Job Title: Fiscal Officer

Status: Part Time/Exempt. Employee benefits include holidays, sick leave, vacation time, and opportunities for professional development.


The Fiscal Officer reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for managing all fiscal functions of the Michigan Humanities. These functions include financial systems and budgeting to ensure all funds are properly monitored and accounted for, annual audit processes, payroll and employee benefits functions, as well as general bookkeeping and accounting operations. The Fiscal Officer ensures compliance with all federal and state policies and regulations, and ensures the Council’s compliance with the financial reporting requirements for grants received from the National Endowment for the Humanities and other entities. The Fiscal Officer is a critical part of the Council’s team, participating in the day-to-day operations of the organization, assisting in the design and implementation of programs, and contributing to its success in delivering high-quality cultural programming.



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with bookkeeping and accounting; 3–5 years preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online accounting software in a business or nonprofit setting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.


  • College four-year degree in accounting.
  • Experience with annual budget cycles and the development of budgets for multi-year projects.
  • Experience with reporting and compliance associated with federal funding.
  • Experience with financial aspects of grant programs.
  • Experience with bookkeeping and accounting in a nonprofit setting.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by Friday, August 12 to