DEPARTMENT: Finance CLASSIFICATION: Full-time; Annual; Exempt REPORTS TO: Managing Director
The Director of Finance employs strategic thinking and analytical processes to manage the Finance department at McCarter. The position has primary responsibility and oversight for all accounting functions including institutional budgets, forecasts, annual audit, and internal controls. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Director of Finance works collaboratively with the entire senior staff to support McCarter's institutional goals and mission.
Principal Job Responsibilities: - Oversee all accounting functions, including but not limited to: budget, forecasting, internal controls, accounts payable, payroll, cash flow, audit, investments, and fundraising budgeting and reporting. - Ensure that the organization maintains accurate financial records that are in compliance with current regulations. - Produce transparent reports. - Manage the institutional budgeting process; develop and distribute budget and forecast schedules and statements to senior staff. - Support the work of the Board Finance and Audit Committees; attend committee meetings; develop and provide reports for committee members. - Work with the Development department to develop grant applications; manage grant reporting. - Manage the audit process; prepare the financials and audit schedules and collect the required documentation for the audited financials and the IRS 990 report. - Oversee the payroll function; ensure that accurate information is produced. - Manage cash flow; project cash flow needs; monitor the cash balances and initiate loans from the working capital line of credit as needed. - Manage the banking relationships; resolve credit card processing issues. - Produce outside reporting, including reports to TCG. - Hire and supervise Finance department staff.
In addition to the duties listed above, McCarter expects the following of each employee: adheres to McCarter's policies and procedures outlined in the McCarter Employee Handbook; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about departmental issues; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; participates in McCarter events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements: - Minimum of (5) years' experience in a financial management leadership position at a non-profit organization (performing arts preferred). - Experience and demonstrated skill using software and web-based applications that support and inform the Finance department, including Great Plains, Tessitura, Microsoft Office Suite, and ADP (or similar). - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. - Effective personnel management. - Final candidate must successfully complete a background check. - Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Compensation: Competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, sick and personal time, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and a 403 (b) retirement plan.
To Apply: Candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in the subject line. Please tell us how you became aware of this opportunity. No phone calls please.
McCarter is an equal opportunity employer deeply committed to hiring, fostering, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce.