Director of Finance

Director of Finance


$40,000 to $43,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Great benefits, wonderful atmosphere and a great cause.”

Location: Headquarters in Jefferson City

Job Status: Full-time

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary: The Director of Finance will be a strategic thought-partner for the organizations and will report to the CEO. This opportunity is a hands-on, participative director, and is responsible for budgets, financial reporting, bookkeeping, grant management, and maintanence of the organizations QuickBooks. The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions, He/She will also oversee A/R and A/P processing, payroll and risk management. This position plays a critical role in partnering with the leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association (CMFCAA) continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.


Essential Functions:

  • Leading all finance activities of the organization to ensure financial accuracy and timely, high quality reporting.
  • Preparing monthly financial statements
  • Ensuring the proper recording of day-to-day financial activity, including all AP and AR functions
  • Managing and optimizing cash flow
  • Managing YOP Tax Program
  • Ensuring timely reporting and compliance with grant reporting requirements through contracts, foundations, corporations and individual giving programs
  • Presenting status of financial condition in a comprehensive monthly statement to CEO, and Board Finance Committee in a timely and accurate manner
  • Coordinating with management and staff to provide current financial information necessary for decision making and budgeting
  • Leading internal team for annual audit proves including acting as liaison between auditors, CEO and Board Finance Committee
  • Leading the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the CEO and BOD.
  • Acting as the voice for balancing financial risk
  • Provides administrative support for the Board of Directors and leadership teams as needed
  • Assisting with annual fundraising and fund development events as needed
  • Assisting with grant management and submissions
  • Calculating ROI and indirect costs with Chief Program Officer’s input
  • Manages all CMFCAA contracts, forms and documents. – Shared Role with Human Resources & Strategic Development Officer and Compliance Coordinator
  • May include supervision of support staff (this varies upon need)

Strategic Development

  • Working with a team, the Director of Finance will be vital in providing input in short- and long-term financial planning, evaluation and positioning within CMFCAA.
    • Assist with the fiscal development of growth strategies for CMFCAA.
    • Implement fiscal growth strategies.
    • Work alongside Human Resources & Strategic Development Officer, CEO and CPO to meet benchmarks along with Board of Directors.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.A., ideally with a CPA or related degree
  • At least 3-5 years of overall professional experience, preferably with broad financial and operations management experience, including non-profit experience
  • Experience with quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for a Million + organization
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to-and effectively collaborate with colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
  • Understanding of grants management
  • Technology savvy including knowledge of accounting and reporting software, particularly QuickBooks
  • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal external stakeholders
  • Ability to attend a few key special events in accounting/event capacity
  • Be able to work as part of a team and with vulnerable populations


  • Ethical Conduct
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Performance Management
  • Empowering Others
  • Written Communication

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Salary Range: $40k-$43k

Cover letter and resume will be sent to by August 13, 2019.