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Job Description: Leading professional non-profit organization seeks a Senior Director of Finance and Accounting. Regulatory Non-profit industry experience and a CPA license are required. As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the Sr. Director, Finance & Accounting will report to the Chief Executive Officer and assume a strategic role in the financial management of the Organization. The Sr. Director, Finance & Accounting is responsible for developing the financial well being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services; preparing growth plans, and ensuring organizational assets are safeguarded. This position will have primary day to day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all  financial related activities.

Position Responsibilities: Organizational Strategy & Leadership:

Work with the Executive Leadership Team (CEO and COO/CoS) to clearly define and communicate strategic priorities and annual goals.

Accomplish finance human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation strategies.

Establish and maintain all banking relationships.

Provide general business and financial advice to the Chief Executive Officer on the overall operations and financial condition of the organization. Provide technical support and direction to senior management staff to ensure compliance with government rules and regulations and grant/contract requirements.

Serve as primary support staff contact to the Finance and Audit committees of the Board of Directors. Financial Performance

Work with the Executive Leadership Team to establish a financial plan that achieves the organizations financial goals, including expenditures, revenue goals, and staff productivity goals.

Develop finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

Establish finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.

Make decisions to modify or adapt procedures to strengthen the overall financial control environment of the organization to meet different or changing circumstances.

Prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports that accurately reflect the financial position of the organization.

Identify and present financial issues. Make recommendations on appropriate action for resolution. Budgeting & Growth Plans

Develop organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for financial improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating restricted and unrestricted fund expansion.

Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; developing action plans.

Provide technical support in developing and preparing budgets, budget modifications and amendments and other supporting financial analyses and schedules required for ongoing grant/contracts and proposals for additional funding. Accounting & Financial Audits

Design and implement financial reporting systems. ? Ensure that accounting policies, procedures and controls comply with generally accepted accounting principles, government regulations and guidelines.

Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.

Report financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.

Optimize utilization of the accounting software. Streamline financial and data tracking systems.

Oversee and facilitate the annual audit.

Act as a liaison with funding sources in resolving budget, financial and reporting issues. Investment & Asset Management

Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure organization assets are safeguarded, including confidential data.

Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities; maintaining relationships with the investment community.

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field

CPA required

JD is preferred

Minimum of ten years of progressive financial accounting experience, including five years of supervisory experience.

Financial accounting experience in a nonprofit organization or governmental entity is desirable.

Work Environment:


5-10% Travel

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience We offer a benefits package with medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and vacation.
Salary : $110,000 – $135,000

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