POSITION TITLE:             Finance Director
STATUS:                           Exempt
REPORTS TO:                  President & CEO

This positon has a starting pay of $120,000-150,000 per year

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB:  Our Finance Director oversees all financial procedures for our agency, as well as managing our 3rd party IT team. This position is a hybrid (approx. 80/20) of a Controller – focused internally and backward and a CFO – external relationships and forward looking. Our Finance Director is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team; involved in devising and executing strategy that supports the agency vision.

  • Ensure accurate, timely financial reporting
  • Oversee and direct audit
  • Communicate accurate and complex financial information to both financially educated and non-finance group(s) including agency management and the board of directors.
  • Manage all agency contracts and leases; participate in negotiations as requested
  • Manage fiscal policies
  • Lead renewal processes for all insurance
  • Manage relationships with grant partners and subcontractors
  • Perform analysis for current and future ventures
  • Prepare, or support preparation of, tax returns
  • Coordinate and track technology needs
  • Provide training, direction, supervision and leadership to direct reports

  • Lead evaluation, selection, and instillation of hardware and software upgrades.
  • Represent the agency at professional networking events
  • Participate on agency committee(s) as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance required.
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP required.
  • Active CPA or CMA preferred.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Supervisory experience mandatory.
  • Must have a means to appropriately travel to/from the workplace, as well as access to transportation modes that allow for spontaneous travel to other Goodwill locations. 

  • Strong technical skills in accounting and IT; experience with grant accounting preferred.
  • Highly organized, self-directed and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to thrive and be highly effective in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience working with diverse teams
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines occasionally

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Clean, well-ventilated office with overhead lighting, carpet, temperate climate, low to moderate noise level. Frequent interruptions. Occasional trips to offsite locations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Continuous sitting. Fine finger movements with continual computer use. Frequent bending, reaching, and grasping. Visual skills required.

Minorities and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Department: Administration
This is a full-time position

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