Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, supports all financial and bookkeeping functions that are not in conflict with the established separation of duties and financial controls approved by the Finance and Audit Committee. The Director of Finance is responsible for financial operations and reporting and ensuring the smooth running of Cornerstones' finances.
Reports to the Chief Financial Officer. Works closely with Chief Financial Officer and other Finance Team members, Division Directors and Managers, and Direct Service Program employees. Externally this role regularly works with County staff.
Key Performance Indicators
- Prepare, document, and submit invoices for all contracts on a monthly or as required basis. Ensures all supporting allocations and required documentation (timesheets, activity reports), etc., are in order.
- Ensure compliance with grant reporting and any other requirements that grantors (or government entities) impose.
- Keep CFO and program directors informed on the status of funds remaining on the contracts they are responsible for and recommend any changes in spending that may be needed.
- Reconcile general ledger Public Support with Raiser's Edge database monthly.
- Assist in processing payroll, fringe benefit, and indirect allocations journal entries.
- Assist in general ledger account reconciliation in the areas accountable for or assigned.
- Assist in processing monthly financial statements.
- Assist on special projects assigned by the CFO, CEO or the Finance and Audit committee.
- Assist in the preparation of schedules for auditors.
- Perform any other duties deemed necessary to support the agency.
- Develops and motivates others: (Motivates others and supports their development through strong coaching and mentoring)
- External representation and collaboration: (Represents the organization among external stakeholders and communicates in a sophisticated way about the organization's vision and work. Seeks innovative ways to collaborate.)
- Manages uncertainty (Identifies and manages risks. Demonstrates openness to change and new perspectives; can manage and adapt to ambiguity)
- Manages with data (Understands data; analyzes data and identifies insights and implications)
- Organization and systems thinking (Has a robust understanding of the community served and the landscape in which the organization operates, and actively applies that knowledge)
- Personnel Management (Effectively manages and develops others)
- Team-building (Builds strong relationships with teams and colleagues; fosters effective teams and collaborative interactions)
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent of 6+ years of professional work experience in accounting and contracts management.
Experience and Skills
- Prior experience working with government and grant funding is a significant plus.
- Strong financial and bookkeeping skills.
- Ability to initiate and conduct research and analyze issues and solve problems.
- Proficiency in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Internet, and specialized databases, including accounting/payroll software.
- Attentive to constraints of time and funds.
- Respectful of staff, volunteers, funders, and clients.
- Forward-thinker, considering not just today but what are the implications for tomorrow.
- Collaborative leader, working with others individually and in teams.
This position is performed in a traditional office environment.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.