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Finance Director

Balm in Gilead

Celebrating 32 years of service, The Balm In Gilead works to prevent diseases and improve the health status of individuals by providing support to faith and other institutions in areas of program design, implementation and evaluation, all of which strengthens their capacity to deliver programs and services that contribute to the elimination of health disparities.

The Balm in Gilead seeks a Finance Director who will manage and lead in the areas of finance, operations, resource planning and budgeting, and administration. The person in this role will serve as a key leader for the organization and will be a thought-partner and trusted advisor to the CEO on key organizational issues. The ideal candidate is an organized self-starter who is strong in big picture strategy but does not shy away from day-to-day operations work. Ability to work at a fast pace and pivot between tasks, a collaborative work ethic, and connection to our mission are also critical. In this role you will manage one full-time staff person.
Job Responsibilities

Finance Management & Compliance
-Ensure the continued financial health of the organization through sound fiscal management
-Partner with the CEO and Deputy Director on planning, developing, and recommending annual budgets to the board
-Develop and monitor program and project budgets and systems, ensuring timely reports for staff and other stakeholders
-Prepare accurate and timely financial reports and materials for staff, board, and funders
-Oversee all financial, project, program and grants accounting, maintaining oversight for all accounts payable, receivable, and payroll systems
-Coordinate and lead the annual audit, working closely with the external audit firm
-Ensure accurate and timely compliance with annual reporting and filings, including the Form 990 and state annual filings
-Regularly update accounting policies and internal controls; train staff on compliance
-Continuously improve all finance and accounting operations

Operational Leadership
-Partner with the CEO and Deputy Director to develop annual strategic plans for the organization
-Manage the organization’s risk efforts to include supervising the maintenance of all contracts, insurance coverage, and -compliance related filings and registrations
-Negotiate and manage vendor and contractor relationships
-Review and manage any grant funding requirements, including reporting
-Develop and manage other finance staff
-Oversee administrative functions to ensure efficient operations

Required Qualifications:
A commitment to the Balm in Gilead mission; Degree in accounting, finance, or a related field of study and at least five years of senior-level finance and operational experience with at least two years supervisory or management experience; Strong understanding of nonprofit accounting with experience budget planning and implementation, grant management skill in reading and analyzing financial statements, and a proficiency in accounting practices;Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly in explaining financial concepts to non-finance staff and stakeholders; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to easily with a variety of people across the organization as well as vendors, contractors and funders; A highly organized and detail-oriented working style with a problem-solving orientation; High integrity with experience handling confidential and sensitive information; Agility with technology, including online communications, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets and accounting software; Advanced Quickbooks knowledge (preferred);Familiarity with federal government grants and OMB Uniform Guidance (preferred); Experience working with boards of directors (preferred)
Our full compensation package includes medical and dental benefits.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position, and a current resume to Pernessa Seele by email to jobs@balmingilead.org. Applications can also be mailed to The Balm in Gilead, Inc., 620 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 150, Richmond, VA 23236. Submit your application as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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Balm in Gilead