Director of Finance and Human Resources
The George Washington Foundation is recruiting for a Director to serve as Chief Financial and Human Resources Officer for the Foundation. Primary responsibilities include preparation and oversight of the annual Foundation budget, management of all Operating, Endowment, Investment and Capital funds/sub-funds, supervision and management of all HR functions to include employee payroll processing and benefit programs, and coordination and completion of the annual audit.
This position reports directly to the President and CEO of the Foundation and also serves as liason to the several committees and outside contractors (investment manager, auditor, insurance brokers and bankers) providing services to the Foundation.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- Minimum of 10 years experience in executive level financial management role with progressively increasing responsibility
- Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
- Minimum of 5 years recent experience in Human Resource Management with control of hiring, payroll function and benefit management.
The George Washington Foundation offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Human Resources Office, 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 by Feb. 7, 2014. Position will be open until filled. EOE.
Duties and Responsibilities
a. Drafts the annual
operating budget for approval by the President, working with the Accounting
Manager and Payroll & Benefits Manager.
b. Implements, analyzes, monitors and controls the annual budget (this includes assisting staff with budgetary inquiries and being involved in the decision-making process as needed for any expenditures).
c. Provides revenue and expense forecasting.
d. Provides all financial documentation for the President.
e. Explores and analyzes potential funding sources (e.g. bonds, loans, etc.) and makes recommendations to the President.
f. Day-to-day management and control of the endowment and investment fund, working with the Accounting Manager.
g. Working with the Investment Officer for the Foundation, maintains detailed financial records for all restricted and temporarily restricted funds and sub-funds.
h. In conjunction with the Auditing Firm for the Foundation, coordinates and completes the annual audit and all required annual tax filings for the Foundation.
i. Plans, coordinates and implements the highest level of business management for all special funds and projects (e.g. bond activities, restoration project, etc.).
2. Supervision of the Business and Finance operation:
a. Supervise and direct the activities
of the Accounting Manager and Payroll & Benefits Manager, overseeing the
day-to-day operation of the business and finance department.
b. In conjunction with the Accounting Manager and Payroll & Benefits Manager, ensure the segregation of duties for all accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash receipting activities.
c. To the extent possible, ensure cross training to prevent a loss of operations.
d. Implement and monitor formalized procedures for purchasing and acquisitions, hiring, evaluations, etc.
e. Maintain a competitive and financially sound commercial insurance program, working with the Accounting Manager.
f. Obtain legal and financial opinions and interpretations as needed.
g. Make decisions regarding the equipment and software necessary to ensure an efficient and accurate business and finance operation.
3. Serves as Chief Human Resources officer:
a. Ensure oversight and review of the payroll and
time reporting process.
b. Formulates, recommends and ensures the effective implementation of all general personnel policies and procedures.
c. Works with the President, Vice President, Director of Development and department heads to ensure productivity levels are maintained through effective monitoring of staffing levels.
d. Responsible for the maintenance of the formal compensation structure.
e. Responsible for the maintenance of the employee handbook, working with the Payroll & Benefits Manager.
f. Draft and present final recommendations to the President with regard to employee compensation and benefits programs.
g. Perform any employee counseling or problem resolution necessary in conjunction with any other appropriate staff members.
School Tour Guides
The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking part-time Guides for tours and workshops at Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm. $7.25/hr. Colonial or civil war history, natural environment, or education background preferred. Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, ext. 24. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to email@example.com or Fax (540) 371-3398. EOE
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