Finance Director

The Finance Manager’s primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization’s financial functions. This position is responsible for data entry, accounts receivable/payable, contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices, and creating organizational and program budgets in collaboration with the Executive Director, President of the Congress, and through interaction with the Finance Committee of the Congress.

This is an unpaid, volunteer position requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week. For the right person, this is an excellent opportunity to grow with a brand-new organization and develop revenue models to take it from an all-volunteer model to a paid staff model.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; and oversee all financial, projects/program and grants accounting.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep the Executive Director and Congress abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; create an overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Work with the Executive Director to set overall IQA strategy and policy.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel./li>
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in nonprofit accounting.
  • Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management. implementing best practices.
  • Budget development and oversight experience.
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view; persuasive with details and facts.