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Finance Officer (part-time)

Kids First seeks to add a part-time Finance Officer to the team. The Finance Officer will work with the Executive Director and Director of Operations to provide budgetary and accounting support to the agency which operates a $1 million dollar budget. The position may be performed remotely with flexible hours.

Kids First is a nonprofit, child-focused conflict resolution center. Kids First helps children through conflict in their families by providing legal representation to kids in high-conflict custody and divorce cases, educational workshops about divorce for children, and mediation for separated parents. Kids First also helps children resolve conflict with their peers through a restorative justice program in Cedar Rapids schools.

Kids First is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and strives to create a positive experience for all people regardless of their race, color, income, age, appearance, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, nationality, social or ethnic origin, religion or creed.


  • Collaborate with Executive Director to create and maintain annual operating budget

  • Prepare project budgets and budget reports for grants

  • Review monthly/annual financial reports and metrics for the Board of Directors

  • Analyze financial data and keep Executive Director abreast of financial trends

  • Provide technical assistance to the Director of Operations with QuickBooks

  • Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement new programs

  • Compile the categorization of expenses for accountants as they prepare the Form 990

  • Provide documentation and information as requested by external auditors

  • Implement efficiencies and best practices for improved financial operations, recordkeeping and reporting


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent

  • CPA preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, ideally in the nonprofit sector

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and QuickBooks

  • Exemplary organizational and analytical skills

  • Consistent attention to detail

  • Experience with creating and managing multiple budgets

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information


Kids First has a committed team environment with an egalitarian pay scale where all employees make the same hourly wage of $31.25/hour. Up to 10 hours per week fluctuating with seasonal needs. Ability to work remotely with flexible hours. Availability to consult with Executive Director and Director of Operations during traditional workday hours.


Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and references addressed to Ms. Cheri Mase-Reider to




Kids First Law Center

420 6th St. SE Ste. 160

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

(319) 365-5437


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