Director of Finance

Prince George's County, MD
Dec 07, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
. Ensures that Heart of America complies with all applicable accounting policies, procedures and standards in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for nonprofits . Coordinates and develops the organization's budget process, both for annual budgeting and long-range financial forecasts; works closely with President and all departments to analyze available funding and estimate likely resource needs . Establishes and manages permanent budget systems and practices . Manages, monitors and tracks general ledger account balances and reconciliations . Maintains detailed reconciliations and backup documentation of all key asset and liability account balances . Assists VP of Operations with payroll, benefits and other HR duties as needed . Oversees month-end, quarterly and year-end reconciliation and closing processes . Proactively reviews HOA's accounting, financial reporting and internal control policies and procedures to seek continuous improvement and to achieve government and regulatory compliance Supports other related financial and operational processes . Leads and supports annual audit and Form 990 preparation, including schedule preparation, detailed account analysis and explanation, and inventory and responds to external auditor questions and inquiries, etc. . Prepares financial updates for the Finance Committee and Board of Directors and performs financial analyses as requested . Provides financial data in support of grant applications, other organizational opportunities and fundraising campaigns (individual and other) . Assists in system conversions and upgrades for all finance and accounting systems including payroll, timekeeping. With the Vice-President of Operations, ensure staff is properly trained . Establishes effective policies and procedures to ensure a strong level of internal controls and maintains the organization's Accounting Manual to reflect procedural and policy changes . Oversees the protection of the organizations assets (petty cash and tracking and inventory of equipment) through the enforcement of internal control policies and procedures . Provides feedback/suggestions on process improvements . Works on special projects and assignments as directed Develops strategic and operational planning in keeping with HOA's values and operating principles . Serves on leadership team . Participates in strategic planning and visioning of current and future programs and ensure alignment of decision-making, goal setting and problem solving for programs. . Provides fiscal context for program development and mission . Supports President and Vice President of Operations and other senior directors in all aspects of strategic and operational planning. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Abilities Bachelor's Degree, CPA License preferred 5 years non-profit accounting experience Current accounting theory, principles and practices and their application Proficient in use of Microsoft programs and general ledger accounting systems, with advanced knowledge of Excel, Sage 50 and Expensify Able to accurately analyze and interpret fiscal accounting records Able to prepare accurate and complete financial statements and reports Excellent project management skills Excellent people and leadership skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent analytical and organizational skills Competencies: Ability to develop and direct long term projects as they relate to the strategic goals of the organization Ability to make strategic, administrative and procedural decisions on sensitive, confidential issues Demonstrated ability to perform at a high level independently and to complete work within established deadlines Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy Ability to work collaboratively with many types of people at different levels, both within the organization and with outside agencies Ability to get along well with diverse personalities and be tactful, flexible, and discreet Ability to work in team-oriented atmosphere Highly organized, professional and flexible in a dynamic environment A strong work ethic and positive spirit in order to accommodate a large work load Commitment to organizational culture of compassion and values of respect and kindness

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