Finance Director

The Field



May 31, 2023


Apr 06, 2023

Come grow with us.

The Field, a leading nonprofit arts services organization dedicated to providing strategic services to thousands of performing and media artists in New York City and beyond, seeks a Finance Director to join our team.

The Finance Director plays an integral role in how we orchestrate, deliver, and account for the services we provide to the arts community, our funders, and government agencies. Reporting to the Executive Director, the individual in this role will be a strategic thought-partner responsible for financial planning and operations, financial oversight of our Fiscal Sponsorship Program, and financial analysis and reporting. The Financial Director bears responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting, audit coordination and human resources functions. Ideally, we seek someone who is creative, has a deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and a keen eye for details.


Must perform in-person financial-related activities in and around New York City, as needed

Ability to translate financial concepts to—and effectively collaborate with—programmatic and fundraising colleagues

A track record of grants management

Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software

Successful track record of setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

Deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice as evidenced by their own practice and growth



Bachelor’s degree

Previous experience overseeing human resources functions

Experience managing a Fiscal Sponsorship Program

Google Suite, QuickBooks, Excel familiarity


This is a full-time, non-exempt, largely remote position based in, or closely situated to, New York City. The Field offers a competitive salary, as well as a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision plans, vacation, holiday and sick time. Flexible working hours can be arranged.