Foundation Finance Manager

East Bay Regional Park District | Oakland, California


Are you knowledgeable in nonprofit accounting, fiscal management and reporting?  Are you passionate about working for an agency dedicated to universal park access; youth development; community engagement; environmental stewardship; and health, wellness, and safety?  Come join the East Bay Regional Park District's  where our mission is to raise funds to support access to the East Bay Regional Park District's programs for underserved children, youth and seniors.  Funding also supports vital initiatives for land acquisition, resource protection and wildlife preservation.  Apply today to join a team of dedicated professionals!

Vacancy Situation:  The Park District currently has one vacancy working at the Administrative Headquarters in Oakland, CA.

Job Summary

What You'll Be Doing:  Under general direction, you'll be responsible for timely records and reports of accounting transactions, preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial reports, and the Foundation's general accounting systems. You'll perform professional duties such as analysis of financial records, make recommendations regarding departmental policies and procedures, and manage the Foundation's banking activity and relationships.


  • Prepares the Foundation's quarterly and annual financial statements and manages the annual audit process: coordinates with external auditors; responds to auditors' Report to Management; submits comments; assigns audit tasks to staff, including other managers; prepares audit work papers; reviews work papers prepared by others; completes required disclosures and schedules.  Presents the audited financial statements, 990 tax filing and related reports to the Foundation's Finance Committee, Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Plans, coordinates, assigns, supervises and reviews activities related to the Foundation's general ledger accounting activity which includes accounts receivable, cash receipts, investment accounting, fixed assets, chart of accounts, journal entry approval, general ledger reconciliation, and year-end close.
  • Prepares and submits various financial reports including those required by the State Controller's Office, the quarterly unaudited financial reports and analysis presented to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, and other financial reports as requested by management or the Board.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the Foundation's nonprofit accounting systems and reports.
  • Administers, manages and directs cash management and banking activities which include banking relationships, daily cash flow management, approval of banking transactions, and bank reconciliations.
  • Monitors fund balances for grants projects.
  • Recommends and implements accounting procedures and internal controls ensuring that accounting processes and systems produce accurate, timely information, and adhere to nonprofit accounting standards.
  • Manages vendor relations for the Foundation including contract management and negotiation, overseeing the vendor bid process, and maintaining all vendor files.
  • Manages information technology including database maintenance and edits, analyzes software needs, and reports findings to Foundation Program Manager and Park District Information Services.
  • Serves as liaison for Park District staff regarding fund management and expense reporting.
  • Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, and
Experience:  Three years of experience in Accounting and Fiscal Management, preferably in a nonprofit agency.  Supervisory experience is desirable.
Substitutions:  A Master's degree in a related field or a current license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may be accepted as an equivalent to a maximum of one of the required three years of experience.
License:  A valid driver license is a condition of initial and continued employment.


$96,283.20 - $142,188.80 annually.  The top three steps of the salary range are only available through merit-based increases tied to performance and time in service.            


The individual chosen for hire must be able to pass a Level 2 background check, which includes:  employment history verification, employment reference check, education or certificate certification, Department of Justice fingerprinting and criminal history review, and credit check.

How to Apply

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The East Bay Regional Park District, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

East Bay Regional Park District


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations