Director of Finance - Lead

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Job Description

Responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of assigned branches. Help support the Associations’ financial strategy and planning. Including monitoring of revenues, expenses, and cost allocation methods. Provide support to assigned Finance Directors and branch Program Directors with budget development, management and forecasting financial results.The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. We are committed to a diverse workforce. 

  • BA/BS Degree required and or combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a YMCA Finance Director
  • In depth knowledge of YMCA finance and accounting principles and best practices highly desired
  • Experience in preparing multiple interrelated budgets, analyzing financial results and preparing projections using electronic spreadsheets
  • Supervisory experience to include hiring, training and developing assigned finance directors
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Visual ability to read and analyze budgets, contracts and grants
  • Must have visual, physical, and auditory ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
  • CPR/AED, and First Aid Certification, must include Adult and Child/Infant, obtained within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • American Safety & Health Institute
Essential Functions
  • Oversees all accounting and administrative procedures for assigned branches
  • Generate, maintain and evaluate branch budget records
  • Monitors all AP/AR functions for assigned branches
  • Proactively provide recommendations to streamline and automate work processes, and reduce/eliminate non-value-added work
  • Reviews detailed journals and related subsidiary records/reports & reconciles to monthly general ledger account balances, as needed
  • Improve performance management (forecasting, KPIs, etc.) for assigned branches
  • Responsible for preparing the finance committee reports for the AED’s/ED’s notes
  • Provide training support to all directors with budget development, monitoring and forecasting
  • Provide necessary financial information to leadership via effective and timely communication
  • Provide best practice on all accounting processes at the branch
  • Responsible for all accounting audits and branch EOD/EOM reports per the guidelines of the association