This is a divisional finance position. Plans and manages a variety of financial and related activities. Provides leadership and participates in long-range financial planning, trending, and budgeting. Analyzes and presents financial trends and generates executive summaries of consolidated and unit specific financial reports. Prepares recommendations regarding the appropriate utilization of budgets/funds. Ensures the integrity and accuracy of financial information and reporting for assigned areas of responsibility. Develops short and long term financial goals and implements fiscal policies to support the financial viability of the organization. Assesses cash needs, manages cash flow and maximizes the appropriate use of funds. Oversees, coordinates and manages special projects. Finalizes budgets, conducts feasibility analyses, researches and drafts business processes, and performs comprehensive operational assessments of business units. Prepares financial sections for various reports. Evaluates and recommends funding levels for various business operations/programs. Monitors, develops and facilitates action plans to address deficit accounts. Tracks and addresses funds flow and cash reserves, capital equipment funding, debt service and new building construction. Researches and assists in forecasting the financial impact of changes to programs. Prepares materials and keeps leadership informed about budgets, funds flow, accounts, surpluses, deficits, and other financial affairs. Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished. Reviews financial and statistical reports, summarizes trends, and recommends actions to take. Establishes and maintains relationships with banks, auditors and other constituents. May supervise staff. May represent the organization in external financial or business activities. Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports. Performs related responsibilities as required.
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business management or a related field. Six years of professional experience in accounting, finance, project management or strategic planning. Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint. A working knowledge of financial information systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced degree in Business or a related field, MBA or CPA license preferred
Experience leading a team of professionals
Evidence of effective working relationships with both colleagues and or clients and using tact and diplomacy with others to gain cooperation
Proven experience in financial reports and forecasting
Demonstrated record of streamlining operations through process improvement and automation
Experience collecting and analyzing complex financial information and preparing reports with clear and thorough recommendations
Candidate must have strong communication and presentation skills to explain complex financial concepts to multiple stakeholders
Mastery of Excel – ability to work with formulas, pivots, and simple macros
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Internal Number: 78246BR
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