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Senior Director of Finance

Posted: 10/10/2023

Senior Director of Finance (Part-time)
Anchorage, AK
$65-$70/hour (30 hours/week)
Our Client: Uses multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. They promise a fun, friendly and flexible work environment, what more could you want! 
The Senior Director of Finance (SDF) serves as principal finance and administration leader of a broadbased media organization that delivers television, radio, news, and web content. The SDF supervises the finance unit and is the chief financial liaison with the board of directors. The SDF reports directly to the Chief Operations Officer & Vice President of Administration, assists on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and the securing of new funding for the company.
If you qualify please apply here or email your resume to today! 

Would you like to: 
  • Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans.
  • Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters.
  • Assess the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Leadership Team on programmatic design and implementation matters.
  • Ensure adequate technical controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits.
  • Create annual budget with the CEO, COO, and Leadership Team. Work with the COO to ensure programmatic success through cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual and programmatic requirements. This includes: (1) interpreting legislative and programmatic rules and regulations to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and contractual guidelines, (2) ensuring that all government regulations and requirements are disseminated to appropriate personnel, and (3) monitoring compliance.
  • Direct the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets, annual audit, and CPB Finance reports and requirements.
  • Ensure the production of monthly reports including reconciliations with funders, as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Leadership Team, as well as the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization and oversee federal awards and programs. Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all A-133 audit issues are resolved, and all 401(K) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state, and other required supplementary schedules and information.
  • Monitor banking and investment activities of the organization.
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization's needs.
  • Attend Board and Subcommittee meetings; to include being lead staff on the Finance & Audit Committees.
  • Present annual operational and capital budgets to the board of directors.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place.
  • Oversee business insurance plans and health care coverage analysis. 
  • Create and assess financial statements and budget documents.
  •  Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Directors, local community advocates, participants, and employers.
  • Supervise staff, including regular progress reviews and plans for improvement. Ø Communicate effectively both in written and verbal form.
Required Qualifications: 
  • Not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, OMB Circulars A-133, A-110 and A-122, TANF program regulations and compliance requirements, and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations sections.
  • Resources of public and private social service and related agencies.
  • Organizational development, human resources, and program operations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Controller, or Director of Finance experience.
  • General office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite and MIP software (or other similar not-for-profit general ledger software) and use of databases.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills. 
  • Maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrate consistent outstanding customer service.
  • Proficient at computer use to include office software products, custom software packages, internet and e-mail. 
  • Consistently demonstrate ethical behavior. 
  • Must exercise good judgement for the prompt completion of responsibilities. 
Ideally you have: 
  • Completion of a master's degree at an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred. 
  • Five to seven years of financial and management experience with day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 50 staff.
  • Commensurate experience overseeing federal grants. 
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