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Highgate Global Webinar March 27th

You are invited to the following event:

Free Webinar: Finance for Non-financial Board Members


Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Monday, March 27, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Dial-in Number: (641) 715-3580
Access Code: 986220


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FREE WEBINAR: 11am ET/8am PT March 27, 2017

What: A 60-minute FREE webinar that provides an introduction to finance for non-financial board members.

Who: Board members, committee members, volunteers and staff

What will you learn: The board or any nonprofit organization has the responsibility to make sure that the nonprofit (a) has the funds necessary to enact its mission and (b) spends those funds in pursuit of the mission. Therefore, having a basic understanding of the financial workings of a nonprofit organization is key. In this short webinar you will be introduced to key nonprofit financial terms and rules, understand how to read a nonprofit budget and what the Form 990 is and why it is important,

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Finance Manager Wanted Andover MA area

Finance Manager

This position is the lead role for many of the financial activities of Company. The Finance Manager is an active member of the company headquarters team and to support all of these responsibilities the person in this position must have excellent communication skills and a proactive approach.

Primary Responsibilities 



Cost proposal development for Federal Government solicitations – to include but not limited to, construction of all direct and indirect rate structures and Labor Rates


Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations


Function as the lead for US Government audits by DCMA, DCAA, and other Federal Agencies


Coordinate financial management functions


Direct financing strategies, analysis, forecasting and budget management.


Manage Relationship with the provider of corporate Line of Credit


Annual Incurred Cost Submissions to DCMA/DCAA


Pricing negotiations (cost reductions) with major vendors (Insurance, payroll providers, etc.)


Familiar with all customer contract terms and conditions related to finance


Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements


Assist with the preparation of financial reports


Assist with the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts


Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements

The successful candidate will provide coordination of company financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions and ensure company accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as well as DCAA and DCMA requirements.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements


Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Accounting/Finance experience


5 to 7 years’ experience in a mid-level finance or accounting position, preferable with a Federal Contractor


Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.


Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.


Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections


Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, budgets, and profitability analysis.


Must have prior experience generating Federal Government price proposals.


Must be familiar with Federal Government contracting and FAR/DFAR requirements.


Must be familiar with and ready to support financial audits by DCMA, DCAA, and other Federal agencies


Must be very fluent in the use of Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint


US Military Veteran preferred but not required




Calling all Teens between 15-21 years old! Money Talks!



Money Talks teaches real-world, personal finance skills to teens with hands-on activities. Teens will have the opportunity to envision their personal money goal and create steps to reach their goal. Learning will include basics to banking, the importance of good credit and knowing the difference between needs and wants. We aim to help participants learn that making the correct financial decisions today will create a better future for tomorrow.

Teens will meet for three half-days and to learn about the following topics:

Day 1: Vision, Values, Goal Setting, and Choosing the Right Career

Day 2: Saving/Spending/Investment Planning, Credit, Basic Banking

Day 3: Reality Fair

The Reality Fair will be an interactive activity where teens have the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge they gained during the past two days by making the best money decisions for themselves based on their career, salary, credit score, number of children, etc.

Dates: August 4th, 5th and 6th, 2014 Time: 9 AM- 12:00 PM

Location: Morey Elementary School-114 Pine St-Lowell, MA 01851

YOU MUST REGISTER- contact Gladys Santiago at 978-654-5673 or email

This is a FREE event offering a continental breakfast from 8:30-9:00AM and light lunch at noon

PLUS lots of FUN RAFFLE items

A special thanks to all of our partners for helping to make Money Talks a great success: