Massachusetts Nurses Association

Massachusetts Nurses Association

Director of Finance

Based in Canton, MA


Title: Director of Finance
Date: August 2021
Reports To: Executive Director
Supervises: Associate Director, Bookkeepers and Payroll and Benefits Supervisor

Position Description:

  • Administers and provides:
    • Employee benefit plans (in accordance with union contracts).
    • Insurance for Association needs.
    • Coordination of annual audit with contracted accounting firm.
    • Filing of federal and state reports including Labor reporting and disclosure requirements in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
    • Processing of cash receipts and disbursement in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Financial statements for MNA (inclusive of regions), Mass Nurses PAC, Canton Condo Corp. and MNF.


  • Prepares the annual budget for operating expenses and capital.
  • Directs the preparation of an operating and capital budget for the Finance Committee.
  • Assist MNA Treasurer in staffing the Finance Committee.
  • Develops means to measure actual performance against budget and report findings to the Finance Committee and the MNA Board of Directors on a monthly basis.
  • Explains significant variances to budget to Executive Director.
  • Prepares to make recommendations where appropriate to bring unfavorable variances back to budget to Executive Director.
  • Monitors the proper collection and recording of member dues and other income
  • Monitors the proper payment of payroll, vendor billings, member and employee reimbursement requests.
  • Provides general direction and support to the positions of Associate Director of Finance, Bookkeepers and Payroll and Benefits Supervisor.
  • Primary staff contact for the financial administration of Mass Nurses PAC, Massachusetts Nurses Association, the Canton Corporate Center Condominium Association and MNF.
  • Provides knowledgeable communication, support and coordination with external auditors
  • Provides financial management over state, federal and private grants.
  • Represents MNA in the following groups: Finance Committee, Ex-officio Treasurer of the Canton Corporate Center Condominium Association.
  • Serves as member of IT Steering Committee — makes recommendations regarding IT needs to meet financial needs of the MNA.


  • BS or BA required; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • At least eight years of progressive accounting/financial experience, including 3+ years as controller or senior financial manager.
  • Proven management and leadership experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting information systems and Microsoft Excel.

Excellent benefits.

To Apply:
Please send résumé to:

Shirley Thompson
Director, Division of Operations
Massachusetts Nurses Association
340 Turnpike St.
Canton, MA 02021-2711
Phone: 781-821-4625 x 711
Direct: 781-830-5711
Fax: 781-821-4445

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