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Position Summary - Hybrid/Remote Work

The Mental Health Association of Maryland Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, is seeking an accomplished Controller/Director of Finance to join its growing and evolving organization. This is an excellent opportunity for a hands-on financial leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of this high-impact organization. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the DOF will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities for the Mental Health Association of Maryland and BrainFutures.

The Controller/Director of Finance (DOF) will manage and participate in the day-to-day finance operations. The DOF will supervise a team of two to three staff members providing functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting, and grants accounting. The DOF will work closely with program leadership to educate, inform, and explore how the finance function can best support program operations. The DOF will partner with development, human resources and information technology staff to enhance and integrate Finance, Development, HR, and IT functions.

This position is full time salaried, exempt with excellent benefits and remote-work eligible. We offer competitive salary and benefits

Responsibilities:

Financial Functions

  • Promote and ensure a culture of financial transparency, consistent communication, and meaningful collaboration with colleagues
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Fund Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Prepare, present accurate and timely financial reports complying with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); oversee all financial operations; and manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
  • Lead the annual budgeting and planning process in collaboration with the CAO; administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and keep leadership team abreast of the financial status
  • Lead and/or participate in cross functional modernization projects, providing expertise and guidance to improve financial related processes and guide successful transformations
  • Manage communication with investment portfolio manager and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines
  • Lead and coordinate the annual audit process; liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors as needed; and assess and implement any changes necessary
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Team Leadership

  • In collaboration with the CAO, transition the organization from an outsourced accounting model to a highly qualified, fully staffed, internal accounting team
  • Provide leadership and direction to the accounting team; participate in the hiring and on-boarding of finance staff as needed; and manage the department as it grows
  • Leverage strengths of finance team members; clarify roles and responsibilities; provide training, supervision, and support to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals; and supervise a team of 2-3 staff members
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment
  • Communicate and maintain positive relationships with relevant external stakeholders, including funders, auditors, and others

Qualifications:

This is a great opportunity for an experienced accounting/finance professional with at least ten years of non-profit accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting, and reporting financial information to leadership. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience in a complex nonprofit that has multiple programs.

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of hand-on accounting experience; ideally five-plus years of non-profit financial management experience; knowledge of government grants procurement and fiscal management
  • Advanced proficiency with MIP Abila fund accounting software, preferred
  • Significant experience preparing complex financial statements using GAAP, departmental budgets, and forecasts
  • Experience with accounting and financial systems as well as the ability to develop financial policies, procedures, and systems informed by finance and industry best practices
  • Diverse experience with cloud technology; ability to update systems and processes using technology, and the ability to train team members on new ways of executing the work knowledge of Abila MIP accounting and reporting software; e-commerce platforms and Salesforce CRM
  • Proven experience with recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively, collaborate with/translate financial concepts to colleagues who may or may not have a finance background
  • A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced, hybrid remote-work environment
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment. A pro-active, hands-on strategic thinker who has a passion for the mission of MHAMD and BrainFutures

This position is full time salaried, exempt with excellent benefits and flexible remote-work eligible. We offer competitive salary and benefits to include: paid health, dental, life, STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, 403b and generous PTO.

Please indicate salary requirements with you resume submission.

MHAMD is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.



 

 

 


Position Summary - Hybrid/Remote Work

The Mental Health Association of Maryland Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, is seeking an accomplished Controller/Director of Finance to join its growing and evolving organization. This is an…

Details at a Glance

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

Benefits

This position is full time salaried, exempt with excellent benefits and flexible remote-work eligible. We offer competitive salary and benefits to include: paid health, dental, life, STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, 403b and generous PTO. 

This position is full time salaried, exempt with excellent benefits and flexible remote-work eligible. We offer competitive salary and benefits to include: paid health, dental…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1301 York Rd, Lutherville, MD 21093, United States
Suite 505

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter along with salary requirements with your resume submission.

MHAMD is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Please submit cover letter along with salary requirements with your resume submission.

MHAMD is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive…

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