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Director of Finance and Operations

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$57,000 - $62,000 commensurate with experience
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open until filled

Director of Finance and Operations Key Responsibilities:
o Manages all financial control functions, including accounting information systems, budget development, cash management and projections, audit and tax preparation.
o Provides leadership in finance, operations, facilities/occupancy and manages staff in these areas.
o Assures compliance with relevant laws (e.g. employment law), regulations, accounting principles, organizational policies, grant requirements, and monitors all legal, contractual, and financial obligations for all staff.
o Performs all human resources functions, including management of performance evaluations and adherence to employment policies and procedures.
o Serves as staff lead and liaison for key committees and task forces of the Board of Trustees and the organization, ensuring successful functionality and assuring compliance with By-Laws and Board Handbook policies. Works with Executive Director and Artistic Director to facilitate board communications, as a whole.
o Works with development team to support individual donor cultivation, institutional grant-writing and reporting, corporate sponsorships, and benefit events.
o Ensures the smooth operation of day-to-day activities, including all office systems and operations, information technology, and communication systems for both internal and external communication and data storage.
o Ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the facility, including management of the parking lot and four rented retail spaces. o Works with Executive Director and Artistic Director to execute current and future artistic, operational and community engagement goals.
o Clearly communicates financial information and budget to the staff, board, and committees. Attends all meetings of the Board Finance Committee, Executive Committee, full board meetings, and other committee/task force meetings as needed.
o Supervision of Bookkeeper who handles payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly reconciliation, and day-to-day financial activity.

Qualifications:
This position requires a leader with a minimum of five years of accounting, finance, and audit experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit. They will ideally have experience in a complex nonprofit with multiple programs.
Other qualifications include:
• Strong interest in contemporary performance
• Solid experience managing audit activities, reporting and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and cash management
• Experience leading the development and monitoring of annual operating and/or capital development and monitoring of annual operating and/or replacement budgets
• Knowledge of nonprofit accounting and fund accounting
• Keen analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills which allow for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a strong commitment to OtB’s mission
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to board or other outside partners
• Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers

Education/Experience/Skills Required:
• Minimum five years’ experience in administration, business management, professional service or related arts field.
• Minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in accounting, finance or relevant field or equivalent professional experience
• Demonstrated success working with QuickBooks accounting software
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and advanced Excel
• Strong not-for-profit accounting and financial reporting skills; strong understanding of fund accounting
• Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

General Information:
Status: Full-Time Exempt Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Operations Manager, Bookkeeper Collaborates with: Treasurer, Finance Committee, Executive Committee, Artistic Director, all department leaders responsible for budget
Compensation: $57,000 - $62,000 commensurate with experience
Benefits: Eligible for company paid medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment and life insurance. Additional benefits include a subsidized ORCA card and/or parking pass and generous paid time off including 12 holidays, vacation, and sick leave. On the Boards is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, accessible workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. Our building and offices are ADA accessible and we strive to make any additional accommodations. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Must have, or be willing to acquire, legal authorization to work in the United States.

Full job description and more information here: 
https://www.ontheboards.org/sites/default/files/otb_dir_fin_ops_2019.pdf

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