Dining for Women is seeking a hands-on Director of Finance to join their management team at their national headquarters located in Greenville, SC, reporting to the President/CEO. The successful candidate will be a participative manager and will lead finance/accounting, business planning, and budget management. The Director of Finance will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team and board of directors in strategic decision making and operations as the non-profit continues to enhance its quality programming. This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance leader to maximize and strengthen a well-respected, high-impact organization.
Full-time benefits include paid time-off, holidays, flexible work schedule and benefits stipend.
No phone calls, please.
Dining for Women is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and strongly encourages women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans to apply.
Dining for Women is dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other personal characteristic not relevant to the posted position.
Financial Management Responsibilities
Prepare, analyze, and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; present critical financial matters to the board of directors.
Responsible for month end close; including but not limited to journal entries, other transaction data, accounts payable, and monthly/annual reconciliations.
Coordinate, lead, and provide information for the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
Lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the President/CEO; administer/maintain budgets, monitor progress, and prepare forecasts to keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
Maintain organizational cash flow and forecasting in organization and accounting systems.
Update and implement all necessary accounting practices that are aligned with GAAP and federal requirements for monitoring revenue and expenditure.
Improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual; create financial policies and procedures as necessary; oversee and maintain adequate internal controls.
Responsible for timely annual filing of federal, state, and local compliance documents and reports, including, but not limited to Annual Form 990 and other tax related documents. Act as liaison with external tax preparer.
Oversee risk management, insurance, and payroll processing with administration company. Qualifications
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, ideally with an MBA/CPA or at least five years of overall related professional experience; ideally six-plus years of broad financial oversight. Non-profit experience a plus.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of the non-profit
Familiar with small business/non-profit environment and management.
The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for each significant program.
Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with – programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
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.
A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, attitude of helpfulness, and ability to adapt to a growing, changing work environment.
While being a team player, must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency in CRM applications and accounting software; QuickBooks Online proficiency a plus.
Intermediate (or higher) proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel), email, online meetings. Also comfortable with various technology solutions and tools, and a quick learner in this regard.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time benefits include paid time-off, holidays, flexible work schedule and benefits stipend.
Part-time telecommuting will be allowed partly during the pandemic.
About Dining for Women
Dining for Women is a powerful community of women and allies who engage in education, advocacy, and grant making to promote and achieve global gender equality. We have a network of more than 500 chapters across the U.S. where members come together to learn about issues impacting women globally, advocate for international development that supports women’s interests, and invests funds to support organizations working to empower women around the world. Dining for Women has a $2 million annual budget and since 2003 has invested nearly $8 million in grants to organizations helping women and girls to thrive in more than 60 countries.