Senior Finance Associate

Net Impact

Net Impact is currently seeking a fast-moving, extremely organized, and thoughtful professional to serve as its Senior Finance Associate. The Senior Associate will partner with the Senior Manager, Finance and Operations to execute all aspects of finance at Net Impact.

This is an exceptional opportunity for those who are interested in nonprofit or small business financial management and have the aspiration to develop in a fast-faced organization positioned for significant growth. The ideal candidate will be a system-oriented thinker who has 2 to 3 years of experience in financial projections, budget management and data analysis.

Major responsibilities include: 

  • Work with manager to execute all finance and accounting operations including but not limited to supporting the annual budgeting process, monthly and quarterly financial projection process, restricted grant management and reporting, expense tracking, cash management, budget to actual board reporting and the annual audit
  • Produce internal financial management reports, including key financial metrics and regular reporting
  • Support manager in developing and managing program budgets and developing ongoing projections with staff
  • Support the preparation of the outsourced annual tax filings for the IRS (Form 990) and California (Form 199)
  • Support the management of Net Impact system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures and educate and assist team with the stated policies
  • Conduct ad hoc financial analysis as required and complete ad hoc projects as needed

Overall Qualifications / Requirements:

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about efficiency and effectiveness, and has a background executing finance activities at a similar sized or larger organization. Direct nonprofit accounting experience is strongly preferred. Candidates without this experience should highlight their exposure to nonprofit accounting through academics or volunteer positions.

In addition, successful candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to work efficiently and fast, be nimble in the face of change and hold a positive and collaborative attitude. Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal) are also a must.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2 to 3 years of finance/accounting-related experience, ideally in a nonprofit organization
  • High standards for excellence and exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven analytic abilities, including quantitative analysis, proficiency with Excel
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for optimizing processes and understanding all aspects of finance management
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to establish and meet goals and objectives; skilled at project management
  • Shows great personal discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality on financial information
  • Deep commitment to Net Impact’s mission to inspire and equip emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world

To Apply

Please send the following application materials directly to Applications without all materials or submitted via other channels will not be considered. Please write your name and the title for this position (“Your name – Senior Finance Associate”) in the subject line of your email. 

  1. Thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Salary expectations

Hours: Full-time

Location: Oakland, CA, USA

Compensation: Salary range for this position is $56,000 to $60,000 annually depends on experience. Competitive benefits package available, including medical, vision and dental insurance, flexible vacation and more.

About Net Impact

Net Impact inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. Today’s students and emerging professionals will bring positive change to the world’s most pressing challenges. Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for these future change makers. Our programs help new leaders broaden their thinking, build their networks, and scale their impact beyond just individual actions. Simple ideas become powerful initiatives with real impact. In addition, the annual Net Impact Conference is renowned as a premier inspirational gathering for next-generation leaders who want to transform the world. With more than 400 chapters in nearly 50 countries, the Net Impact network is a diverse and determined force for good. Their local actions create ripples that reach tens of thousands of individuals and make an impact on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Please visit to learn more about our work.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Net Impact encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our mission and making impact.

Net Impact is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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