LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is currently seeking an individual to join our team as the Director of Finance in Gainesville, FL. This position is charged with ensuring the stability of LifeSouth’s finances through planning, directing and controlling financial functions, including establishing appropriate control environments, financial reports for management on the company’s financial status, preparing financial reports and analysis, overseeing the development and implementation of effective financial and accounting systems.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Manage the Purchasing and Accounting departments - Provide financial advice and guidance to the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks - Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and acting to prevent problems - Oversee budgeting and the implementation of budgets to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally - Manage accounting and financial systems and maintain full and accurate accounting records - Conduct financial analysis and prepare detailed financial reports and statements - Oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory requirements - Develop and implement purchasing practices and monitor the purchasing system - Prepare tender documents and administer contracts - Respond to auditors’ comments concerning finances and operations and oversee required action to address deficiencies - Establish and maintain cash controls - Implement plan for investments and reserves as directed by the Board of Directors - Monitor spending and recommend corrective actions as necessary - Manage the maintenance and upgrade of financial and payroll information systems
Competitive Benefits Package: - Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan - Health, dental, vision, supplemental life, cancer, accident and disability insurance - Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer match - Retirement plan - Wellness program with incentives and HSA rewards
This is a full time position. Starting salary is $100,000-110,000 annually. Background check and drug test required. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/DFWP/Tobacco Free.
The position description may not include all the duties and responsibilities of the job. Duties and responsibilities that are not listed, but which the employee may be expected to perform, will fall within the scope of the skills, knowledge and training for the position.
LifeSouth is a Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace. LifeSouth is an affirmative action employer and provides equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, transgender status, gender identification, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. LifeSouth complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
If you require any assistance to complete the application process or during the interview due to a disability, please contact the LifeSouth region where you are applying or call 1-888-795-2707 to request an accommodation. Applications may be completed at a LifeSouth facility or mailed to corporate headquarters in lieu of the on-line application process.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field - Five years of related financial experience, including at least two years of management experience - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Valid driver’s license. Must also meet and maintain LifeSouth driver’s eligibility requirements - Advanced computer skills and experience with computer programs such as NetSuite, Vena Solutions, MS Office Suite, Paylocity, etc. - Excellent customer service skills - Supervise staff and delegate tasks effectively - Advanced communication skills, both oral and written - Ability to prepare concise and informative reports - Analyze, think critically and make decisions consistent with SOP and regulatory guidelines - Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles - Strong analytic skills
The ideal candidate will possess: - Master’s degree
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is one of the largest community blood banks in the southeast and supplies more than 100 hospitals in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. There is always a need for talented and dedicated workers to fill our phlebotomy, facilities, courier, and management positions throughout our eight districts in the states we serve.
LifeSouth also offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees. Benefits may include paid time off, insurance, a retirement plan, health savings account and other benefits, such as a fitness program and the LifeWise wellness program.