Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 21-Oct-2019 to 20-Nov-2019
  • - Sigma Kappa Foundation
  • Carmel, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Overview: The Director of Finance will be a strategic thought-partner, and report to the executive director. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, administration and IT.

The Director of Finance will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Sigma Kappa Foundation continues to build capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

Reports to:  Executive Director

Focus Areas:
• Financial: Oversees the financial aspects of the organization and works with executive director to stay on top of needs and best practices.
• Administration: Assist with the implementation of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, managing short and long term disability plan, retirement contributions and health savings accounts.
• Information Technology: Maintain financial software and integration with database. Make recommendations for improvements in this area in consultation with other entities.
• Compliance: Coordinates the annual audit; prepares tax documents and stays current on financial requirements for nonprofits.

• Analyze and prepare financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
• Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
• Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the executive director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status.
• Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and budget planning.
• Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department's overall policy and procedure manual.
• Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the executive director
• Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate employees regarding staff tools, policies, and procedures as it relates to the area of finance.
• Work closely and transparently with all external partners including other entities, third-party vendors and consultants.
• Oversee administrative functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
• Maintain inventory and related documents
• Prepare tax documents as required.
• Remain up to date on nonprofit financial policies, best practices, laws and tax issues.
• Assist executive director with the implementation and management of areas of human resources including payroll, retirement and insurance.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field.
• At least five to seven years of overall professional experience; ideally six-plus years of broad financial and operations management experience
• The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously
• Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with -- programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
• Experience working with fund accounting
• Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software, specific preference given to knowledge of iMIS and Financial Edge and the integration of the two.
• Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities
• A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Sigma Kappa Foundation

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