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Director, Finance (Full Time)

Director, Finance (Full Time)

Director, Finance (Full Time)

Atlanta, GA

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Job Type

- Full-time

Director, Finance

Non-profit corporation is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated financial

executive to fill the position of Director, Finance. The focus of this position is to

manage all aspects of the organization’s financial functions including all accounting,

budgeting, and forecasting, internal and external reporting, financial controls, tax

compliance, corporate tax returns, audit coordination, capital expenditures, cash

management, and accounts receivable, and accounts payable activity. The position

provides support for and reports to the Chief Operating Officer and leads all day-to-

day finance operations of a combined budget of $10 million, as well as the

supervision of an Accounting Assistant that supports the work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with

appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements. Maintain a system of

controls over accounting transactions.

  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, program

budgets and actual expenditures.

  • Coordinate all audit activity.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax


  • Consistently analyze financial data by generating and presenting monthly

financial reports and statements in an accurate and timely manner; clearly

communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor

progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of organization’s

financial status.

  • Lead the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all

financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and

correct variances as appropriate.

  • Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that

expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets

throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for

government, corporate, and foundation grants.

  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with

program managers; continuously collaborate with program managers to assess

the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and

administrative systems to support program operations.

  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies

and investment guidelines.

Interest, Work Experience and Skills Desired

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (required).

Graduate degree is a plus.

  • Minimum of seven to ten years accounting experience in non-profit or for-profit

accounting environment and demonstrated experience coordinating audit

activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis and

accounting for investments.

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP standards.
  • Advanced computer skills required in Quickbooks; Microsoft Word, Excel and

Outlook. Knowledge and experience with helpful.

  • Experience with Netchex or similar payroll processing service.
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for strategic

data interpretation versus simple reporting, including an ability to translate

complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-

finance managers.

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to organizational


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively

communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, Board

of Directors, or other outside partners.

  • Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, with ability to multitask,

meet deadlines and manage multi-step projects with little supervision in a fast-

paced environment.

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the

foresight and ability to delegate accordingly.


A valid CPA, CMA or other related accounting designation is required.

Position Classification

This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is $100,000 to $115,000 /year DOE, bonus

eligible, room for growth. Employment, including benefits, is provided through

Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. CAP is an equal opportunity employer and will

consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, disability,

religion, creed, political affiliation, race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation,

or national origin. CAP offers employees a competitive benefits package including

health insurance, HSA or FSA, dental insurance, short and long-term disability,

vision insurance, and a 401(k) savings program with employer matching

contribution up to 4% (1:1 match to 3% and 1:2 match on additional up to 5%). The

successful candidate will be required to pass a background screening.

Application Guidelines/Contact

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Sid Jackson,

Only those applicants deemed qualified will be contacted.

No phone calls or visits, please.

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• Post ID: 21551775

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