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St John Center for Homeless


The Director of Finance is a member of the senior leadership team who manages all aspects of the agency’s financial health and long-term growth.  Also lead the financial policies and procedures to ensure that assets are protected. $60,000/annually

To apply, send resume and cover letter to, or at 700 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40202.  Contact is Rae Martin, Executive Director.

Overall responsibilities include:

●        Oversee and coordinate all financial activities for the agency; lead the monthly close process; monitor cash flow; manage financial reporting to all sources both internal and external; retain control over financial software

●        Lead finance staff and serve as a backup for all financial tasks

●        Prepare the agency for growth in operations

●        Manage the annual cycle of HUD and Louisville Metro grants; interpret legislative and programmatic rules and regulations to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local guidelines

●        Protect the agency’s assets through partnerships with bank and investment managers; manage risk through partnership with insurance broker

●        Ensure internal controls are adequate and substantiating documentation is approved and available; ensure that all purchases, grants and contracts will pass independent and governmental audits

●        Lead annual financial budget process and provide support as requested by operations

●        Participate in developing new business by drafting prospective work plan budgets and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery

●        Work with leadership to ensure programmatic success through regular reporting, cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual and programmatic requirements

●        Define and respond to operation’s needs

●        Lead external audits and tax process

●        Interact with and provide information to Finance Committee and Board of Directors


Detailed responsibilities include:

·         Prepare and enter revenue entries to the accounting system; reconcile cash received to donations recorded in the donation application

·         Reconcile GL to bank accounts

·         Prepare monthly grant draw which requires an in-depth understanding of payroll and the accounting cycle

·         Process payroll using ADP

·         Prepare and enter several month end entries


Physical Requirements and Cognitive Skills:

●        Sitting for long periods of time, bending, light lifting, walking, climbing stairs

●        Typing and using a computer for long periods of time

●        Ability to manage multiple tasks on a timely basis and communicate progress to supervisor

●        Ability to ensure accuracy in the general ledger and maintain confidentiality

●        Excellent communication skills

●        Possess strong analytical skills, good strategic thinking, and strong leadership skills


Minimum Qualifications:

●        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

●        5 years of experience as an Accounting Manager or similar role

●        Advanced computer literacy including any accounting system, word processing, Excel, accounting software and Google suite

Preferred Qualifications:

●        CPA

●        3 years of experience in social work or closely related field


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