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Open Positions

Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director

Reports To: Executive Director of St. Francis Seraph Ministries (SFSM), a nonprofit organization building upon the legacy of the Franciscan Friars in service to the poor and marginalized in Over-the-Rhine.

Position Summary: The Finance Director supervises the financial operations and is the chief financial contact for the organization. The Finance Director provides leadership in strategic and tactical matters that relate to budget formation, cost benefit analysis, forecasting, and overall financial matters of the Ministries. This is a full-time exempt position.


  • Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity. Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Monitor banking activities of the organization. Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and program directors to design an annual operating budget.
  • Oversee the production of monthly reports including reconciliations with funders and pension plan requirements, as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by senior management, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors.
  • Monitor banking activities of the organization. Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports; reports to funding agencies; development and monitoring of organizational and grant budgets.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.
  • Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits.
  • Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors and the preparation of the annual financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state, and other required supplementary schedules and information.
  • Interface with auditors for the completion of an annual IRS 990.
  • Assess the benefits of prospective contracts and advise the team on programmatic design and implementation matters as they relate to finances.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting
  • 5 or more years of experience in financial oversight and management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with diverse groups of people
  • Experience in the nonprofit field preferred, but not required
  • Commitment to the mission and values of SFSM

Competitive salary and benefits package.

ApplicantsPlease send cover letter and resume to Mary Pat Raupach at On the subject line of your email, please type Finance Director.

 St. Francis Seraph Ministries
1615 Republic Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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