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North Country Workforce Partnership Inc Finance Manager in Plattsburgh, New York

The North Country Workforce Partnership, Inc. (NCWP) is a 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to support the NCWDB's activities through grants, real estate and other workforce development-related activities.

The Finance Manager position is part-time (20 hours/week) reports to the NCWP Executive Director and works in partnership with the organization's Certified Public Finance Manager (CPA) and its Auditor. The successful candidate is responsible to forecast, organize and direct the NCWP financial activities including, but not limited to, financial forecasting($3+ million annual budget); financial operations (accounting, financial reporting, receivables, payables and procurement); and risk management. This position also assists the Deputy Director in maintaining the fiscal integrity of the NCWP's partner organization, the North Country Workforce Development Board's (NCWDB) Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant.

Also, the Finance Manager works closely with the Deputy Director, who oversees fiscal activities related to WIOA, including forwarding WIOA-related invoices and keeping accurate fiscal data for WIOA reporting.

Finance Manager Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Keep accurate company records through QuickBooks online;
  2. Issue monthly and quarterly rent-related invoices to NCWP tenants;
  3. Follow-up on late payments;
  4. Generate monthly financial reports to the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  5. Work closely with the Executive Director to create an annual budget and closely monitor it monthly;
  6. Reconcile NCWP accounts monthly;
  7. Forward NCWP expense vouchers weekly to the Executive Director for approval;
  8. Record and forward WIOA-related invoices to Deputy Director to be processed via the WIOA financial system;
  9. Follow-up on WIOA disbursements and credit NCWP for WIOA payments received;
  10. Manage grant-related financial activities and manage NCWP grant database for accuracy;
  11. Make deposits and record transactions;
  12. Forward income vouchers weekly to the Executive Director for approval;
  13. Obtains necessary signatures for checks issued by the NCWP;
  14. Work closely with the Executive Director to implement income-generating strategies for the NCWP;
  15. Weekly, work with the CPA to ensure financial accuracy;
  16. Work closely with the NCWP Board Treasurer and/or Financial Committee;
  17. Annually, work with the financial auditor to ensure accurate financial audit of the NCWP;


The successful candidate is a professional who pays attention to details and enjoys working in a team environment. He/she/they possess a strong fiscal background, is organized, demonstrates superior communication skills, and likes to work in a fast-paced environment. Having experience working with grants is a plus.

-A Bachelor's level degree in finance, accounting (or related field) from an accredited university or relevant experience will be considered; -A minimal of five years of applicable finance and accounting experience, preferably in both a non-profit fund accounting setting and a for-profit setting; -Experience in progressively higher levels of management responsibility; -Understanding of USDOL, NYSDOL, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) rules and regulations preferred; -Successfully supports the Executive Director in maintaining the fiscal health and integrity of the NCWDB and NCWP;

The NCWP is an EOE employee and offers competitive wages.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter before August 18, 2023 to Sylvie Nelson at snelson@ncworkforce.com. Only those qualified for the position will be contacted for an interview.