Chief Financial Officer | New Georgia Project

Website New Georgia Project

About NGP and NGPAF:

New Georgia Project (NGP) is a non-partisan, 501c3 nonprofit organization formed to register the unregistered people of color in the state of Georgia. Our work is based in registering and advocating for Georgians of color (Black, Latinos, Asian-Americans) while engaging them in the democratic process and participating in collective actions around common issue areas. Those issue areas include voting rights, quality and affordable health care, economic justice, civil rights and more.

New Georgia Project Action Fund (NGPAF) is NGP’s non-partisan, 501c4 affiliate organization. It was formed to increase the civic participation of underrepresented and underserved communities of color. NGPAF does this by engaging in local and state political campaigns, in support of, or opposition to, ballot measures, referendums, recalls, initiatives and candidacies for local and state offices.


Position Summary:

NGP and NGPAF are vibrant, independent, fast-paced, non-partisan voter registration and civic organizations that have seen explosive growth in the last twelve months and are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. NGP and NGPAF seek a passionate, collaborative, and innovative professional that will join the Organization as its Chief Financial Officer during an exciting time of transformation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Management & Staff Support
Collaborate with the executive team and board members regarding any financial recommendations and responsibilities.
Demonstrate a team-centered approach to management, through a sharp vision, clear responsibilities, and deep commitment to the mission and goals of NGPAF
Organizing through Partnerships & CollaborationMaintain financial structure of the business according to GAAP best practices

Manage the processes for financial budgets and forecasting, review for accuracy

Maintain ownership of invoicing and accounts receivable processes, including creating invoices

Track incoming deposits and apply payments to donor accounts in a timely manner

Investigate billing and payment discrepancies

Thoroughly review invoices that are sent out to customers for accuracy and professionalism

Oversee regulatory reporting, including tax compliance

Ensures compliance with all State and Federal regulations

Review and recommend process improvement within the accounting department

Planning, directing, coordinating all accounting operational functions

Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results

Providing information vital to the decision-making process

Support accounts payable and expense reconciliation processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of vendors, subcontractors, and other expenses

Provide additional support to team members and clients, as needed

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range is set at $130K-150K and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include three weeks of vacation to start and access to medical, dental and vision insurance, critical care insurance, short term and long term disability, as well as a 401K retirement plan with employer match.

Job requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required
Preferred 7 years’ experience with 3- 5 years’ experience in a Chief Financial Officer or Director role in non-profit or mid-sized companies
5+ years’ experience in QuickBooks
Financial/accounting experience working for a growing company
Experience in invoicing, payroll processing, or other business responsibilities
Proficient in Microsoft Office, and strong fluency with Excel formulas and function
Demonstrated ability to provide superior client service and build long-lasting relationships.
High accuracy and attention to detail while juggling multiple responsibilities and projects with competing deadlines.
Well developed sense of organizational and time management skills.
Experience managing external audits and investments

Desired Competencies

Demonstrated leadership capabilities.

Ability to work autonomously.

A strong commitment to results; “can-do” mindset with emphasis on accountability.

Sense of urgency while remaining calm under pressure.

Ability to troubleshoot for effective resolution.

Adaptable self-starter who can take appropriate initiative to drive for results.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills.

Able to collaborate effectively and positively interact with all levels of the organization.

Master’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential is highly preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of required degree

Scope and Impact:

The incumbent will have a passion and commitment for NGP’s and NGPAF’s missions, histories, and their work. They will understand how this role contributes to the overall missions, drawing inspiration for the position of Organizer from the community. The Chief Financial Officer will be an inspiring and empathic individual of unquestioned integrity, ethics and values, treating others with respect. Additionally, this position has recurring work situations that involve having a high degree of discretion. The need for accuracy and effective utilization of accepted programs and routines is high. Errors in judgment will waste resources and adversely impact performance.



Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Primarily works in an office environment with a desk, chair, and quality lighting.
Up to 25% travel required throughout the state.
Frequently required to sit for extended periods, reach with hands, fingers, and arms and speak and hear clearly.
Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate.
Additionally, NGP/AF is a 100% vaccinated workplace, as allowed for by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Proof of vaccination will be required upon acceptance of a job offer.


Limitations and Disclaimer:

The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/ or abilities. To perform this position successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.


NGP and NGPAF are equal opportunity employers. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

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