The focus of this job requires significant attention to both detailed accounting functions, as well as strategic level support and planning. The role supports two non-profit entities, the general Fraternity (with a $5 million budget) and the Foundation (with a $10 million endowment and robust system of restricted funds), and supervise a team of 1-2 individuals. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in managing non-profit accounting systems (preferably with restricted funds), and will have an ability to and interest in providing strategic financial advice to the CEO in a growing organization. The position requires strong initiative and self-direction.
Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards
Manage payroll and employee benefits
Overseeing responsibilities handled by a position reporting to the Controller (including billing, receivables, payables, and certain spreadsheet / clerical work)
Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures
Coordinate all audit activity
Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of financial status
Develop annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate
Ensure grant and fundraising processes align with regulations
Oversee, provide leadership & training to, and leverage strengths of finance team
Maintain and ensure financial compliance with all organization’s contracts
Serve on the leadership team, and assists in organization’s strategy for new initiatives, programs and services provided to undergraduate members, partnerships with institutions & vendors
Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
Supporting the CEO on presentations to the board and audit committee
Ensure processes and systems are in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits
Work closely with program leaders to educate them regarding procedures and budgets, and to explore how the finance function can support program operations
Experience in accounting and finance oversight with non-profit accounting systems, and demonstrated capacity for and interest in being a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker; association or non-profit background preferred; bachelor’s degree required, CPA or CMA preferred; 3-5 years’ experience minimum; personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and confidentiality; technological savvy; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills allowing for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting; ability to manage a variety of projects with varying deadlines; work in a supportive and results-oriented environment; ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.
About Delta Sigma Phi
Delta Sigma Phi is a national, not-for-profit Fraternity that's helped young men become better for more than a century. Our great Fraternity helps and encourages our members to become better students, better leaders, better citizens, better professionals... better men.