Finance Director

About the Organization:

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) is a statewide disability organization that administers programs and serves as a membership association that connects California’s Independent Living Network. The mission of CFILC is to increase access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of Independent Living Centers (ILCs).

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Finance Director will oversee budgets, billing of funders approved within each departmental budget, processing of bill payments and maintain the accounting software, and the supervision of accounting staff. The Finance Director is responsible for all fiscal areas of HR, including the housing of personnel files, payroll, retirement, and other withholdings, etc.

This position is based in Sacramento, CA and may include travel within California and occasional travel outside of California.

Salary Range:

$92,500 – $111,000 annually. This is a Regular Full-Time Exempt position. CFILC offers a generous benefit program that includes vacation, sick time, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, FSA, and retirement plan.

Position Responsibilities:

· Manages accounting staff, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance that meet non-profit and accounting standards

· Directs annual audit and 990 processes, serving as the principal liaison to the external auditor

· Provides oversight for payroll processing to ensure accuracy and compliance with wage and hour and other relevant laws

· Supervises contracts & grant packets budget reviews to ensure adherence to the budgets and SOW requirements for accounting

· Leads and coordinates program and project budget development with the executive management team with input from program management

· Provides advice and counsels regarding financial issues and controls to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Treasurer, and Finance Committee

· Prepares monthly and annual financial statements for review (including explanations for variance analysis) and prepares cash flow analysis

· Organizes and leads the monthly Finance Committee meetings

· Provides financial reports and analysis to the Executive Director, CFILC Treasurer and Finance Committee

· Maintains compliance with accounting standards, government regulations and tax laws

· Maintains and develops procedures and systems for using and ensuring financial control and availability of data for regular analysis

· Develops and administers approved investment portfolio

· Performs other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability desired. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:

· An accounting degree and a minimum of seven years in non-profit accounting OR ten years of accounting director and management experience

· The ability to initiate projects, setup structure and work collaboratively with Executive Management

· Organize and prioritize competing demands and handle multiple deadlines

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

· Experience in communicating effectively with a wide range of people and communities

· Must be able to maintain confidentiality

· Possess high-level computer and accounting software skills

· Ability to research, write reports and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

· Professional/personal experience working with people with disabilities/Independent Living Centers

· Experience working in a non-profit

· Multilingual (ex: Spanish, American Sign Language, Cantonese etc.)

Stress Level:


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level of the office working conditions is low to medium and work is mostly indoors.

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement:

CFILC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. CFILC provides reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Please notify us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process.


Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Email Address: [email protected]

Subject Line Title: Finance Director

No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

Independent Living Specialist (Crescent City)

This position will provide direct services to individuals with disabilities. Services include advocacy, independent living skills training, peer support, housing support, supported living, community reintegration, vocational support, and informational and referral services. Qualified candidates will have experience working with persons with disability, strong computer skills, and excellent organizational skills.

Competitive compensation and benefits. Visit for a complete job description and details on the application process. EOE, Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.