Grantmakers In Health


Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted

June 27, 2022

Job Category

If you are:

  • Passionate about nonprofit accounting and leveraging philanthropy to be a powerful force for change.
  • A strong forecaster able to develop short-, medium-, and long-term financial plans and projections, and create strategic business plans based on the analysis of the company’s finances.
  • Possess attention to detail to oversee the organizations finances and operations.
  • A great written and verbal communicator who is able to analyze financial data and communicate results to leadership and board members; and
  • A natural connector, good at networking, making meaningful connections, bringing people together, and spreading ideas far and wide.

Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Grantmakers In Health (GIH) is looking for a Director of Finance and Operations to join our team. This position is responsible for the oversight of the organization’s financial activities and internal operations. The Director is the principal liaison with all external entities who have an interest in GIH’s financial affairs and works closely with the senior leadership team in pursuit of organizational goals designed to help the staff and trustees of foundations and corporate giving programs learn, connect, and grow.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary: $160,000 – $180,000, based on experience.
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick leave at the beginning of each year to encourage work life balance and a generous benefits package.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance along with voluntary life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance for all full-time employees.
  • The option to participate in our Health Care and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts, SmartBenefits program, and supplemental insurance such as accident or hospital insurance through Aflac.
  • Immediate eligibility, upon hire, to participate in our retirement plan that includes a matching contribution and, after one year of employment, a generous discretionary contribution.


What a Director of Finance and Operations does:

A normal day at GIH will find you reviewing financial reports and grant budgets, approving vendor invoice payments, communicating with the Treasurer on upcoming meetings, and coordinating with the external IT vendor. You will also be supporting the organizations leadership to develop strategic plan budgets, long-term forecasting, and ensuring compliance and best practices are in place. You may be working to resolve a tax issue, governmental registration, property management issue, banking question, or any number of issues frequently dealt with by financial and operations staff in similar organizations.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field with 10 years of more of relevant financial leadership experience
  • Certified Public Accountant designation or master’s degree in Business Administration
  • Experience with GAAP, grants administration, fund accounting, internal controls, and audit activities
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector
  • Strong analytic and organization skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and strong interpersonal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, cloud-based accounting systems such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and PC’s.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills

Application Process

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To indicate your interest in this position, please submit the following information and please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials. You should use this format: FinDir.LastName.CoverLtr.Resume):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional colleague reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email)

Grantmakers In Health (GIH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date Posted


About the Organization

GIH is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. Our mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others, and to help strengthen the grantmaking community’s knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.