Job Opportunities

Join the WakeEd Partnership team! Occasionally, we have full-time and part-time positions available. Open positions are listed below. If you are a student looking for a part-time internship, see our Internships page for more information.

Director of Finance (Part-Time)

Supervisor: President

General Job Description:Wake Education Partnership (WakeEd) is seeking a Director of Finance. This is a permanent, part-time position that will manage the organization’s financial operations, including oversight of accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, production of financial statements and reports, and advisement of the senior management team and Board of Directors on financial decisions. The Finance Director is responsible for monitoring and maintaining internal controls, while overseeing financial systems and compliance requirements. 10-15 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Payroll (automated through ADP); update leave requests submitted by full-time employees
  • Manage primary banking accounts and line of credit
  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger Entries
  • Prepare Weekly Cash Flow Forecast
  • Prepare Monthly Financial Statements
  • Insurance Requirements (personal property and liability, worker’s compensation, Directors and Officers)
  • Supporting documentation and scheduling of meetings for Finance Committee as staff liaison
  • Attend meetings of the Board of Directors (quarterly) and Finance Committee (5 meetings per year)
  • Work from WakeEd office at least ½ day (4 hours) per week with other work performed remotely as desired
  • Prepare 1099 Forms annually
  • Prepare Solicitation License annually
  • Prepare Sales-Tax Refund Request semi-annually
  • Work with staff to complete annual time study and prepare annual operating budget
  • Work closely with Finance Committee and Finance Committee Chair/Treasurer
  • Provide input to independent audit firm for preparation of Form 990 tax return
  • Provide requested documentation and support of independent audit firm for annual audit

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field required
  • 5+ years relevant work experience as a senior accountant or equivalent.
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP, audits, and other regulatory requirements in the financial field
  • Expert computer skills, including Microsoft Office, with advanced proficiency in Excel

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • 10-15 hours per week.
  • Office workspace and technology support provided.
  • Flexible schedule and telework options available.

Interested applicants, please email cover letter, resume and salary expectations to

WakeEd Partnership is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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  3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 100

  Raleigh, NC 27609 | (919) 821-7609

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3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 100

Raleigh, NC 27609 | (919) 821-7609