Primary responsibility for fiscal-related matters. Works directly with Senior Management as well as the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors to provide information and guidance. Oversees all Fiscal Services staff. Participates and provides leadership in the organization’s continuous quality improvement efforts.
1. Provides oversight of all financial reporting, ensuring that timely and accurate information is distributed to external and internal users in a timely manner. Oversees preparation and filing of annual tax reports in a timely manner.
2. Provides guidance to program and administrative staff in understanding and interpreting financial statements.
3. Analyzes financial information to provide timely decision-making information to board and staff.
4. Develops annual agency budget in conjunction with administrative and program staff. Develops all budgets for grants and funding sources within established deadlines.
5. Participates in funding contract negotiations and provides ongoing oversight of grant and contract management, ensuring contract compliance and timely reporting. Provides assistance in contract and lease negotiations.
6. Maintains current fiscal policies and procedures which ensure 1) the integrity of the agency’s financial records and 2) compliance with all contractual and legal requirements.
7. Provides recommendations to improve financial strength of The Children’s Home through efforts to maximize revenue and minimize expenses.
8. Manages savings, checking, investment and other financial accounts. Performs investment statement reconciliations in a timely manner according to agency policy and provides investment information to the Board of Trustees.
9. Selects, supervises and trains department program and support staff. Responsible for completing employee evaluations on those directly supervised and for ensuring that an effective employee development, discipline and recognition programs are implemented within framework of The Children’s Home’s policies and procedures.
10. Works with agency insurance carriers to maintain appropriate levels of insurance coverage for property damage and general liability.
11. Responsible for overseeing annual audit, including the audit of pension plans; ensures that audit preparation is completed in a timely and accurate manner and ensures that all financial audit issues are addressed satisfactorily.
12. Maintains agency fiscal records (including trust agreements and contracts) according to agency policy and funding requirements.
13. Serves as staff liaison to the Finance Committee in order to keep Board of Directors apprised of the organization’s financial situation.
14. Works within the philosophy, function and Human Resource policies of The Children's Home Inc.
15. Provides leadership and participates in the organization’s continuous quality improvement efforts.
16. Attends meetings and conferences as directed,) participating in local non-profit management and leadership training opportunities, and involvement in local groups of non-profit accounting/finance professionals on a regular basis.
17. Performs other duties as assigned.
***THESE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE STATEMENT OF ALL DUTIES PERFORMED. EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM OTHER JOB RELATED MARGINAL DUTIES AS REQUIRED***
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education and Experience:
Continuing Education Requirements:
- Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting from an accredited college or university and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Master’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred.
- Experience: Should possess a minimum of 7 years progressively responsible accounting experience, including at least 3 years supervision, financial management, budgeting and senior management team experience in an organization with revenues in excess of $10 million. Preference will be given to those with specific non-profit experience. Must have experience in a computerized accounting, multi-cost center environment.
COMPETENCIES & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
- Maintains up to date skills and knowledge by completing a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education each year or whatever CEUs are needed to maintain CPA license.
- Licenses & Certifications:
- CPA required
- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offense of license suspension.
- Must possess means of providing job related transportation and show proof of required insurance. Must be insurable under CHI’s current auto insurance policy.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
- Must successfully complete and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background and state criminal background check and sexual predator screening.
Annual Training Requirements: The following training topics are required annually: Sexual Harassment, Blood-born Pathogens, Workplace Accident Prevention and Reporting, Confidentiality and Privacy Practices, Diversity/Cultural Competency, Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Statutes and Methods, Crisis Prevention, and Program Goals.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to pull together and present information in a useful and easy to understand format targeted to the specific audience.
- Ability to problem solve and work independently as well as part of a team.
- Ability to delegate ongoing day to day department functions and focus on agency-wide fiscal issues.
- Ability to juggle multiple priorities, prioritize work load and delegate tasks in order to ensure completion of deadlines in a timely manner.
- Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.
- Ability to read, understand and comply with all agency contracts as they relate to fiscal processes.
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors and other individuals. Possess effective interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of current GAAP and FASB standards and internal controls.
- Knowledge of agency's organizational structure, standard operating procedures, and policies. Knowledge of Department of Children and Families rules and regulations regarding the care of children. Knowledge of child abuse or neglect reporting procedures and methods.
- Ability to lift 10-20 lbs.
- Ability to operate a computer, adding machine, fax machine, copier and telephone.
- Ability to operate computer for several hours per day.
- REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE MADE FOR OTHERWISE QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY
Work is performed under continual multiple deadlines (weekly, monthly and annually). Due to multiple deadlines, varying departmental workload and departmental staffing, the workweek will exceed 40 hours on a routine basis. Work is performed in a fast paced environment.
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