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About Oakland LeafPart -Time Director of Development Job Description

Oakland Leaf was founded in 2001 by a collective of East Oakland educators intent on empowering youth voice. Since that time we have developed into a highly regarded youth development institution providing free programming to upwards of 1,000 youth annually.

Our Programming

1) Comprehensive after-school programs at schools across East Oakland that emphasize: arts and culture, health and wellness, empowerment and leadership, and having fun -- because kids deserve to be kids!

2) High school internships focused on professional and leadership development opportunities. This internship breaks out into two cohorts. The first focused on food justice, ecology, and gardening. The second focused on youth development by partnering with our after-school programs.

Our Goal

Empower youth with the confidence to explore life with curiosity and excitement, advocate for themselves and their community, and catalyze change as leaders.

Our People

We are a collection of artists, athletes, activists, educators, life enthusiasts, and above all, passionate supporters of youth in our shared communities. If you possess the passion to make Oakland a more loving, just, and vibrant place, then Oakland Leaf might be the place for you to root in, rise up and branch out.

Specific Duties & responsibilities

  • ●  Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with new and existing individual, major donor, corporate, and foundation funders

  • ●  Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for new and existing donors

  • ●  Manage a full-time Development Manager who supports with driving strategy

  • ●  Oversee the annual fundraising events (including Gala) in collaboration with theCommittee

  • ●  Develop and manage annual Development Department budget including monitoringexpenses

  • ●  Support Executive Director with creating and implementing an annual fundraisingplan of $990k including monitoring progress towards the goal

  • ●  Create and implement fundraising systems and procedures

  • ●  Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

  • Your Legacy

  • ●  The opportunity to strengthen Oakland Leaf’s fundraising department infrastructure

  • ●  Serve as the leader for Oakland Leaf’s fundraising strategy by planning, executing,and managing it

  • ●  Learn, teach and grow to elevate your career simultaneously strengthening the organization’s capacity

  • ●  Help the organization live and breathe it’s core values  

  • Skills & Qualifications

  • ●  Passion for innovation and excellence in social and restorative justice, youth development, and out-of-school time programming

  • ●  Continuous learner

  • ●  Ability to work independently but also in a team setting, reliable, takes initiative,creative, and problem solves

  • ●  Enjoys networking and public speaking

  • ●  Experience cultivating major donor pipeline, foundations, and corporations

  • ●  Experience in planning and managing appeals and fundraiser events

  • ●  Strong attention to detail throughout all aspects of their work

  • ●  Strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills

  • ●  A strong work ethic, with a desire to go above and beyond standard expectations

  • ●  Exceptional judgment, including a high level of discretion when handling confidentialmaterials

  • ●  Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills

  • ●  Ability to effectively simultaneously manage multiple projects

  • ●  Strong proficiency with database software (Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, etc.)

  • Education & Experience

  • ●  Minimum of 3 years of direct experience as an Associate Director of Development with increasing responsibility or 2+ Director of Development with fundraising in nonprofit experience or similar experience

  • ●  The ideal candidate will have experience in fund development including cultivating, stewarding, and soliciting gifts $2,500 and above

  • Working conditions/physical demands

  • ●  1.0 FTE position

  • ●  Normaloffice conditions

  • ●  Required to work some nights for events and board meetings

  • ●  Must be able to lift up to 25lb

  • Compensation

  • ●  Competitive salary rate dependent on education and experience

  • ●  Full health benefits for employee

  • Application Process   Complete Resume packet must include:

  1. A cover letter that answers the following questiona. Why would you like to work at Oakland Leaf?

  2. Resume

  3. 3 professional references of recent supervisors

Email Complete Resume Packet as an attachment to

In the subject line, please enter: Attention Director of Development - Insert Your Name

Oakland Leaf is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state, or local law

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Varo is on a mission to redefine banking so it's easy for everyone to make smart choices with their money. Our app offers bank accounts and high-yield savings accounts that don’t cost a thing, tools to help you manage your money and save automatically, and invitation-only personal loans at competitive rates. On the contrary, traditional banks charge fees, offer next-to-nothing savings rates, and don’t work with their customer’s best interests in mind.

