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Finance and HR Manager

$55,000 annual salary

The Arts Council of Fort Worth, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, is seeking a full-time Finance and Resource Manager to ensure organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial and human resource functions which includes the Fort Worth Public Art Program and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. For over 50 years, the Arts Council has been dedicated to its mission to create an environment that promotes, nurtures, and supports the arts in the Fort Worth.

The Finance and Human Resource Manager reports directly to the President of the Arts Council and is responsible for data entry, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, managing the organization’s HR benefits, contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. This position will work closely with the President, our leadership team and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors. Salary is commensurate with professional experience. Benefits include 401K and group health package.



  • Full charge bookkeeping with working knowledge of fund accounting.
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; and oversee all financial, projects/program and grants accounting.
  • Coordinate the annual audit process, work with the auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the President and management team; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep the President and Finance Committee abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the staff and Board of Trustees.
  • Manage general supplies for the office.
  • Administrative support for Arts Council events and programs.
  • Ensure accurate records are maintain on all contractual agreements and insurance requirements.

Human Resources

  • Manage all functions of payroll and staff benefits packets.
  • Ensure accurate records are maintained for all staff and are in compliance.
  • Assist in analysis of salary and wage adjustments in the budgeting process.
  • Oversee evaluation process and employee assessment.
  • Make recommendations to Senior Leadership of changes to process/structure.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 2 years’ experience in full charge bookkeeping (accounting degree may substitute).
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Outlook including Excel, Microsoft Word, Access
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; knowledge and experience in nonprofit accounting preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management implementing best practices.
  • Knowledge of tax and other compliance implications of non-profit status.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Budget development and oversight experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
  • Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment.
  • Excellent people manager, open to direction with a collaborative work style & commitment to get the job done.
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view; persuasive with details and facts.
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment.

To apply, please include a cover letter and resume to rachel@artscouncilfw.org.



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