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Finance Manager

HEALTH ALLIANCE FOR AUSTIN MUSICIANS
Austin, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Do you love discovering new musical artists, love the cool vibe of a concert poster, appreciate the incredibly diverse Austin music scene? Do you also love spreadsheets, financial analysis, and harnessing your accounting skills to keep live music alive and well in Austin? If so, we are hiring a Finance Manager to oversee and manage Health Alliance for Austin Musician's (HAAM's) growing operational budget and revenue sources. Help give voice to the needs of over 3,000 working musicians in Austin and HAAM members and be part of keeping live music alive and well in Austin.

The Finance Manager is responsible for overseeing HAAM’s financial operations. The Finance Manager accurately controls and manages the implementation of the HAAM accounting systems and collects and processes HAAM’s financial data to provide management, donors, grantors, creditors, and others with timely, accurate and understandable information. The Finance Manager will manage HAAM’s relationships with its external bookkeeper and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Finance Manager also serves on HAAM’s leadership team. The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either an organization, division, or significant program area, and preferably has experience with employee benefits.

Please let us know about your interest in being part of the HAAM Team. Submit your resume and cover letter to apply. For information about HAAM go to www.myhaam.org

As the Finance Manager you will:

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
  • Accurately track and analyze expenses and revenue; advise leadership with the objective that annual revenue exceeds expenses
  • Work with the CEO and development team on the development of all budget proposals for grants and propose budget modifications throughout the year as needed.
  • Review all accounting transactions to ensure proper coding and record transactions within HAAM’s accounting software
  • Supervise HAAM’s banking arrangements
  • Work with the CEO to manage organizational insurance needs
  • Prepare grant-/project-specific monthly actual to budget report and coordinate the submission of approved reports
  • Provide clear and transparent guidance to programs on their respective projects, grants, and contracts; clearly communicate and facilitate financial discussions with non-finance staff
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO and HAAM Leadership team; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.
  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training in finance/accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Strong preference for candidates with nonprofit accounting experience – at least 1 year
  • Proficient in the use of QuickBooks and associated reports and other financial software applications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Excel/Google Sheets to track and analyze financial data
  • Working knowledge of financial reports and forecast, including cash flow projections
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of non-profit accounting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Exceptional judgment, analytical, and financial management skills
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information effectively and strategically to a variety of stakeholders, including Boards of Directors
  • Experience with financial management and reporting related to private and government grants
  • Acts ethically, responsibly, and with the utmost integrity always
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion values
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a cross-cultural environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Work with the CEO, Chief Operations Officer, and Office Manager to manage employee benefits and provide recommendations to the board Human Resource committee.
  • Work with the CEO, Chief Operations Officer, and Office Manager to manage employee classifications, pay rates, compensation reports, and other HR related matters involving finance.

You are a great candidate if you have:

  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training in finance/accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in finance, accounting, or related field
  • Strong preference for candidates with nonprofit accounting experience – at least 1 year
  • Proficient in the use of QuickBooks and associated reports and other financial software applications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Excel/Google Sheets to track and analyze financial data
  • Working knowledge of financial reports and forecast, including cash flow projections
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of non-profit accounting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Exceptional judgment, analytical, and financial management skills
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information effectively and strategically to a variety of stakeholders, including Boards of Directors
  • Experience with financial management and reporting related to private and government grants
  • Acts ethically, responsibly, and with the utmost integrity always
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion values
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a cross-cultural environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

We are looking for candidates that core competencies in the following areas:

  • Analytical--Synthesizes complex or diverse information to address the needs of the organization and to solve problems; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.
  • Project Management--Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time; Manages tasks of responsibilities of others involved in projects.
  • Business Acumen--Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness--Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Strategic Thinking--Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Quality--Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. • Ability to work protracted or irregular hours • Ability to drive personal or agency vehicle for agency business and to maintain vehicle liability insurance.

Salary & Benefits

  • $65-75K salary (based on experience)
  • Paid Time Off
  • HAAM has a generous benefit package, paying the majority of individual premiums and premiums for spouses and children
  • 401K plan with 6.5% matching contribution
  • Access to professional development budgets, as well as a team-wide professional development program
  • Hybrid work environment currently
  • Awesome opportunities to experience the great Austin live music scene

HEALTH ALLIANCE FOR AUSTIN MUSICIANS

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Austin, TX
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Finance and Insurance

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