Varo is distinct from other fintechs: With preliminary approval for a bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), we're on our way to becoming the first mobile-centric national bank in the country. Our unique team combines the best people in tech and banking, and we’re wildly passionate about keeping our customers happy by helping them manage and grow their money. Based in San Francisco and privately held, Varo has raised $189M to date, led by Warburg Pincus and The Rise Fund / TPG Growth.


We’re a small but mighty team of two looking to add a motivated analytical guru and financial institutions specialist who wants to help build the bank of the future, learn all about digital banking and enjoy life at the forefront of Fintech.

We bring all the creativity and passion generated by everyone in design and marketing and engineering into an achievable strategic plan that empowers Varo to build an innovative product while making sure we have a solid path to profitability that will delight our world-class investors. We love the cultural balance Varo has achieved between Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street financial services acumen.


  • Forecast operational and financial performance of the organization; maintain and support the Company’s detailed financial model

  • Partner with key departmental stakeholders to provide financial and analytical support, including, but not limited to, Marketing, Product, Technology, Risk, etc.

  • Develop and prepare annual, quarterly, monthly, and ad-hoc financial and KPI reporting for Executive leadership (and, in select instances, the Board of Directors), including MD&A where applicable

  • Participate in fundraising and aide in responding to investor requests

  • Prepare materials for regulators; respond to regulatory requests

  • Draft and deliver high-quality presentations for senior executives and business partners

  • Coordinate with Accounting and Treasury functions to improve the workflow of the Finance organization


  • At least five years experience in FP&A and/or Strategic Finance

  • Bachelors degree in finance or related discipline; Masters degree preferred

  • Intense work ethic

  • Previous experience in retail and/or commercial banking strongly preferred

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive activities

  • Desire to be at a small and growing company working to build the first mobile-first national bank in American history!

THE THREE SKILLS THAT MATTER MOST- Nobody can be great at everything, but we’re looking for candidates who are extraordinary at: - Solid understanding of financial theory, forecasting, financial accounting, and statistics. - MS Excel expert; Strong MS PowerPoint; experience with Google Sheets, Docs, and Slides also helpful - Team player - flexible workflow and schedule to help meet broader team and company goals, including occasional long hours and/or unexpected changes in priorities that are part of working at a rapidly growing company

OTHER NICE-TO-HAVES- Professional certification (CFA, CPA, CMA, etc.) - SQL and/or Python programming experience - NetSuite experience - Database knowledge / experience

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About Be the Change Consulting

Be the Change Consulting is a dynamic, growing consulting firm that works with organizations to transform them into rich learning centers, poised to meet their mission. We work with schools, foundations, community-based organizations to shift organizational culture and programmatic practices through engaged consulting, experiential learning, hands-on coaching and dynamic facilitation.

Among the areas we find to be the most critical indicators of organizational sustainability are:

  • Cultural Relevancy * Staff Development and Supervision * Strategic Planning and Program Development

  • Teambuilding and Creative Problem Solving * Self Care * Reflection * Fun!!!

You can expect to be a part of an organization that not only teaches those values but also strives to live them!

About the position

Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer and with the support of a part-time bookkeeping firm, you will be managing the fiscal and HR operations of a thriving small values-driven business. Our next hire must be responsible, detailed oriented and be very familiar with QuickBooks online. Must have knowledge in general ledger accounts, purchasing, accounts receivable/payable, reconciliation, bank statements, and financial statements. Must have basic HR experience. Familiarity with Zenifits (Our online payroll and HR management system) a plus, but not necessary.


Finance/Accounting Duties

· Manage the day to day accounting, monthly close process and internal policies and procedures, including preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements.

· Manage client contracts

· Responsible for the management and maintenance of general accounting systems to provide records of assets, liabilities and financial transactions.

· Providing financial reports covering sales, earnings, profits, cash balances etc.

· Maintains or oversees the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers of the company, financial statements, bank reconciliation and general tax reports, and payroll.

