DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Founded in 2010, Hispanic Access Foundation is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that connects Latinos with partners and opportunities to improve their lives and create an equitable society. Ultimately, we establish bridges of access that provide a path for the development and rise of Latino leaders and elevates their voices in areas where we are underrepresented. Our core values are trustworthy, dedicated, service to comunidad, versatile, and excellence. While Washington, D.C. serves as our headquarters, employees work in a virtual environment.
Hispanic Access has built strong partnerships with federal land management agencies in addition to state agencies and foundations. One of its main programs, the MANO (My Access to Network Opportunities) Project, has provided over 200 young Latino students and professionals with access to internship and fellowship opportunities with the U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Land Management. As such, Hispanic Access manages a significant amount of government grants and contracts as well as restricted foundation funding, with a budget of approximately $4M and expectations of continued growth.
The Director of Finance is a full-time, remote position. Hispanic Access seeks a finance professional with previous experience in government grants and contract management at a nonprofit organization. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer and supervise the Accounting Manager. The Director of Finance will also work with the current part-time CFO, who is focused on strategic financial planning and analysis as well as managing Board relations.
The Director of Finance will be responsible for the oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities as well as grants and contracts compliance. This position will establish a team-based process among Finance, Development and Program staff for financial planning and analysis, including the development of budgets, modifications, and reports, especially critical to managing Hispanic Access’ government grants and contracts. This support will allow programs and leadership to better understand the current financial position and improve decision making.
- Responsible for directing day-to-day accounting functions and the timely recording of all financial transactions
- Maintain records in compliance with GAAP, policies and procedures and internal controls
- Lead a consistent and timely monthly closing process
- Provide supervision to the Accounting Manager
- Make recommendations for policy changes and process improvements
- Oversee and monitor of internal controls and finance functions
- Track schedule of program and time-restricted net assets
Financial Planning and Analysis
- Lead a team-based annual budget development process in coordination with the part-time CFO
- Develop and document a cost allocation plan and methodology
- Produce timely and accurate financial reports, including monthly budget versus actual reports for each program; present and discuss with senior program staff
- Prepare budgets for submission and process contract modifications in partnership with program staff
- Monitor financial activities; conduct a periodic comparison to budget
- Serve as a resource to Program team on questions related to fiscal policies and procedures, and managing program and grant budgets
- Assist the CFO with strategic financial planning
- Ensure compliance with funder requirements and federal regulations
- Formulate, recommend and implement sound fiscal policies, procedures and controls in compliance with funder requirements
- Assist external auditors with the annual financial audit and preparing IRS Form 990
Grants and Contracts Management
- Lead the government grants and contracts management and closeout processes; manage reporting schedules and alert senior staff of submission deadlines
- Review invoices to funders to minimize need for future adjustments
- Provide guidance to staff in preparing submissions to funders, ensuring all documents required are ready for submission
- A minimum of 10 years of accounting and finance experience required; 7 years in non-profit management preferred
- Track record of leadership progression with supervisory experience
- Experience in government grants and contracts management
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance required (CPA a plus)
- Experience with QuickBooks Online
- Experience with a systems-based approach to ensure effective & efficient financial operations including budgeting and reporting
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Must embrace the mission of Hispanic Access Foundation
- Commitment to social change and positive impact in our community
- Great attention to detail and follow-through
- The ability and willingness to work in a virtual/remote environment
- Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus
This is a fully remote position. The location of the candidate is flexible, however, the Washington, DC metro area would be a plus.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $100,00-$120,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience. Hispanic Access Foundation offers full-time employees a generous benefits package that includes health, and dental; generous paid vacation plus paid holidays, and a retirement plan with employer match.
HOW TO APPLY
Hispanic Access Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law.