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Finance Controller

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains

We serve more than 8,780 girls throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. With the guidance of more than 3,132 dedicated and trained volunteers, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Through hundreds of programs offered each year, girls develop their leadership potential through activities that enable them to discover their values, skills and the world; connect with others in a multicultural environment; and take action to make a difference in the world.

The Girl Scout Mission Statement

"Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place."

Is one of 112 councils chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA, the world’s leading organization dedicated solely to girls, where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success. In partnership with caring adults, girls develop qualities to serve them all their lives: strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their potential and self-worth.

Our Vision

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is recognized throughout New Hampshire and Vermont as a leading expert on girls. Our innovative leadership programs help girls discover, connect and take action as they develop strong values, a social conscience, and a deep sense of self and their potential.

Our Structure

Membership is open to all girls 5-17 who subscribe to the Girl Scout Promise and Law. We are part of a worldwide family of 10 million girls and adults in 145 countries. Girl Scouting was founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low.

  • Adult members volunteer as troop leaders, community administrators, organizers, public relations coordinators, adult learning facilitators, board members, and specialists in child development, adult and outdoor education, and administration.

  • Our annual budget of just over $5 million is supported by gifts from individuals and corporations, grants from foundations, investements, program fees, and the annual Girl Scout Cookie sale.


Mission Statement

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

Summary/Objective

The Director of Finance is responsible for managing all aspects of GSGWM accounting, finance and general ledger. They will lead all day-to-day finance operations and supervise a team including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, financial reporting, cash management, grant accounting, and budget management. The Director of finance will also serve as the primary liaison to the external auditor. They will ensure that GSGWM has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Supervise staff and operations if AP/AR and Senior Accountant
  • Monitor and manage working capital and facilitate electronic transfer of funds
  • Maintain investments accounting for endowments
  • Support the CEO in engaging the board’s audit and finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery
  • Maintain accounting records for fixed assets, capital projects, depreciation and amortization.
  • Establish strong internal controls to safeguard financial assets.
  • Oversee tax administration and compliance, including payroll tax returns.
  • Overnight of restricted funds and ensures timely/accurate income projections
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Assist with annual operating budget planning w/ senior staff
  • Make budget recommendations where applicable
  • Work with CEO to develop council wide budget for BOD approval
  • Analyze and report on variances through monthly budget to actual summaries
  • Manage year end close
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial reporting requirements

Competencies

Exceptional Oral & Written Communication Flexible & Organized

Strategic Problem Solving Goal Driven

Self/Management & Confidence Demonstrated Leadership Ability

Supervisory Responsibility

3+ FTE'S

Work Environment

Typical office environment

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

40 FT Benefits Eligible

Travel

Some travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Background Check Required
  • Bachelor Degree (B.A or B.S) in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a four-year college
  • CPA Preferred

AAP/EEO Statement

The Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disability.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Rouleau  MRouleau@GirlScoutsGWM.org

Salary Range:

$70,000 per year

Job Location:

Bedford

Date Added: September 11, 2019

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