Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)
Job Title: Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Revision: R1a – 5-18-23
Summary: The DFA is responsible for overseeing all financial operations and non-program administration functions including information technology.
The DFA is part of the Financial Management Team that assists the CFO with day-to-day fiscal operations of the organization while helping to achieve the longer-term Strategic Plan.
- Engaged in all financial aspects of the organization.
- Supervises the finance staff (Senior Accountant) and reviews their work.
- Liaison to the employee leasing company (currently Paychex).
- Reviews check request, cash disbursements, and bank reconciliations.
- Supports forecast of cash flow, liquidity and working capital.
- Supports the financial budgets and financial considerations of the long-term strategic plan.
- Assist the non-finance managers and staff with financial budgets, invoicing, and reports.
- Works with financial monitoring conducted by program funders
- Consults with the CFO about the operation of (and changes to) the administrative functions.
- Monitors and reports on administrative expenses.
- Makes changes to administrative activities at the direction of the CFO.
- Supports the budgeting process prior and during the fiscal year for ULPBC, ULPBC Foundation and New Urban Community Development Corporation (NUCDC).
- Supports the annual independent audit and 990 for ULPBC.
Responsibility to the Board of Directors:
- Supports financial and analysis reports for the monthly meeting of the Finance Committee of the board of directors (FC).
- Response to inquiries from ULPBC Finance Committee.
- Assist the treasurer of the Board of Directors with the presentation of financial reports to the Board of Directors.
- The ideal candidate will have an MBA or master degree equivalent (CPA a plus) and at least 10 years’ experience in a senior level financial and administrative position, including experience in a highly complex, mission-driven nonprofit organization or association of comparable size and scope; be highly entrepreneurial with a strong track record in strategic growth and operational efficiency; and be comfortable in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment, requiring sound decision making and resourcefulness in setting and fulfilling priorities.
- Knowledge of governmental and fund accounting principles, methods, practices, and procedures.
- Ability to supervise and maintain complex accounting and audit records.
- Ability to analyze accounting statements and make recommendations to solve problems.
- Ability to supervise and direct work production of accounting.
- Knowledge of the fiscal statutes, laws, rules, and regulations governing the organization and its functions.
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals.
- Analytical skills to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of valuables in situations with limited standardization.
- Experience working with a disadvantaged population is also preferred.
- Results-orientated performance-based contract knowledge a must.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
- Out-of-town travel is required occasionally.
- Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
- Must be able to pass Level 2 background and drug screening.