Mar 27, 2022

Associate Director of Finance (HYBRID)

  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
  • Andover, MA, USA
Full-Time Finance/Accounting

Job Description

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (“GSEMA”) is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Associate Director of Finance.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, the full-time Associate Director of Finance will support various aspects of the financial management for GSEMA revenue cycles including, but not limited to, investments, retail sales, program revenues, and donations. A strong non-profit accounting background is an important skill set to bring with you to GSEMA. 

This position is a hybrid work arrangement, with a GSEMA office located in Andover, MA with travel to other GSEMA locations as needed.

As a member of the Finance team the Associate Director of Finance will:

  • Provide cross-department financial reporting oversight, including compliance, accounting, and reporting for all grants, restricted donations, and endowments.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing processes, the independent audit, tax returns, and other regulatory filings as needed.
  • Ensure transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and controls are followed; communicate exceptions to management.
  • Perform other accounting functions and reporting for internal and external reporting purposes.

Hiring Organization

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts


As the Associate Director of Finance, you have:

  • A college degree in Accounting with five (5) plus years of previous non-profit accounting work experience.
  • High proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word), including managing large data files utilizing Excel pivot tables.
  • The ability to effectively identify, analyze and solve practical problems and successfully manage a variety of variables and personalities; ability to adapt in a changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with team members and other functional areas to further council goals.
  • Demonstrated accuracy, thoroughness, and quality of work; excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to handle high-volume tasks; excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • The ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality.
  • The capacity to, independently and as part of a team, plan, organize and prioritize work, while managing multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A willingness to learn new skills, processes, and software applications and are self-motivated.

A plus if you have:

  • Experience with Abilia MIP system.
  • Experience with CampMinder, Netsuite, Salesforce, OpSuite, Doubleknot, and Raiser’s Edge systems.
  • Experience with data conversions related to system migrations and upgrades.

Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to lift and manipulate up to 15 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • May involve prolonged periods of sitting or working on a computer.
  • May need to ascend and descend stairs or ramps in office and other settings.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Industry/Service Area

Youth Development, Other




Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts offers a competitive benefits package including generous paid time off, health and dental insurance, training opportunities, and much more.
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Commitment to Health and Safety: COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

At Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, the physical and emotional safety of our Girl Scouts, our families, our volunteers, and our staff is our highest priority. We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to embody the Girl Scout Promise and Law, require us to be considerate and caring, courageous, and strong, responsible for what we say and do, respectful of ourselves and others, respectful of authority and act as a sister to every Girl Scout.  

As part of GSEMA’s commitment to health and safety, all employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 per GSEMA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. GSEMA will consider exemption requests from individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer

At Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, we strive to create transformative learning experiences and leadership opportunities for all girls. The threads of diversity and inclusion are woven tightly into our mission of supporting and nurturing girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

We hold firm in our belief that a culture of diversity and inclusion promotes unity, creates personal and professional growth opportunities for our employees, and supports safety and transformation for our volunteers and girls of all backgrounds.

Diversity and inclusion is more than an initiative; it is a set of shared values that defines the fabric of our mission.

Read more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging!

Application Instructions

When applying, along with your resume, please include a cover letter with salary expectations.

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