Finance Director

Heartly House is currently recruiting for a Finance Director

The Finance Director will play a critical role in the organization’s leadership team to make strategic decisions related to the fiscal operations of Heartly House as the organization continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

This position is a key driver of our continued organizational success and will be responsible for financial oversight and management of the organization’s funding, including grant management. The selected candidate must have nonprofit grant accounting experience and will be required to manage the financial aspects of approximately 40 grants.

Responsibilities also include production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing/review of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in flawless audits. This position is a member of the Heartly House Leadership Team, and, as such, contributes to the strategic vision of the organization and provides expert guidance and advice to the President and Executive Director.

Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Develops, manages and oversees all financial activities of the organization in coordination with the Executive Director
  • Formulates an annual budget, working with the program directors and President/Executive Director
  • Provides the Finance Committee Chair of the Heartly House Board of Directors with monthly financial reports that accurately reflect the reconciled status of accounts and variances to the annual budget
  • Coordinates all work on the annual financial audit
  • Works with program directors and the grant manager on all phases of grant budgeting- development, monthly tracking, and reporting
  • Prepares and submits all monthly, quarterly and/or annual financial reports, as required by each grant
  • Provides guidance and advice to the Heartly House Leadership Team on financial best practices and ensures all transactions adhere to these practices
  • Monitors the status of the organization’s investment fund and provides recommendations to the Finance Committee on investment strategies in concert with the fund advisor semi-annually
  • Conducts monthly financial close 
  • Develops and maintains a calendar of financial events that shows all grants and other reporting due dates
  • Reviews the work products of the bookkeeper to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of their work

Candidate Qualifications

  • Must have previous experience in nonprofit grant accounting and audits, preferably for a minimum of five years
  • Professional accounting experience at a senior level
  • Licensed CPA preferred
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks accounting software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to explain accounting and budgeting terminology in layperson terms

This is an exempt, full-time position that reports directly to the President and Executive Director. This position is based in Frederick, MD, but may offer remote working options during COVID. The salary range for this position is $68,000-72,000. We would like the person to start as soon as possible, but understand that due to the holidays, an early January 2021 start may make the most sense.

If interested, please contact Amanda Haddaway, HR Answerbox at

Crisis Worker Position

This position reports directly to the Crisis Services Director.


  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required.  Must be able to work with a broad diversity of people and have a professional demeanor.
  • Must be organized, responsible, reliable, professional, and punctual.
  • Must be able to travel to meetings and trainings.
  • BA or equivalent combination of education, skills, and experience.
  • Crisis Intervention experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of Heartly House training sessions.
  • Requires some evening/weekend/holiday hours.



  • Complete general duties assigned  to Crisis Workers 
    • Provide support, education on the dynamics of abuse, and referrals via the crisis hotline to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
    • Respond to Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) calls and administer lethality screens and danger assessments while working with victims.
    •  Provide in-person crisis intervention sessions to victims.
    • Be available to sheltered clients in crisis.
    • Provide court and medical accompaniments as needed.
    • Assist with data entry for statistical purposes as needed.
    • Perform administrative duties, as necessary, and assist in maintaining the day-to-day functioning of the crisis hotline. 
    • Maintain relationships with other department staff, law enforcement, and other direct service agencies.
    • Assist with other hotline-related tasks, as needed.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Crisis Services Director, as needed.


If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Shannon Jones, Crisis Services Director, at