Director of Finance & Operations at Hope House of Colorado
- Posted: 11/29/2012
- Location: Denver, CO
- URL: http://www.hopehouseofcolorado.org
- Salary/Range: $45,000
- Hours: Full Time
HOPE HOUSE OF COLORADO
Mission Statement: Hope House of Colorado empowers parenting teenage moms to strive for personal and economic self-sufficiency and to understand their significance in God’s sight, resulting in a healthy future for their children.
TITLE: Director of Finance & Operations
HOURS: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
BASIC SUMMARY: The Director of Finance & Operations (hereafter “DFO”) provides overall direction for all financial functions. The DFO develops financial procedures and directs their implementation. The DFO leads all financial planning and reporting, and oversees the annual audit. As a member of the Executive Team, the DFO participates in strategic planning and assists leadership with economic modeling. The DFO also works with the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of the Board. The DFO oversees HR, IT and office management.
• Assess organizational performance against the annual budget, and make recommendations on strategy and operations.
• Participate in strategic planning process, and report to Board on progress. Work with Executive Team in developing and implementing the annual operational plans.
• Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with the strategic plan.
• Participate in organizational policy development as a member of the Executive Team.
• Participation in the development of the Resource Center, including the capital campaign, incremental budget needs, impacts on operations, etc
• Must be able to communicate, report and explain financial results, concerns and/or plans to all levels of management including the Board of Directors
• Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements, and audit requirements.
• Oversee annual financial audits; review audit materials, and prepare management responses to audit follow up questions.
• Manage cash flow and the cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism, and report to the Finance Committee and the Board.
• Lead monthly forecast meetings with each department manager and with the Executive Team. Oversee budgeting and the implementation of budgets so as to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally.
• Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations and requirements governing non-profits, as it pertains to Finance.
• Ensure compliance and maintain oversight for all accounting activities
• Responsible for managing insurance needs, including maintaining relationship with the provider, and ensuring that proper auto, liability, etc insurance is maintained at all times.
• Oversight of HR processes and policies, and for supervising Managers in implementing those processes & policies
• Oversight of IT – work with our IT consultant to resolve IT issues, manage software updates and oversee purchase of new computers as necessary.
• Oversight of office management (supplies, printer, phone system). May manage volunteers to accomplish these duties
• Oversight of score card for strategic plan, and reporting to the Board
• Manage and develop fiscal and operational staff and volunteers (Staff may include Bookkeeper, Office Manager, HR consultant, IT consultant, etc)
• Educate other staff members, as needed, regarding fiscal and operational goals, policies, systems and procedures
DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
• DFO must demonstrate strong, effective leadership skills, and excellent communication skills.
• Must be able to manage an effective system of internal controls to ensure that risks are recognized, minimized and actively addressed.
• Strong ability to work with multiple teams for resources and direction (Finance Committee, Board, Staff)
• Strong analytical skills and experience transforming a strategic vision into an operational model.
• Must have excellent skills in Excel
• Quickbooks experience is required
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree; MBA preferred or CPA is preferred.
• 3 years of Financial Management experience (non-profit specific preferred, but not required), including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and audit related functions
• Attention to detail
• Creative & Innovative thinking
• Decision Making/Judgment
• Enforcing Laws, Rules, & Regulations
• Fiscal Accountability
• Gaining Voluntary Compliance
• Mathematical Reasoning
• Planning & Organizing
• Negotiating Agreements
• Problem Solving
• Strategic Vision
• Ethics & Integrity
• Accountability & Dependability
• Stress Tolerance
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