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Director of Finance

Richmond, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $32-$55/hour

The Director of Finance is a senior level position responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the Regional Commission following generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the US (United States) Office of Management and Budget and other regulatory and advisory organizations following fiscal management techniques and practices proper within the agency. The incumbent serves as a strategic advisor to the Executive Director in forming and monitoring the agency’s annual budget and is the key member of staff responsible for supervising, controlling, interpreting and communicating the fiscal operations of the agency to the Executive Director and the Commission.

Essential Functions

Grants Compliance and System Management. Responsible for grant compliance and reporting including development and oversight of the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan for the agency and monitoring implementation and compliance for all grant funded programs. Prepare annual cost allocation projections and measure and report performance quarterly.

Budget Management. Assists the Executive Director in budget development, revisions and monitoring of monthly results.

Contract Compliance. Responsible for ensuring compliance with contract requirements.

Financial Reporting. Responsible for preparation of all required monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and coordinates the annual external audit.

Expense & Operations Analysis. Makes recommendations to the Executive Director concerning employee fringe benefit package and other insurance renewals.

Benefits Evaluation & Budgeting. Evaluate fiscal impact of employee benefit plans including health, dental, life, disability, retirement and worker’s compensation plans. Assist Executive Director in evaluating options for employee fringe benefits packages and developing the appropriate budget scenarios to accomplish staff excellence goals.

General Accounting & Supervision. Monitors internal accounting controls and provides mentoring and supervision to the Finance Manager.

Audit Coordination & Support. Supports members of the Audit, Facilities & Finance Committee by preparing quarterly financial reports and variance analysis and oversight of the annual audit process and preparation of annual financial statements.

Procurement. Serve as lead contact on all contract negotiations and manage procurement process.


Technical Skills, including applying sound accounting principles and best practices and ability to track and analyze grants provided to the agency.

Ethical Standards including proficiency in best practices in accounting and finance, understanding of OMB’s Super Circular on Indirect Cost Allocation and general understanding of government finance principles.

Attention to Detail and Completeness including ensuring quality throughout the accounting processes and evaluating financial performance of grants and agency programs.

Strong Analysis and Communications, including analyzing data and providing solutions for routine and complex assignments.

Supervisory Responsibility

Responsible for direct supervision of the Finance Manager. Coordinates service agreement for annual Audit and coordinates directly with senior staff.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; flexible schedules are permitted and encouraged especially to accommodate deadline specific activities and work life balance. Occasional early morning, evening and weekend work may be needed for specific project deadlines or meetings as job duties demand.


Regular travel within the region for meetings is possible. Limited out of region travel may be involved to support professional development and representation of the region in state and national events.

Required Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field with progressively responsible experience in organizational financial management and strategy. Experience in supervising and mentoring technical staff with capacity to oversee technical functions and communicate with and advise executive and policy decision makers.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands

While performing duties of this job, the employee must regularly talk or hear. The employee must often stand, walk, use hands to touch, handle or feel and to reach with hands and arms or use accommodations to achieve similar outcomes.

The position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, small equipment and supplies up to 30 pounds.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

The agency will support maintenance of Notary Public license.

Work Authorization/ Security Clearance

The position requires completion of a criminal and financial background check.


This position description is not designed to cover or have comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are needed from the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

PlanRVA strives to cultivate and support an inclusive culture among its staff members. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at PlanRVA are based on agency need, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, disability or any other status protected by the laws or regulations applicable in the Commonwealth of Virginia.



Richmond, VA
23235 USA


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