Sponsors is a private, non-profit and non-political organization. The mission of Sponsors is to assist men and women from Lane County released from Oregon State correctional facilities and the Lane County Jail in making a successful re-entry into our community. Sponsors is nationally recognized as a model utilizing best practices in re-entry services.
The Director of Finance is responsible for the overall management of the Sponsors finance and housing compliance functions and is an integral member of Sponsors’ management team.
Position Reporting: This position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises the Bookkeeper and two Administrative Assistants responsible for financial operations and low-income housing compliance.
Position Description: The Director of Finance and Administration is an integral position in managing the internal operations of Sponsors, specifically in the areas of financial management, accounting, housing compliance, and staff management. He or she will supervise the financial and administrative staff. He or she will also work closely with Sponsors’ dynamic board of directors and members of the Finance Committee.
Responsible for the financial operations of Sponsors.
- Ensure that proper fiscal controls and systems are in place to produce reliable, timely, and accurate financial statements. Prepare financial statements.
- Ensure that grants and contracts are administered pursuant to requirements of the granting agencies and comply with all Sponsors and granting agency policies and procedures.
- Maintain a grant reporting schedule and assist in the preparation of grant and financial reports.
Responsible for the budget and financial planning for Sponsors Programs.
- Develop and monitor the annual operating budget and all other budgets in coordination with the Executive Director.
- Coordinate the development, review, and implementation of strategic and annual financial plans.
- Coordinate and manage quarterly meetings with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors on financial monitoring, the annual and amended budget process, operational and capital finance issues, and use of reserves.
- Manage the annual and amended budget processes with the Board.
Responsible for the oversight and management of the Sponsors' Housing Compliance Program.
- Provide training and oversight for housing compliance for Federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and HOME Programs.
- Serve as liaison with the State, City of Eugene, and Lane County Housing Authority on the annual compliance review of tenants' income eligibility documents.
Responsible for annual financial audits.
- Develop and record fiscal year-end and calendar year-end financial statements and corresponding records for assets and liabilities for the annual audits for Sponsors, Roosevelt Crossing, and The Oaks at 14th.
- Serve as liaison with the auditors on the annual audits, providing information and analysis, documentation on journal entries, updates on fixed assets and participant accounts, and other information as needed.
Responsible for Financial and Administrative Staff Supervision.
- Responsible for the hiring, training, oversight, and evaluation of the
- Bookkeeper and two Administrative Assistants.
Represent the Financial and Administrative functions within the organization
- Provide orientation and continued training in financial interpretation and analysis, budgeting, accounting policies and procedures to staff and Board members as needed.
- Participate in weekly staff and management team meetings.
Other Duties as Assigned
- Conduct other chores, assignments, errands, duties, missions, or tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Degree in accounting, finance, business or related field with 5-7 years of successful management-level experience in budgeting and finance, human resources, and organizational development for non-profit organizations or government agencies.
- Demonstrated success in leadership and supervision. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people to achieve organizational objectives.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proven success in negotiating and conflict management. Must maintain confidentiality and demonstrate sensitivity, tact, and discretion in all aspects of work.
- Sound knowledge of basic accounting and experience in budget preparation and financial statement analyses.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, and database applications.
- Commitment to prisoner reentry.
This position works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. It may require evening and weekend work. The position is salaried, with the expectation of a forty-hour work week. Overtime is not authorized, and compensation will be allocated as described in the personnel policy.
Expectations for All Employees:
All employees of Sponsors are expected to exercise leadership and function as models of behavior for Sponsors’ participants and in representing Sponsors in the community. Staff are expected to dress in casual/business attire. It is the responsibility of each employee to follow the policies of Sponsors, to be enthusiastic and willing to do the best work possible at all times, and to work in harmony with fellow employees to ensure a pleasurable work environment.
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