The Director of Finance & Accounting will supervise corporate accounting and financial functions and develop the preparation of financial reports and analysis for the non-profit company.
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Finance & Accounting will be responsible for the planning, directing and, control of all accounting and financial matters. This includes preparing the budget, conducting financial analysis and preparing financial reports, developing and implementing an effective system of accounting, and maintaining accurate and current Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). He/she will be responsible for the preparation of yearly budgets and indirect rate projections to maximize profitability.
Responsible for financial planning and overseeing finances, budget, and taxation.
Provides general supervision and management of the day-to-day financial, tax, and accounting affairs of the company.
Participates in the provision of effective business & proposal strategic and financial planning.
Provides accounting and financial advice, direction, and leadership to management and to the accounting staff.
Researches, prepares, and submits the annual budget.
Prepares detailed reports on financial matters.
Ensures accounting and financials are managed according to generally accepted accounting principles.
Establishes and maintains internal controls.
Manages accounting and financial systems and maintains full and accurate accounting records.
Conducts financial analysis and prepares detailed financial reports and statements.
Directs and manages audits; i.e. responding to auditors’ comments concerning finances and operations and overseeing required action to address any deficiencies.
Approves the Chart of Accounts.
Implements and monitors payment authority practices.
Establishes and maintains cash controls.
Reconciles general ledger accounts.
Evaluates the performance of the Accounting and Finance staff.
All other duties as assigned by management.
Skills:Must have the expert working knowledge in accounting operations; including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
Must be able to effectively present financial information and analysis to management and communicate with auditors.
Excellent mathematic skills a must.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or Business with a strong focus on Accounting/Finance.
A minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in Accounting/Finance with a preference to experience in healthcare/ non-profit. Supervisory experience and/or CPA is preferred.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent, oral, and written communications skills.