Finance Director

Summary

The Finance Director oversees all financial and nonprofit accounting procedures for The Children’s Center including budgeting and forecasting. The person in this role must be able to effectively operate at a senior, strategic level, as well as perform all necessary financial and accounting tasks for the organization. The Finance Director is a key leader in the organization and is a member of the Executive Management Team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee all segments and controls of the general accounting function, including maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, preparation of operating and financial statements, reconciliation of all accounts and control of fixed assets
  • Coordinate preparation of the annual operating budget and strategic plan updates
  • Oversee maintenance of all financial policies and procedures. Manage an appropriate system of internal controls over financial reporting
  • Provide oversight and organization relative to the organization’s internal controls over compliance with grants and contracts, particularly federal grants and contracts
  • Prepare for annual and other fiscal audits; act as liaison with auditors to provide them with materials necessary to complete annual audits; manage relations with external auditors, and other financial consultants/advisors.
  • Ensure accurate coding of all general ledger activity
  • Oversee banking and treasury functions by reconciling accounts, negotiating lines of credit, and maintaining the investment policy
  • Oversee management of the Business Office functions (including medical billing practices,) and IT·        
  • Support the development department in regard to donor analysis, stewardship, and financial operations for fundraisers
  • Serve as staff liaison for the Finance/Audit committee and Endowment Trustee Committee and other related committees and assignments
  • Provide cash flow projections, financial reports and relevant analysis for Executive Management Team review
  • Assist in timely preparation of grant applications by generating and maintaining project and/or program budgets as required by funding source  

The Children’s Center

The Children’s Center is a highly-respected nonprofit organization providing comprehensive mental health care to children and their families across the socioeconomic spectrum. The Children's Center is the recognized local expert in treatment related to childhood trauma for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. We offer a range of services based upon the mental health needs of each child and family, including outpatient family and group therapy, and therapeutic preschool services. Our expertise is sought after by professionals from throughout the nation. We are committed to excellence. We strive for best-in-class. 

The Successful Candidate

  • You are a financial professional. You have 7-10 years of progressive experience in all aspects of general accounting functions. You have proven experience in developing, managing and forecasting budgets, and strong business knowledge and expertise and excellent analytical skills.
  • You are a skilled communicator. You have excellent written and oral communication skills. You are comfortable interacting with Board of Trustees, community agency officials, government officials and Center staff.
  • You are an innovator. You are not satisfied with the status quo. You seek out best practices and promising practices through research and by consulting with other experts. You understand continuous improvement and measure your success.
  • You are passionate about our work.You are excited to be a strong contributing member of an organization that provides such valuable services to the children and families in our community and look forward to being able to make a large impact on The Children’s Center reaching its strategic goals. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related area required; Master’s Degree/CPA preferred
  • 7-10 years of experience in accounting or finance, including at least three years in a managerial capacity. Nonprofit Finance/Accounting experience strongly preferred 

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Benefits

Health and dental insurance, Health Savings Account with employer contributions, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer matching, employer-paid life insurance and LTD, Employee Assistance Program. 

To Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to with “Finance Director” in the subject line.