The Chief Financial Officer directs the company’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with funding institutions, commissioners, and the community.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Oversees and directs the Finance department. Formulate and recommend policies, objectives, budgets, plans, procedures, and schedules for the department; develop, recommend, implement and monitor uniform programs; conduct quality control audits and evaluate work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity, effectiveness, and appropriate staffing levels.
- Oversees and directs treasury, company budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, and long-range forecasting activities for the organization.
- Directs the staff in providing and directing procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services.
- Directs the activities such as custodian of funds, assets of the organization, and investments of financial instruments.
- Appraises the organization's financial position and issues periodic reports on the organization's financial stability, liquidity, and growth.
- Directs and coordinates the establishment of budget programs.
- Coordinates tax reporting programs and grantor relations activities.
- Analyzes consolidates and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.
- Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the Company's Consolidated Annual Financial Report.
- Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's policies and operations.
- Analyzes operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution, and determines their financial impact.
- Evaluates and recommends business partnering opportunities as part of the Investment Committee.
- Establishes and maintains contacts with financial institutions, investors, and investment advisors.
- May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
- Responsible for directing the design, development, and implementation of financial, risk, and information management policies, programs, and procedures; responsible for coordinating, administering, and controlling financial operations.
- Analytical ability is required to plan, organize, and control financial functions.
- Strong judgment and reasoning abilities required.
- Must be extremely well organized to meet specific internal and external deadlines.
- Must be results-oriented.
- Requires extreme attention to detail and a thorough understanding of all current legal issues.
- Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, in addition to possessing strong interpersonal skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree is preferred.
- Current knowledge of public and/or non-profit grant-based financial operations is required.
- Requires a minimum of ten or more years of relevant experience in the public or non-public sectors with a minimum of five years of management experience.
- Knowledge of computer applications and current software is essential.
- Works in an office environment. May require frequent bending, stooping, reaching and prolonged sitting and/or standing. Frequent local travel which necessitates a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and be fully insurable for the purpose of obtaining clearance on company “Authorized Drivers List.”