Hiawatha Homes, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
The Chief Financial Officer manages and directs the fiscal functions of the agency. The incumbent provides financial analysis for the guidance of management and the CEO, establishes economic policies and objectives, prepares financial and governmental reports and directs the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts. Assists the CEO in management functions and may act in the CEO's behalf during absence.
•Directs the operations of the accounting department so that payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and the general ledger are in compliance with GAAP.
•Assumes responsibility for self-development so that legal and fiscal procedures are adequately implemented to keep the agency in compliance.
•Comply with Hiawatha Homes' Staff Development requirements and attend/participate in Professional Development as needed or directed.
•Prepares annual budget (activities statement and capital improvements) based on data available from department heads, historical records and funding sources so that the agency operates within budgetary guidelines.
•Assists the Foundation with program budgets, needs identification, and reports so that the charitable fund raising is based on accurate and timely information. Duties may include, but are not limited to: a) preparing budgets and assembling information; b) oversees accounting function for the Foundation, and c) preparing fiscal reports for CEO.
•Oversee cash flow of the agency to ensure overall payroll, taxes & other payables are processed & receivables are collected in a timely manner to insure solvency.
•Maintain accounting system
•Maintains a working knowledge of the government funding rules that apply to agency programs. Interprets & applies rules so government funding is optimized.
•Participate in the renewal of insurance coverage including health insurance, worker’s compensation, professional liability, building and contents, umbrella liability, auto, directors and officers, employee dishonesty and business operation so that agency is adequately covered.
•Other negotiations analysis as needed
•Recommend technology to permit electronic communication internally and externally. Recommend updates and revision as needed.
•Presents monthly and year to date actual to budget financial statements to the Finance Committee and Board of Directors, including interpretive notes on a timely basis using graphics and interpretive notes.
•Prepares in-depth analysis as needed or as requested.
•Preparation of the Foundations quarterly, semi-annual & annual financial statements.
•Meets with department personnel quarterly to review budget status.
•Oversee preparation for annual audit.
•Provides reports or Access Data Base tools for department heads as requested
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an emphasis in the financial area
•Three or more years of experience in the field (non-profit area is preferred)
•Knowledge of tax laws, both state and federal, as they apply to a non-profit agency.
•Knowledge of policies of public funding sources.
•Good written and oral communication skills
•Knowledge of computer application to the accounting process.
•Ability to speak, write, and comprehend the English language
•A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
•Upon hire, candidates must provide proof of employment eligibility and proof of being free from tuberculosis.
•All candidates must successfully pass a State of Minnesota background check before working unsupervised.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to our Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist Abby Bumsted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also request that you submit a formal application through our website: https://hiawathahomes.org/apply/