The Finance and Administration Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Business and Leadership Officer. With expertise, integrity, and innovation, the Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for developing and implementing sound financial management strategies and ensuring ASBO International has the processes in place to promote strong financial operations and drive the long-term growth of the association.
Responsibilities and Duties Include:
Ensure efficient, cost-effective accounting operations with strong internal controls, focusing on clean financial statement audits, prompt payments, and prompt collections.
Produce timely monthly financial reports and analyses and provide financial reports to the Board of Directors.
Lead the annual budget review and forecasting processes in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team, ensuring alignment with the association’s strategic plan and leading development of revisions as necessary.
Oversee and participate in the preparation of monthly general ledger journal entries, bank reconciliations, general ledger account analysis, and payroll. Oversee the preparation of the association’s annual tax return and W-2s, 990s, and 1099s.
Oversee analysis of strategic initiatives to determine financial and operational feasibility. Provide strategic financial direction with regard to increasing association revenue and reducing costs.
Supervise the association’s annual audit and present the findings alongside the external auditor to the Board of Directors.
Support and advise department directors regarding financial issues that impact their program budgets.
Manage banking, investments, and insurance policies and develop relationships with financial institutions/lenders.
Oversee the external company that administers the 403(b) plan, ensuring compliance with the plan and government regulations. Oversee company employee benefits plans and optimize benefits packages.
Oversee the fiscal management of all contracts, ensuring compliance.
Ensure association operations are supported by efficient, secure, and cost-effective technical infrastructure (hardware and software).
Oversee the operation and maintenance of ASBO property and manage staff who provide facilities, mail, and print operations support.
Oversee the rental of ASBO International’s additional office suite.
Perform special projects as assigned by the Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in business management, accounting, finance, or related field. CPA preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of financial process management experience in a nonprofit organization, including nonprofit accounting operations, GAAP, budgeting and performance monitoring, capital deployment and expenditures, investment management, treasury and cash management, financing structures, insurance, and compliance for 501(c)3 organizations.
Experience supervising accounting and finance team.
Ability to analyze financial and operational data and prepare financial reports and projections. Experience developing annual and long-range planning tools.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated cross-departmental collaboration.
Ability to clearly and concisely convey complicated financial information to the leadership team, Board of Directors, staff, and affiliate leaders.
Leadership and team-building skills to effectively supervise staff and interact with all employees and association constituents.
Experience implementing and utilizing financial software (Dynamics/Great Plains) and association management software (iMIS).
Commitment to fiscal integrity and ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion.
Ability to prioritize and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail.
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the director team and provide leadership in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent business judgment and the ability to develop successful business strategies and financial plans
Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with Finance and Administration Manager in the subject line. Thank you.
About Association of School Business Officials International
Founded in 1910, ASBO International has over 4,500 school business management professionals as members. Our members are the finance decision makers in school districts around the world. They are the people, traditionally behind the scenes, whose job it is to make sure that whatever resources are available for educating our children are used efficiently and effectively to provide good teachers and a school environment that optimizes learning. School business officials are responsible for helping to ensure that students have a way to get to school, feel safe in their classrooms, and have the supplies they need to learn and grow. ASBO provides programs and services to our members to promote the highest standards of school business management practices.