Financial Manager - Bridge Refugee Services, Inc. (Full-Time Position)


  • Bachelor's degree in an accounting field, or equivalent experience
  • Licensed Certified Public Accounting in State of Tennessee preferred
  • Experienced in managing accounting systems including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll
  • Experience in budget preparation, management and reporting
  • Experience in managing and monitoring state and federal contracts and reporting requirements 
  • Experience in financial management with a nonprofit organization preferred


  • Develop and implement financial policy and accounting procedures
  • Prepare federal payroll tax reports and state unemployment tax reports
  • Prepare W-2s, W-3s, W-4s, 1099s, and 1096s as required by IRS
  • Prepare miscellaneous tax returns, surveys, and financial information forms as requested administrative forms necessary for business reporting
  • Develop internal expense reporting forms, payroll personnel forms, timesheets, and other administrative forms necessary for business reporting
  • Maintain financial supporting documentation and files, including copies of checks, invoices, contracts, and leases
  • Monitor daily cash balance and move funds between savings and checking as needed
  • Monitor financial transactions and expenditures to assure they comply with company policies and procedures, and inform the board of any significant violations.
  • Prepare accounts payable checks
  • Prepare payroll deductions for health insurance premiums, if needed
  • Prepare payroll checks
  • Reconcile the checking account; follow-upon outstanding checks 
  • Prepare billing to the Tennessee Office of Refugees- TOR, Episcopal Migration Ministries- EMM-IRP, and EMM-MG
  • Monitor the receipt of incoming cash from billings; follow-up on late receipts
  • Prepare monthly general journal entries to adjust bank accounts, taxes, and depreciation, as needed
  • Update monthly accruals for payables and receivables
  • Maintain fixed asset schedules
  • Maintain a schedule of advances
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and prepare the general leader
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, and share them with the Board of Directors
  • Participate in quarterly board meetings, or any meetings with board members as requested, to discuss financial statements and budgets, and respond to questions that arise
  • Compare and monitor budgets to accrual results
  • Close out accounts at year-end, prepare year-end trail balance, and enter the post-closing entries as determined by the independent auditor
  • Prepare annual audit schedules, analyze confirmations and audit samples in cooperation with independent auditor
  • Implement recommendations made by independent auditors and federal monitors
  • Maintain good working relationships with financial staff of our funding sources and with our bank representatives
  • Report on finances, present financial statements and budget to Board of Directors, and respond to their questions and direction
  • Other assignments as requested by Executive Director and/or Board of Directors

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Reports to: The Board of Directors

Location: 3839 Buffat Mill Rd Knoxville, TN 37914

How to apply: Send your resume, cover letter and three references including suerpvisors / coworkers to the Executive Director Drocella Mugorewera at