· Develops and directs the operation of additional accounting systems and procedures to reduce costs and obtain improved information

· Processes Bi-weekly payroll

· Preparing both business and sales taxes

· Preparing 1099’s

· Perform other related duties as required

Human Resources Support

· Oversight of HR/Payroll- time tracking, employee onboarding, W2, 1099

· Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures

· Maintain historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records

· Maintain employee benefits programs

· Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements

· Perform other related duties as required

Successful candidate will have/be:

· Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related field experience.

· Excellent knowledge of accounting operations attained through 5+ years of progressive work experience.

· Strong analytical, communication, team-building, and collaboration skills.

· Knowledge of healthcare benefit plans and HR regulations

· Experience managing finances for both for-profit and non-profit (501c3) businesses

· Professional QuickBooks experience a MUST!

· Proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel & Outlook)

· Strong analytical, problem solving skills, decision-making skills

· Strong communication and excellent written skills

· Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to work independently and as a team member.

· Flexible likes a challenge and learns quickly

· Punctual with deadlines.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Chief Operations Officer. Please include " Finance and Human Resources Manager" and your name in the subject line.

Be the change Consulting is dedicated to developing people of color, immigrants, women, LGBTQ+ folks and those in other protected minority groups. Persons in those groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Desired Hire Date, Jan 2020 - Position Open Until Filled!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year


  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)

  • QuickBooks: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

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Position: Director of Development & External Relations

Classification: Exempt

Schedule: The Director of Development & External Relations should expect to work 40-hours per week in an office setting, or as many hours as required to complete the job. Work hours will primarily be during regular business hours, although flexibility is required for occasional evening and weekend hours.

Direct Reports: Four (4) direct reports.

Agency Overview: La Casa de las Madres (La Casa) is a California not-for-profit corporation established to provide services for battered women and their children. Founded in 1976, La Casa is San Francisco’s oldest domestic violence program, providing comprehensive supportive services through an Emergency Shelter, 2-24 hour hotlines, non-residential Community Programs, and Community Education and Outreach Programs serving women, teens and children survivors of domestic violence.

Our Mission: La Casa de las Madres’ mission is to respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We give survivors the tools to transform their lives. We seek to prevent future violence by educating the community and by redefining public perceptions about domestic violence.

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Development & External Communication is responsible for implementing a multi-level advancement plan and is responsible for diversifying La Casa de las Madres’ funding. This includes developing, managing and administering La Casa’s fund development and community relations plan, as well as managing and overseeing the provision of La Casa’s outreach and education programming, and volunteer management. As a member of La Casa’s senior management team, the Director of Development & External Relations will help strategize the organization’s overall vision, growth and operations.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced and resourceful professional that is organized, highly motivated, and is committed to the mission, vision and values of La Casa de las Madres. They will be adept in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communication for fundraising, an engaging public speaker and an ability to convey complex ideas clearly and succinctly. Experience with grant-writing and individual donor development is highly desirable.



• Plan, implement and evaluate an annual Fund Development Plan in conjunction with the Executive Director and Board to meet the agency’s funding needs for financial sustainability and growth; prepare revenue analysis and projections with Finance department.

• Establish annual objectives and key results for La Casa’s development work; provide regular progress reports for Board and senior management.

• Develop strategic plans for existing and prospective major donors for cultivation and stewardship based on their philanthropic interests, past giving, capacity, and organizational allegiance.

• Lead a multi-level advancement plan that includes major donor, corporate and business, foundation, special event and direct mail efforts.

• Plan and implement events such as La Casa’s redHOT* party, workplace campaigns; as well as one-time events like golf tournaments, dine-out's, and third party events.

• Manage application and ongoing reporting processes for all privately-funded grants.

• Proactively identify opportunities to seek funding outside of philanthropic granting calendars; partner with senior management in identifying and pursuing new, innovative sources of revenue.

• Coordinate all cultivation and solicitation activities including direct mail, major donor campaign, corporate campaign, foundation and government grants, and special events.

• Ensure compliance with funder reporting and program requirements.

• Build and maintain effective working relationship with the Board of Directors and other volunteers.

• Manage information systems including a donor profile database and funder files.

• Manage Development Department; provide supervision and support to the Development Associate, Development Assistant and the Contracts and Data Manager.

