Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Job Summary

The Sr. Director of Finance and Operations is a key member of the leadership team reporting directly to the President and CEO. The position is responsible for managing the finances, budget, and operations of the Foundation, including supervising the Finance and Operations Coordinator, and Human Resources Contractor. The position operates the Foundation in the absence of the CEO, has excellent communications skills, relationship building, CRM and donor services, and outside sales with vendor relations for fundraising sponsorships and Walk teams.

Core Responsibilities

Financial Management (60%)

  • Assist the President and CEO with Strategic Planning, operating in the absence of the CEO.
  • Direct preparation of an annual $3 million budget in coordination with the President and CEO.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Development leadership, Research processes and preparation, and collaborates with all staff in preparation of performance management processes.
  • Conduct monthly close of the QuickBooks general ledger, including account reconciliations, preparing financial statements and corresponding dashboard and narrative reports, and presenting financial results to management and the Finance Committee.
  • Make recommendations for policy changes and process improvements.
  • Supervise day-to-day revenue recognition processing using the Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) platform DonorPerfect in conjunction with various revenue sources including Facebook, Stripe, and Blackbaud Luminate.
  • Manage vendors relations for outside sales for fundraising sponsorships, Walk team recruitment, payments, including enhancing and maintaining vendor relationships

Board Relations and Corporate Compliance (15%)

  • Serve as financial matters liaison to the Board Treasurer, Finance Committee, and Regions.
  • Assist external auditors with the annual financial audit and preparing IRS Form 990. Coordinate IRS Form 990 filings with the President and CEO, Treasurer and Auditor.

Administration (25%)

  • Oversee, manage, and secure CRM/donor services vendor contract, produce reports, general ledger, technology and telecommunications platforms
  • Human Resources, supervise Contractor(s) for employee benefits administration, and accuracy, corporate insurance carriers, and legal.
  • Process staff transitions
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 5-years experience in nonprofit financial oversight and management, including tax and other compliance matters.
  • Experience managing budgets of $3 million.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting. MBA is a plus.
  • CPA preferred but not required.
  • Experience in a national office with volunteer chapters preferred
  • Familiar with online processing.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Chrome.
  • Minimum 2-years QuickBooks and DonorPerfect, or equivalent CRM database, experience.
  • Experienced in working remotely.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, sound judgement and decision-making.
  • Experience managing payroll.
  • Excellent administrative management, interpersonal skills and collaborative management style.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including being comfortable speaking to groups of various sizes and backgrounds.
  • Trustworthy with a high sense of confidentiality and integrity.

Physical Demands

  • Sedentary work requires long periods of sitting.
  • Long periods of computer work.
  • Able to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends.

Qualified candidates are welcome to apply here.