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Senior Director Financial Operations

New York City, NY, USA | Non Profit Organization

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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The Senior Director of Financial Operations oversees the day-to-day operations of the accounting department. Duties include ensuring the accuracy and consistency of data for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the general ledger, while directing the preparation and timely delivery of financial reports. The position calls for directing month-end closings, ensuring that accounts are properly reconciled while highlighting inconsistencies or unusual transactions.


· Assists the Vice President of Finance/Controller in directing an organization's accounting functions.

· Supervises the day to day operation of Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable to ensure timely, accuracy and compliancy.

· Oversees the Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables functions of the Restitution program

· Responsible for the reconciliation of bank and investment accounts timely and accurately.

· Manage the agency wide annual audit including the preparation of various audit schedules for the independent auditors.

· Ensures compliance with all internal controls.

· Assist with the preparation of annual financial statements such as the Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities.

· Establishes and maintains the organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures.

· Responsible for maintaining banking relationships with all financial institutions including the maintenance of current signature cards, opening and closing accounts, reducing bank charges, manage daily bank deposits and verification and deposit from various fees generating programs.

· Responsible for the preparation of daily and monthly cash position and cash flow projections to meet requirements of payroll and vendor payments.

· Assist with the preparation of financial schedules for the Audits, Investments, Finance, and Board Committees.

· Maintains the appropriate sections of the of Finance procedure manual.

· Coordinates month-end and year-end closing prepares accruals and corresponding schedules.

· Trains new staff on company’s policies, procedures and systems.

· Oversees the process and data flow between accounting systems and sub-systems.

· Development of system controls to ensure data integrity.

· Perform related duties assigned by the Controller and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer.

Interacts with:

· Program Staff

· Finance Department Staff

· Vendors

· Investment and Financial Institutions

· Auditors

Qualifications: (includes education and professional experience)


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance plus four or more years of related experience


Graduate Degree and/or CPA a plus

Required skills: 

Excellent verbal and written and interpersonal skills are required.

Must have the ability to communicate financial information in an understandable manner to non-financial clients.

Must possess a solid knowledge of accounting systems and must have advanced level of knowledge of Excel

Problem-solving, prioritizing, time management, team-building and organizational skills are also essential

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