Director of Finance and Administration, Public Interest Law Center of Phila

Posted by on October 08, 2012

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER OF PHILADELPHIA—Director of Finance and Administration Position Available Immediately

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, a nationally-renowned public interest law firm devoted to equality and systemic change, seeks a Director of Finance and Administration.

The Director of Finance and Administration reports directly to the Executive Director (ED) and is responsible for the following areas: financial management, human resources, administration, facilities and IT; and works in conjunction with the Executive Director in business planning, budgeting and staffing.  For a copy of the job description see

Applicants must have a Bachelors’ degree in accounting and 5-7 years’ experience, including nonprofit experience.   The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of FASB 116 and FASB 117 in addition to generally accepted accounting principles.  The position requires an ability to work independently in a job that contains few repetitive transactions.  Candidates must have a high degree of comfort in managing cash flow, knowledge of Microsoft Office and Peachtree software and excellent communications and interpersonal skills.  The Director of Finance and Administration is an essential member of our team and is expected to share a strong interest in and commitment to the Law Center’s mission and projects.

The position is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is available immediately.  The salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates who are minorities or with a disability to apply.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, a resume with salary requirements and at least three references by mail or email to:

Jennifer R. Clarke
Executive Director
Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia
United Way Building
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 For more information, visit us at

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