The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) seeks a senior management professional to serve as Director of Finance. This position provides strategic oversight for the finances of the AANS, its foundation, the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF), and its data collection arm, the NeuroPoint Alliance. As a key member of the senior management team, the position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Leads the organization’s financial analysis process, including monthly reporting, budgeting and forecasting for AANS, its foundation (NREF), its data-collection arm (NPA) and nine sections. Leads the development, implementation, and administration of the organization's financial systems and oversees operations. Collaborates with CFO on analyses to drive informed business decisions. Researches financial record-keeping and reporting requirements and ensures that systems are modified to meet these requirements.
Direct the budgeting/forecasting process for AANS, NREF, NPA and nine sections
Develop systems to ensure accurate, timely and effective budget development.
Collaborate with staff leaders in the organization to develop budgets that align with organizational goals.
Analyze and review preliminary budgets for errors and potential modification; advise on trends.
Work with CFO, CEO, and Treasurer to ensure a balanced budget.
Review annual budgeting process for modifications and enhancements.
Manage quarterly forecasting process and help identify risks and opportunities.
Manage financial reporting systems
Build and maintain all the financial reports; ensure presentations communicate financial health and goals to non-finance audiences
Generate data analysis for internal and external users
Manage all the accounting software and the functionality
Create financial analysis for use by management and physician leadership
Work with the CFO and staff leaders, Finance Committee, section physician leadership and AANS/NREF or NPA board members as necessary to manage budgets, communicate financial reports in terms leadership can understand, secure appropriate approvals and document appropriately.
Collaborate with Accounting Manager on the monthly close process and year-end accounting activities.