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CHEER SF Business Manager

Job Description


Organization: CHEER San Francisco (CSF), aka: CHEER SF
Reports to: CHEER SF Operations Director
Term: 2 years in role; eligible to renew terms

Organization Profile

Since 1980 CHEER San Francisco has worked to entertain, inspire and activate audiences while improving the lives of
people living with life-challenging conditions in the LGBTQ+ community and beyond. As the world’s first LGBTQ-identified
cheerleading team—and the Official Cheer Team of the City and County of San Francisco—CHEER San Francisco is an
adult, all-volunteer team that performs as a means of raising spirits, awareness and funds in support of local charities
while building a collaborative and inclusive community.


Position Overview

Detail-oriented and fiscally-minded, the Business Manager is responsible for general bookkeeping and day-to-day
financial tracking for CHEER SF. Working with the CSF Events team, the Business Manager manages client invoicing, event 
donations, and general deposits—as well as any necessary reimbursements. Together with the CSF Operations Director, they ensure program accounting properly reflects the team’s activities and manage accounts against approved program budgets.

Beyond day-to-day financial operations the Business Manager continually identifies ways the organization can optimize
fundraising efforts, driving volunteer engagement in employee giving programs and seeking other opportunistic funding
sources. They are equally eagle-eyed in finding cost-savings opportunities for ongoing program expenses, ultimately
working to maximize the program’s
bottom line and community impact.

The Business Manager role is a volunteer position and reports to the CHEER SF Operations Director.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Collaborating with the CSF Events team to create and manage client invoices to ensure deposits and payments are logged with appropriate detail

  • Ensuring accounts receivable and accounts payable are paid and documented as expected

  • Managing reimbursement requests—obtaining approvals and completing payments

  • Collecting and documenting event donations and managing bank deposits

  • Managing Quickbooks entries and completing regular reconciliations


This is an opportunity for an energetic, detail-oriented, and mission-driven individual—a true cheerleader at heart
looking to help the organization make an impact in the community.

  • Passion for serving the LGBTQ+ community

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Organized, creative and self-motivated in developing and pursuing goals

  • Experience with Quickbooks or other accounting software—or a willingness to learn

  • Passionate about our mission and about helping grow and develop a dynamic non-profit organization

  • Previous experience as a volunteer of CHEER San Francisco is not required, but an understanding of the organization and the community in which it operates is essential for a successful candidate

Questions? Please reach out to

The CHEER For Life Foundation values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and the populations we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

CHEER SF is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to join our family of volunteers. Ready to have a blast while making a difference in your community? Consider offering your skills and spirit in support of our philanthropic mission. View all open volunteer positions here.

Interested in joining as a Performing Volunteer? Find more information on our general JOIN page.

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