Director of Finance

Catholic Legal Immigration Network

Posted: 9/15/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Finance/Accounting

Primary domain: Crime/Legal

City: Silver Spring

Postal code: 20910

State: Maryland

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

Not Available

Website:

www.clinic.org

Mission statement:

To serve and defend the vulnerable population

Position Details:

Job Description:

This position will be remote and can be located anywhere in the United States


POSITION:                             Director of Finance





REPORTS TO:                       Executive
Director





MANAGEMENT:                  Budget
& Reporting Manager



                                                AP/AR
Specialist





STATUS                                 Exempt





MEMBERSHIP:                     Executive
Leadership Team



                                                Senior
Leadership Team





STAFF LIAISON:                 Finance
and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors







Summary Description:  The Director of Finance is responsible for
leading, managing, directing, and supervising CLINIC’s financial operations.
This position ensures that all financial functions are effectively planned and
consistently executed utilizing sound and compliant financial policies and
procedures, proactive, strategic and forward-looking planning.





The Director of Finance helps guide the planning and
decision-making affecting the entire organization and shares responsibility for
achieving the agency’s mission through effective and efficient mobilization of
its financial resources.





Duties and
Responsibilities



·        
As a member of
the senior leadership team, actively participate in strategic, data driven
problem solving and organizational planning.






·        
Oversee annual
budgeting process using relevant forecasting techniques.



·        
Maintain full
integrity of all financial processes using organizational policies and
procedures that are compliant with law, ethical operational guidelines, and
best practices.



·        
Conduct and
analyze internal audits to monitor and control cash flow, reduce expenditures,
and maximize revenue.



·        
Manage day-to-day
operations of all accounting functions including budgeting, cash flow
processing (receivables and payables) and reporting functions.



·        
Prepare all
financial reports and enable the production of the annual audit and tax returns
in an effective and efficient manner.



·        
Lead a team to
accurately and effectively complete the work of the Finance Section.



·        
Work closely with
the leadership team, including the Board of Directors’ Finance and Audit
Committee enabling them to maintain the integrity of financial decisions.



·        
Support all
organizational function areas such as advancement, human resources, operations
and programs by assisting in strategy development, financial management
procedure design and goal implementation.






General
Management/Supervision



 



·        
Provide
the Office of Finance staff necessary direction, supervision, and support to
ensure clarity in roles, responsibilities, and expectations



·        
Conduct
performance appraisals and offer regular feedback and guidance to the Finance
staff






Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 




  • You possess strong systems
    thinking abilities and experience and skills working with financial
    accounting systems and software (Abila Fund Accounting), MS Office Suite
    and familiarity with creating dashboards.

  • You have experience
    working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and
    socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • You have experience incorporating
    the perspectives of multiple communities, specifically marginalized
    communities, in considering the impact and outcomes of decision-making.

  • You are an excellent
    verbal and written communicator.

  • You have excellent
    managerial skills and ability to evaluate and supervise the work of
    others.

  • You are highly organized,
    flexible, and able to effectively multitask priorities across a variety of
    work streams.

  • You are a strong problem
    solver and project manager.

  • You are comfortable
    collaborating with a team, while also having the ability to complete work
    independently.

  • You are able to maintain
    discretion and confidentiality with information and in handling
    relationships. 






Qualifications 



·        
Bachelor’s degree required, CPA and/or MBA
degree desirable or commensurate experience.



·        
10+ years of professional financial
experience with 5+ year’s executive-level experience.



·        
Fluent communication skills, both written
and verbal; an ability to effectively communicate with people across multiple
levels and multiple functions of a national organization, both internal and
external.



·  Strong interpersonal skills, maturity,
tactfulness, and good judgement and proven record of accomplishment of
effective interaction with senior staff.



·        
Ability to work effectively and with grace
with multi-cultural awareness.



·       Self-starter able to determine the best
course of action with little oversight across multiple projects and priorities;
able to engage appropriate resources in a collaborative manner.



·        
Good with process, with a bias towards execution.



·        
Intellectually curious, deeply organized,
reliable and highly attentive to detail.



·        
Trustworthy with the most sensitive of
information.



Other



 



·        
Demonstrate
knowledge of and support the organizations mission, vision, value statements,
policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and
the code of ethical behavior



·        
Occasional
travel may be required to attend CLINIC’s board of directors meetings, and
other special  events



·        
Fulfill
CLINIC’s expectations that all staff abide by the following Organization
Behaviors



o  
Serve
with integrity



o  
Develop
innovative solutions



o  
Promote
learning – for themselves, for their colleagues, and for our network



o  
Cultivate
constructive relationships



o  
Model
stewardship



o  
Maintain
a positive attitude



o  
Exhibit
leadership skills and initiative



o  
Communicate
effectively



o  
Own
your work



o  
Teamwork
and cooperation with colleagues



o  
Resolves
conflicts effectively and makes effective decisions






Equal
Employment Opportunity and Diversity Commitment
 



CLINIC considers all applicants for employment without
regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin,
sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status,
family responsibilities, religion, age, disability, service in the military, or
any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local
law.
CLINIC also provides “reasonable accommodations” to qualified
individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. All interested
individuals, regardless of background, are encouraged to apply






We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in race,
color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital
status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.



 





Qualifications:

Bachelors with a CPA and/or a MBA preferred

10+ years of experience

Benefits:

Great Benefit Program.

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

10/30/2020

How to Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected]



 

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