Finance Director Job Posting

Please Submit Applications by MAY 17, 2013

Position Profile

The Finance Director of The ManKind Project – USA (MKP-USA) leads the overall financial operations of a national network of presently independent Centers. The position reports to the Executive Director of MKP-USA, supervises the work of staff and coordinates the activities of multiple committee chairpersons. The Finance Director is responsible for providing finance operations and implementing MKP board policy as it relates to accounting, financial, risk management, and insurance needs of the organization. The position also supports the organization’s development efforts.

Primary Role

The Finance Director leads and coordinates accounting, financial, risk management and insurance operations in a way that promotes efficiency, collaboration, and trust with our centers, constituencies, regions, vendors and stakeholders.

  • Focus on financial visibility and transparency, with finance operations and infrastructure that assure MKP-USA remains on sound financial footing and can continue to grow.
  • Direct the finance coordination of MKP-USA in accordance with the Strategic Plan.
  • Build strong and sustained relations with numerous centers, constituencies, the MKP-USA Board and committees, while ensuring high quality finance work for the organization.
  • Coordinate specific operational efforts to apply the Risk Management and Insurance policies of the Board as they relate to lease review, insurance coverage renewals, and negotiations.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

1. Finance Operations, Coordination and Supervision:

  • Develop and oversee all budgets and fiscal matters including tax compliance for the U.S. Region and its Centers.
  • Develops financial measures as a management tool to assist in evaluating current and new line income.
  • Prepares rolling forecasts on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Ensures all financial reporting and payroll submission is completed and communicated in a timely fashion.
  • Assures regulatory compliance, and that policies and procedures conform to the mission and goals of MKP-USA and legal.
  • Assures insurance standards are met and maintained.
  • Directly supervises the MKP USA Accounting Clerks and/or Bookkeepers.
  • Coordinates financial activity and communicates effectively with numerous groups – Treasurer, Finance Committee, Board, and Staff.
  • Coordinates with the Assistant Treasurer the annual audit and submission of the group Form 990 on a timely basis.
  • Prepares bookkeeping for centers/areas along with supervised staff. This function will transition as capacity in the budget grows over time.
  • Ensures compliance with budget and manages all bill payments.
  • Other duties as necessary.

2. Risk Management and Insurance:

  • Manages the MKP USA insurance policies renewal.
  • Manages the MKP USA lease review process in partnership with the MKP USA Center and Training Operations Coordinator and the Risk Management and Insurance Committee.
  • Participates as a voting member of the Risk Management and Insurance Committee.

3. Development Responsibilities:

  • Supports the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts, membership, legacy gifts, grants and special activities in collaboration with the Development Committee and Executive Team.
  • Coordinates impeccable communication to donors including oversight of thanking and receipting processes addressed by MKP USA Finance and Development Policies
  • Ensures transparent and disciplined handling of all segregated, designated and restricted funds.

4. Core Competencies:

This role requires inspiring leadership, strong financial skills, ability to innovate, strong initiative, a strategic orientation, ability to plan, organize and priority-set numerous work streams, excellent communication skills, impeccable business ethics and excellent skills in team work.

5. Qualifications:

  • Preference of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant area of study
  • A minimum of seven years of professional accounting/finance experience, with a minimum of three years in a senior management capacity in a non-profit environment.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of finance operations as a vehicle with which to serve and inspire the organization and earn its trust.
  • Proven ability to prepare and communicate detailed budgets and rolling forecasts.
  • Prior success working closely with and building relationships with staff, partnerships, donors, and a Board of Directors.
  • Proven track record of achieving results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess a management style that is outcome-oriented, but flexible, and that respects the capabilities and independence of staff, while providing them with a clear sense of direction.
  • Effective and experienced at ensuring high quality work with low overhead, change management, cultural change, fast-paced growth environments, managing numerous priorities, and developing others.

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