CornerHouse is a nonprofit child advocacy center that serves as a local expert for Hennepin County by providing critical response services, advocacy, and healing for children and families impacted by child abuse. Nationally, CornerHouse is known for its highly-regarded training programs in the area of forensic interviewing.
CornerHouse is seeking a mission-oriented, strategic leader with experience managing finance and operations in a non-profit organization. Reporting to the Executive Director, in this newly created role, the Director of Finance and Operations will be responsible for overseeing overall organizational operations including finance, human resources, administration, facilities and information technology.
The Director of Finance and Operations will also serve as a thought partner to the Executive Director and as a critical member of the leadership team responsible for providing input to and implementing the organization’s strategic plan. The Director will also partner with the Executive Director to represent CornerHouse with key stakeholders.
- Oversee and lead the annual budgeting and planning process in partnership with the Executive Director. Monitor progress, and keep the leadership team and the Board of Directors regularly updated of the organization’s financial status.
- Manage organization cash flow and forecasting.
- Provide overall financial oversight and monitoring including development and implementation of sound fiscal management practices and internal controls.
- Manage and oversee monthly accounting processes including bookkeeping, payroll management, invoicing/billing, and financial tracking of grants. Manage relationships with key external vendors including all banking relationships.
- Manage application, tracking and reporting for federal, state, local, philanthropic and business funds.
- Oversee reconciliation with 3rd party insurance billing, fundraising, and training revenue.
- Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
- Coordinate and lead annual audit process; liaise with external auditor and the finance committee of the Board of Directors.
- Coordinate annual tax returns and filing of the 990.
- Provide staff support to the finance committee of the Board of Directors.
Human Resources, Administration and Facilities
- Manage and oversee human resources (HR) and administration including professional development, organization culture, benefits administration and oversight, payroll, compensation, and recruitment and retention of employees.
- Develop further the organization’s human resources capacity as the organization scales.
- Manage agency insurance policies and review with Finance Committee.
- Act as a HIPPA compliance officer in tandem with the clinic director.
- Ensure recruiting processes are consistent and streamlined.
- Work with external partners including third-party vendors and others.
- Oversee and manage education of staff policies and procedures.
- Oversee all administrative functions and facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations.
- Provide oversight of external communications efforts.
- Manage the organization’s information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure processes.
- Supervise the IT support coordinator and prioritize activities and create internal processes that improve workflow.
- Collaborate with the Executive Director to determine best in class IT system that aligns with the organization’s strategic plan.
- Serve as a lead for assuring facilities are operating at utmost capacity.
- Establish and manage key relationships with vendors across sites.
- Create and manage annual facilities plan for maintenance.
The ideal candidate will have experience developing and managing strong financial and operational systems in a non-profit environment, as well as be a strong collaborator with excellent communication and soft skills. The Director of Finance and Operations will be strongly analytical and have the ability to translate strategy into tactics and processes. In addition, the Director will be a recognized leader with personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the CornerHouse mission.
Education and Experience
- At least 10 years of financial management and operations experience including within a nonprofit environment at the senior level.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, ideally with an advanced degree such as an MBA or MPA.
- CPA and/or other relevant accounting and financial management qualifications preferred; equivalent experience and acquired expertise may suffice.
- Deep nonprofit finance knowledge including nonprofit accounting experience.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and proven expertise in financial modeling and budgeting, including experience with QuickBooks.
- Knowledge in grant management and administration.
- Experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for a nonprofit organization.
- Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing systems migrations and managing relationships with vendors.
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff and Board.
- A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats and flexibility to easily shift priorities.
- Capability in managing and developing direct reports.
- Experience managing human resources and IT functions.
- Understanding of processes that can support our facility’s ongoing maintenance and response.
Reports to: Executive Director
Classification: Full-time, Exempt
CornerHouse is an EEO/AA employer: women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Cultural responsiveness is essential to achieving our mission. Our aspirational aim is to advance equity and work toward building a multi-cultural workplace community that balances culturally responsive practice with internal self-awareness and reflection. This requires a commitment, by every employee, to increase awareness of our own cultural beliefs, values and biases; self-reflection and individual growth; and to actively integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into our organizational culture at CornerHouse.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mitzi Hobot, Executive Director, at email@example.com.