Director of Finance, National Center for Civil and Human Rights

  • April 05, 2023 5:51 PM
    Message # 13158284

    The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) is an engaging cultural center located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, which connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s ongoing struggle for human rights. We are currently seeking a Director of Finance to lead our accounting and finance function. The ideal candidate will have a degree in accounting or finance, CPA preferable, with extensive experience in nonprofit accounting practices and demonstrated leadership abilities.

    Role Summary

    The Director of Finance provides oversight of the organization’s long-term financial health. Responsibilities include ensuring timely financial reporting, month-end close and budget reconciliation, financial planning, preparing reports for leadership and Board of Directors, monitoring account activity, and research and analysis. The Director of Finance will lead in developing and enforcing policies and procedures consistent with standard accounting and financial reporting practices.

    Reports to: Don Byrd, Chief Operating Officer

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead the organization’s accounting process, including month-end close, budget reconciliation, financial reporting to leadership and board, annual audit and tax filings

    • Provides advice and counsel regarding financial issues to CEO and COO

    • Maintain compliance with accounting standards, government regulations and tax laws

    • Develops and adheres to accounting policies and procedures ensuring financial control and availability of financial information for review an analysis

    • Work with department and organizational leaders to determine annual budget; track budget to actual, and provide reporting

    • Work with audit firm to deliver annual audited financials and 990 tax return

    • Assist with annual report

    • Work with development team on grant and donor management, restricted and unrestricted spending accuracy

    • Work in collaboration with Director of Human Resources on payroll and benefit payment and reporting

    • Account reconciliation and reporting

    • Manage banking relationships

    • Performs other duties as assigned by COO

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required; CPA strongly preferred

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in progressively advanced accounting roles

    • Prior nonprofit accounting experience required

    • Prior experience working with CRM database; prior Altru experience a big plus

    • Proven ability to lead and direct peers and direct reports in a collegial and productive manner

    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

    • Ability to successfully manage deadlines and competing priorities

    • Working expertise with accounting software; technical ability to determine solutions and best practices for solution integrations. Prior Sage Intacct and Prophix a plus

    • Proven working experience and compliance with FASB, GAAP and other established accounting standards

    Salary Range: $80,000 - $90,000

    Apply to

Georgia Association of Museums is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 2133, Marietta, GA 30061

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