Organization: MNCASA | Location: Minnesota
Activity Area: Accounting/Finance | Job Type: Full-Time | Salary: $68,000 - $73,000
The Director of Finance is responsible for establishing the strategic direction and leadership in all aspects of the organizational financial process. The Director of Finance works closely with MNCASA management team, funders, and consultants. This position provides guidance during annual budgeting processes, in developing business plans, and in creating project budgets for grant applications and reports. This position will be fully remote until at least March 2022.
- $68,000 – $73,000 annual salary
- Generous paid time off (PTO) policy
- 9 paid holidays
- Paid employee volunteer time
- Competitive health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Budget Development and Oversight:
- Update and monitor all business policies and accounting practices.
- Lead accounts payable; bookkeeping, month end closing, and accounts receivable processing.
- Partner with the Executive Director, staff, consultants, and Board Finance committee to analyze financial trends, ensuring the organization understands and seeks to achieve sustainability goals.
- Review key financial metrics and ensure consistent reporting.
- Coordinate the annual budget and audit process with consultants and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors; coordinate all ad hoc funder audits.
- Lead monitoring and development of consultant, sub-grantees, and vendor contracts.
- Support the coordination of grant proposals planning, preparation, and reporting, assuring timely submissions, in partnership with MNCASA Leadership Team, funders, and consultants.
- Monitor grant budget progress and compliance; inform Leadership Team of the organization’s financial status.
- Partner with staff, funders, and consultants to create grant budgets, revisions, reports, and invoices.
- Supervise program staff and volunteers.
- Manage department budget, regularly monitoring revenue and expenses.
- Support donation and fund development tracking process.
- Serve as a member of MNCASA’s Leadership Team.
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field.
- Experience in nonprofit financials.
- 5+ years of experience in financial management or Controller role.
- Previous financial management experience with government contracts, private foundation grants, and individual contributions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- High ethical standards, sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
- Strong working knowledge of nonprofit finance and accounting practices.
- Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
- Strong organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning skills.
- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to be flexible and multi-task.
- Ability to work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
- CPA or CMA designation desirable.
ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) provides leadership and resources for sexual assault programs and allies to prevent sexual violence while promoting a comprehensive, socially just response for all victims/survivors. We support, convene, and collaborate with sexual assault programs, advocates, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers to promote a more victim-centered response to sexual violence, and increase effective criminal justice. Our prevention programs take action before someone is harmed, and we work with policy makers and elected officials for laws and programs that fight sexual violence. MNCASA provides:
- Victim and Survivor Support by helping partner programs and medical personnel, law enforcement, and legal and social service providers deliver state of the art victim advocacy and support;
- Prevention Support by developing the capacity of partner programs and others to design and implement effective community-level primary prevention strategies;
- Policy Reforms through public policy education and advocacy; and
- Systems Change by developing capacity in medical, criminal justice, social service, and judicial systems to incorporate a coordinated and victim-centered approach into their responses.
To apply, go to MNCASA’S Job Board and send a resume and cover letter through our online applicant tracking system.
Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of MNCASA. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don’t fit 100% of the technical requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran’s status.
Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials.
MACC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.