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Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 12:03 AM


Job Description
Ninth District Opportunity, Inc.

Finance Director

Ninth District Opportunity, Inc., a federal and state funded non-profit organization in Gainesville, Georgia, is currently recruiting for a Finance Director. The position reports directly to the Executive Director, will be responsible for all accounting and finance functions for the organization including programs such as: Head Start, Community Service Block Grants, Weatherization, and LIHEAP.

The Finance Director provides direction for the accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting and oversight of the organization. The Finance Director must have the knowledge, skills, and experience to establish and maintain overall and program specific functions such as budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting policies and procedures. The policies and procedures are expected to provide effective controls and satisfy informational requirements of government agencies, and independent auditors as well as the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Program Directors and other management staff or councils.

Oversee the development, integration, and preparation of budgets for all programs directed by the agency. Work alongside the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Program Directors and other management staff or councils to develop goals, policies, procedures and their respective priorities, relating to fiscal management. Timely report to the Executive Director and Board of Directors, detailed, accurate financial information of all programs, including an assessment and evaluation, in relation to the goals, policies, procedures and priorities established. Monitor existing, and develop and implement policies and procedures when necessary to prevent and detect any instances of error or noncompliance within the financial information or programs. Manage day-to-day operation of the accounting department and the month-end close procedures including maintenance of financial assets, liabilities the general ledger, payroll and procurement. Improve or further automate accounting, budgeting, and reporting systems. Be the primary contact for both external and government audits as necessary. Conduct and monitor the organization’s federal inventory process, provide training to the Board of Directors, management staff or councils on the organization’s financial system. Attend appropriate staff development seminars and conferences. Supervise the accounting and finance staff and conduct performance evaluations as scheduled.

Job Requirements

- Interact with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Program Directors, and other management staff or councils;
- Interact with federal and state grantor agencies;
- Coordinate and supervise the auditing function of the organization;
- Learn the various programs rules and regulations as they relate to the organization;
- Improve or further automate the accounting, budgeting and reporting systems of the organization;
- Supervise staff and operations of the financial department.

A bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is required. A master’s, MBA, and/or CPA license is highly preferred.

Experience of 5 – 7 years of progressively responsible work experience in a non-profit organization with government funding, including a thorough knowledge of budgeting, finance, and accounting practices and processes is required. In addition, the ability to organize, direct and coordinate personnel is a must. Prior experience and knowledge of insurance, benefit contracts, and grantor agencies is highly encouraged.

Contact Person: Warren W. Almand, CPA
Email Address:
Phone: 770-536-0511 Ext. 2006
Fax: 770-536-7565

• Location: Atlanta, Gainesville

• Post ID: 90812972 atlanta is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018