Senior Director, Corporate Finance

Location: DC Metro Area

Type: Full-Time

Industry: Non-Profit

Job Summary

Our well established non-profit client is seeking a Senior Director, Corporate Finance.  This is NOT an accounting role but instead a Finance role (FP&A). This position will provide support to the Finance and Mission Support teams to implement financial and risk management strategy through effective financial analysis and business insight. This position will provide proactive organizational financial management to maximize the organization’s use of available resources to support growth in alignment with mission and values. The role reports directly to the CFO providing and supervises one Analyst.

NOTE: This role will require someone in the DC metro area once the organization resumes back to a hybrid model.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

Leadership Duties

  • Lead, plan and direct the continual upgrading of financial planning and analysis process to maintain pace with technological progress, economic change, and business needs.
  • Lead and collaborate development of assigned financial policies and procedures, ensuring overall efficient and effective operations.
  • Support the operational planning, development, implementation, budgeting, maintenance and support of department or unit functions.
  • Administer and manage assigned financial policies, standards, practices, and security measures for department or unit functions to assure effective and consistent department operations.
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership to uphold the overall professionalism of the department.

Financial and Risk Management Strategy Duties

  • Collaborate closely with Controller to support financial operations that are consistent, efficient, scalable and reliable.
  • Ensure streamlined corporate finance operations, including FP&A, liquidity management, quantitative analysis, banking relationships, and investment strategy.
  • Assist in managing the liquidity profile and investment accounts to assure adequate funding for operations, investing any excess cash as appropriate.
  • Assist in the implementation of financial management strategy, financial policy and investment management functions to maximize value to the institution.
  • Represent the Finance team cross-functionally on task forces and special project teams.
  • Perform the financial and business planning analysis function for the organization, providing meaningful, actionable insights and timely reporting designed to facilitate data-driven decision-making.
  • Analyze operations to identify and resolve process problems to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Analyze operations to identify and resolve process problems to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Support Controller the enterprise insurance strategy and contracting process to mitigate risks.
  • Partner with internal and external counsels to mitigate financial or legal risks, when applicable.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting (MBA or Master’s in science discipline preferred).
  • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), Certified Corporate FP&A Professional (FPAC), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or similar financial designations highly preferred.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of progressive experience in FP&A, corporate finance, capital markets, portfolio management, or treasury operations in complex and sophisticated organizations or publicly-traded companies.
  • Experienced in using financial system applications, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, data-mining tools, or business intelligence (BI) software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including advanced Excel skills required.
  • Experienced in using quantitative tools, e.g. SQL, MS Access, VBA, Matlab or Python.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely to a wide range of internal and external constituencies.
  • Ability to utilize keen analytical skills with business acumen, strong leadership, and a solution-oriented approach.
  • Ability to effectively perform in a team-oriented environment.
  • Understanding of non-profit accounting a plus.
  • Prior experience with public company SEC filings or investor reporting a plus.

This role offers an excellent salary and robust benefits package.

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