Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners (Neighborhood Trust) seeks a Director of Finance to manage our monthly and yearly financial performance in line with our budgeted expectations. The Director of Finance will report to the Chief Operating Officer and be responsible for developing and implementing systems to support our External Relations, Program, and Business Development Teams, as well as our Board of Directors.
About Neighborhood Trust
Neighborhood Trust’s mission is to empower low-income individuals to become productive participants in the U.S. financial system and achieve their financial goals. Neighborhood Trust serves nearly 6,000 clients each year via its specially trained corps of 20+ Financial Advisors and is regarded as an industry leader in the financial inclusion field. In 2013, the NYC Center for Economic Opportunity named Neighborhood Trust among the City’s 10 Most Innovative Nonprofits seeking to alleviate poverty.
Today we are cultivating our model as a scalable social venture that encourages financial services innovation. We are growing quickly with strong support from leading foundations, and strategic partnerships helping us achieve national visibility. We have a 2016 budget of $6.1 million.
Assume lead responsibility for all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems; ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and GAAP standards
Generate monthly financial reports for management review and analyze variances and trends; prepare reports for Board of Directors on quarterly basis (or as requested) and interact periodically with Board Treasurer
Ensure monthly reconciliation of bank and investment accounts; manage liquidity, accounts payable and accounts receivable; update cash flow projections regularly
Improve financial analysis and planning: develop multi-year financial projections to guide Neighborhood Trust’s growth; work closely with department managers to understand and manage their budgets
Prepare for annual audit; manage relationship with auditors and support three-person Audit Committee of Board of Directors
Ensure proper preparation and timely submission of city, state, and federal filings
Improve and document finance and accounting policies; assist in training staff in accounting procedures and practices.
Supervise and support development of Associate Director of Finance; recommend Finance department additions or restructurings as needed
Improve integration of development (fundraising) reports with accounting systems for consistent budget development, grant reporting, and year-to-date development reporting;
Required Skills and Experience
Five or more years of financial and non-profit management experience; solid knowledge of nonprofit accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Experienced manager with track record of staff development in a finance department
Demonstrated ability to communicate beyond financial staff to program managers and other key stakeholders
Minimum BA in Accounting; CPA or MBA desirable
Advanced Excel skills required; familiarity with FundEZ desirable; Salesforce experience a bonus
Team orientation; absolute integrity; energetic and energized by working as part of a diverse, mission-driven team of professionals.
The position is full-time, with competitive salary and benefits. For the right candidate, we are willing to explore less than full-time work arrangements.
Neighborhood Trust is committed to a workplace culture of collaboration and respect. We are dedicated to ongoing professional development for our employees, supporting career growth and opportunities for advancement within the organization.
To apply please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com. Include “Director of Finance” in the subject line of the email.