Senior Director of Finance


Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2026, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.

Repair is building a national Jewish service movement that mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic national service campaigns, digital engagement, and service. Our mission provides volunteers with an increased connection to meaningful service and learning as a Jewish value, builds capacity for nonprofit partners to meet their missions, and deepens connections across lines of difference.

Position Overview

Repair the World is seeking an experienced financial professional as our next Senior Director of Finance. The Senior Director of Finance will be a strategic thought-partner to the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Team, as well as a strong and motivating manager to their team of direct reports that includes  a Controller and Staff Accountant. The successful candidate will have experience working in a complex nonprofit environment with multiple program sites and familiarity with grants management and reporting.

The Senior Director of Finance will be responsible for financial leadership in the organization and overseeing the finance department. This position will be on Repair’s national team and will ideally be located in one of Repair’s communities (Atlanta, Baltimore, Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Colorado, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Pittsburgh) with a preference for New York. The Senior Director of Finance reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Position Responsibilities

Financial Leadership

  • Collaborate with the COO on preparation for the Finance and Audit and Risk committees.
  • Oversee and lead the annual process of creating an organizational budget.

Financial Review and Analysis

  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process. Liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the Board of Directors; assess any recommendations.
  • Oversee monthly/quarterly close of books and review and analyze monthly/quarterly financials.
  • Review and plan for cash flows for short and medium term.
  • Review monthly actuals for all budgets.
  • Review/prepare grant reports and proposals with the Development team.
  • Review year-end financials and supporting schedules to prepare for the annual audit.
  • Ensuring staffing plans are aligned with the budget.

Transactional Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review financial statement account adjustments.
  • Review selective invoice payments, expense reimbursements and revenue booking.
  • Review cash balances and transactions at random.
  • Review stock transfers and related transactions.


  • Lead weekly team and individual meetings with direct reports.
  • Meetings with other teams to address issues related to invoice payments, cash receipts, banking, grants managements, etc.
  • Review the finance department’s technology needs, assess and implement new additions and improved systems as needed.
  • Review financial processes and internal controls, access and update as needed.


Position Requirements

Some qualified applicants may not have all the skills or experience listed below. We encourage you to apply if you meet the majority of the requirements.

  • 10+ years of professional experience in accounting or financial management roles, including experience in complex nonprofit environments with multiple program sites. 
  • Excellent managerial skills and ability to motivate their team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.
  • Experience with grants management including compliance and reporting.
  • Strong computer skills must be proficient with Excel, Google Suite and accounting systems. Working knowledge of Intacct, Nexonia and Slack is a plus.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a thoughtful and concise cover letter here. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes candidates who identify as Black, Latinx, Asian, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi or MIzrahi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender non-conforming or gender non-binary people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.

Repair provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.


Compensation at Repair the World is determined based on the salary band for the role and adjusted based on cost of living where the final candidate resides.  The ideal candidate lives in one of Repair’s communities, although qualified remote candidates will be considered. For candidates with 10+ years of experience, compensation for this role starts between $150,000 – $160,000. Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays; employer pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents; retirement matching, and professional development funds. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least six months are eligible for 16 weeks of paid parental leave. 

Application Process

The process for the hired applicant will include the following steps:

  • Submission of a resume and a thoughtful and concise cover letter.
  • Applicants moved forward will have a first-round screening interview with a member of Repair’s People and Culture team.  
  • Applicants that move forward from a first-round interview will have a second round with a member of Repair’s Financial Consulting team. 
  • The final round interview will be with Repair’s President & CEO and another member of Repair’s Executive Team.
  • All finalists will need to provide 2 professional references.