Remote Opportunity! The Director of Client Finance is responsible for overseeing service delivery, as well as acting as an outsourced CFO on behalf of our clients. - You will oversee all finance, accounting and compliance reporting for assigned clients by working with the accounting, accounts payable and payroll/HR staff, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of financial information. - This position is highly visible to our clients and therefore, an upbeat personality and customer-service oriented sense of professionalism is a must. - ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - · Supervises financial and accounting services and provides direction in financial statement preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense tracking by grant, grant reporting – for both governmental and private grants, and ad hoc reporting as requested - · Reviews all financial statements as prepared by the accounting department to ensure compliance with GAAP - · Prepares annual budgets and monthly forecasts for clients while providing valuable insight as to their financial condition - · Oversees the annual financial and governmental A-133 audits – which would include work paper preparation, liaison with auditors and understanding of the governmental programs - · Oversees and ensures the accuracy and timeliness of all compliance reporting - · Serves as a fiscal liaison to Authorizers, Counties, State and Federal Agencies - · Provides training to client staff to ensure internal controls are properly implemented and followed - · Works with organizational leaders and other executives to ensure financial information is properly communicated - · Exceeds clients’ expectations both in terms of quality and accuracy of information at all times - · Develops and maintains long-term relationships with client leadership and staff - · The opportunity to conduct business development with new clients will be encouraged. Maintains up to date knowledge of the charter industry and related funding through regular professional development - · Mentors staff to ensure continued professional growth within the firm.
Required Qualifications :
Qualifications Generally, any combination of education that would provide the required knowledge and skills for successful performance would qualify. - A typical method of demonstrating these requirements would be: - EDUCATION: - · Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required. - · Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting is highly desired. - EXPERIENCE: - · 7 years of experience, a portion of which includes oversight and development of staff is required. - · Experience in a professional service firm, such as a CPA firm is a plus. - Experience in charter school finance and operations is a plus. - · Non-profit accounting experience is a plus. - CERTIFICATION: - Certified Public Accountant is highly desired, but not required. - - - SKILLS: - · Maintain, encourage and participate in a close and highly collaborative team environment with clients and staff. - · Exceptional customer service skills. - · Strong written and verbal communication skills. - · High organizational skills with attention to detail. - · Self-starter - able to prioritize and multi-task without daily direct supervision. - · Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly MS Excel. - · Knowledge of Abila/Sage Non-Profit Accounting and Paychex/ADP software.