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|Job Title:||Director of Financial and Member Services, #H001|
|Organization:||The National Education Association (NEA)|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:||The National Education Association (NEA)is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. Headquartered in Washington, DC, NEA proudly claims more than 3 million members devoted to the following mission: to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education by preparing every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world. Our vision is a great public school for every student. We strive to improve the quality of teaching, to increase student achievement, and to make schools safer and better places to learn.
NEA seeks a Director of Financial and Membership Services (FMS) to oversee the business operations of the organization in a manner that supports its changing needs and priorities and ensures efficient and effective infrastructure for good fiscal management, innovative technology, and best human capital practices. The Director will report to the Senior Director of the Center for Business Operations, will manage and direct a staff of 27 Financial and Membership professionals, and will handle all aspects of Financial and Membership operations.
Applications are now being accepted. Internal applicants must apply by May 29, 2012. External applicants may apply until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online as soon as possible at www.nea.org/jobs. A r?sum?, writing sample, references and proof of financial analysis skills are required of all applicants.
The National Education Association is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and
encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.
-Bachelor's degree, with business, accounting, or finance major required.
-Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) required.
-Relevant graduate degree preferred.
-At least seven years of NEA state association or equivalent experience required; five (5) or more years of which must be in financial management, including substantial and progressive experience in analysis, forecasting and planning.
-At least three years of executive level and not-for profit organizational experience preferred.
-Proven ability to lead a diverse team of professionals to achieve organizational objectives.
-Demonstrated ability to seek innovative approaches to process management and to lead staff.
-Analytical skills and experience implementing business policies and processes necessary to support the organization's strategic objective.
-Effective skills in supervision, decision-making, oral/written communications, policy analysis, interpersonal relations, team building, and collaboration.
-Directs the personnel, resources allocation decisions and strategic planning for the Financial and Membership Services department.
-Ensures compliance with applicable federal and state tax laws, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) regulations and reporting requirements. Responsible for interim and final year-end financial statement preparation in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fiscal pronouncements specific to non-profits. Provides cash flow management and financial forecasting. Stays informed of all applicable changes to accounting practices and implement changes as required. Continuously develops, refines, and enforces the organization's internal financial policies and procedures.
-Coordinates audit preparation activities and serves as liaison to the Internal Auditor. Works closely with the Human Resources Department in the development of personnel benefits cost projections and strategic planning and reporting. Provides accounting services for the employee benefit plans.
-Provides financial expertise on budgetary, accounting and regulatory compliance matters to the Center for Business Operations, to Management and Governance, and to State Affiliates.
-Ensures data integrity and maintenance of financial and membership systems; provides internal controls for receipts of revenue, authorized expenditures and adherence to approved budgets.
-Enhances the financial and economic knowledge and skills of both NEA and Affiliate staff, management, and leaders through efficient delivery of training and mentoring.
-Provides direct technical and managerial support for NEA Financial Oversight Committees and other Affiliates with Business Management vacancies. Provides focused assistance to Affiliates for business management, Information Technology (IT) and membership positions.
-Provides ongoing support for NEA and Affiliates through the deployment of Association business systems and software applications. Maintains the financial and membership software applications at a level to meet the evolving business needs of NEA and its affiliates.