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Director of Finance

Children's Harbor Norfolk ,VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $55,000 to $65,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

We are seeking a Director Of Finance! You will be responsible for the utilization and conservation of the organization's resources and supports the Chief Executive Officer in ensuring that resource utilization reflects and facilitates achievement of the corporate goals established by the Board of Directors. Manage staff and activities of accounting (AR and AP) to ensure that the day to day operations proceed efficiently and effectively. Provide executive management in the absence of the CEO.   

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of the Agency's leadership team. Works with other team members to develop short-term and long-term strategies and to execute an integrated, multifunctional plan of work
  • Provides direction, leadership and management to the agency's operational staff to ensure effective development of meeting strategic goals
  • Keeps abreast of trends and issues in the community affecting early childhood education; keeps current on agency policies, priorities, changes and requirements
  • Oversee the flow of cash and financial investments
  • Analyze information to assess current and future financial statuses, gathering data and ongoing analysis of demographic trends to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information are used to plan and evaluate the agency operation
  • Review costs for optimal budget planning, maintains risk management and business continuity plans for agency operations
  • Evaluate reporting systems and collection procedures
  • Advises the CEO and Board of Directors on all matters pertaining to finance policy to help ensure that financial strategies, decisions and functions effectively facilitate achievement of agency goals
  • Maintains budgetary control of the finances, provides financial reporting activities, ensures that all agency financial operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, federal and not-for-profit regulations, guidelines and laws
  • Assists in the preparation of the general operating budget for presentation to the Finance Committee and Board of Directors and monitors performance of the approved budget
  • Oversees financial and operational audits, ensures day-to-day administration and control of the accounting
  • Maintains positive relationships with banking and investment contacts

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in financial branch management, financial services, or other related fields 
  • Bachelor's degree with eight years of successful experience in broad financial management; or equivalent combinations of education and experience
  • Supervisory experience including strong leadership skills, conflict resolution skills,  an ability to motivate and retain a high performing staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and administration of budgets
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work while managing multiple deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and computer skills to include but not limited to QuickBooks and Microsoft Office 
  • Knowledge of common banking practices
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to work under pressure
Company Description
Children's Harbor is a comprehensive early childhood agency operating in South Hampton Roads since 1911. We are a 501 (c) (3) agency and a certified member of the United Way of South Hampton Roads. As a comprehensive early care and education organization, we operate four centers located in Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk.

Children's Harbor

Why Work Here?

Premier leader in Early Care and Education in Hampton Roads since 1911.

Children's Harbor is a comprehensive early childhood agency operating in South Hampton Roads since 1911. We are a 501 (c) (3) agency and a certified member of the United Way of South Hampton Roads. As a comprehensive early care and education organization, we operate four centers located in Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk.

Address

Norfolk, VA
23517 USA

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