The Associate Director of Finance and Information Technology reports to the Executive Director. This position oversees the financial operations of Sertoma Centre to ensure the reliability and accuracy of the organization’s financial records. This includes financial controls, analysis, forecasting, budgeting, reporting, compliance, procurement, and overseeing the day-to-day accounting function and IT. The Associate Director of Finance will work collaboratively with the other members of the Sertoma Centre Management Team to ensure success of the organization. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, compassionate, and dedicated to our mission to provide opportunities that empower individuals with disabilities to achieve personal success.
Assess and evaluate the overall financial performance of the agency with regard to short-term and long-term operational goals, budgets, and forecasts; provide insight and recommendations to Executive Director.
Develop and implement effective systems, policies, and procedures for agencywide accounting and financial operations.
Generate and establish yearly financial objectives that align with Sertoma Centre’s strategic plan.
Deliver fiscal projections and develop annual operating budget for the agency and related entities.
Oversee the timely preparation and communication of financial statements; and, timely filing of tax returns.
Serve as key point of contact for all auditors; responsible for preparation for year-end analyses and coordination of audit.
Ensure the proper functioning of all accounting systems, databases, and financial software.
Oversee cash management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll.
Responsible for the overall administration of the agency computer network and the purchase, development/implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware/software. Serve as liaison with IT vendors to meet agency needs.
Assist in administration of insurance programs of the agency and recommendation of insurance requirements and policies which meet both staff and budget needs.
Procure and maintain non-monetary assets.
Attend Board and Finance Committee meetings; serve as liaison and assist the Treasurer of the Finance Committee of the Board with the maintenance of records required for control of assets.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required; Master’s in Accounting, MBA, and/or CPA preferred.
Minimum of six (6) years of work experience, including experience in managing all accounting functions and systems.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in managing and supervising staff and multiple aspects of the accounting and financial functions of a company/agency. Experience in not-for-profit agency desired.
Successful experience in working in a highly organized, goal-directed team environment. Ability to adapt to change while managing multiple demands.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with ability to relate to others effectively.
Effective leadership, supervisory, and organizational skills.
Employee is required to remain compliant with all state/federal, position, agency, accreditation, and funding source training/licensing requirements, including but not limited to CPR and First Aid post hire.
Employee is required to possess the skill and ability to utilize all applicable technology and computer programs related to his/her position. High proficiency in use of computers in the accounting/financial functions. Knowledge and experience with Computer LAN administration preferred.