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  • Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire
  • Full time
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  • Orange County
  • 11/06/2020
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Director of Finance – Full Time/Exempt

Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire®

The Director of Finance & Operations is a key member of the Foundation’s leadership team and provides organization-wide oversight and strategic thought including budgeting, strategic planning, and compliance with national and local governing policies. The Director of Finance & Operations directs and oversees all central operating functions for the Foundation, including finance, human resources, technology, volunteer management and office administration.

The Director of Finance & Operations plays an integral role in the chapter’s overall Finance and Operations team. In addition, the incumbent may be required to perform other job-related tasks and duties as directed.

Essential Job/Position Functions:

Financial Management & Oversight

  • Plans, implements, directs and evaluates the Foundation’s financial function and performance in partnership with the CEO.
  • Works with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and Board of Directors to develop and manage the annual budget, long-term strategic financial planning and cash flow management.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact to the Foundation’s outsourced accounting provider, Shared Financial Services (SFS) at Make-A-Wish America and works directly with them to assure preparation of accurate and timely monthly financial statements.
  • Monitors financial budget variances with SFS, SLT and CEO and prepares monthly financial reports to management and Board of Directors.
  • Provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, forecasts, financial reports, financial statements, and financial trends to assist the CEO, the Board, and other senior leaders in performing their responsibilities.
  • Reviews investment activity and prepares reports for SLT, Finance Committee, and the Board.
  • Serves as a staff liaison to the Finance Committee.
  • Creates, updates and maintains the Foundation’s Internal Control Manual and Operating Policies and Procedures in accordance with National and local policies and enforces compliance.
  • Oversees preparation of the annual financial audit and Form 990.
  • Assists the CEO as needed within the financial capacity of above responsibilities.

Human Resources

  • Manages the human resource function assuring compliance with all applicable legal requirements. This includes recruitment, hiring, onboarding, professional development and training of employees.
  • Manages the relationship with all Human Resource and Benefits vendors ensuring the staff are receiving maximum benefit from the vendor relationships.
  • Maintains personnel files for employees in accordance with all federal, state regulations as well as National Office compliance.
  • Develops and implements personnel policies and procedures and maintains Employee Handbook.
  • Ensures that the human resource function is properly resourced and represented within the senior leadership team.

Volunteer

  • Oversees the volunteer program in partnership with the SLT to ensure the Foundation’s objectives are being met.
  • Oversees the recruitment of wish granters, office volunteers and interns to ensure the Foundations cohesiveness.
  • Oversee the engagement of volunteers by staff to increase efficiencies.

Operations & Support

  • Oversees the Foundation’s strategy and efforts around the use of volunteers across the organization.
  • Oversees the Foundation’s office management functions ensuring smooth daily operations.
  • Provides risk management support through review of letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements.
  • Directs and implements technology initiatives.
  • Manages insurance policies, claims and procedures.
  • Works with the CEO to provide staff support and guidance to the Board of Directors and act as staff liaison to relevant board committees.
  • Identifies and communicate to chapter leadership all potential opportunities and/or relationships that will increase our chapter’s ability to raise funds and grant wishes.
  • Identifies challenges and recommend solutions to senior leadership; balance competing priorities and work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Ensures chapter compliance with MAWFA governing policies, performance standards and guidelines across functional areas.
  • Advices direct supervisor of matters of importance relating to areas of responsibility.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job/Position Skills:

  • Adherence to deadlines, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to fully contribute to a collaborative, team-oriented, fast-paced organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly communicate with all employees, volunteers, donors, the Board of Directors, CEO and other senior leaders in a clear, business-like and respectful manner, which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Requires a passion for and commitment to the work of Make-A-Wish.

Job/Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree.
  • Minimum five years professional experience in non-profit finance preferred.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • NetSuite experience preferred.
  • Administration, management, supervision, and human resource issue management experience preferred.

Working safely is a condition of employment. Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire is a drug-free workplace.

The employee will be expected to work the hours necessary to meet the position requirements. Must be able to lift 25lbs.

COMPENSATION/ BENEFITS:

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter and resume to getinvolved@wishocie.org

Subject line should read “Director of Finance”

Resumes will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, July 3, 2020.

No phone calls please

Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire

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