Friday, October 5, 2012

Featured Nonprofit Job: Director Of Finance And Administration

If you have ever been to Yellowstone National Park in Montana, you know how breathtaking it is. Perhaps you have even felt the desire to do something to help the Park. With the newest featured nonprofit job from NPT Jobs, now you can.

The Yellowstone Association (YA) is looking to hire a Director of Finance and Administration to work with the organization's Executive Director in an effort to provide additional educational support for Yellowstone National Park. The chosen candidate will serve as a mentor and coach to help increase the financial literacy and compliance of staff throughout the organization, along with other responsibilities. These include:

  • Continuously assess organizational performance in relation to the organization’s annual budget and strategic goals;
  • Develop cash flow projections and long-term budget plans to guide the organization’s growth based on strategic priorities;
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with park partners, including National Park Service, park concessioners and Yellowstone Park Foundation;
  • Attend board and committee meetings;
  • Direct the annual planning and budgeting process with the Executive Director;
  • Oversee all accounting activities, including payroll, general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, and balance sheet;
  • Foster a staff culture that encourages commitment to YA’s mission and strategies; and,
  • Oversee employee benefits and serve as trustee for retirement program.
At least seven years of experience in a senior financial role is required for this job, preferably as a CFO or equivalent in a nonprofit organization with a budget of at least $5 million. The ideal candidate has also had full responsibility for human resource functions. Bachelor’s degree required; MBA, CPA or advanced degree in a closely related field strongly preferred; PHR/SPHR certification a plus.

If you think you can thrive successfully as a Director of Finance and Administration, head to our career center to find out how you can apply for this job.

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