Communications & Marketing

• Implement a community education and outreach plan that reaches diverse communities and priority populations with a three-pronged focus: 1) alerting community members to the services La Casa provides to individuals impacted by domestic violence, 2) redefining public perceptions about domestic violence and 3) teaching service providers and other community members how to identify aspects of healthy and unhealthy relationships.

• Oversee all communication, marketing and brand standards, message discipline and use of brand elements.

• Oversee agency’s media and public relations agenda and responses.

• Oversee the design, implementation and timely production of annual report, agency newsletters, brochures and other marketing campaigns and publications.

• Lead the development of content for educational programming regarding domestic violence for local agencies, businesses and schools.

• Develop and implement La Casa’s awareness and education campaigns in conjunction with the Education and Volunteer Manager.

• Manage Education and Volunteer department; provide supervision and support to the Education and Volunteer Manager.

• Support Education & Volunteer Manager in all aspects of volunteer management, including recruitment, screening, hiring and placement of agency volunteers, and provision of 40-hour training for new staff and volunteers.

• Build and maintain relationships with community organizations, funding sources, and other related agencies to further La Casa’s mission and increase agency visibility.

• Oversee timely collection of project related data in compliance with contract and grant reporting requirements.

General Duties

• Lead and manage development and outreach team, including: take an active role in hiring, evaluation, supervisory, training and disciplinary matters.

• Cultivate and maintain external relationships with investors, funders and other community partners.

• Uphold and ensure compliance with personnel policies and procedures.

• Ensure implementation of daily operating procedures, safety protocols and administrative functions for program activities.

• Other programmatic and administrative duties, including collecting and maintaining documentation for funding, statistical, compliance and clerical support as needed;

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience.

• Five (5) years of executive/senior level experience as a Development Director, Communications Director, Marketing Director or similar.

• Experience in fundraising, leadership in cultivating individual and corporate donors, grant writing and management, direct mail, planned giving and special events.

• Proven track record in raising operating and capital funds.

• Commitment to the mission, vision and values of La Casa de la Madres.

• Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

• Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences.

• Exceptional influence skills and ability to use convincing arguments, creating a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders.

• Technical experience in managing fund development databases, Microsoft Office Suite.

• Experience in managing the development and production of publications.

• Experience in supervision of diverse staff and board relations; commitment to team work.

• Commitment to fostering collaboration and teamwork; ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams.

• Cultural competencies working with diverse populations.

• Ability to meet multiple deadlines; demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness.

• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

• Clearance through DOJ Live scan fingerprinting may be required; La Casa de las Madres will consider applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and

• Valid California Driver’s License, clean driving record and insurable under agency policy. Will consider non-driver.

Required Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies in executing the essential functions of this position.

• Problem solving – identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully.

• Interpersonal skills – maintain confidentiality, remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit a willingness to try new approaches.

• Managing Up - Ability to exercise good judgment and manage communications with supervisor and/or agency leadership.

• Oral communications – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.

• Written communications – edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

• Planning/organizing – prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

• Quality control – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

• Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

• Dependability – consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

• Safety and security – actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Other Information: The Director of Development & External Relations position is a full-time, exempt position. Work hours will be predominantly during regular business hours requiring some flexibility for occasional evening and weekend hours. Worksite will be at the offices of La Casa de las Madres in San Francisco.

Compensation/Benefits: $90,000 to $110,000 per year-DOE. Excellent benefit package includes: Kaiser/HSA health plan, dental, life insurance, long term disability, employee assistance program, employee funded 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching options, tuition reimbursement, and generous vacation and holiday plan.

How to apply: Send resume with cover letter to:, or mail your cover letter and resume to: La Casa de las Madres - DD, 1269 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. 

La Casa de las Madres is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO policy available upon request


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Job Description

A strong Director of Finance is needed for a hotel located near San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of management experience and a proven track record of leading & inspiring teams.

