Organization Name: Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Reports To: President & CEO FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: President & CEO Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Join Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA), a powerful network of foundations, corporations, and other social investors working together to lead change, improve lives, and lift communities through effective philanthropy. As a nonprofit membership association of and for Indiana's grantmaking community, IPA connects members to what they need to grow their impact by providing networking, educational, advocacy, and technical support. IPA represents philanthropic organizations, companies, and individuals from all 92 Indiana counties.
IPA is looking for a skilled Director of Finance whose mission is to manage and streamline budgeting, payroll, and all other financial processes and reporting. The Director of Finance will provide thorough financial analysis reports the for President & CEO and the Board of Directors to help improve IPA’s operational efficiency and aid in continued growth.
Essential Job Functions
Provide comprehensive financial updates by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points
Guide financial decisions by applying organization policies and procedures to industry best practices
Enhance, maintain, or develop financial controls and guidelines
Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action
Support the development of short and long-term operational strategies
Maintain HR processes including payroll, retirement benefits, and other related functions
Monitor investments and provide insights to CEO and Board of Directors as needed
Manage all financial processes and transactions including AR, AP, financial reporting, annual audit, tax filings, and other related functions
Oversee relationships with and deliverables from relevant consultants and vendors such as audit firm, insurance brokers, professional employer organization (PEO), and the like
Work with PEO as internal point of contact for employee communication, onboarding, and exiting
Assist CEO with certain human resource functions
Administer the CRM database as it pertains to revenue or other financial processes
Maintain appropriate segregation of duties
Essential Skills and Experience to be Successful
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field
Highest level of ethical standards
Three to five years of experience in accounting or related role
Strong understanding of economic, banking, and investment processes
Proficient software skills in accounting software and Microsoft Office applications
Exemplary history of financial project management
Ability to develop financial plans, set priorities, and implement overarching organizational strategies, as well as specific, targeted projects
Proven customer service ethic (internal and external) and high expectations for quality
Excellent attention to detail
Unwavering commitment to IPA values and mission
Ability to work well within a team environment
Familiarity with the field of philanthropy or nonprofit sector, or willingness to learn
Salary is competitive. Benefits include group health coverage, which includes dental and vision; life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage; health savings and flexible spending accounts; employer sponsored retirement plan; and paid time off.
This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position, but rather serves as a tool to assist the employee in this position. The existence of this job description, or any other job description, does not in any way negate Indiana Philanthropy Alliance’s “at will” employment status.
IPA is the largest network serving philanthropy in Indiana. We are a community of foundations, companies, and other social investors working together to lead change, increase impact, and improve outcomes for Hoosiers.
As a nonprofit membership association (also referred to as a philanthropy serving organization, or PSO) of and for Indiana's grantmaking community, IPA connects members to what they need to grow their impact by providing networking, educational, advocacy, and technical support.
Through investing in the state’s charitable organizations, convening local leaders, collaborating on critical issues, seeking innovative solutions, sharing knowledge, and advocating; we leverage our collective voice to increase the impact of Indiana philanthropy.
IPA represents philanthropic organizations, companies, and individuals from all 92 Indiana counties. Collectively, Indiana’s over 1,200 foundations award more than $2 billion in grants each year.