Job description

Title: Director of Finance

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: None

Essential Functions:

1. Oversees and directs the program's fiscal operations, including all program liabilities and submission of all financially related reports.

2. Confers with the Executive Director and other program coordinators on matters concerning internal control, budgets, and property control.

3. Executes accounting operations.

4. Assists in the preparation of budgets and grant applications, including, but not limited to preparation of budget line item spreadsheets, at the request of the Executive Director.

5. Confers with the Executive Director and other involved administrative staff in the preparation of financial and activity reports and budgets, including, but not limited to reports to funding sources, the Board of Directors, and internal staff members when necessary.

6. Compiles and submits monthly/quarterly reports, and forms required by the funding source.

7. Assists the Executive Director in budget management and control.

8. Maintains, compiles, and collates all fiscal, budgetary and monetary data relevant for audits and prepares monthly bank reconciliation on all program bank accounts.

9. Assures preparation and maintenance of complete and accurate cash receipts and cash disbursement records.

10. Prepares general journal entries and maintains a posted general ledger.

11. Maintains accurate budget records.

12. Processes all payroll checks; secures required signatures.

13. In conjunction with the Executive Director, monitors consistency between contract budget and actual expenditures.

14. Calculates and monitors Administrative Cost to ensure compliance.

15. Calculates and monitors the program's non-federal share.

16. Maintains the program's ledger analysis and conducts trial balances.

17. Participates in the annual program self-assessment.

18. Compiles information needed for reimbursements; prepares claims for reimbursement; maintains documentation.

19. Maintains documentation of all contracts.

20. With the Executive Director, maintains purchasing and procurement systems, and maintains records of procurement.

21. Performs other duties, as requested.


· Minimum of a BA, ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree

· At least seven to 10 years of overall professional experience; ideally six-plus years of broad financial and operations management experience

· The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously

· Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with -- programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds

· A track record in grants management

· Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software

· Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in human resources activities

· A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

· Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

· A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment

· Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

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