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Director of Finance

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Black Girls CODE
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New York, NY
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Published 28 days ago

Position: Director or Sr. Director of Finance

Location: New York/Bay Area

Please apply using this link: https://bit.ly/3nxm3xo


ABOUT BLACK GIRLS CODE

Launched in 2011, Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, Black Girls CODE introduces computer programming and technology to girls from underrepresented communities in technology areas such as web design, robotics, gaming, mobile app development and more. By cultivating the next generation of coders we hope to grow the number of women of color in technology and give underrepresented girls a chance to become the future leaders in technology and the masters of their technological worlds. We thrive on working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. We represent a diversity of backgrounds, a wealth of experience and a lot of fun.  



POSITION

The Director or Sr. Director of Finance will support Black Girls CODE’s internal business and financial operations. This role will be responsible for BGCs financial management strategy, manage day-to-day and project needs, as well as measure and improve internal processes and organizational effectiveness. THey will oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, cash flow and coordination of audit activities as well as accounts payable and receivable. The ideal candidate will not only be able to reconcile financial activities but should also be skilled at capturing key data and processes in order to demonstrate the relationship between BGCs goals and resulting fundraising needs.


This person will work in partnership with the CEO, and cross functionally with the remainder of the Senior Leadership team to ensure all financial operations are optimized and function efficiently. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management to join in a growing, mission-driven organization.


The Director/Sr. Director of Finance will report to the CEO and can be based in either office location (currently remote only).


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the organization-wide annual budgeting process. Coordinate and create regular forecasts providing updates to the annual budget. Work with department leaders to ensure a transparent and participatory process. 
  • Provide financial and decision-making support to management in analyzing new initiatives.
  • Outline, implement, and revise financial policies and guidelines for the organization.
  • Manage all financial forecasting, variance reporting, preparation and publishing of monthly financial statements, and coordination of regulatory reporting. Fully understand implications of various inputs; and allow for ongoing adjustment and analysis.
  • Oversee finance systems including accounting operations, cash flow, internal controls, reporting, forecasting, budget development and oversight (annual audits, tax filings, and other finance protocols on an as-needed basis)


QUALIFICATIONS


This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a small and growing team in a dynamic startup environment. The position offers great potential for learning and affords real opportunity to have a tangible impact on communities across the country.


REQUIREMENTS 


  • Minimum of 10-15 years of related work experience in relevant positions of increasing scope and responsibility, and several years in a leadership capacity
  • 8+ years proven experience in financial management and accounting, defining processes and optimizing finance operations is required; must be familiar with nonprofit finance and accounting regulations
  • Experience with audit, legal compliance, and budget development
  • CPA preferred
  • Proven effectiveness managing others, including external resources (bookkeeper, accountant, etc.), empowering them to make decisions
  • Exceptional organizational management, team-building skills, and a track record of improving operational processes
  • Experience working in a fast paced and/or mission-driven environment
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict< resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with senior management, BGC’s board of directors, and staff
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker
  • Experience effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, the Board or other outside partners
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized, staying productive and accurate under pressure with tight deadlines (a sense of humor helps, too).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Integrity, maturity, credibility, and a demonstrated commitment to BGC’s mission

Position: Director or Sr. Director of Finance

Location: New York/Bay Area

Please apply using this link: https://bit.ly/3nxm3xo


ABOUT BLACK GIRLS CODE

Launched in 2011, Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience

Location

On-site
111 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA
Suite 315

How to Apply

Interested candidates should complete our applicant assessment at our intake portal here: https://bit.ly/3nxm3xo. Please upload a copy of your resume and cover letter via the portal (no additional emails required). We will only respond to resumes from applicants who complete the assessment on the applicant portal.

Position open immediately.

Interested candidates should complete our applicant assessment at our intake portal here: https://bit.ly/3nxm3xo. Please upload a copy of your resume and cover letter via the portal…

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