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AncoraTN (formerly End Slavery Tennessee)

Director of Finance

AncoraTN (formerly End Slavery Tennessee)


Job Summary


AncoraTN (ATN), formerly End Slavery Tennessee, works tirelessly to nurture survivor healing and strategically combat human trafficking in Middle Tennessee. We seek to break cycles of exploitation and support survivors of human trafficking as they heal from their traumas—offering long-term, comprehensive aftercare services. Through training communities and professionals, advocating for legal changes, and implementing prevention programming, AncoraTN works to stop human trafficking before it ever begins.

AncoraTN was founded in 2012 as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization for the purpose of community awareness and education. We strive to create an environment of faith and spirituality to restore hope and a lifetime of community. We are an agency committed to trauma-informed principles and seek to promote an environment focused on a diverse and inclusive team – all working towards the mission and vision of the organization. REPORTS TO: CEO POSITION SUMMARY: AncoraTN is hiring a Director of Finance who will perform all day-to-day finance operations and capital of a $5.5 million budget and liaison with the contract accounting firm, contract CPA, and auditors. This position will oversee a wide variety of financial, accounting, audit, cash flow, and grant financial reporting. The Director of Finance will work closely with executive leadership and the board of directors on the overall financial strategy for the agency’s growing financial needs.

Job Responsibilities


  • Maintain online services used by the organization, including Intuit/QuickBooks, PlanMyLeave, Outlook, Giving Matters, Paycom, Bill.com, etc.
  • Responsible for organization and employee insurance (workers comp, liability, auto, life, STD, LTD, Aflac, etc.) including reviewing competitive quotes annually prior to renewal.
  • Complete annual workers comp audit and manage certificate of insurance requests.
  • Oversee and implement 403b through Vanguard. Ensure the annual census is completed, required documents are sent to staff, and Form 5500 is filed.
  • Manage relationships with key vendors such as audit firms, contract accountants, banks, etc. Financial:
  • Complete Federal and State grant reporting and invoicing.
  • Oversee payroll and fill in to process as needed.
  • Complete bookkeeping through QuickBooks and work with the contract accountant to create monthly financial statements and reconcile the books.
  • Oversee accounting functions including depositing checks, paying bills, and credit card management.
  • Oversee all financial functions including annual financial audit, yellowbook audit, and 990 filings in partnership with an external audit firm.
  • Maintain and file required state and organizational filings to maintain compliance such as annual lobbyist registration, semi-annual lobbying expenditure disclosure report, TN charitable solicitation renewal, TN corporation annual report, etc.
  • Work with the Director of Development and CEO to create the annual budget and manage the budget on a monthly basis.
  • Manage cash flow and make future projections.
  • Create grant and program budgets as needed for various funding sources.
  • Work with departments to educate them on financials and ensure they understand their department budgets.
  • Educate the board on financial standing and trends with reports, data, and analysis.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and analysis for executive leadership and board as well as bi-monthly financial board reports.
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial policy and funding requirements 

All positions at ATN interact with survivors of human trafficking from day to day. This issue is sensitive and complex. Every employee is trained in trauma-informed and strength-based approaches in order to connect with and build appropriate and encouraging relationships with survivors. We strive to create a completely judgment-free work environment. Empathy, compassion, and the ability to deal with difficult situations is a must for anyone who works at ATN. All positions at AncoraTN interact with survivors of human trafficking from day to day. This issue is sensitive and complex. Every employee is trained in trauma-informed and strength-based approaches in order to connect with and build appropriate and encouraging relationships with survivors. We strive to create a completely judgment-free work environment. Empathy, compassion, and the ability to deal with difficult situations are a must for anyone who works at AncoraTN.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily in an office setting with intermittent sitting, standing, and walking. Most work is performed while sitting and, on the computer, phone, and face-to-face with clients. Occasional car travel is required.



  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA, CPA, or related degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an accounting/finance role.
  • Experience working in a non-profit preferred. Thorough understanding of finance, budgeting, statement of financial position, and cash flow.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to and to effectively collaborate with staff and board.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data to problem solve and implement effective program management.
  • Experience in grants management and reporting, annual audits, and budget creation.
  • People-oriented with the ability to relate well to diverse populations.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize efficiently, and deal well with interruptions and changes.
  • Strengths-based leadership and team management experience.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, as required by law and in the best interests of survivors and employees
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fast learner, quick mind, capacity for hard work.
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft applications, including strong knowledge of Excel.
  • QuickBooks experience preferred
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, ATN’s board of directors, and staff.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team along with the ability to delegate accordingly.
  • Valid driver’s license, state-required driver’s insurance, and access to reliable personal transportation.


  • Initial and subsequent random drug screening is required as per agency policy.
  • A background check is required.
  • Must be willing and able to embrace and exemplify our core values.

Additional Information


Base Salary:

$80,000-$86,000 annual salary based on a combination of education and experience.


  • Health Insurance -100 % paid by employer for employee; 60% paid by employer for dependents. Eligible after 60 days of employment.  
  • $150.00/ month for therapy.
  • 120 hours PTO accrued 10 hours/ month. Eligible after 30 days of employment.
  • 96 hours of sick leave accrued 4 hours/ pay period. Eligible after 30 days of employment.
  • 13 paid holidays
  • 4 floating holidays
  • Short-term disability, Long term disability, AD&D, and Life insurance
  • Employer 403b matches up to 1% of salary based on employee contributions and is dependent on annual board vote. Eligible after 6 months of employment.

How to Apply

To apply for this job, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@ancoratn.org with your name and title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls were accepted for this position. No phone calls were accepted for this position. **AncoraTN recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.**


  • Date Posted: June 12, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 07/08/2024
  • Salary Range: $80,000-$86,000
  • Working Hours: M-F 8am-4pm