Who We Are:

For more than a century, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been helping change kids’ perspectives and giving them the opportunity to reach their potential.

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Summary of Opportunity:

The Vice President, Finance is a direct report of and will collaborate with the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) to ensure effectiveness and compliance of the finance/accounting functions for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA). They will be responsible for the primary day-to-day responsibility of managing fiscal functions (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and ethical standards) to ensure the highest degree of organizational integrity and transparency as well as manage revenue recognition, accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, audit, and agency compliance.

Travel: ≤15%

Location: Full-time, Remote, U.S.

People Manager: This position may be responsible for managing direct reports. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees general accounting and financial reporting, ensuring best practices for systems and procedures are documented and implemented in accordance with GAAP, for all BBBSA financial/accounting processes.
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are adhered to.
  • Coordinate and direct monthly and annual close of the accounts, ensuring they are reviewed for accuracy and conformance to GAAP. This includes cash flow, payroll salaries mapped to proper expense accounts, analysis of all expense accounts, bank reconciliations and grant reconciliations/yield.
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, provide variance analysis from budgets to the CFAO.
  • Implements systems and processes to ensure BBBSA expenses are well managed, and do not exceed budget.
  • Leads in the evaluation and execution of annual budgets amongst BBBSA departments to ensure long-term objectives are achieved, determining the amount of resources necessary and organizing a plan of action to fulfill the company's goals while providing necessary reporting to CFAO.
  • Leads in coordinating the annual audit of the financial statements and single audit, preparing schedules and requests required by the auditors.
  • Oversees the Accounts Payable process. Ensures questions from vendors and staff regarding invoices are resolved on a timely basis. This includes responsibility for the online submission of the yearly 1099/1096 tax forms.
  • Oversees Accounts Receivables. Manages staff to ensure proper monthly billing of agency dues and technology fees as well as manage collections, providing monthly reporting to CFAO.
  • Responsible for the tracking of fixed assets and the development of capitalization and depreciation schedules.
  • Serves as Financial Point of Contact on federal grants, ensures completion and accuracy of Federal Finance Report (FFR).
  • Management of grants, ensuring expense to budget, yield, and compliance.
  • Review of budgets for proposals.
  • Leads, manages, motivates and develops staff members so they achieve their objectives, maximize their potential, contribute their best and effectively collaborate with others.
  • Ensures staff skill levels are appropriate, and that adequate resources are in place.
  • Manages related and other duties as assigned in support of department and business needs.

People Management

  • Demonstrates a commitment to cultural diversity and inclusion that reflects BBBSA’s commitment to JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion).
  • Recruits, trains, retains, and cultivates professional development of direct reports.
  • Creates a dynamic, supportive, and effective team that is impactful across the BBBSA network.
  • Leads and manages resources (people and capital) that retains and cultivates positive, measurable success.
  • Monitors progress against performance targets; implements countermeasures as needed.

Culture

  • Demonstrates a commitment to cultural diversity and inclusion that reflects BBBSA’s commitment to JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion).
  • Champions internal and external culture of the organization focusing on being a JEDI-focused youth empowerment and equity organization.
  • Provides consistent follow-up regarding assigned projects and after meetings.
  • Manages related and other duties as assigned in support of department and business needs.

Education & Related Work Experience

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, or equivalent work experience.

Years of Related Work Experience: 8 - 10 years related experience, with minimum 6 years in non- profit managing multiple departments, grants and complex allocations.

JEDI Commitment

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) is an integral part of our values and mission. We recognize, affirm, and celebrate the diverse backgrounds, lives, and experiences of all of our stakeholders, including youth, families, donors, volunteers, and staff. We ensure the opportunity for all voices and perspectives to be heard and honored. In the workplace, we foster an environment where all people can be their best selves. We affirm that every person [regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, marital or veteran status] has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to realize the full potential that is within all of us by ensuring that all voices and perspectives are heard and honored.

Equal Employment Opportunity

BBBSA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, age, sex, familial or marital status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, or any other legally-protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Employee must be able to perform all essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Job Responsibilities

The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. BBBSA may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is directly recruiting and hiring for this position. We are not engaging any staffing/recruitment firms or agencies for this position. If any candidate profile/resume/identifying information is sent to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and/or Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, we will not pay any referral or firm fees in relation to this information.