilities will include developing, implementing, and modifying accounting systems and controls. Performs business analysis work, which includes documentation of user requirements, creating business processes, and post-implementation support. May supervise the work of others and works under minimum supervision with considerable latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.  This position would compose the entirety of the financial department at this small non-profit and needs someone who is self-motivated and capable of handling multiple tasks.


  • Preparation of Financial Reports
  • Generate internal financial reports
  • Monthly closing of the books
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information
  • Complete the financial section of the RAR’s and other state required financial reports

Financial Processing

  • Maintain general ledger
  • Oversight of account payable and receivables
  • Allocation of expenditures to appropriate account codes, classes and funding sources
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly
  • Develop effective internal control procedures
  • Manages invoicing procedures for both incoming and outgoing funds
  • Review contracts
  • Revenue tracking
  • Entry and processing of payroll and gather timesheets for approval
  • Evaluate and recommend internal controls

Financial Analysis

  • Determination of growth strategies
  • Expand access to resources
  • Cash Flow analysis
  • Analyzes the effect of transactions on the account relationships and evaluates alternative means of treating transactions
  • Variance analysis on program expenses

Grant Management

  • Grant analysis
  • Monitor grant expenditures and project related expenses
  • Prepare the financial section of grant proposals

Business Analysis

  • Provides complex quality assurance consultation; coordinates and develops business processes; and oversees the automated financial systems.
  • Establishes long range objectives and specifies strategies and actions to achieve them related to the financial department.
  • May lead or participate in developing corrective action plans for projects determined to be out of compliance.


  • Short and long term budgeting and forecasting
  • Budget review, preparation of annual budget

Internal Audits

  • Preparation and coordination of appropriate internal and external audits.
  • Transparent reporting and ability to communicate complex ideas in a variety of methods.

Human Resource

  • Human Resource procedures and regulations.

Note: This description of duties and responsibilities are intended to indicate the kind of tasks required of the position. It does not limit or exclude other duties not mentioned here but required for the successful completion of the project.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Certified non-profit accounting professional, CPA helpful
  • Solutions based critical thinking; problem detection and problem solving using sound judgment
  • Analytic and forecasting skills
  • Ability to explain financial information using effective communication skills
  • Strong computer skills using Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Google products (Gmail, Drive, Google+)
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting procedures
  • Familiarity with federally funded programs and knowledge of fund accounting
  • Experience in networking and working with diverse populations
  • Strong working knowledge of data software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detailed oriented, organized with strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to travel in-town (10%)
  • Ability to travel out-of-town (10%)
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Independent Living movement, and philosophy

How to Apply:

Email resume, a cover letter, and three references to [email protected]. (no phone calls please).  Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

The TXSILC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Reasonable accommodations available upon request.