Finance Director

at Stark County Community Action Agency
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted August 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Freelance


Direct and manage the daily operation of SCCAA Finance Department, including payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Work with Chief Executive Officer to ensure organizational financial effectiveness through strategic planning, risk management, self-assessment and systems integration.

Supervise finance department staff, planning, scheduling and assigning work; training and evaluating employee performance.

Oversee and assure all established fiscal controls are adhered to by staff, inclusive of assuming full responsibility for the safety and integrity of all financial records, checks documents and records.

Maintain functional knowledge of various Grantor rules, regulations and fiscal requirements to assure organizational compliance.

Develop Annual Agency Budget along with Chief Executive Officer and program budgets in concert with Program Directors.

Act as staff liaison to the Governing Board Finance Committee, maintain agendas and minutes.

Ensure that financial requirements are met for all grants, maintain the corporate grant files.

Serve as the in-house manager of organizational IT system working with third party contractor for compliance and integrity of systems.

Analyze organizational insurance requirements and needs for cost effectiveness and assurance of coverage.


EDUCATION:  Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting, with at least ten years of demonstrated experience in Community Action Agency or non-profit, public or governmental accounting department, with Masters in Finance or MBA preferred.  Ability to provide competent leadership through planning, foresight and follow-up. Excellent managerial skills and ability to evaluate staff performance; Excellent project management and time management skills; Exceptional analytical abilities; Excellent verbal and written communication; Experience with multi-funded grant operations; proficient with accounting software and standard office and accounting equipment.  Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with federal and state regulations