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Senior Director, Finance and Accounting

Description


 Senior Director, Finance and Accounting


Our client, located in Orange , is a growing non-profit with offices in CT and NY. They are currently planning to expand into other states and would like to on-board a highly passionate, strategic and skilled leader to join as their Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting . Part of their immediate growth plan is to add two new locations (60-80 new employees.) This will allow for servicing about 20,000 children across multiple states - over double where they are now!



Responsibilities for Sr. Director, Finance and Accounting Role:



Financial Management & Oversight


  • Provide management and mentoring to the Finance team members in completing the day to day financial tasks, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and record-keeping

  • Review monthly reports with the Finance Team and the CEO

  • Ensure the annual audit is completed in a timely manner

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures with the Finance Team to ensure the organization is compliant with regulations and best practices for financial management

  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met, including those for charitable organizations

  • Advise the organization's leadership on appropriate insurance coverage for the organization and the Board of Directors and other risk management strategies

  • Assist with the organization’s benefits renewal process


Financial Strategy & Planning


  • Support the organization’s strategic plan by understanding growth opportunities and forecasting future financial needs

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the CEO, COO, Finance Team and Board Treasurer and/or Finance Committee

  • Work with site directors, program leaders and Finance Team to build the annual budget and monitor significant departures from projections

  • Set up systems and processes for budget updates with site directors and program leaders

  • Assist the development team with the preparation of budgets for funding application

  • Recommend & implement money management strategies (lines of credit, banking arrangements) and maximize income whenever possible and appropriate

  • Present organization’s financial position to the board, funders and other stakeholders, as necessary

  • Provide mentoring and developmental opportunities for the Finance Team members to build their Financial Strategy & Planning skills

Requirements


We are looking for an Accounting Manager who combines a solid background in accounting and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for the Sr. Director, Accounting and Finance include:



  • Minimum of 10 years working directly in accounting or finance, with at least five years in a senior financial leadership position, leading a team

  • Track record of building, motivating, and developing finance or accounting teams; experience leading HR or IT team nice to have

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management or other relevant field; CPA preferred

  • Considerable experience with strategic planning, systems development, and implementation

  • Considerable experience engaging in and championing equity and social justice work




Keywords: accounting, accounting manager, financial management, CPA, finance, financial analysis

Job Snapshot

Location US-CT-Orange
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Management, Finance
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Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting, finance & IT professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-CT-Orange
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-CT-Orange
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$100,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Management, Finance
Store Type:

Description


 Senior Director, Finance and Accounting


Our client, located in Orange , is a growing non-profit with offices in CT and NY. They are currently planning to expand into other states and would like to on-board a highly passionate, strategic and skilled leader to join as their Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting . Part of their immediate growth plan is to add two new locations (60-80 new employees.) This will allow for servicing about 20,000 children across multiple states - over double where they are now!



Responsibilities for Sr. Director, Finance and Accounting Role:



Financial Management & Oversight


  • Provide management and mentoring to the Finance team members in completing the day to day financial tasks, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and record-keeping

  • Review monthly reports with the Finance Team and the CEO

  • Ensure the annual audit is completed in a timely manner

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures with the Finance Team to ensure the organization is compliant with regulations and best practices for financial management

  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met, including those for charitable organizations

  • Advise the organization's leadership on appropriate insurance coverage for the organization and the Board of Directors and other risk management strategies

  • Assist with the organization’s benefits renewal process


Financial Strategy & Planning


  • Support the organization’s strategic plan by understanding growth opportunities and forecasting future financial needs

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the CEO, COO, Finance Team and Board Treasurer and/or Finance Committee

  • Work with site directors, program leaders and Finance Team to build the annual budget and monitor significant departures from projections

  • Set up systems and processes for budget updates with site directors and program leaders

  • Assist the development team with the preparation of budgets for funding application

  • Recommend & implement money management strategies (lines of credit, banking arrangements) and maximize income whenever possible and appropriate

  • Present organization’s financial position to the board, funders and other stakeholders, as necessary

  • Provide mentoring and developmental opportunities for the Finance Team members to build their Financial Strategy & Planning skills

Requirements


We are looking for an Accounting Manager who combines a solid background in accounting and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for the Sr. Director, Accounting and Finance include:



  • Minimum of 10 years working directly in accounting or finance, with at least five years in a senior financial leadership position, leading a team

  • Track record of building, motivating, and developing finance or accounting teams; experience leading HR or IT team nice to have

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Management or other relevant field; CPA preferred

  • Considerable experience with strategic planning, systems development, and implementation

  • Considerable experience engaging in and championing equity and social justice work




Keywords: accounting, accounting manager, financial management, CPA, finance, financial analysis

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