Finance Director
YMCA - Scotch Plains, NJ

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Under the supervision of the CEO the Finance Director is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies that grow and enhance the asset base. Will provide direction and leadership for business operations, including Human Resources. This position is responsible for all accounting and related activities, including financial planning, managing insurance coverage and limits, as well as monitoring investment portfolios.

Job Responsiblities:
Monitors monthly financial operations, prepares analysis and reports, and gives guidance to operating staff. Works closely with operations staff on issues that affect financial outcome. Prepares specific recommendations.
Manages the staff and oversees the operations ofthe accounting/finance, information systems and other assigned departments.
Works directly with CEO in the identification and development of financial strategic alliances and the development of fundraising strategies for long-term growth and financial security of the YMCA.
Works directly with assigned committee(s) of the board to build volunteer relationships, develop policies, monitor their implementation and meet the related needs of the board.
Reviews, updates, and/or develops internal control systems for the YMCA and oversees internal audits which check for compliance on a variety of policies and standards. Provides recommendations for improvement.
Oversees and certifies the annual audit and meets periodically with the outside auditors to maintain communications and keep them informed of changes in the YMCA. Ensures that current accounting standards and legal requirements are met. Oversees preparation of tax returns.
Manages investments, under the direction of the Endowment Committee.
Oversees the development of the annual operating budget, Works closely with operations staff to ensure that budgets are well-planned, realistic, and prepared in a timely manner.
Maintains all necessary records and accounting reports and records all transactions on a timely basis.
Maintains good working relationships with auditors, bankers, investment counselors, and other professional advisors.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting or an equivalent combination of education and related experience is required.
Five or more years of experience in accounting and financial management.
A broad and comprehensive knowledge of Accounting, Banking, Management (financial & operational) Systems.
Knowledge and understanding of general business matters required including budget development, financial reporting, cash management, business taxes, banking and debt financing instruments.
Knowledge of computer systems, including experience with system selection, new system implementation and project management. Personal computer skills required.
Experience with investment management and asset allocation preferred.
Fluent in all Microsoft, Great Plains and other computer applications.
Must have excellent communication skills
Previous experience with voluntary/non-profit organizations preferred

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000
Additional Compensation Details: Paid Vacation, holidays, 12% participation in Y Retirement Fund. Medical/Dental

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