RudiEmployment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

Thank you for your interest in working for MANNA.  There are 2 job openings available.

To apply for an available position:
Below you’ll find a MANNA job application. Please fill it out completely, and return it by fax (828-299-3664); by mail (627 Swannanoa River Rd., Asheville NC 28805); or by e-mail to the address listed in the job description, along with your resume and cover letter.  You can also drop off your application at MANNA’s front desk.

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Position Title: Chief Financial Officer
Position: Full-Time
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Qualifications: Must have:

• Significant experience as CFO or other senior financial position, with thorough knowledge in non-profit accounting and finance.
• Leadership experience with oversight of human resources, office management and information technology systems.
• Demonstrated ability for personnel management, including supervising, planning and organizing the work of a team, communication with staff, and overall office management.
• Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and accounting software.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work as part of a senior management team.
• 4- year college degree.
• CPA certificate or equivalent work experience.

General Description of Position:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for overseeing MANNA’s Finance, Administrative, and Information Technology functions. In addition, the CFO serves as MANNA’s key liaison with a third party contractor for the administration and management of major human resource functions. As part of the senior management team, the CFO will participate in strategic planning. The CFO will ensure that all accounting and human resource processes are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as Feeding America guidelines.

Oversight of other Positions: Supervises Human Resources/Office Manager, Finance Assistant, Secretary, and Receptionist; evaluates performance of each.

Principal Activities of the Positions:

1. Oversees all accounting and bookkeeping procedures necessary to maintain MANNA’s compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
2. Maintains all financial records of the organization.
3. Prepares annual and capital budgets and assists in financial forecasting.
4. Prepares monthly financial reports and presents them to Finance Committee.
5. Serves as staff liaison on Finance and Audit Committees.
6. Maintains book balances and is responsible for ensuring monthly reconciliation of bank statements for all bank and investment accounts. Consults with Board Treasurer and Executive Director, who approve all bank activity.
7. Assists in preparation of grant budgets as requested by Executive Director.
8. Coordinates and prepares for the annual audit in consultation with independent accountants.

Administration and Human Resources:
1. Manages organization’s record-keeping systems; prepares reports as required by Executive Director and/or Board.
2. Oversees the Human Resources function for the organization, including the ADP Total Source contract, which provides the management of payroll, benefits, and consultation on multiple areas of HR.
3. Oversees all general administrative operations of the organization.
4. Manages general liability, flood, D & O, and vehicle insurance and related corporate documents.
5. Processes requests from staff to make major purchases of equipment, supplies, and materials needed. Assists in researching available sources as needed and ensures that items are ordered and received.
6. Oversees preparation of Feeding America annual reports.
7. Oversees preparation of government contracts and submission of reports.
8. Serves on MANNA’s Senior Management team.
9. Conducts department meetings on a regular basis.

Information Technology Systems:
1. Oversees management and coordination of computer and telephone systems.
2. Budgets for and approves expenditures for I.T. systems.

Date: revised September 18, 2014

Every MANNA FoodBank employee must subscribe to the “Statement of Philosophy” and the “Mission Statement” of MANNA FoodBank. Employees must also adhere to MANNA’s “Drug and Alcohol Policy.” These documents are on file in the Office of Finance and Human Resources.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Susan Schwartz at The position is available immediately, and the search will be open until the job is filled.


Position Title: Resource Development Assistant
Position: Part-Time (20 hours per week)
Reports to: Donor Relations Manager

Job Qualifications:

1. Business school education, or equivalent experience in general office responsibilities and procedures.
2. Computer literacy and proficiency, including significant training and experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
3. Experience in high-volume data entry and database queries.
4. High level of attention to detail in following procedures and retaining information.
5. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
7. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
8. Good customer service and problem‐solving skills.
9. Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management and general administration.
10. Ability to operate standard office equipment, including, but not limited to, computers, telephone systems, calculators, copiers, facsimile machines, and postage meters.

General Description of the Position:
Under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer and Donor Relations Manager, performs various secretarial, clerical, and administrative duties. The Development Assistant will be responsible for Resource Development Department support including data entry, database management, and production of print materials.

Oversight of other Persons/Positions: Non-Applicable

Principal Activities of the Position:
1. Performs general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, mailing and filing.
2. Accurately maintains donor records including gift entry, coding and thank-you letters.
3. Prepares letters and mailing materials, often involving mail merges, for other RD staff members.
4. Assists staff in assigned project-based work, includes coordination, performance, and follow-up tasks.
5. Assists with special events.
6. Performs Internet research as requested.
7. Maintains photo and newspaper archives.
8. Acts as backup to Donor Relations Manager as needed.
9. Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of staff and agency information.

TO APPLY: Send resume with cover letter by e-mail or mail to:

Susan Schwartz
MANNA FoodBank
627 Swannanoa River Road
Asheville, NC 28805

DEADLINE: Until position is filled

Date revised: September 3, 2014

Every MANNA FoodBank employee must subscribe to the “Statement of Philosophy” and the “Mission Statement” of MANNA FoodBank. Employees must also adhere to MANNA’s “Drug and Alcohol Policy.” These documents are on file in the Office of Finance and Human Resources.