Denver Kids, Inc. 501(c)(3) Job Description
Job Title: Director of Finance
Job Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Department: General Administration, Accounting
Reports to: VP of Operations
Hours: 40 hours/week
Compensation & Benefits: Salary range is $65,000-$73,000, and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include Individual Health & Dental Coverage, Individual Retirement Account Contribution and Paid Time Off
About Denver Kids, Inc.
Denver Kids, Inc. (DKI) empowers students to positively shape their lives, successfully complete high school, and pursue post-secondary options. Created in 1946, our organization partners with Denver Public Schools to provide students who are under-resourced with educational counseling. Through long-term, one-on-one relationships, we offer support in academic development, character building and social and emotional skills. Over 80% of the students we serve achieve an on-time high school graduation and more than 90% go on to pursue post-secondary education.
DKI is at an exciting point in its development and seeks a proven financial professional to be an effective steward of our resources. The next Director of Finance will help us ensure that we have effective and transparent systems in place, that we continue to adapt to changes in technology, and that we are accountable to our donors and supporters.
The Director of Finance is responsible for all aspects of Denver Kid’s financial operations including reporting, cash management, financial proformas, strategic planning, accounting transaction processing and accounting regulation compliance. This position requires a strongly motivated and high-functioning individual who can: multi-task, display accountability to self and peers, effectively communicate complex financial concepts to a lay audience and provide mentoring and support to junior staff. Equally important, the successful candidate will be passionate about the mission of Denver Kids Inc and will fully embrace our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Oversee all accounting transactions
- Prepare monthly financial statements and external financial reporting
- Manage annual external audit process & 990
- Reconcile all GL accounts and make any adjusting journal entries as necessary
- Responsible for regulatory reporting of the organization
- Prepare, track, forecast, and manage the organization’s budget, including trend analysis
- Prepare multi-year financial projections, as needed, for operating and strategic planning
- Monitor financial results in relation to budget, including revenue activity and functional expense tracking
- Identify existing and emerging financial issues for Denver Kids, including trends and projections
- Act as the staff liaison to the BOD Finance/ Audit Committee
- Provide information regarding the organization’s financial health for all stakeholders, including staff, Board of Directors, donors and volunteers
- Manage cash flow to ensure the financial stability of the organization
- Manage grant accounting requirements to ensure compliance including release of restricted funds
- Prepare and implement finance policies and procedures, to include risk management and internal controls
- Monitor portfolio of investments and banking practices and to ensure compliance with the terms of the investments in conjunction with the Finance/ Audit Committee
- Responsible for selecting, maintaining, and evaluating the financial accounting system and training staff on applications
- Reconcile revenue & events with Development Team on monthly basis
- Supervise Operations Manager
- Update finance manual & internal controls
- Primary person responsible for payroll on semi-monthly basis
- Support the financial sustainability plan as outlined in the strategic plan
- Support in building an inclusive culture including ensuring the operations plan is informed by the DKI values framework
- Develop relationships across the organization
- Support leadership team, supervisors, and other interested staff members in learning nonprofit financial management
- Periodically update the board of directors on the financial health of the organization
- Support Denver Kids fundraising and program events, as appropriate
- A minimum of 3 to 5o years of experience managing accounting functions with a budget of $3M or higher. 8 to 10 years of experience preferred.
- Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business management or another related field. Masters degree preferred.
- Non-profit accounting and audit experience
- Grant accounting experience
- Experience with Google suite, Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
- Deep experience with Quickbooks Online or Quickbooks Desktop accounting software
- Comfort with and interest in new and emerging technologies
- Change management experience
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong organizational skills, project/task management experience and cross-functional coordination skills
- Experience with Salesforce software
- Commitment to education and work with at-risk youth
- Familiarity with financial investments and assets management
- Experience with and interest in mentoring junior staff
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the job title you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Only resumes with a cover letter will be reviewed. No phone calls or mail submissions. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified.
The application can be found on the website: http://denverkids.org/careers/
Denver Kids, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and developing an inclusive staff team. People of color and individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.