WRC has the current position available.

WRC is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, LGBTQIA, and other candidates that will support our commitment to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

POSITION: Director of Finance

HIRING RANGE: $82,000 – $101,500 based on qualifications, certifications and experience


The Director of Finance plays a crucial role in the success of Women’s Resource Center (WRC). Reporting to the CEO and serving on the leadership team, the Director of Finance will drive key financial and administrative functions to ensure that WRC has the financial model needed to continue WRC’s success and impact.

About WRC

Founded in 1974, Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is dedicated to providing the highest quality supportive services, counseling, shelter, transitional housing and education to women, children and men involved in or threatened by domestic violence or sexual assault in North San Diego County. For 49 years we have helped victims/survivors escape, rebuild their lives after abuse, gain economic independence; and stopped the cycle of violence in our community, through empowerment, and education of the next generation.


We are searching for an experienced leader with strong interpersonal skills and eye for the continuous improvement of organizational finances. The Director of Finance will possess strong  financial acumen, enabling them to serve as partner to departmental leaders responsible for playing a role in the organization’s finances. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high impact organization.


Strategic Financial Leadership 

  • With the CEO, Deputy Director, Development Director, Residential Director and the Board, the Director of Finance will support the implementation of the organization’s  strategic plan with a particular focus on financial sustainability
  • Lead ongoing strategic financial planning and analysis effort; provide analysis and  guidance to the CEO and Board to enable good decision making, ensure sustainability,  and mitigate risk
  • Lead the financial evaluation and due diligence of potential growth opportunities,  bringing in the CEO and Board members as necessary
  • Analyze strengths and weaknesses of the organization’s finances
  • Propose correction action plans when necessary
  • Prepare financial forecasts to drive decision making about future investments and  projects

Finance and Development 

  • Co-direct with the CEO the development and implementation of short- and long-term  fiscal planning and budgets, with a focus on the overall financial success of the  organization
  • Collate financial reporting for all donor segments, and oversee all financial  project/program grants accounting
  • Review compliance on major government grants and provide oversight of expenses,  predicting needs, and ensuring fiscal responsibility
  • Prepare budgets and financial reports for grants in partnership with the Development  Director and CEO
  • Provide detailed reports on financial performance to department directors Financial Oversight 
  • Oversee the preparation and delivery of financial reports and projections to the CEO,  Board of Directors, funders, and auditors
  • Oversee the preparation of department budgets and regular department expense reports • Analyze and interpret financial results and trends
  • Oversee cash forecasting and management, oversee annual budgeting process and annual  audit process
  • Ensure financial controls, policies, and procedures are in place and updated • Ensure effective management of relationships with financial institutions, investment  advisors and other vendors
  • Serve as a key liaison to the Board for all financial matters and participate in monthly  Board and Finance Committee meetings

Administration and Operations 

  • Manage the vision and accountability for the annual performance of the organization’s  finance team, promoting best practices that enable WRC to deliver on its mission • Oversee financial activities and compliance, including fiscal grant administration • Lead, develop, and empower the team to foster a culture of collaboration, learning, and  support
  • Oversee WRC’s risk management and compliance responsibilities, implementing policies  and systems that ensure the organization is in full compliance with federal, state, and  local requirements
  • Oversee compliance across WRC including contract review, reporting requirements,  business licenses and investor relations.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, ideally with a CPA  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management
  • A track record in grants financial management
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP for Nonprofits and Federal Accounting Standards • Expert knowledge of accounting software, particularly QBO and Bill.com, and financial  analysis
  • Strong organizational skills and aptitude for data and information software, systems, and  process development
  • Ability to be self-directed, work well under pressure, be detail oriented and multitask • Understanding of and alignment with WRC’s values as an organization


  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Additional benefits, including short-term disability, life insurance, and long-term  disability and accident insurance
  • Generous leave policies with 16 paid holidays

WRC is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employment at WRC is based upon individual  qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability status, sexual  orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to: stephanie.miller@wrcsd.org