The Finance Director is responsible for the organization’s financial data and adherence to fiscal policies and procedures and for assisting and coordinating the delivery of the organization’s financial information. Performance of duties (including management of Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts and General Ledger maintenance) are essential to the functioning of the organization.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is seeking a role that would permit him or her to work with management to enhance and streamline operating processes related to financial reporting and budgeting. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of non-profit finance and accounting experience as well as having had experience with QuickBooks and financial management with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH)
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Knowledge of Not for Profit accounting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner and oversee all financial and grants accounting. Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the Executive Director
Oversee and lead the annual operating budget and planning process in close consultation with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
Supervise staff and manage all accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, including verifying that expenses are included in the organization budget.
Ensure the development and integrity of the systems of internal accounting controls and procedures;
Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes if necessary.
Collaborate with Government & Contracts and Development staff to develop budgets for grant applications and federal, state and city contracts.
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.
Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Experience working with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) required
Proficiency in Quick Books (non-profit edition)
Great attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills
Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely high reliability and integrity
Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to changing demands
Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting or financial management; non-profit experience preferred
Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting, Master’s is a plus.
CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus
Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s). CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance. Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.