Finance Manager or Assistant Director
Mission and Philosophy
The Shalom Hartman Institute is a leading center of Jewish thought and education, serving Israel and North America. Our mission is to strengthen Jewish peoplehood, identity and pluralism and ensure that Judaism is a compelling force for good in the 21st century.
The Finance Manager/Assistant Director is responsible for preparing and managing the budgets for SHI NA’s programs and research center in collaboration with program directors, preparing budget reports for donors, and responsible for managing accurate financial data in our accounting software, CRM, and other systems. This professional will maintain and strengthen a culture of accountability to budget processes. They will work closely with the finance team in Israel, development team, and program directors.
This professional is also responsible for managing all day-to-day financial operations and controls. They will have responsibility over expense payables and receivables, general ledger cleanliness, the audit, and financial controls and processes. They will prepare foundation budget proposals and reports for review.
S/he should have knowledge of public accounting and billing mechanisms in the not-for-profit sector, finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Account Principles, automated financial and accounting reporting systems, and federal and state financial regulations. The candidate should have the ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Experience working within the Jewish world in the United States is a plus. This person will bring a professional, relational and entrepreneurial style to the work. Strong technology skills, verbal and written communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and strong capacity for time-management are a requirement for success.
The Finance Manager/Assistant Director will work in our NY office. This professional will supervise the Accounting Coordinator and will report professionally to the CFO in Israel and administratively to the Director of Educational Operations and Design in NY.
Salary range and benefits: $100,000 - $120,000, commensurate with experience. Very competitive benefits package.
To Apply: Please submit a CV and cover letter as a single document below. The cover letter should include descriptions of positions with relevant experience. No phone calls please.
We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with The Shalom Hartman Institute. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates who will be interviewed can expect a response within 3 weeks.
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds. The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.