Director of Finance Responsibilities:

  • Manage all companies financials: forecasting, budgeting, planning and analyzing complex data

  • Able to make strategic and decisive decisions in order to maximize profits

  • Generate daily, monthly and yearly financial reporting

  • Assist with internal & external audits

Director of Finance Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of Management Experience

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • Demonstrated Leadership Excellence

Director of Finance Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Relocation available for the right candidate

Company Description

We/Our client is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

REACH: We have successfully recruited in the hospitality, medical, finance and accounting, and manufacturing and engineering industries. We have a diverse group of clients within each of our industries that support our ability to connect candidates with the opportunities that are right for them.

DEPTH: We approach things a little differently than most recruiting companies. We build relationships with our clients and candidates in order to aid in making a successful long-term match.

SUPPORT: As a job seeker, there are no fees - we are here to support and assist you in finding that successful long-term match. We pride ourselves on being partners and guides with our candidates and clients as we develop an intelligent, hand-tailored process that does not waste their time.

See more information about open positions on our Goodwin Recruiting website:

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Job Description


Our client is searching for a strong Director of Finance to join their team located at their beautiful bayfront hotel in San Francisco, CA. The ideal Director of Finance will have 3-4 years of management experience and bring proven leadership skills that inspire the workforce.



  • Manage all company's financials: planning, budgeting, forecasting, analyzing, and interpreting

  • Able to make strategic and decisive decisions: work with and advise on solid financial decision making to increase profits and minimize expenses

  • Generate daily, monthly, and yearly financial reporting: including strong P&L knowledge and internal & external audits


  • 3-4 Years of Management Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Demonstrated Leadership Excellence


  • Competitive Salary

  • Excellent Benefits

  • Relocation Available for the right candidate

Company Description

We/Our client is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

REACH: We have successfully recruited in the hospitality, medical, finance and accounting, and manufacturing and engineering industries. We have a diverse group of clients within each of our industries that support our ability to connect candidates with the opportunities that are right for them.

DEPTH: We approach things a little differently than most recruiting companies. We build relationships with our clients and candidates in order to aid in making a successful long-term match.

SUPPORT: As a job seeker, there are no fees - we are here to support and assist you in finding that successful long-term match. We pride ourselves on being partners and guides with our candidates and clients as we develop an intelligent, hand-tailored process that does not waste their time.

See more information about open positions on our Goodwin Recruiting website:

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Job Description

Director of Finance

We are a third party administrator (TPA) with a career opportunity for a DIRECTOR OF FINANCE with human resources experience in Oakland.

Job Description

As Director of finance, you oversee all financial and accounting activities including financial analysis, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial reporting. In addition you administer key areas related to human resources in conjunction with outside legal and human resources consulting firms, and with senior management.

  • Manage the monthly/annual financial close process, ensuring financials and all controls are in accordance with GAAP.

  • Lead the Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting process.

  • Maintain current and accurate ledgers, complete monthly bank and credit card reconciliations, oversee payables disbursements and daily deposits.

  • Oversee trust accounts and issue daily, weekly, and monthly reports to clients.

  • Prepare and process payroll using the Paychex Flex cloud-based payroll system.

  • Maintain an internal accounting procedures manual.

  • Coordinate timely filing of tax returns with outside CPA firm.

  • Create reports out of Payroll Software (Paychex) and perform downloads, uploads, and ad hoc reports in Peachtree.

  • Ensure compliance with HR policies and procedures.

  • Maintain personnel files.

  • Prepare new hire and termination paperwork.

  • Manage employee benefits programs.

  • Respond to employment verifications.

  • Respond to claims from the Employment Development Department.

  • And other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field.

  • CPA desirable.

  • PHR/SPHR certifications desirable.

  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in financial administration and accounting and management. Cost accounting experience highly desirable.

  • Polished communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have intermediate to advanced Excel skills (VLookup, Pivot Tables, etc).

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and a team player.


We know that our greatest asset is our people. We strive to empower our employees to take on rewarding challenges, focus on client solutions and be drivers of innovation as our industry evolves. We consider our employees family and not only embrace diversity, but seek it out in all forms.

  • We offer a medical, dental, and vision package.

  • We offer a 401k retirement plan.

  • Our employees enjoy company paid and voluntary life insurance.

  • We have health and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Our employees earn PTO at 10 PTO days per year, which start accruing after 90 days.

  • 9 holidays during the calendar year.

Be the next all-star on our team of experts and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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