Director of Finance

Focus on Renewal

McKees Rocks, PA, USA


US$75-85k (annually)


Full time

Sep 14

Job Summary

The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the business and driving the organization’s financial strategy and planning. In this position, the incumbent must have a broad knowledge of accounting, financial and business principles; be a strategic thinker and effective leader; and be responsible for ensuring the financial viability of the organization in achieving its mission.

Essential Job Responsibilities 

  • Direct financial planning and strategy for the organization
  • Work with the Executive Director to identify/establish operational activities and set organizational goals
  • Establish and maintain financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems
  • Manage all organizational cash requirements (overall cash management)
  • Analyze financial data and report on financial performance; prepare periodic reports for the leadership team and Board of Directors
  • Oversee cost and general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, audit, tax and risk management operations
  • Close general ledger on a monthly basis: prepare financial statements, reconcile GL and bank accounts, inventory physical assets as required
  • Oversee accounts payable/receivable: timely invoicing, collection efforts, reconciling vendor statements, etc.
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls
  • Prepare and manage budgets and control expenses
  • Oversee payroll processing and benefits administration
  • Negotiate and manage vendor contracts/relationships
  • Manage the procurement process ensuring vendor contracts reflect current needs and are appropriately let and managed
  • Manage direct report: supervise, direct, develop and ensure contributions meet FOR’s needs
  • Ensure business procedures meet operational needs
  • Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; CPA preferred
  • Minimum of five years of managerial accounting and financial management experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting
  • Proficient in the use of QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Well-developed negotiation and contract management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
  • Strong critical thinking/analytical skills, high initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Must be able to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and be able to provide all necessary clearances
  • Vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Use of Paylocity
  • Prior experience working for a not-for-profit

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