Overview: Respiratory Health Association is seeking a part-time Director of Finance to oversee its accounting and finance operations, including financial administration of the Association’s grant revenues. Ideal candidates will have experience with nonprofit accounting principles and systems, and a track record of working successfully with nonprofits, either as an external consultant or internal staff.
RHA has been a leader in public health since 1906. Its mission is to prevent lung disease, promote clean air, and help people live better through education, research and policy change. Its award-winning programs have led to improvements in lung health and life quality for thousands of adults and children throughout Chicago and the country.
Oversee all financial, program, and grants accounting
Coordinate, lead, and participate in annual audit process
Work with external auditors to prepare federal and state 990s and all other financial filings
Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process
Prepare financial reports for Board of Directors and President/CEO
Oversee and lead mid-year budget review
Prepare monthly financial reports for staff
Administer and review all financial plans and budgets, including grant budgets
Manage billing and collections for grants and contracts
Manage cash flow and forecasting
Conduct twice-monthly payroll process, including the processing of payroll and 403B contributions
Trouble-shoot issues regarding payroll and benefits
Act as liaison to actuary regarding frozen pension
Prepare analysis and reports on retirement plans
Act as bank liaison and oversee cash accounts
Supervise accounts payable and receivable transactions
Supervise accounting assistant
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree
At least seven years of overall professional experience, with at least five years of experience managing financial reporting for a nonprofit organization
Advanced knowledge of accounting software and Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Paylocity payroll processing system a plus
The ability to think critically and communicate effectively
Additional Salary Information: May be eligible for employer-subsidized health insurance and participation in 403b plan.
Internal Number: 7734561324
About Respiratory Health Association
Respiratory Health Association's mission is to prevent lung disease, promote clean air and help people live better through education, research, and policy change.