Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) the Director of Finance will be responsible for day-to-day accounting, will oversee Finance team, and assist with financial reporting, budgeting, billing, grants, and day-to-day financial management of the organization. This position will be a part of FamilyForward’s leadership team and working with key decision makers, will serve as a resource to help monitor financial activities, review financial goals and objectives, and when appropriate make recommendations to reduce costs, enhance program revenues, and achieve effective utilization of awarded funding.
FamilyForward is committed to upholding the Organizational Health Anchors that we have set for the agency, including safety; mindfulness and self-regulation; relational health; cultural diversity, inclusivity, equity, and anti-racism; clinical lens; vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue.
What puts FamilyForward Out Front:
Strong peer support with a focus on teamwork
Paid time-off for Agency Wellness Week (December 25th to December 31st annually)
Emphasis on professional learning, growth, and development
How we wholeheartedly take care of our people:
Competitive pay & benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
Optional short-term disability
Virtual medical and mental health care coverage
Employee Assistance Program counseling services
Pre-tax medical Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Reimbursement Account for deductible expenses over $1000 individual; $2000 for families
3% dollar for dollar company-matched 403(b) retirement savings account
Company-paid long-term disability and life insurance
10 paid holidays, including 2 floating holidays for religious/cultural celebrations
Wellness Week paid time off December 25th 31st annually
Paid vacation time and health and wellness leave
Education assistance program
Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Eligible Site
Member and active participant in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce
What to expect on a given day as a Director of Finance:
You will assist the CFO with directing the agency’s financial goals and objectives.
You will evaluate, maintain, and make recommendations on internal controls and financial processing systems.
You will oversee and serve as the lead point of contact for the coordination and activities of independent auditors and the preparation of the annual financial statements, form 990 tax filings and other regulatory or funder reporting.
You will collaborate with the CFO and other members of executive and leadership teams to develop the annual budget.
You will ensure timely and accurate completion of general ledger and subsidiary ledgers postings.
You will distribute monthly internal financial reports and provide regular feedback and guidance on financial performance to leadership team members.
You will review compliance with and recommend changes to financial policies and procedures with executive management and implement accordingly.
You will supervise the staff responsible for processing of all accounts payable and receivable transactions, billing, cash receipts, payroll, reconciliations, financial grant reporting
You will maintain restricted gift schedules and reconcile financial transactions with development records.
You will provide financial information for grant and funder applications, payment requests, and reports.
You will perform treasury functions including bank reconciliations, approval of ACH payments, purchasing card transactions, and monitoring cash flows.
You will assist with other administrative, accounting, and special projects as necessary.
You would be a good fit for this position if you:
Have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required.
Have 3-5 years’ experience in accounting( required,)knowledge of governmental contracts and/or not for profit accounting (a plus.)
Have a comprehensive understanding of fund accounting processes (desired, but not required.)
Can establish and maintain sound professional relationships with administration, management personnel, other agency staff, clients, and the professional community.
Have excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to lead initiatives
Salary Expectations: Depending on Education and experience: $82,000 - $92,000
Who are we?
FamilyForward is a St. Louis nonprofit that delivers comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to support biological, foster, and adoptive families. Our agency's overarching philosophy is based in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), developed by Dr. Bruce Perry. NMT is a trauma-informed, developmentally sensitive approach to understand the impact of a child's history on current functioning.
How do we help?
The services we offer include: trauma assessment and psychological evaluation; individual, family, and group therapy; coaching and education for families, caregivers, and professionals; a therapeutic early childhood center program; foster care case management as a member of the Children's Permanency Partnership; and training, recruitment, and licensing for foster and adoptive families.