CLHI

North Camden Mural Arts
July 2, 2021

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Director of Finance
Part-time, Permanent
Reports to Executive Director
Competitive Hourly Rate with Flexible Work Hours!

Posting Date – 10/18/2021
Closing Date – ASAP


Organization
CLHI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to community development in the North Camden neighborhood of Camden, NJ. Our work brings people together to physically, socially, and economically rebuild the neighborhood through housing development, job creation, urban beautification, and economic development. CLHI has been serving North Camden since 1986. For more information, please visit our website at www.clhi.org.

Job Description
CLHI seeks an experienced and analytical accountant to serve as our Director of Finance. You’ll be hands-on in the areas of financial management, budgeting, and basic to advanced accounting work including audit activities. You’ll also provide oversight for CLHI’s part-time Accounting Clerk.

Extensive knowledge of non-profit accounting is essential to being successful in this role. We are seeking a candidate with experience working for a small-to-medium-sized nonprofit organization or company, where he/she/they were responsible for high-level financial analysis and daily accounting work.

As Director of Finance, you’ll oversee the finances for our non-profit, CLHI, as well as our affiliated companies, Cooper Waterfront Homes LP and Cooper Riverview Homes LP. Our non-profit and its affiliates are small in size, with annual operating budgets of less than $1 million each. You must be able to work part-time with a competitive hourly rate and flexible work schedule of 10-15 hours of work per week.

This is a tremendous opportunity for a finance leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization and its affiliates.

Responsibilities
• Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner. Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
• Lead the annual budgeting process with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans/budgets; monitor progress and changes.
• Regularly communicate with the Executive Director about the financial status of the organization and affiliates. Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Executive Director and, upon request, the Board of Trustees.
• Manage cash flow and forecasting; ensure that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
• Perform and review bookkeeping in QuickBooks.
• Coordinate and lead the annual audit process; serve as a liaison between external auditors and the Executive Director; assess any necessary changes.
• Track and organize the organization’s cost-reimbursable grants and pass-through funds.
• Manage duties of the Accounting Clerk (accounts receivable/payable, basic bookkeeping as directed).
• Commit to applying principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion to engagement with colleagues and community members.
• Any other work assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting. CPA license preferred.
• 5+ years of finance/accounting experience working for a small-to-medium sized company or non-profit. Extensive knowledge of non-profit accounting is required.
• Technology savvy with extensive experience with QuickBooks and Excel.
• Familiarity with financial reporting and audit coordination.
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills.

• Ability to collaborate with and translate complex information to colleagues who do not have finance backgrounds.
• Skilled multi-tasker who can prioritize and thoroughly complete tasks with efficiency and initiative.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CLHI.
Compensation
This is a part-time hourly position with flexible work hours. Pay is competitive at an hourly rate commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to info@clhi.org with the subject line “Director of Finance Position – (Your Name).” Please include your preferred hourly rate in your cover letter. We encourage candidates to apply promptly if you are interested in this position. If you have questions, please contact CLHI’s main office at (856) 342-8088 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday – Friday or info@clhi.org.