The CFO manages the financial and human resource functions of the association ensuring the accuracy of all financial information and reporting, as well as the production of timely financial statements. In addition, the position serves as a financial resource to the Board of Directors and develops and oversees ACTE’s budgeting process, with direct supervision of finance and accounting staff to which is provided the tools and support necessary to perform in their positions. In addition, the CFO reviews and monitors terms and conditions for all contracts, memorandums of understanding, and agreements. The position also monitors cash receipts and disbursements.
Specific Functions Include:
Actively manage the day-to-day accounting and financial operations.
Prepares, analyzes, and presents monthly financial reports including variance reporting.
Prepares or directs preparation of reports that summarize and forecast association business activity and financial position.
Manage documented accounting control systems and internal audits.
Oversee the operating banking activities and actively manage and project cash flow.
Prepares the fiscal year budget using the budgets prepared by other departments
Manage the negotiation and execution of contracts/MOUs/agreements with funding sources, vendors, and collaborative service providers.
Manage all association insurances.
Review efficiency/effectiveness of employee benefit programs, seeking approaches to lower costs where possible and consistent with required quality levels.
Provides both internal financial support for staff and external support for customers.
Oversees semimonthly payroll and payroll tax processing.
Monitors capital asset purchasing, recording and depreciation schedules.
Advises management on adjustments needed to accommodate tax code revisions
Serves as the primary liaison with the independent auditing firm to ensure the annual audit is completed smoothly, accurately and in a timely manner.
Monitors internal controls for compliance.
Manages the membership processing and cash receipts through the iMIS database.
Manages the human resources activities including oversight of all staff benefits.
Supervises staff, develops job descriptions, and provides performance evaluations and improvement plants.
Serves as staff liaison to the Audit Committee.
Serves as a member of the Senior Staff team.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum of four-year college degree in accounting or equivalent experience; CPA preferred.
Seven or more years as a managerial level accountant, association non-profit experience preferred.
Current knowledge of and ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, financial reporting procedures and standards
Knowledge of human resource-related laws, regulations, and practices.
Proficient with office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software packages; Proficient in using Excel.
Experience using automated accounting and database software. Working knowledge of Sage Intaact and/or iMIS database software a plus.
Ability to produce financial reporting easily understood by non-financial individuals.
Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret financial journals, reports and related legal documents or instructions.
Manage priorities effectively to meet deadlines and demonstrate multi-tasking skills.
Must be highly ethical with a high level of integrity; self-motivated; dependable and reliable; detailed oriented
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Analyze and solve problems effectively and efficiently.
Ability to work well with, and be responsive to the needs of, internal and external customers, including the Board of Directors.
Ability to respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies and managers.
Excellent organizational and communications skills both verbally and in writing.
About Association for Career and Technical Education
Founded in 1998, RBFF’s mission is to implement an informed, consensus-based national outreach strategy that will increase participation in recreational angling and boating and thereby increase public awareness and appreciation of the need to protect, conserve and restore this nation's aquatic natural resources. Since its founding, the Foundation has developed a wide variety of programs and products that make it easy for people to get involved in recreational fishing and boating. RBFF uses marketing, outreach, and education strategies to grow participation in boating and fishing. It also offers a variety of tools to its stakeholders to help them to focus more strategically and effectively on their boater/angler recruitment, retention, and reactivation efforts (R3). It’s digital assets, TakeMeFishing.org and VamosAPescar.org, are the most comprehensive fishing and boating websites nationwide and are the key destinations for individuals to learn, plan and equip for a day on the water.RBFF is funded through the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund as administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in cooperation with the Sportfishing and Boating Partnership Council... and The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. RBFF’s 26 member Board of Directors is composed of representatives of the principal stakeholders: State and federal natural resource; Fishing and boating industries; Outdoor and environmental educators; Media and outdoor communications groups. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, RBFF has an annual budget of approximately $12 million and a full-time staff of 17. (www.rbff.org.)
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