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HEALTHIER KIDS FOUNDATION
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE : Director of Finance
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
FTE: .5 (20 hours per week)
REV. DATE: 1/9/18

Healthier Kids Foundation (HKF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with a $2.5 million budget, seven program areas, and complex cost reimbursement and restricted funding sources. Our mission is to ensure that every child in our community receives the family-centered care that he or she needs to thrive. There is no human endeavor that is outside the realm of health.

We are seeking an experienced nonprofit financial professional to serve as the organization’s part-time Director of Finance.

The Director of Finance is responsible for oversight and implementation of the internal control systems, contract and restricted fund management, analysis and interpretation of financial statements, development of the annual operating budget, and coordination of the annual audit and tax return process.

He/she also presents financial information to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, and works with these bodies regarding investment policy and banking issues.

The Director of Finance provides oversight and direction to the Senior Accountant and the Staff Accountant.

Qualified applicants will have

  • at least three to five years experience working in a nonprofit environment with cost reimbursement contracts and restricted money
  • familiarity with nonprofit GAAP requirements
  • familiarity with internal control systems
  • at least two years supervisory experience leading an accounting team
  • excellent Excel skills and experience creating complex budgets
  • experience using QuickBooks accounting software to track grants, contracts and restricted money
  • at least two years’ experience overseeing audit preparation and working with auditors
  • the ability to present clearly and effectively financial information to non-accountants
  • a sense of humor

Excellent benefits package

Salary commensurate with experience

To apply, contact Laura Clendaniel at Laura@hkidsf.org.  Please supply your resume and a cover letter. 

Areas of Responsibility:

The Director of Finance is responsible for oversight and implementation of the internal control systems, contract and restricted fund management, analysis and interpretation of financial statements, development of the annual operating budget, and coordination of the annual audit and tax return process.

He/she also presents financial information to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors, and works with these bodies regarding investment policy and banking issues.

The Director of Finance provides oversight and direction to the Senior Accountant and the Staff Accountant.

Specific Job Duties:

Oversight and Implementation of the Internal Control System

  • Monitors internal control systems to ensure procedures are being followed
  • Responsible for final decisions on any changes to be made in the internal control systems
  • Oversees the updating of the Procedures Chart

Contract Management

  • Monthly analysis of contracts and restricted funds to determine if allocation changes are needed to maximize utilization
  • Reviews and signs off on quarterly contract reconciliations

Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements

  • Review completed financial statements monthly and prepares a written analysis of the financials for the CEO
  • Prepares an analysis of restricted net assets vs unrestricted net assets quarterly for the CEO
  • Prepares trend data for the CEO
  • Meets with the CEO monthly to discuss the analysis

Development of the Annual Operating Budget

  • Coordinates and oversees the development of the annual budget, assigning pieces of the budget to various staff
  • Coordinates meetings related to budget development
  • Primary responsibility for the final form of the annual operating budget

Coordination of the Annual Audit and Tax Return Process

  • Assigns audit preparation tasks and coordinates the collection of materials to be sent to the auditors
  • Serves as primary liaison to the auditors
  • Reviews all materials to be sent to the auditor before they are sent to the auditors
  • Coordinates the review of audit drafts and discusses changes with the auditors
  • Assigns tasks related to the preparation of information to be sent to the tax preparer
  • Reviews the draft tax returns and conveys changes needed to the tax preparer

Work with the Finance Committee and Board of Directors

  • Attends Finance Committee and Board Meetings
  • Assists in the development of investment policy
  • Assists in the research and resolution of any matter pertaining to banking and credit

Provide Oversight and Direction of the Senior Accountant and Staff Accountant

  • Coordinates weekly meetings of the finance team
  • Reviews and signs off on all journal entries quarterly
  • Reviews and signs off on the cash and credit card reconciliations monthly
  • Reviews and signs off on quarterly payroll reconciliations to the 941s
  • Reviews and signs off on each payroll journal after payroll has been run to check that payroll has been run as authorized
  • Reviews and approves check runs weekly prior to the check run
  • Reviews all workpapers and schedules for balance sheet accounts prepared by the Senior Accountant quarterly
  • Determines when the monthly close is complete and signs off on the completion

REQUIREMENTS : (E=Essential; D=Desired)

  • At least three to five years of experience working in a nonprofit environment with cost reimbursement contracts and restricted money (E)
  • Familiarity with nonprofit GAAP requirements (E) Familiarity with internal control systems
  • At least two years supervisory experience leading an accounting team (E)
  • Excellent Excel skills and experience creating complex budgets (E)
  • Experience using QuickBooks accounting software to track grants, contracts and restricted money (E)
  • At least two years’ experience overseeing audit preparation and working with auditors (E)
  • The ability to present clearly and effectively financial information to non-accountants (D)
  • A sense of humor (D)
  • Proficiency in online computerized applications, such as proprietary databases, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word, to enter/retrieve data and prepare reports. (E)
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information contained in reports, records, documents, and business communications in general. (E)
  • Meet employer grooming, business dress standards and present oneself in a professional manner while in the field and/or when representing HKF to the community. (E)
  • Reflect HKF in all activities; recognize that this role cannot easily be separated from the individual, even in activities outside of work. (E)
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information contained in reports, records, documents, and business communications in general. (E)
  • Meet employer grooming, business dress standards and present oneself in a professional manner while in the field and/or when representing HKF to the community. (E)
  • Reflect HKF in all activities; recognize that this role cannot easily be separated from the individual, even in activities outside of work. (E)

 

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