General Manager, CFO

Neighborhood House Association - San Diego, CA

Basic Job Assignment:

Under policy guidance and direction from the President/CEO and Board of Directors, leads, reviews, designs, and implements the structure of financial management, resources, and operations for the organization

Employment Requirements: The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, independent worker who possesses a solid knowledge of principles and practices of general, enterprise, nonprofit and governmental accounting including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting; Internal control and audit principles and practices; Laws and regulations relating to the financial administration of nonprofit agencies; GAAP, GASB, and OMB Accounting Standards and requirements; Principles, practices, methods and techniques of nonprofit organization budgeting for ongoing operations and capital improvements; Principles, practices, laws and regulations governing the investment and management of nonprofit funds; Organization functions and associated financial management and reporting issues; Principles and practices of business data processing particularly related to the processing of accounting and financial information; The operations, requirements and coding structure for the Organization’s automated general ledger system; Principles and practices of sound business communication; Principles and practices of effective management and supervision; Organizational personnel policies. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to operate a computer and spreadsheet software; Analyze and make sound recommendations on complex financial data and operations; Plan and evaluate financial programs and make sound recommendations for improvement; Understand, interpret, explain and apply Organization, state, federal and various funding sources’ laws and regulations regulating financial accounting, reporting, recordkeeping and budgeting; Develop and implement financial procedures and internal controls; Perform complicated mathematical calculations and analyses; Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive financial statements, reports and written materials; Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; Exercise sound independent judgment within general policy guidelines; Establish and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of Association management, board members, officials of other agencies and governmental organizations, outside auditors, consultants, staff and others encountered in the course of work; Problem-solve and plan using concepts and approaches that are innovative, creative, and systemic; Analyze budgets and proposals for effective fiscal appropriations; Foresee problematic issues and present viable solutions; Able to effectively guide staff through conflict and change; To communicate persuasively and effectively with a diverse population and wide range of people on all levels.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex financial topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills: Familiarity with Excel and MIP (Sage) accounting software.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 

Qualifications:

  • At a minimum, a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business, fiscal management, or a related field. MBA and or active CPA Preferred.
  • In lieu of extensive education must possess a broad understanding of the nonprofit sector and familiarity with the principles of not for profit tax requirements.
  • A proven track record of 8-10 years of progressively responsible managerial experience providing financial leadership, both internally and externally, primarily in a nonprofit organization.
  • A Valid California Driver’s License required.

 

Example of Major Functions:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Provides high level, proactive financial expertise and leadership and direction for both short term and long term financial planning;
  • Plans, budgets, and manages the following; restricted funds, unrestricted funds, accounting and taxes, audit planning, grants accounting, financial reporting, and real estate investments;
  • Must keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate and correct books and records of accounts of the properties and business transactions of the Association, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses and capital fund balances;
  • Interfaces on all banking, treasury and board-level financial presentations;
  • Advises the President/CEO on the financial implications of business activities;
  • Makes recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance;
  • Collaboratively develops operating policies and procedures and improvement programs for the attainment of organizational objectives;
  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Audit Committee, Finance Committee and the Board of Directors;
  • Provides advice, guidance, and direction to executive leadership on a broad range of employee issues as required, including benefit plans insurance cost, 401k plan documents, worker’s comp insurance cost and Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiation recommendations;
  • Oversees the full range of financial functions, including accounting, cash flow management, financial statements, budgets, taxes, audits, banking, investments and borrowing;
  • Directs the oversight of financial management of sub-recipients and partner agencies; 
  • Responsible for deposit of all moneys and other valuables in the name and to the credit of the Corporation with such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors;
  • Responsible for the disbursement of funds of the Corporation as may be ordered by the Board of Directors;
  • Must render to the President/CEO, or the Board of Directors, upon request, an account of all financial transactions and of the financial condition of the Corporation, and shall have other powers and performs such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors;
  • Key member of the NHA’s executive leadership team.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate computer, objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms, taste or smell.  The employee occasionally is required to climb, stoop, kneel, or crouch.   The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus to view documents.

 

Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this class, an employee is regularly required to use written and oral communications skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new information; observe and interpret situations; deal with changing, intensive deadlines; and interact with managers, employees, vendors, suppliers and others encountered in the course of work.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee works under typical office conditions.  The noise level varies from quiet (private office) to moderate business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

 

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS: 

Application may be completed in the NHA Career Portal www.neighborhoodhouse.org., or obtained at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, 92111;  Application may be  mailed or delivered to the Human Resources Department at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 or scanned/emailed to: recruiting@neighborhoodhouse.org.  

Application must be fully completed (per instructions), signed, and dated when submitted. Any applicable supplemental application questions and/ or certifications must be attached to the application at the time the application is submitted. All statements on the application will be subject to verification and investigation prior to employment. In order for your education or certification(s) to be considered, you must attach a copy of your official degree, transcripts, or diploma or foreign equivalency report and/ or certification to your application. Please only submit the documents required. 

NOTE:  Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of job on a case by case basis.  

 

ABOUT NHA
The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

 

BENEFITS:

Eligible employees receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 13 paid holidays;
  • Two (2) personal days;
  • Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;401K Retirement Plan;
  • Medical;
  • Dental;
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
  • Life & Disability insurance;
  • Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
  • Social Security;

*Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

 

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:

All regular appointees serve 6 months introductory period.

 

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

 

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason.  Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department

How to Apply

http://www.neighborhoodhouse.org/career-opportunities/

Click here to visit the application page

Contact Info

recruiting@neighborhoodhouse.org

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: 155000.00 - 167000.00

Posted On: April 1st, 2021

Agency Details

Website: http://www.neighborhoodhouse.org/

 

The Neighborhood House Association is a non-profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.