Resources for Abortion Delivery

Position: Finance Specialist

Location: Fully Remote (U.S.)

Overtime Status: Exempt

Reports To: Chief Operating Officer

Starting Salary Range: 80-100k

Desired Start Date: September 15, 2023

Hours per week (average): 40


About Us

RAD promotes the continued existence and resiliency of the U.S. abortion delivery sector so that abortion seekers have timely and equitable access to quality abortion care. We distribute resources to abortion providers to maximize abortion access. Our resources include funding and free technical support, free legal services, and funder services. RAD has delivered resources to over half of the country’s independent abortion providers, supporting clinics in almost 50 states. Our strategic, pragmatic, and impact-focused team brings over 100 years of combined experience in reproductive health and abortion rights, and currently includes 12 full-time staff members working remotely across the U.S. 


Position Summary

The Finance Specialist, a new position at RAD, will execute a range of financial responsibilities to ensure the effective financial management of RAD, a fiscally sponsored project within Hopewell Fund. This position will process and monitor RAD’s financial transactions, prepare budgets and reports, and interface with Hopewell’s account and finance teams, with the aim of preventing errors and promoting efficient communication and use of staff time. The Finance Specialist will also support RAD’s Funding and Technical Assistance (FTA) program by assisting with the review and analysis of financial data submitted by abortion provider applicants and grantees that seek and/or receive RAD support


RAD staff work as a nimble team. This position has regular ongoing responsibilities but is also flexible and adapts quickly to changing priorities.


Responsibilities and Tasks 

Prepare Budgets, Reconciliations, and Reports

  • Execute annual budgeting process and produce customized quarterly budget reports and associated documentation

  • Maintain FTA program grant and loan fund balances, produce periodic reports and reconciliations

  • Prepare grant proposal budgets and reports in accordance with donor and fiscal sponsor requirements

  • Support COO/ED/leadership in long range financial forecasting and planning

Monitor, Reconcile, and Process Financial Transactions

  • Communicate verbally and in writing with RAD’s fiscal sponsor regarding grant and loan fund subgrant agreements and financial transitions, document and ensure timely and accurate disbursements and loan and grant repayments; set meeting agendas and coordinate/track completion of follow-up items

  • Review monthly financial statements prepared for RAD by our fiscal sponsor

  • Confirm transactions against internal records 

  • Reconcile variances

  • Flag errors and confirm accurate resolution

  • Process staff expenses and receipts and accounts payable 

  • Process and monitor contracts and MOUs


Review and Analyze Financial Data

  • Maintain and analyze RAD’s financial health indicator data and prepare annual financial health indicator reports 

  • Review/analyze grant and loan financial statements from applicants and grantees; enter relevant metrics into SF records and support FTA team’s evaluation of financial data

  • Support internal program monitoring, learning and evaluation activities by conducting periodic analyses of facility financial data 



Streamline Internal Processes

  • Support continuous responsiveness and improvement of RAD systems 

  • Work with with the COO and FTA Program team to identify and execute more streamlined processes and record keeping especially with respect to internal tracking and reconciliations

  • Conduct periodic internal record reviews to support the COO and FTA program team to maintain accurate internal records 

  • Partner with the COO to advocate and negotiate with our fiscal sponsor finance team around project needs, including working directly with our fiscal sponsor to address issues and to identify and execute process improvements, as needed


Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

  • Finance experience: Minimum 3 years with finance administration, with at least 1 year in a mid-level or higher role 

  • Applied technical knowledge: Thorough understanding of nonprofit accounting practices and functions, including real-world experience applying non-profit accounting principles to day-to-day financial, budgeting, and operational business needs

  • Problem-solving ability: Experience proposing and implementing thorough but flexible solutions and to resolve accounting problems 

  • Management skills: Ability to represent and advocate for program interests regarding financial matters with RAD’s fiscal sponsor; and to lead and direct the execution of financial process/tasks across teams and roles

  • Communication skills: Strong oral and written communicator. Experience communicating financial information and concepts to non-expert staff verbally and in writing 

  • Proficiency or ability to quickly gain proficiency with Google applications (including Gmail, Google drive, Google docs, and Google sheets), Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Team player with a commitment to reproductive rights, protecting abortion access, and equity.

  • Handles sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.


Valued Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

The following are preferred but not required:


  • Certification in accounting or related accreditation 

  • Experience in small business accounting 

  • Experience in a small team, remote work environment


Starting salary range for this position is $80,000-100,000. Maximum salary with tenure is $120,000 and is adjusted annually for inflation.



Hopewell Fund offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in a 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 160 hours (4 weeks) of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment. All employees of Hopewell Fund are required to complete timesheets. 


Additional benefits include: 

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Base-term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

  • Flexible spending account for medical and dependent care

  • Up to $1500/year (gross) remote work stipend

  • Up to $500/year for professional development

  • Up to $200 for a new smartphone every 2 years, and up to $75/month for cell phone plan


How to Apply

Submit your application via RAD’s website. Please submit a resume, cover letter that describes your interest in the position and what you would bring to this role, and fill out the short application questions on our site. All material submissions are due by August 1, 2023. Due to our limited staff, please no application inquiries via phone or email. If you require additional accommodations to submit your application, please email Resume reviews and phone screens will be conducted on a rolling basis, and first round interviews will start the week of July 17. 

Hopewell Fund and RAD believe in the power of diverse and inclusive organizations. We strongly encourage candidates from across the full spectrum of identity, background, and experience to apply.


Hopewell Fund Careers

Resources for Abortion Delivery is a project of Hopewell Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Hopewell Fund is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Hopewell Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.


The physical requirements of this position are as follows: job duties may be modified as necessary to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to operate a computer and use a cellphone

  • Ability to work from the computer virtually for long periods of time

  • Employee may be asked to communicate with external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email

  • Ability to travel to in-person meetings in the U.S. up to 3 times a year 


COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Hopewell Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except as otherwise prohibited by relevant state or local law. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at