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Director of Finance - Well-Known Nonprofit! at Creative Financial Staffing

Director of Finance - Well-Known Nonprofit!

Creative Financial Staffing New Haven, CT Full-Time
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ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our client is a well-known non-profit organization, who brings people and organizations together to create solutions to our region's most pressing challenges in the areas of Education, Income, and Health. They tackle issues that cannot be solved by any one group working alone, building their long history of partnerships and creative problem-solving. Located in New Haven, our client is looking for an experienced professional to assist their current team and fill a vacancy within their Accounting department.WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Work with a collaborative team and implement new processes

  • Strategize with CEO for future of organization

  • Great work/life balance- no over time expected

  • Amazing benefits for you AND family, 403b match, SIX weeks PTO!!

  • High visibility within the organization


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Produce monthly and annual financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.

  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.

  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the President/CEO; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status.

  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.

  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the accounting department's overall policy and procedure manual.

  • Effectively communicate critical financial matters to the President/CEO and board of directors.

  • Act as a liaison for external relationships with accountants, auditors, banks, and other financial services.

  • Play a key role in the transition to a new donor database and develop appropriate processes between fundraising and accounting staff for data conversion, data entry, and reporting.

  • Identify and analyze cost-reduction strategies (workflow efficiencies, vendor accounts, etc.) across the organization.


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Non-Profit experience required

  • 7-10+ years of overall professional experience

  • State/Federal grants as well as individual donations experience required

  • A track record in grants management.

  • Knowledge of accounting and reporting software, MIP/Abila a strong plus

 

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