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Vice President, Finance and Administration

Project Bread is the leading statewide organization committed to preventing and ending hunger in Massachusetts. Project Bread provides access to affordable, healthy food for the 1 in 10 families – and 1 in 9 children – facing food insecurity in our state today. While providing immediate relief to those who are hungry today, we also work to prevent and ultimately end hunger by prioritizing programs that are proven to break the cycle of poverty and advocating for systemic solutions.  

Project Bread is a vibrant organization with a deep commitment to creating positive social change. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning and an entrepreneurial approach. Knowing its importance to the success of our work, Project Bread is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we aspire to build a diverse staff team and community, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Please be sure to submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. We appreciate your time and will review and respond to all applications received.

To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread is seeking a Vice President of Finance and Administration to work closely with the President during a time of strategic growth across the organization.  This position reports directly to the Board of Directors, and attends quarterly Board meetings. For daily operational matters, the position works closely and reports to the President and is a member of the Senior Management Team. 

Supervisor: President

Supervises: Director of Finance and Operations

The Role: The Vice President of Finance and Administration will be a hands-on and participative manager, overseeing all aspects of finance, business planning and budgeting, administration, facilities human resources, and IT.  In addition, he/she will oversee risk management, insurance, third party contracts, budgeting and forecasting.  The Vice President of Finance and Administration will be a strategic thought partner, and will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Project Bread continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.  This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

Financial Management:

Administration and Technology:

Secondary Responsibilities:

Qualifications/Experience/Attributes:

There are innumerable ways to learn, grow, and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. That said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Knowing its importance to the success of our work, Project Bread is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we aspire to build a diverse staff team and community, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. Please indicate if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements, in MS Word or PDF format, jobs@projectbread.org.