• Full Time
  • Detroit
  • Minimum Salary: $90,000
  • Maximum Salary: $100,000
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Employer Type: Nonprofit
  • Experience Level: 2-5 years
  • Education Level: Bachelor's degree

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Our mission is to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and help them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.

Job Title: Director, Finance
Grade: 025
Department: Administration
Pay Status: Salaried
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary:

The Director, Finance is a member of the Executive Leadership Team with responsibilities that include accounting, billing, reconciling, budget development and tracking, financial operations, audit preparation, team management, and projections on individual project budgets, grant budgets, and capital improvement budget.


Key Responsibilities:

·       Provide strategic vision, planning and oversight of AFG’s financial outlook.

·       Take responsibility for the finance components of AFG’s strategic plan.

·       Create and maintain financial processes, policies, procedures, internal controls and information systems so as to achieve the agency’s financial goals.

·       Identify, evaluate, and implement opportunities for improved financial operations, recordkeeping and reporting.

·       Interact regularly with the Chief Executive Officer, the Finance Committee and the Board to develop fiscal policies and budgets, and to present regular reports in an advisory capacity.

·       Interact regularly with the Executive Leadership Team and department heads to provide technical assistance in matters of financial operations.

·       Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of AFG’s financial status.

·       Manage the grant budgeting and billing process.  Assist the Program Directors with planning, tracking and documenting spending for programs and grants.  Prepare budgets for grant applications, monitor spending, prepare for and lead AFG’s participation in grant audits, and implement auditor recommendations.

·       Oversee cash management functions including cash receipts and cash flow forecasting.

·       Supervise routine transaction processing including accounts payable/receivable and payroll.

·       Responsible for audit management.  Select the independent auditor firm, prepare records and reports needed by the auditors and implement auditor recommendations.

·       Lead the development of the annual budget, track revenue and expenses and analyze significant variances.

·       Manage finance department personnel to include hiring, training, delegation of duties and performance management.  Establish Finance Department team member goals and monitor progress toward those goals.


Demonstrated Abilities:

·       Solid organizational, project management and leadership skills

·       Ability to set priorities, take initiative, motivate staff and meet deadlines

·       Solid analytical skills with the ability to resolve difficult accounting issues

·       Financial acumen, including grant and budget development and management


Acquired Knowledge:

·       Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration (Master’s and/or CPA preferred).

·       Requires 5+ years of relevant experience, including 3+ years in a supervisor/manager role.

·       Nonprofit and grant management experience is strongly preferred.

·       Experience working with various accounting software including QuickBooks is needed.

·       Knowledge of accounting standards and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Tagged as: Accounting/Finance

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