Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the design,
implementation, and maintenance of the infrastructure needed to support and
grow the organization. The Director oversees the fiscal functions of the
organization in accordance with general accepted accounting principles issues
by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and in accordance with compliance
requirements of various granting agencies, and the financial management
techniques and practices of the nonprofit industry. The Director will build and
manage effective financial and operations systems, including financial,
accounting, audit, quality assurance, information technology, and physical
infrastructure. The Director must be adept in a fast-paced, hands-on
environment, and be dedicated to building rapport and positive team working
relationships with a broad and diverse community of staff, persons served and
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
- In partnership with the
Executive Director, plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and
evaluate the organizations fiscal function and performance, including
developing budgets and financial plans.
- Provide timely and
accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and financial trends in
order to assist the Executive Director, the board, and other senior
directors in preforming their responsibilities.
- Optimize the handling of
cash flow using appropriate strategies, and projection processes and
reports, to maintain cash thresholds to meet operating needs.
- Continual improvement of
the budgeting process through technical assistance to directors and
managers on fiscal issues impacting department budgets.
- Maintain and monitor grant
and contract files and reporting requirements.
- Serve as a business
partner to the Executive Director on the organization’s financial,
budgeting, and administrative processes including; administrative
support, payroll, and benefits, with an eye to continuously developing
and improving systems.
- Lead and manage
relationships with IT services to design IT plan for future and
implement IT needs (hardware and software) as organization grows.
- Manage organization
procurement, physical infrastructure, physical plant, and system
maintenance (phone, security, supplies, etc.), with assistance from
- Oversee development,
maintenance, and performance internal audits of programs and services to
ensure compliance with agency procedures and contract language.
- Be present and observe all
external program and service audits.
- Review processes, audits,
investigations, and internal control procedures to identify and correct
inefficiencies, weaknesses, errors and non-compliance.
- Assume lead role in
assuring compliance with financial regulations, HIPAA, and best claims
- Oversee and provide
technical assistance and training on finance, quality assurance,
corrective actions, and corporate compliance.
position has two (2) direct
reports, and zero (0) indirect
report. The positions that report to this person are: Accounting
Specialist (1), Quality
Assurance Manager (1)
job operates in a
variety of professional and community environments including but not limited
to office environments, community and partner agencies, and youth spaces. This
role routinely uses
standard office equipment such as computers, phone, photocopiers, filing
cabinets, and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment
and job sites may be loud.
POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED
HOURS OF WORK:
full time, permanent position. The position
has a flexible schedule based on the duties and requirements of the position. The
schedule is generally as follows: Monday through Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM.
requires local travel to complete errands and duties as assigned. In-state
and national travel may be required up to 5% of the time. The employee must have a valid
driver license approved for airline travel.
- Bachelor’s degree in
Business, Management, or Finance.
- At least five to eight
years’ experience, including management of finance and administration of a
high-growth $1-$5 million organization (preference given to non-profit
- Experience in identifying
existing process improvements and quality assurance.
or experience and high proficiency in full Microsoft Office Suite.
- Masters of Business
Administration or Nonprofit Administration.
- LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay,
Bi-sexual, Transgender, and Questioning) cultural and diversity
- CPA license
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATION:
required for this position.
/ SECURITY CLEARANCE:
- Must be able to pass a
criminal background check as outlined by agency policy.
- Have no record on the
Central Registry for child abuse or neglect in the employee’s state of
residency or employment.
- Be able to produce a
non-reactive tuberculosis test from within the previous twelve (12)
The Ruth Ellis Center is an equal opportunity employer and makes
employment decisions on the basis of merit. The agency does not discriminate
based race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, veteran
status, age, disability as protected by federal, state, and local laws, genetic
information, or any other characteristic that is protected by law.
RUTH ELLIS CENTER INC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled