• Finance Director

    Posted: 08/23/2023

    Position description:  The Finance Director is responsible for the fiscal operations of the organization, including accounting and financial management, grant and contract management and administrative operations. 
    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; at least five years of experience with a non-profit organization (preferred) or business that includes finance and office management
    Knowledge of various software applications - Microsoft Office, accounting (SAGE preferred) and CRM (Monday.com preferred)
    Experience in general ledger management, budgeting, monthly financial reporting, payroll, financial statement preparation and annual financial audit coordination. 
    Applicants with a passion for the outdoors and a strong environmental ethic are welcomed.
    Primary Job Functions:
    Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Finance Director is responsible for the following areas:
    Accounting and Financial Management
    Maintain the general ledger, including processing of accounts receivable, cash receipts and accounts payable
    Work with outside payroll processing company on preparation of semi-monthly payroll
    Monthly reconciliation of investment accounts
    Assist the Executive Director in preparation of the annual organization budget
    Monitoring actual results vs. budget on an ongoing basis
    Prepare monthly financial statements for the Executive Director and Finance Committee
    Assist the Development Director in tracking and monitoring of membership and other donations
    Attendance at Finance and Board of Director meetings, as requested
    Work with CPA firm to coordinate annual financial audit and tax return preparation
    Grant and Contract Management
    Ensure that contract billing and grant reimbursement reports are prepared on a timely basis
    Monitor grant spending in accordance with budgets
    Monitor time tracking for grants and contracts
    Advise and review budget development for proposals
    Administrative Operations
    Supervise the Office Manager in performance of duties
    Maintain insurance and review insurance policies
    Manage the organization’s employee benefit program, including health insurance and 403 (b) retirement plan
    Oversee the organization’s technology needs
    Work location
    Position requires on-site work at our Petoskey, MI office. 
    Salary and Benefits 
    Annual salary range:   $65,000 to $75,000
    Benefits package:  Paid health, disability and life insurance; Health Savings Account contribution; 403(b) retirement plan; paid sick and vacation
    Reply with a resume and cover letter by September 30, 2023 to Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, 426 Bay St., Petoskey, MI 49770 or email to apply@watershedcouncil.org with the subject line: "Finance Director".

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