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Your Next Career Change Could Change Lives.

They say that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. And when it comes to working with our Green Chair team? We couldn’t agree more.

The only thing more fulfilling than the work we do is who we get to work with. Through our daily collaborations with impassioned local leaders, dedicated teammates and tireless volunteers alike, our organization sponsors life-changing opportunities for our neighbors who need them the most. Explore the open nonprofit positions we’re hiring for in Raleigh, NC today!

View our open opportunities here

“If you’ve been considering a change, we invite you to pull up a chair and be a part of something so much bigger than a 9 to 5. Explore our open positions below to claim your seat at our table, or connect with our team directly to discuss other upcoming opportunities to #DoGoodWithGreenChair.”

Rae Marie Czuhai, Chief Advancement Officer
Meet Our Team
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Benefits of Being On Our Team


The Green Chair Project offers a 401k benefit and will match up to 3%.


The starting number of PTO and holidays. The Green Chair Project also offers paid Parental/Caregiver and Medical Leave benefits.


The amount The Green Chair Project pays towards employee health insurance premiums plus 100% for Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability/Life Insurance for each employee.


The amount of caring team members you’ll be working with at The Green Chair Project.

Open Positions

No matter the job description, the mission remains the same: Furnishing Homes, Changing Lives. Every individual plays an integral role in the impactful work we do – and the influence of their dedication is felt in every aspect of our execution. Our team goes the extra mile for our Wake County families because we know it moves our entire community farther. If you’ve been looking for nonprofit jobs in NC that truly make a difference? Your next stop should be our front door!

Chief Financial Officer

Job Title/Position: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Salary: $85K to $95K
Reports to: CEO


Job Description


The Chief Financial Officer oversees the planning, implementation, managing and execution of all financial, data and HR processes of The Green Chair Project, including but not limited to budgeting, forecasting, data analytics, regulatory reporting and compliance. As part of the executive management team, they will have interaction with various members of the organization.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Finance & Accounting (90%):

  • Provide strategic, financial recommendations to the leadership team.
  • Prepare financial forecasting and budgets, and all financial and licensing reporting (Secretary of State).
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep leadership and board abreast of The Green Chair Project’s financial status.
  • Manage and will be responsible for all accounts, ledgers, financial software and reporting systems ensuring policies and procedures are in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements to include but not limited to: IRS and state income tax standards for 501(c)3, Federal grant compliance and reporting standards.
  • Responsible for tracking cash, investments, payables, receivables, funds availability with grants and asset management.
  • Responsible for bookkeeping activities such as monthly closing of books to include entering transactions into General Ledgers (credit card, receipts, etc).
  • Report sales tax for organization and adhere to reporting requirements due to retail needs of the organization.
  • Process and manage bi-monthly payroll for organization; including retirement plan administration and reporting.
  • Review and update all financial policies and procedures by making recommendations for approval to the finance committee.
  • Provide direction and management to the outsourced accounting firm as needed; Supervise the annual audit and tax preparation by firm.
  • Assist resource development leadership in preparing budgets for grant proposals which fit into the organizational strategy.
  • Provide staff training in the areas of budget development, budget management, fiscal accountability, finance procedures and more.
  • Will track, monitor, analyze and report data in the following areas: programs, accounting, bookkeeping and payroll data, as well as serve as well as the primary contact for grant and funder reporting data. This includes identifying and understanding what additional data should be actively pursued or tracked to inform decision-making.
  • Collaborates with all departments to be the central repository for all organizational metrics.
  • Manages and oversees risk management of the organization; discusses insurance needs with board for approval annually.
  • Serve as liaison to the Finance Committee.
  • Recruit, select and engage finance staff, consultants, benefits administrators and auditors.

Human Resources (10%):

  • Review, update and develop HR policies and procedures, with help of additional resources as needed.
  • Manages benefits strategy process with HR Consultant annually; works with finance committee for approval.
  • Conduct onboarding of new employees for E-Verify, Payroll, work with IT, nametags, business cards from start to finish.
  • Administer 401K.
  • Maintain HR records: employee files, payroll changes, PTO records, etc.
  • Manage worker’s comp process-collect incident forms and treatment of staff.

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business or Accounting).
  • 8+ year experience in non-profit financial management.
  • Proven experience and thorough knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices, processes, and procedures of non-profit organizations to include, but not
    limited to payroll, reporting, budgets, GL, etc.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills required.
  • Understanding of grant processes and documentation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically with Excel to include knowledge of data manipulation, pivot tables, importing data, exporting data production of charts, use macros and functions including Lookup functions.
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online; PayChex strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills-ability to prioritize work, multitask and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a small, non-profit work environment that is fast paced and ever
  • Strong team player and willing to help others across the organization.
  • Committed to the organization’s mission, vision and principles.
  • Knowledge and experience in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging practices.
  • Prior experience working with people experiencing or who have experienced poverty, homelessness, crisis and/or disaster.

Physical demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds (moving of audit files, etc) occasionally.
  • Being present and available to assist when called upon on-including bending, twisting,
    lifting occasionally.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of physical activity on your feet (32,000 sf building).

Travel required:

  • Minimal travel in town, local errands for organizations.
  • Travel to training/professional opportunities, as needed.

EEO statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or other reasons prohibited by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination and opportunity policy extends to employment, use of all company facilities, membership, board service and leadership, volunteerism, participation in any of the organizations programs or services and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.

NOTE: The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required in order to perform the work. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Interested In Giving Beyond Working Here?

If you’re unable to be a part of our in-house team, we’d love your support in many other ways. Any gift counts in helping a child sleep soundly or furnishing a family in need here in Wake county. Your time, treasures, and talents offered through volunteering are always welcomed. Find out how you can help today.