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Finance Manager


Founded in 2008, ProsperityME is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Portland, Maine. ProsperityME empowers, through education and counseling, members of refugee and immigrant communities to invest in themselves to build financial stability, careers, businesses, and wealth.

ProsperityME offers financial education services including financial literacy courses, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching. We also provide support for higher education, security deposit assistance for housing, small business counseling, and workforce development through partnerships with local businesses. ProsperityME’s services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and other individuals with low-income in Greater Portland, Lewiston/Auburn, and York County in Maine.

We are looking for a reliable Finance Manager that will oversee daily financial activities and payment processing for ProsperityME's Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program in partnership with MaineHousing.


  • Oversee operations the finances in the ERA program, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.

  • Oversee accountant(s) who process the ERA payments.

  • Manage the ERA program budget.

  • Work with the Quality Assurance Specialist to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations

  • Maintain detailed and accurate accounting records

  • Oversee submission of monthly billing reports



  • Proven experience in the finance sector

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and finance software

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used

  • A solid understanding of accounting principles

  • Working knowledge of statutory legislation and regulations


Education and Experience:

  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • Experience working with minorities, immigrant and refugee communities preferred

  • Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list

  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check


Salary & Benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including medical/dental, 401(k), short, long-term disability and life insurance and generous PTO.


Application Procedure: 

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest or cover letter, resume, and 3 references to ProsperityME, P.O. Box 8013, Portland, ME  04104 or via email to Ellen Billie, Deputy Director, at No phone calls please. The position will remain open until filled.

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