Director of Finance, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Posted by Health Federation of Philadelphia on December 01, 2014

Supervises: Grants Managers, HR Manager, Bookkeeper, Purchasing Asst.


The Director of Finance is responsible for the successful management of all financial tasks for the organization.


  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for users and follow generally accepted accounting principles
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee and collaborate in development and implementation of and ensure compliance with Human Resources policies, including employee compensation and employee benefits
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met
  • Manage or oversee the management of all grants and contracts, including assisting program staff with initial budgeting, monitoring ongoing expenditures, invoicing and reporting to funders; establish and maintain relationships with appropriate contacts within funding agencies and troubleshoot any issues as may arise
  • Develop and maintain system for monitoring sub-grantees
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and work with the external auditors as necessary
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable and petty cash
  • Review monthly transactions and implement monthly variance reporting
  • Supervise reconciliation of bank accounts on monthly basis
  • Manage cash flow on an ongoing basis and prepare cash flow forecasts
  • Oversee the bookkeeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Oversee purchasing function, including use of corporate credit card, and develop efficient and accurate tracking system
  • Oversee the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
  • Oversee selection and maintenance of all corporate liability insurance, including D & O, general liability and professional liability policies as required
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation
  • Prepare the annual budget in consultation with the Executive Director
  • Assist the Executive Director with financial reporting required for Board meetings
  • Participate as member of senior management/leadership team

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