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  • Finance Director

    Posted: 03/12/2023

    JOB TITLE: Finance Director
    DEPARTMENT: Administration and Finance
    CLASSIFICATION: Full time, salaried, exempt
    SUPERVISES: Bookkeeper

    The Finance Director is responsible for the financial affairs of the Potter League. The Finance Director is responsible for information technology systems including all computers and office equipment. Coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with all other functions in the Potter League.


    • Oversees all bookkeeping functions and is responsible for the Potter League’s accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, the preparation of financial reports, and financial analyses for the guidance of management and the Finance Committee
    • Develops and coordinates fiscal planning process with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Mission Officer, and Finance Committee. Oversees budget development. Prepares long-range budgets and fiscal reports and manages the annual audit.
    • Works with the Chief Philanthropy Officer to analyze program budgets, create funding and grant proposals and track spending of funds from gifts and grants received.
    • Supervises bookkeeper
    • Serves as a member of the organization’s Senior Leadership Team.
    • Administers employee payroll, personnel files, and benefits program. Acts in an impartial role to assist the Chief Mission Officer with counseling, terminations and exit interview process as needed.
    • Serves as the point of contact for all of the Potter League’s insurance needs and leads annual insurance renewal process and analysis.
    • Maintains IT functions, working with both appropriate staff and outsourced service providers.
    • Responsible for the achievement of department goals and financial objectives.
    • Demonstrates initiative and a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of executive management while working enthusiastically and cooperatively with all departments and key management staff to assure that the goals of each department are met.
    • Adheres to all Code of Conduct standards.
    • Other duties as requested.
    The individual who will thrive in this position:
    • Values meaningful work and the positive impact their work has on others
    • Embraces their own uniqueness and individuality and that of others
    • Has a personal brand that includes taking pride in being reliable, responsible, and a team player
    • Communicates directly, articulately, and kindly
    • Has advanced nonprofit accounting skills gained via education, experience, or a combination of both
    • Has demonstrated accounts payable/receivable, budget management, and annual audit preparation experience
    • Is organized, efficient, precise, and multitasks well
    • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
    • Is experienced using word processing and database software. Fluency with the use of QuickBooks is helpful
    • Has experience leading a team
    EMPLOYMENT DISCLAIMER: This job description is not a contract - management reserves the right to change its contents at any time. This organization complies with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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