Director of Finance
Description

TITLE:   Director of Finance 

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial and Operations Officer

STATUS: Exempt, salaried, full-time 


Working at All Chicago:

All Chicago’s mission is to unite our community and resources to provide solutions that ensure and sustain the stability of home. On any given night, nearly 6,000 Chicagoans do not have a place to call home. These are our neighbors and together we can ensure that we all have stable homes.


All Chicago prevents and ends homelessness through emergency financial assistance, community partnerships, data analytics, and training and research. We strengthen our community’s collective efforts to prevent and end homelessness, guided by a vision of impact, influence, and inspiration. As our name implies, All Chicago brings together homeless service providers, nonprofit partners, donors, and people with the lived experience of homelessness in a strategic effort to make homelessness history in Chicago. 


We bring a sense of collaboration to our work and actively seek solutions through partnership. Come work with passionate, like-minded colleagues in a supportive environment as we help end homelessness. Learn more at?www.allchicago.org


Position Summary:

The Director of Finance will implement the financial strategies of our high-impact, innovative, and growing organization. If you are a hands-on leader who is passionate about our mission, financial stewardship, team building, and operational excellence, this is a role for you.


The Director of Finance will report to the Chief Financial and Operations Office (CFOO), will interact regularly with senior leadership, will be leading a team of eight, and will oversee a $70 million budget. All Chicago promotes the use of technology in all areas of operations and currently utilizes the Financial Edge, AvidXchange, Salesforce, and the Microsoft Office Suite for its accounting, accounts payable, and grant management functions.


Primary Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Financial  Management – Partner with the CFOO and senior leadership to build and refine financial operations and develop and implement financial policies and procedures. 
  • Financial Reporting – Oversee the monthly and annual financial report preparation and analysis. 
  • Team Management – Lead and develop the finance team through effective project management, delegation, review, and coaching. 
  • Grants Management – Evaluate and monitor the financial performance and compliance of our many grants and subrecipients.
  • Budgeting – Develop budgets for our grants and oversee the annual agency budgeting process.
  • Audit and Compliance – Organize the annual agency audit process and several governmental compliance audits which occur throughout the year.  Develop and monitor effective and efficient financial controls and policies in compliance with Uniform Guidance. 
  • Treasury – Manage the cash resources of the organization. 
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Requirements

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to preventing and ending homelessness in Chicago and will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Progressive experience in financial leadership, ideally in a nonprofit environment.
  • CPA a plus.
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with enterprise accounting systems. Experience with Financial Edge, AvidXchange, and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Uniform Guidance is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, project management, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and the Teams Environment or related software

Work Environment 

  • All Chicago's normal business hours are 9am to 5pm. We are currently working entirely remotely and will transition to a hybrid remote/in-office work setting in the future. We will consider accommodations.
  • All Chicago values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. All Chicago is an equal  opportunity employer and seeks to employ qualified individuals based on individual merit. All Chicago does not discriminate against any individual with respect to the terms and conditions of employment based on that individual’s race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, housing status, or any other non-merit factor protected under state, local or federal laws. Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all personnel actions such as recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, training, transfer, termination, and opportunities for training. All Chicago is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team. 

Compensation 

  • Salary is in the $80,000 - $125,000 range, commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package (with some employee contributions) includes medical, dental, vision insurance, and disability. Employer-matched retirement plan. Generous paid leave.