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Position Title: Director of Finance

Division: Finance & Operations

Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Accounting

Reports to: President/CEO

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Who We Are

At Pacific Science Center, our mission is to ignite curiosity in every child and fuel a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Our colleagues are passionate lifelong learners who live our mission every day. Join our collaborative team and come help steward our warm and welcoming community learning environment at PacSci!

Your Role

As the Director of Finance, you will serve as the senior finance leader for the organization, as a business partner for the executive team, senior leadership team, and budget owners. You are the person most responsible for the delivery of accurate, consistent and easily understood financial information, both retrospective financial statements and prospective financial forecasts.

 You will assist in developing corporate policies and procedures, particularly regarding financial controls, and ensure that the finance and accounting function is equipped for compliance with new and existing policies. The Director of Finance directs the organization’s business planning and budgeting process and provide senior leadership and budget owners with the insights required to develop sound financial plans. This role supports business leaders in identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness and proactively analyzes the financial impact of both internal and external factors.

 What you’ll be doing

·       Supporting the accounting function in day – to –day decision-making and manages the Controller

·       Act as the analytical engine of the organization to provide insights

·       Direct the preparation of the annual budget including financial scenario modeling and analysis of departmental submissions

·       Building strong relationships with external finance partners, including, but not limited to, banking, investing, audit, and tax

·       Support non-financial staff to develop financial literacy

We’d love to hear from you if you:

·       Have 7+ years of experience in accounting or finance

·       Understand Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Not – For – Profit Accounting

·       Are able to model complex scenarios, create budgets, and analyze variance

·       Are able to communicate financial information to leaders without accounting/finance backgrounds

·       Capable of leading process improvements and maintaining composure under pressure

·       Prefer familiarity with federal grant funding or government contracts

·       MBA, CPA or equivalent preferred

COVID-19 Considerations

Pacific Science Center mandates that all employees must have the COVID-19 vaccination and masks must be worn onsite regardless of vaccination status. Reasonable accommodations will be made for those who cannot get the vaccine due to health reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs.

Use this link to view full position description: https://us61.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/pacsci/Posting/View/359


Position Title: Director of Finance

Division: Finance & Operations

Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Accounting

Reports to: President/CEO

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

Who We Are

At Pacific Science Center, our mission is to ignite…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    February 1, 2022
Salary
USD $120,000 - USD $150,000
/ year

Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision

403b Retirement

FSA

Medical, Dental, and Vision

403b Retirement

FSA

Location

On-site
200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter through application link.

Please submit resume and cover letter through application link.

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