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Director of Finance (DOF)
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Finance (DOF) will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support SFY's fiscal operations. The DOF will play a critical role in partnering with the Executive Director in strategic decision making and operations as SFY continues to build its internal capacity.
The DOF will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities, and lead the day-to-day financial operations of a budget of about $8M. They must demonstrate strong supervisory skills and the ability to develop teams and motivate staff to peak performance. The DOF will also be responsible for strengthening internal controls and implementing accounting policies and procedures in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, legal and statutory requirements. The DOF will work closely with program leadership and their staff, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can better support program operations.
Areas of responsibility include accounting, budgeting, investments, banking relations, cash management, payroll and employee benefits, grants and contract management, annual independent audit, monthly financial statements, capital projects reconciliation and maintenance of financial information systems.
The DOF will be solutions and customer-oriented and responsive to internal and external changes, in order to support SFY's programs and operations and the overall vison, mission and strategic direction. The DOF will work closely with the Executive Director, the SFY senior management team and several board members. This position supervises a grant accountant and part time bookkeeper/accounting assistant that supports finance in a part-time capacity.
Responsible for directing day-to-day accounting functions and maintaining the accuracy and completeness of the financial records and the timely recording of all financial transactions, including payroll, disbursements, pledges, cash receipts, inventory, and necessary accruals and adjusting journal entries.
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Agency Information:

The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach, Inc. (SFY) builds community, strengthens families and empowers individuals to achieve their potentials and enhance their quality their lives. Our programs and services reflect the richness of the Shorefront YM-YWHA's Community Center and Settlement House traditions. We reach out to and serve people of all backgrounds and abilities throughout their life spans.
We provide a wide range of exemplary educational, recreational, preventive and rehabilitative health, vocational, cultural, citizenship, Jewish identity-building and human service programs to meet the evolving strengths, needs and interests of the rich mosaic of people in southern Brooklyn.
The Shorefront YM-YWHA maximizes the impact of its resources and expertise by forming partnerships and alliances with other organizations, government agencies and philanthropic institutions that share our commitments and values.