Career Opportunities

Finance & Operations Director

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, including budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial statements and audit schedule preparation  
  • Previous nonprofit experience preferred
  • Management/leadership experience including supervision of multiple work areas/teams


  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance.


  • CPA preferred

Essential Skills and Requirements:  

  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook. Advanced proficiency in Excel preferred
  • Working knowledge of database systems and financial/accounting software
  • Ability to direct work of staff and interface with internal and external customers on accounting and audit related matters
  • Knowledge of GAAP, understanding of accounting processes and financial reporting
  • Detail orientation with ability to keep a big picture focus
  • Strategic thinking
  • Experience organizing and working with volunteer committees and boards

Essential Responsibilities/Job Functions:

  • Manage general ledger and financial records for organization, including preparation of statements and reports for Directors and various board committees. 
  • Manage annual audit, including functioning as liaison for board and coordinating preparation of documentation.
  • Develop annual budget in cooperation with Board, Directors and staff. 
  • Responsible for all communication with government, grantors and agencies regarding financial portion of grants.
  • Supervise Accounting, IT and Human Resources staff; Fulfill leadership role with responsibilities including, but not limited to: performance management, helping to establish and oversee individual and team goals, outline and support development for individual staff members.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of 50+ person office.
  • Maintain depreciation schedule of equipment and furniture.
  • Manage day to day banking and investment needs of organization, including funds transfers, Line of Credit, and completing the monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and bank deposits.
  • Serve as liaison to money managers for Child Advocates Endowment.
  • Provide financial information, as necessary, to department heads and staff.
  • Assist with special events as needed.
  • Serve as liaison to volunteer-based Finance Committee and the Child Advocates Endowment Board of Trustees, scheduling and running monthly meetings in conjunction with the respective Chairs.
  • Support the CEO in implementing the Strategic Plan strategically and tactically.
  • Manage insurance contract negotiations, monitor and handle D&O, Liability, Workers' Compensation, Property and Casualty policies, claims, disputes, etc.
  • Assist the CEO on Board-related projects.
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