Director of Finance

Northwest Justice Project   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on November 18, 2023
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Director of Finance (DoF)

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is the State of Washington’s state and federally funded provider of comprehensive civil legal aid services to people in or near poverty. 


As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the DoF  plays a critical role in developing and implementing t NJP’s overall financial strategy to carry out NJP’s mission and advocacy objectives. The DoF manages and oversees the accounting team, which focuses on NJP’s finances, financial reporting, budgeting, fiscal policies, and fiscal compliance. 

Every year, NJP provides vital legal assistance and representation benefiting tens of thousands of low-income persons to address fundamental human needs including housing, family safety, access to health care, and income security among other needs.  As the state’s largest provider, NJP’s nearly 200 attorneys deliver individualized and systemic client services from 21 office locations across the state, through a variety of service models including a statewide legal assistance hotline, specialized population based and substantive law units, and an extensive public web site with self-help legal resources in multiple languages and formats. 

NJP is seeking a seasoned fiscal leader with a minimum of 10 years of broad finance experience in accounting and auditing, managing teams, and experience leading the development and implementation of financial systems, policies, and procedures; experience managing the finance function (accounting, budgeting, internal controls, reporting and compliance) within a multi-office, multi-funder, diverse, division-based entity; CPA and/or MBA preferred

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization.

NJP's reputation for excellence was acknowledged by a major gift from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott's Yield Giving Foundation.

NJP offers an attractive overall compensation and benefits package; healthcare, 403(b) retirement plan generous vacation, holidays, and other time-off benefits.

Pay range - $140,000 - $190,000

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