Responsibilities of the Role:
The Towers is an apartment complex for senior citizens. Our guiding principle is “Create a Community Where We Want to Live, based on Jewish values and traditions.” Our values include: “Person Before Task, Know Each Person, Treat Each Person Better than Family and Open Hearts Lead to Open Minds.”
As a critical member of The Towers’ Finance Team, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of The Towers in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry. This position is responsible for the direct supervision all employees and functions in the finance department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Some Essential Job Functions of this position are:
Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate The Towers’ fiscal function and performance. Participate in the development of The Towers’ plans and programs as a strategic partner. Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action. Develop credibility for the finance department by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the President/CEO, the Board and other senior leadership in performing their responsibilities. Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of The Towers by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of The Towers. Oversee the operations of the finance department, including the design of an organizational structure which will continue to achieve the department's goals and objectives for all entities. Prepare a balanced budget for the Fiscal Year.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
Master’s degree in business, accounting or related management program. 5 plus years experience in producing financial reports and documents. HUD experience preferred. Understanding of elderly entitlement programs, services, and facilities. Knowledge and experience of the practices and principles of financial management (GAAP). Ability to create a pro forma for land development and construction. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community members, organizations, lay leaders, and the public. Strong public speaking skills in developing and delivering presentations and presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing. Proven and demonstrable project management capabilities. Excellent organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail, as well as follow through of tasks. Must work well under pressure and be able to prioritize tasks while taking direction and requests from multiple people in a fast-paced environment. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must have strong interpersonal skills to support leadership, management, negotiation and problem-solving functions of this role. Excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required. Must be friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, outgoing, and customer service oriented. Must remain calm and professional in stressful situations. Detail oriented while maintaining an extremely positive attitude. Ability to establish and maintain professional atmosphere for team members, residents, visitors, and vendors. Expert in QuickBooks and all Microsoft Office products. Additional experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred. Self-motivated, hands-on individual with the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve independently while also working within a team atmosphere.