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Part-time Financial Manager

A financial manager/accountant is needed to support the Village of Love and Resistance

(VOLAR). This is a part time position of approximately 6- 8 hours per week, all virtual.

VOLAR’s mission is to co-create a cooperative community in East Baltimore owned by Black and

Brown people. We seek to build this cooperative community through the reclamation of land,

healing, reconnecting and building a base of community power. VOLAR is a non-profit 501c3 tax exempt organization located in Baltimore, MD seeking to support local hiring. The anticipated

date for hire is October 15 2023.

Job responsibilities:

• manage and report monthly on all accounts payable and accounts receivable

• pay invoices or bills or otherwise manage VOLAR’s cash balances

• process payroll

• set up, install, or provide training for a bookkeeping system or software for VOLAR

• support a collective process of preparing an annual budget

• be responsible for establishing or monitoring VOLAR’s internal controls

• identifying or communicating significant deficiencies or weaknesses in VOLAR’s systems

and procedures for ensuring the integrity of financial and accounting information

• prepare tax returns or other tax reports (e.g. Form 990, Form 1099)

• prepare Forms W-2 or W3

• assist with audit or annual review as needed

• prepare reports for funding applications and reporting as needed

• present quarterly financial reports to Leadership Council and annual financial updates to

general membership

Required experience/qualifications:

• Commitment to VOLAR’s mission around building community rooted in healing and


• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Computer literacy and comfort working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and

QuickBooks and other accounting software

• Ability to work some evenings and weekend hours

• Time management

• Written communication skills

• Diplomacy

• Willingness to engage in honest, constructive, mindful, and compassionate reciprocal

critique of self and work

Preferred experience/qualifications:

• Knowledge and/or experience in participatory budgeting

• Non-violent communication skills

• Telephone etiquette

• Attention to detail

• Experience and/or ability to approach problem-solving, and crisis intervention from a

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• Creativity and sense of humor

• Knowledge of Baltimore communities, history, issues and organizations. [Baltimore

residents are strongly encouraged to apply and given strong preference.]

Accountability process:

Financial manager/accountant:

• will meet bi-weekly with members of the Finance Committee of VOLAR to develop work


• update progress and obstacles and adjustments in work plan

• be supported in their growth initiatives

VOLAR respects hiring people who are Black, Indigenous, person of color, LGBTQIA+

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