Finance Director

AP Professionals
April 21, 2024
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Under the supervision of the Executive Director and in accordance with the policies of the Board of Directors the Finance Director is responsible for: the coordination of all financial activities of the agency, the planning and development of the agency's basic systems of accounting and financial control and providing direction to the Executive Director for cash management.

The Finance Director must have demonstrated significant experience and career interest in administration to include excellent skills in coordination, facilitation, supervision, and decision making. The ability to effectively communicate both internally within the agency as well as externally to the greater community are important prerequisites. Additionally, skillful interpersonal ability which translates into skill in staff motivation, maintenance of high morale, and object assessment of individual performances of supervised staff are important attributes.

This position is responsible for the hands-on day to day accounting including month end along with providing strategic support to the CEO.


  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates finance staff.
  • Meets individually with staff for supervision on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Directly supervises payroll, AP, staff accountant(s).
  • Monthly Financial statements and annual audit support.
  • Formulates and recommends changes and additions to agency policies relating to functional activities under his/her direction.
  • Plans and develops the agency's basic systems of accounting and financial control.
  • Takes appropriate action to ensure the accurate and timely recording and reporting of all fiscal transactions, and to properly present the agency's financial position.
  • Establishes the agency's overall system of budgetary control, provides for the interpretation of financial results against planned performance.
  • Coordinates the administration of all functions relating to cash operations, including custody of the agency's funds.
  • Coordinates the development and administration of the agency's risk management.
  • Coordinates the development and administration of the human resources and employee benefits programs.
  • Provides for the establishment and maintenance of effective and comprehensive internal audit programs.
  • Provides review and appraisal of the agency's programs for the acquisition, accounting for, maintenance and disposition of all property owned or leased by the agency.
  • Provides funder reports as required by the agency.
  • Attends agency staff, finance committee, and board meetings as required by the agency.
  • Serves on agency-wide committees as appointed.
  • Meets individually with Supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Accesses community resources to assist the agency.
  • Attends community meetings as required by the agency.


Masters Degree in Business Administration and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting


Bachelor of Science in Accounting and four (4) years finance experience with two years supervisor experience and two (2) years operations experience plus knowledge of computer systems design.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Expertise in the use of EXCEL and WORD
  • Understanding of IRS Form 990 filing requirements
  • Experience in Federal and local government grant and contract reporting procedures Experience with Financial Edge accounting software a plus
  • Experience in finance, supervision, computer systems and non-profit organization operations are preferred.
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