Director of Finance

Baltimore, MD
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 17, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time
Chimes mission is to provide employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Director of Finance is responsible for the accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger system, preparing budgets and doing cost analysis. Performs reviews of account balances and allocations of costs. Coordinates with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Controller, Chimes International Limited to insure maintenance of good internal control. Develop, analyze and present monthly financial statements in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Supervise accounting procedures. Lead annual budget preparation and ensure that accurate budgets are maintained in accounting software. Provide analysis and information necessary for the fiscal year-end audit and audits by outside agencies. Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting. Review and approve all billings while ensuring timely submissions. Perform cost analysis of contract work and proposals for new contracts. Works cooperatively with the CFO and Controller on breaches of Agency accounting policy and procedures within Chimes District of Columbia, Inc., the business office and in other areas involved with the collection and handling of funds belonging to the Agency and individuals. Maintain fixed asset records and provide detail to Contract Administrators as requested. Remit union dues and union pension contributions. Review and approve all accounts payable. Primary Functions Ensure that correct contribution rates uses for Health and Welfare benefits meet WDR and CBA requirements. Ensure that all Health and Welfare contributions are remitted in the required time frame. Report required monthly invoices to Source America. Supervise remittance of commissions. Review accounts receivable and coordinate with applicable agencies and other departments the collection of overdue accounts. Maintain ledgers for Chimes District of Columbia, Inc. supplies and equipment. Monitor both customer and Agency compliance with applicable contract requirements. Work cooperatively with others including staff, supervisors, administrators, co-workers, site employees. Agencies, community professional, customers, vendors and the public. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with all levels of staff within the organization. Use technology for the completion of specified job duties. Work a flexible work schedule. Attend work regularly according to assigned work schedule and in accordance with Agency policy. Attend and participate in in-service training, staff meetings and other activities to facilitate professional development. Follow instructions. Assume other duties, responsibilities and special projects as needed. SECONDARY FUNCTION(S): Maintain a record of collection efforts. Qualifications Ability to communicate on the telephone Valid driver's license from place of residence and ability to drive Ability to write English Ability to complete tasks with numerous interruptions Ability to stand Ability to work with little direct supervision Ability to stand for long periods of time Ability to manipulate numbers Ability to speak English Ability to type Ability to read English Ability to operate machinery without posing a safety hazard to self or others Ability to hear Ability to understand technical written material Compassion and respect for persons with intellectual disabilities and the ability to earn their confidence Ability to lift 20 lbs. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to use a computer Valid certifications in CPR/FA Full range of motion above the head Ability to bend, lift and carry Full awareness of environmental stimuli Requirements Education Graduation from and accredited college or university with a degree in Accounting Active CPA license or be eligible to sit for the CPA examination Additional: Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive responsible experience in accounting, administration and management Government accounting experience DCAA accounting experience desirable Possess supervisory capabilities High degree of accuracy, good judgment , and organizational skills Must have a car and an acceptable driving record as determined by criteria established by the Agency's insurance carrier and by Agency policy Bondable as defined by the insurance policy in effect at time of hire Core Competencies Effective communication skills, both oral and written Effective decision making and problem solving skills Effective management skills with the ability to plan and implement systems that are outcome orientated and ensure quality service delivery Demonstrates business acumen indecision making Must be organized, flexible and dedicated to quality service delivery Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others Proficient tin technology applications Allocates staff resources to maximize productivity Knowledge of quality enhancement principles, system and assessment tools Ability to analyze data and recommend corrective actions Effective management skills with an ability to plan and implement systems that are employee focused, outcome orientated and ensures quality service delivery Knowledge of government benefits and other resources with the ability to access same for individuals employed Ability to facilitate planning meetings and writ individual evaluations and incorporate measurable goals and outcomes The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Chimes is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to minority/female/veteran/disability status, or any other protected class.