Vice President, Finance

Job Title: Vice President, Finance

Reports to: President & CEO and Finance Committee

Overview

The Vice President, Finance is an officer of the organization, member of the senior management team, trustee for the organization’s retirement plans, and liaison to the Finance Committee.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyze and present financial reports to the senior management team (monthly), Finance Committee (at least 3 times per year) and Board of Directors (twice a year).

  • As member of the senior management team, actively contribute to development and execution of Association organizational strategy.

  • Work with senior management to develop and monitor the annual budget and cash flows and ensure financial health of the organization. 

  • Make recommendations to CEO and senior management team for improvements in budget development and management processes, as appropriate.

  • Maintain accurate financial records with appropriate supporting documentation including the general ledger, accounts payable and receivable trial balances, payroll, bank, investments, cash receipts and disbursements journals.

  • Develop, implement and maintain the organization’s accounting systems and internal controls recorded in the Accounting Manual and updated every three years.

  • Facilitate the annual audit and preparation.

  • Manage cash flows including billing of membership dues (quarterly), tire publication subscription renewal (annually), line of credit renewal and long-term and short-term investment policies. 

  • Manage employee benefits including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term AD&D and transit and retirement benefits for new hires, existing staff, terminated staff and retirees.

  • Comply with all federal and state regulatory requirements including filing tax returns, discrimination testing and providing required notices.

  • Acts as liaison with the organization’s accountant, actuaries, bankers, investment advisors, benefit broker, office insurance broker and retirement plan administrator.

Experience and qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant/Masters of Business Administration

  • Minimum 10 years accounting experience

  • Non-profit experience preferred

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • Ability to provide leadership and coordination of financial functions and their applications toward larger organizational strategy.

  • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to effectively translate and communicate to Board of Directors financial issues as related to organizational strategy.

  • Facility to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced multitasking environment; open, collaborative and positive personality; ability to establish trust among members and colleagues.

  • Meticulous with a high degree of professionalism, integrity and judgment.

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@ustires.org.

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