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Director of Finance and Administration
BALLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. BALLE offers a competitive compensation package, with benefits, commensurate with experience.
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
KEY ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT
The Director of Finance and Administration will
be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The successful candidate will be a hands on, participative manager, and will lead the following functions in the organization: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources,
administration and IT.
The Director of Finance and Administration will work with the COO to formulate
and implement policies to create internal structures and systems that streamline
the operations of a rapidly growing organization.
He/she will manage financial and operational activities to ensure that the office functions efficiently and effectively.
Maintain, evaluate, and refine financial operations of the organization and
lead all day-to-day accounting operations;have
functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
Produce the general ledger, monthly close and accurate monthly financial statements;
Prepare all bank reconciliations;
Oversee and lead annual budgetplanning/development process in
collaboration with Senior Leadership, aligning budget with organizational
Coordinate and lead annual audit process;
Oversee cash management, including developing policies aligned with the
size and scale of operations managing cash flow on a short and long term
horizon through regular projection reports;
Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices,
state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations;
Oversee the preparation and assure the timely completion of all required
tax returns. Including Forms W;2, 1099 and 990, as well as other financial compliance documents;
Monitor progress and changes and keep Senior Leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status;
Ensure documentation, implementation and adhere
nce of accounting,internal controls
and contract management policies and procedures.
and refine human resources administrative systems,
enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits,
performance evaluation, training and recruiting;
Maintain personnel files and update employee handbook as needed;
Works with the insurance brokers to maintain responsible levels of
insurance coverage, as well as accounting for and allocating insurance
costs to projects and other functional areas of the organization.
Ensure the efficient operation of the organization’s computer network,
servers, databases, communications systems and office
CRM;Salesforce database administrator
Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting, business administration,
and/or finance, or related field. Professional financial certification such as
CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred
Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in a finance and
administration leadership role in the nonprofit sector
Ability to develop and implement accounting processes including general
ledger, balance sheet reconcilement and internal controls;
experience and ability to develop new financial management tools and reports
Demonstrated understanding of employment law, and human resources
programs and processes Experience with both Mac and PC office environments
Experience with Quickbooks and Salesforce CRMpreferred
Superior organizational, written and oral communication skills
Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, upbeat attitude and
sense of humor
Passion for BALLE’s mission
BALLE actively seeks applicants who will contribute to the diversity of the
Localist movement and our team. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical disability, or
length of time spent unemployed. This is a full time position based in Oakland,CA.
BALLE offers a competitive compensation package, with benefits, commensurate
with experience. To apply, send a resume,
three persuasive writing samples and
a compelling cover letter that very specifically describes why you would be a
good fit for this particular position to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants will be evaluated as they arrive. No phone calls please.
Director of Finance and Administration
The Director of Finance and Administration will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Chief Operating Officer. The successful candidate will be a hands-on, participative manager, and will lead the following functions in the organization: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration and IT.
Posted September 12, 2013
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