Finance & Hr Manager

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

LMCC seeks a permanent full-time Finance & HR Manager to join immediately. Reporting to the Executive Director, Finance & Administration, this person will have primary responsibility for managing the administration and operations of LMCC, including finance, general administration and human resources. This individual may also represent LMCC in external partnerships from time to time.

  • Develops Budget drafts for annual budget and grant proposals

  • Prepares quarterly Budget Forecasts, including Budget to Actuals

  • Prepares quarterly Balance Sheet reports with comparative year data

  • Updates Cash Flow actuals and projections monthly

  • Enters all checks, cash and other deposits into QuickBooks and prints checks and prepares for signatures; sends/distributes checks as needed

  • Enters and processes all LMCC invoice requests and drops off deposits at bank after deposit has been reviewed and authorized

  • Assists in reconciling all bank accounts, credit cards, postage meter and petty cash (monthly)

  • Processes and tracks petty cash requests; maintains and replenishes petty cash balance

  • Processes year-end 1099 forms, and 1096 form

  • Assists in generating independent contractor agreements as needed

  • Maintains relationships with general LMCC vendors and corresponds with vendors regarding bills and other items

  • Works with the Executive Director, Finance & Administration to develop and oversee the organization’s Human Resources policies and procedures and ensures compliance with the law

  • Manages the LMCC internship program

  • Assists in the hiring and termination processes

  • Manages the orientation of new staff/interns including meet and greet, office procedures and systems, and required paperwork and forms

  • Maintains HR/Personnel folders, including Time Off records and maintains Office Guidelines Manual and Intern Handbook

  • Manages the annual Professional Development / Performance Review process

  • Serves as support staff for organization-wide events as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Administration, Nonprofit Management, or related fields

  • 3 years experience in the field

  • Working knowledge of budget planning and forecasting, bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP)

  • Excellent organizational, written, verbal and analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other agencies and the public.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workload and meet deadlines, as well as manage details while being graceful and diplomatic.

  • Strong interest and/or knowledge of the diverse artistic disciplines LMCC presents and communities we serve.

  • Proficiency using Mac OS, Quickbooks, Salesforce or equivalent database and Asana or task management tool

How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, stating how you heard about the position and your qualifications to Diego Segalini, Finance & Administration at jobs[at] Please title the email “Finance & HR Manager: YOUR NAME.” No phone calls please. Only those we wish to interview will be contacted. Salary commensurate with experience. Includes an attractive benefits package.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment, and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. To learn more about LMCC, visit

Posted on April 5