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Finance Manager

Job Description

Job Number: 444144

Finance Manager

The Director of Finance is responsible for the hands-on management of the accounting, budget, payroll, and accounts payable functions, as well as planning and forecasting. While there are high expectations for the role, professional development opportunities are available for the right candidate, if necessary. Overall, this role presents a unique opportunity to join a successful, results-driven organization that has literally changed the lives of its students through access to superior education.

The Director of Finance reports to the Vice President for Administration.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all aspects of the finance and accounting function within the organization.
  • Ensure provision of timely and accurate analysis and reporting of financial data including monthly reports for use in expense control, forecasting, reporting, and preparing quarterly projections.
  • Manage the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and internal teams.
  • Monitor and track the organization's investment and retirement portfolios.
  • Ensure appropriate management of all revenue received, liaising closely with the Development Department.
  • Manage cash position, ensuring appropriate management of funds, preparing cash flow projections, and monitoring cash flow needs.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate financial records, including all financial/accounting systems.
  • Develop effective relationships with Executive Staff and respective departments to ensure timely management of all business and program activities

Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance with in-depth understanding of GAAP. Related advanced degree or CPA a plus.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in managing the finance and accounting function at a nonprofit is required.
  • Direct 'hands-on' experience in financial management and accounting including reporting, budgeting, and basic auditing.
  • Knowledge of financial management in non-profit organizations including requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills together with excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to build effective internal and external relationships and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented and the agility to juggle multiple projects and competing deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • A proactive approach, strong sense of urgency, and results oriented. Proactive, takes initiative, and plans ahead to complete projects with little supervision.
  • Strong work ethic with high level of integrity and dependability, serving as a responsible and trusted team player.
  • Excellent MS Office skills (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and Quickbooks

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $0.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

Advanced Resources

Since 1987, Advanced Resources has assisted thousands of professionals with their careers and hundreds of companies in their quest to obtain top talent. There are many staffing firms from which you can choose. At Advanced Resources, we differentiate ourselves through our professionalism and our passion for delivering results, every time. We are experts at identifying talent for organizations and helping candidates maximize their career opportunities. People are every organization's greatest asset and investment. In addition to talent acquisition, we help clients improve their competitive edge by providing solutions that help them maximize their talent. Advanced Resources has established high standards for our industry. The fundamental element to our approach? When you have a talent problem, you can rely on us to solve it. Whether you are seeking talent solutions or seeking career opportunities, look to Advanced Resources. We work hard to earn your respect. Learn More

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US-IL-Chicago
Advanced Resources
Snapshot
Advanced Resources
Company:
US-IL-Chicago
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$0.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting
Store Type:

Job Description

Job Number: 444144

Finance Manager

The Director of Finance is responsible for the hands-on management of the accounting, budget, payroll, and accounts payable functions, as well as planning and forecasting. While there are high expectations for the role, professional development opportunities are available for the right candidate, if necessary. Overall, this role presents a unique opportunity to join a successful, results-driven organization that has literally changed the lives of its students through access to superior education.

The Director of Finance reports to the Vice President for Administration.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all aspects of the finance and accounting function within the organization.
  • Ensure provision of timely and accurate analysis and reporting of financial data including monthly reports for use in expense control, forecasting, reporting, and preparing quarterly projections.
  • Manage the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and internal teams.
  • Monitor and track the organization's investment and retirement portfolios.
  • Ensure appropriate management of all revenue received, liaising closely with the Development Department.
  • Manage cash position, ensuring appropriate management of funds, preparing cash flow projections, and monitoring cash flow needs.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate financial records, including all financial/accounting systems.
  • Develop effective relationships with Executive Staff and respective departments to ensure timely management of all business and program activities

Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance with in-depth understanding of GAAP. Related advanced degree or CPA a plus.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in managing the finance and accounting function at a nonprofit is required.
  • Direct 'hands-on' experience in financial management and accounting including reporting, budgeting, and basic auditing.
  • Knowledge of financial management in non-profit organizations including requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills together with excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to build effective internal and external relationships and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented and the agility to juggle multiple projects and competing deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • A proactive approach, strong sense of urgency, and results oriented. Proactive, takes initiative, and plans ahead to complete projects with little supervision.
  • Strong work ethic with high level of integrity and dependability, serving as a responsible and trusted team player.
  • Excellent MS Office skills (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and Quickbooks

Job Requirements

 
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