Director of Finance
Summary: Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) serves 200 young adults annually and has an approximate $4mil budget. The Director of Finance is responsible for all MHYC’s financial matters. The position will report to and work closely with the CEO. In addition, he/she will partner with the senior leadership staff and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. She/he must be able to adapt to an evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing a staff of three.
Areas of Responsibility:
• Provide effective analysis and reporting for the Board of Directors and senior organizational staff to facilitate effective planning and strategic decision making.
• Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and provide insight into the organization’s operations and strategic plan.
• Review and update the organization’s finance and accounting policies.
• Design, implement and manage all internal control procedures.
• Oversee cash flow planning and recommend methods to improve the cash flow for payroll purposes.
• Participate in internal planning regarding proposed program expansion or changes to align with financial projections.
• Oversee cash and asset management.
• Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships.
• Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
• Guide a management dashboard modernization process.
Accounting and Administration
• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
• Oversee accounting needs to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll (via Paycom Payroll Service), grant billings, bank deposits, reconciliations, and cash management.
• Create an effective, thorough, detail-oriented budget through an inclusive process.
• Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
• Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting for federal and state funders, foundations, and the board of directors; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
• Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns.
• Manage property & liability as well as workers compensation insurance policies and claims.
• Evaluate leases, contracts, and other agreements to ensure that all terms are enforced and all conditions are met.
• Responsible for all aspects of staff benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance and 403(b) plan. Explore opportunities to strengthen benefits package when possible.
• Support higher level human resource activities in regards to staff and Corpsmembers.
• Assist with daily operations of the organization as needed.
• Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations.
Supervision and Staff Development
• Hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff according to MHYC practices and promote a solution-focused, inclusive and collaborative environment.
• Promote continuous improvement of the department.
• Lead and support all staff towards the organization’s strategic plan.
• Serve as a role model and collaborative leader across the organization.
• Participate fully in meetings of board of directors, finance committee, internal committees and other external committees.
• Promote organizational values.
• Represent the organization and promote its objectives at official functions.
• Work closely with directors and program leadership to forecast and plan effectively.
• Work with the leadership team to ensure that programs, operations, fund development and financial systems contribute to the mission of the Corps.
• Works with Directors to ensure accurate budgeting and forecasting.
• Provide training as needed for staff to promote appropriate understanding of MHYC finances.
• Serve as liaison between the organization, stakeholders and outside organizations.
The Director of Finance will have the following experiences and attributes:
• Belief in and strong support of Mile High Youth Corps’ mission, vision and values.
• A minimum Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA preferred) in business, management, or finance. Significant professional experience may be substituted for post-secondary education.
• At least 2 years’ experience in a senior financial position; preferably a non-profit with a budget of at least $2 mil.
• Experience in a senior financial management role; partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.
• Experience working with nonprofit accounting; including sophisticated federal and state contracting and compliance, grant accounting and reporting.
• Deep knowledge and understanding of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A133 audit.
• Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills as well as strong organizational skills.
• Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.
• Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience working with a diverse group of people in a team atmosphere.
• Knowledge of nonprofit accounting and GAAP principles and practices.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment background check, which includes a FBI criminal background check requiring fingerprinting.
• Ability to legally work in the United States, which will be verified through the federal E-verify system.
Hours & Compensations
This is a full-time regular, exempt position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Hours are Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays 8 a.m. – 4:0pm. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required for corps related functions.
To apply, email resume, cover letter and salary requirements:
(include “Director of Finance” in the subject line)
Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin.
More information can be found at www.milehighyouthcorps.org