| CEDIA is the international trade association and central touchpoint for 3,700 member companies that represent every facet of the ever-evolving technology market. |
The association powers integrators’ passion by providing development pathways that move them to the next level by providing education, community, resources, and vision.
CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that allow people to have their best moments in life from the comfort of their own home: life lived best at home.
CEDIA’s Director of Finance directs is responsible for financial planning, financial forecasting, budgeting and results analysis, including financial results and key performance indicators for a global not for profit association. The Director of Finance works with the Chief Operations Officer in directing the financial activities of the association to provide all objectives detailed in the CEDIA Strategic Plan and any other special services by performing the following duties personally or through the CEDIA professional staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Chief Operations Officer.
• Management oversight and responsibility for all financial functions and oversees all revenues, costs, capital expenditures, investments, and debt.
• Works closely in a collaborative and participative manner with the Chief Operations Officer as a member of the management team.
• Develop, implement and maintain accounting policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of financial activities, including creation of policies to support global alignment and financial priorities.
• Leads the development of operational and financial plans in conjunction with leadership to achieve targeted results and ensure maximization of long term growth and ROI.
• Oversees and manages accounting, investments, the annual budget, strategic financial planning, cash flow management, financial reporting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
• Manages the tax, treasury, and audit activities within the association. Responsible for ensuring financial reports are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Establishes and maintains appropriate internal control safeguards. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements. Maintains financial and accounting system controls consistent with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Monitors all necessary regulations concerning the association's tax exempt status.
• Prepares and distributes financial reports and analyzes the monthly, quarterly, and annual finances to the Chief Operations Officer in preparations for presentation to the Board of Directors. Delivers standardized executive reports to the Chief Operations Officer and Treasurer with a focus on identifying and communicating risks, opportunities, and trends. This includes, but is not limited to, variance analysis on: revenue, expense, cash flow, cost controls, project plans, and key performance indicators.
• Proactively identifies opportunities to improve financial and business results with timely financial analysis, benchmarking, and industry analysis.
• Responsible for production of the organization’s annual budget, working directly with department heads on planning and producing a final budget draft to present to the Chief Operations Officer for presentation to the Treasurer and Board of Directors.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Language skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. Ability to write detailed reports using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management and/or boards of directors. • Reasoning ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Astute in communicating and reasoning with volunteers. • Leadership skills: Ability to build partnerships and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders. Display excellent leadership and a high-level commitment to teamwork by effectively collaborating with colleagues to achieve business goals. Drive execution and deliver value by fostering accountability through performance and conducting daily work in an organized, efficient, and timely manner. Great people skills; a person who enjoys working with others and is flexible and tolerant of entrepreneurs.
Manages one Finance Coordinator and oversight of finance activities for the UK office. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.