Director of Finance

Website Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires is an established, growing and widely-respected non-profit organization based in Bergen County, NJ that operates a residential summer camp in Wingdale, NY.

This position is responsible for the organization’s financial and accounting activities focused on payroll, payables, and non-tuition receivables. This is a full time position, reporting to the Director working closely with the Director of Operations, and the camp’s Finance Committee.

Education and Experience
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 4-7 years’ experience with a bachelor’s degree in accounting; non-profit accounting; and/or fund-accounting experience. A working knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite is desired but not mandatory.


General Accounting and Financial Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure alignment with GAAP standards and internal guidelines.
  • Review journal entries, ensuring their accuracy and completeness in the general ledger.
  • Establish and uphold internal controls for revenue, costs, program budgets, and expenditures.
  • Deliver punctual and precise financial analyses and reports.
  • Enhance and monitor internal accounting controls for continuous improvement.
  • Manage monthly bank account reconciliation and financial closing processes.
  • Supervise reconciliation of corporate credit card transactions.
  • Manage accounting and reporting for donor designation and foundations.
  • Collaborate with department managers to create the annual operating budget.
  • Overseeing and executing investment activities in conjunction with the finance committee
  • Reconciling financial performance to budget
  • Manage Bookkeeper

Cash Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage all incoming cash receipts and deposits
  • Provide monthly liquidity/cash reports
  • Perform/review reconciliations of cash accounts on a monthly basis
  • Oversee bank reconciliations
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable (other than camper tuition)
  • Oversee / reconcile development receivables – pledges and cash gifts

Manage Payables:

  • Review incoming invoices for accuracy, proper documentation, and adherence to policies before processing for payment.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels with vendors, addressing any discrepancies, inquiries, or concerns related to invoices.
  • Obtain necessary approvals for payment processing, verifying the validity of expenses and adherence to budgetary guidelines
  • Oversee the generation and execution of payments, including checks, electronic transfers, and ACH transactions

Audit Responsibilities:

  • Oversee preparation of schedules and work papers for annual audit
  • Prepare Form 990

Benefits and Payroll Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day payroll and benefits disbursement operations
  • Maintain 403(b) funding calculations for mandatory contributions and camp match, and ensure timely, accurate retirement contributions
  • Supervise benefit plans
  • Supervise administrative onboarding and offboarding of employees

Salary and Benefits

  • Base Salary range of $80,000-$90,000
  • 403b with Employer Contribution
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Customary additional benefits
  • This role is located year round in Teaneck, NJ and is a hybrid work model
  • Go home every day feeling like you made the camp and the world a better place

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