Director of Finance

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #139108

Role: Nonprofit Finance Manager
Duration: Direct Hire 
Reports to: Vice President, Controller 
Hybrid/ Remote?:  Hybrid 2-days in office**/ 3 days remote
Location: 32nd St/ Camelback, Phoenix, 85018

The Finance Director is responsible for planning, directing, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the overall activities of the Accounting Department. This position supports the organizational budget and oversees accounts payable, government grants, financial reporting, and balance sheet management. This position supervises one to three direct reports.

Essential Functions: 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Understand, analyze, reconcile, and correct transaction flow from multiple systems back to the general ledger; communicating variances to ensure accuracy of reports and financial data.
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; ensure timely reconciliation of any processing and/or posting errors that impact accurate reporting.
  • Assists the Vice President Controller in planning and executing monthly and year end processing and closing tasks.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to Vice President Controller, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer (CFAO), staff, volunteers, and others as needed
  • Oversee State Employee Charitable Campaign, First Things First (FTF) accounting, and other government grants; including timely review of reconciliation, invoice submissions, and financial reports.
  • Prepare financial reporting materials for donor segments and corporate or foundation grant requests.
  • Administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep pertinent staff abreast of the organization’s budget and financial status.
  • Support the annual budgeting process and financial forecasting in conjunction with the Vice President, Controller and CFAO.
  • Maintain contact with financial institutions, human resource department, FTF partners, and other relative partnerships.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices.
  • Is proficient in all aspects of accounting compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervises one to four direct reports and ensures that each process or function under supervision is performed accurately and timely, providing guidance to direct reports on an ongoing basis.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Vice President, Controller and CFAO.

Required Education & Experience 
A combination of education or relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in an office environment with experience in finance and in managing financial/accounting software.
  • At least three (3) years of supervisory experience.
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