Have you worked for a non-profit organization with a foundation?
Are you wanting a new work home where your talents are valued?
The American College of Sports Medicine is looking for someone just like you to fill our newly created Director of Finance position. We’re small but mighty. Our Finance Team currently has three full time employees, and you could be the fourth! This position pays in the $100,000-$140,000 range. Please review the job description below. If you meet the qualifications and it looks interesting, please use this link to apply!
ACSM is a membership association who advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. Together with our 50,000+ members and certified professionals, we work to help people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.
Reporting to the CFO, the Director of Finance is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the accounting and finance team. This individual will ensure timely reconciliation and reporting of all financial statements, revenue, expenses, preparation of financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for senior leaders, product line owners and other key stakeholders.
Under the guidance of the CFO, the Director of Finance is responsible for ACSM's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports for internal staff as well as board and volunteer leaders. The position involves supervision over general accounting and budgetary controls.
The Director of Finance adopts a servant leader approach in their work and is committed to being an active part of a productive, efficient and empowered team. The Director of Finance has a sincere commitment to the mission and members of ACSM.
Preparation and finalization of monthly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for staff, ACSM Board of Trustees and Foundation board of directors.
Manage finance department staff to ensure smooth day-to-day transactions; hire and retain support staff as needed in the future.
Serve as a business partner to the CFO on the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes with an eye to continuously developing and improving systems.
Track important KPIs and analyze trends
Forecast return on investment (ROI) for current and future programs
Work with the CFO in developing and monitoring budgets
Work with the CFO to engage pertinent staff and budget owners to accurately prepare monthly forecasts
Inform key stakeholders of financial status and investment plans
Ensure all financial operations comply with federal and state laws
Work with CFO to coordinate the annual financial statement audit
Work with CFO to implement and enforce appropriate system of internal accounting controls
Serve as the secondary liaison to the Budget and Finance Committee, coordinating quarterly calls and presenting investment and financial updates as needed.
Excellent knowledge of data analysis, risk management and forecasting methods
Hands-on experience with accounting and financial management software (e.g. Sage, Great Plains)
Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multidisciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team
Experience should include legal, audit, compliance and budget development
Expertise in MS Excel
Ability to explain financial terms in simple language
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, confidentiality and a commitment to ACSM’s mission
Demonstrated successes in the areas of performance management and fostering growth within team members.
Financial management including developing and managing a budget; revenue forecasting and expense management.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to confidently present to and encourage ideas and feedback from a diverse range of stakeholders, including volunteer leaders, team members, and partners.
Background and passion for sports medicine and exercise science and/or values-driven business operations highly desirable.
Strategic thinking, teamwork, innovation
Superb collaboration and relationship-building skills
Analytical methods and techniques.
High emotional intelligence.
Intuitive leadership and management style; ability to adapt approach rapidly to a diverse audience to foster and facilitate results.
Results- and data-driven approach to work
Collaborative and inclusive leadership approach.
Ability to leverage partnerships and working relationships within and outside the association.
Must have a strong understanding of technology and how it facilitates effective association operations.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
Seven years proven experience in financial management and accounting, preferably in a nonprofit organization, five years with an advanced degree.
Minimum of one year direct supervisory experience required
Attends ACSM meetings as required.
Maintains current license, certification, or registration as applicable.
Follows dress code policy.
Adheres to attendance/scheduling policies.
Demonstrates flexibility in participating in staffing needs.
We are the American College of Sports Medicine – with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession.
From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, our association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.
The American College of Sports Medicine advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.