Finance Director

Posted: 03/08/2023

Position Summary
This position will manage the financial actions of the organization and related business. This position reports directly to the SHIP Executive Director.

Essential Job Functions
• Oversee all aspects of the organization’s financial success
• Serve on SHIP’s leadership team
• Supervise accounting team members • Track cash flow and analyze strengths/weaknesses in the organization’s finances
• Develop and maintain annual organizational budget
• Develop and maintain annual budgets for all SHIP affiliated programs (Beyond the Bell, BOOST, Growing Community Connections, Sky Ranch Behavioral Services, etc.)
• Collaborate with leadership to plan, forecast and execute budgets
• Present monthly financial statements to SHIP Executive Director and Board of Directors
• Develop and maintain 5-year financial forecast and plan
• Develop and maintain financial policies, procedures, and internal controls
• Chair the SHIP Finance Committee
• Work closely with and be primary communicator with the outside auditing team
• Oversight and preparation of SHIP’s 990 after the annual audit
• Preparation of annual financial statements, including notes and schedule of expenditures of federal awards, and all auditor requested documents
• Oversight of the drawdown process for state and federal funds
• Work closely with program directors and coordinate with accounting team to ensure that timely billing, reimbursements, and drawdowns are completed
• Keep current on Federal Uniform Guidance and inform staff on policy updates (OMB Circular, CFR, etc.)
• Serve as fiscal point of contact for all grants
• Streamline financial processes and eliminate duplication between SHIP and Beyond the Bell sites
• Write, amend, and renew fiscal agent contracts as needed
• Provide fiscal agent services for outside organizations
• Other duties as assigned

Education Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree required
Revised March, 2023
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

Experience Requirements
• Experience in non-profit organizations
• Ability to fiscally manage state, federal and local grants
• Excellent oral and written communication skills required, including presentation skills
• Ability to produce and sustain quality work with infrequent direct supervision
• Ability to motivate others and encourage collaboration efforts
• Attention to detail, deadlines, and budgets
• Ability to make sound and reasonable decisions on demand
• Ability to manage challenges effectively while enhancing program implementation
• Ability to use technology, including Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and other financial software

Terms of Employment
Fulltime salaried position, primarily located at the SHIP office

Work Environment
Collaborative team environment

*SHIP is an equal opportunity employer