Winrock is a recognized leader in international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. We pride ourselves as a quality-driven organization that embraces continuous improvement in program results and processes and a culture of accountability.
The Director, Finance and Controller is responsible for directing the following areas: Accounting, Treasury, Leadership and serving as Corporate Secretary. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
- Lead the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, ACH, Wire Transfer, Depreciation, General Ledger and other traditional accounting functions.
- Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements
Identify, Implement, document and maintain a strong system of Internal Financial Controls.
Investment accounting including endowment activity, maintaining restricted asset schedules, and maintaining relationship with investment managers, custodians, and fund managers.
Coordinate the preparation of the annual 990 tax return.
Coordinate the annual institutional audit.
Monitor and report Capital Expenditures and maintain capital budget.
General Ledger Account analysis and reconciliations.
Monitor cash balances to both cover expenditures and maximize earnings.
Maintain current records of all active bank accounts, both domestic and international.
Manage the monthly reconciliation of bank accounts.
Maintain cash side of letter of credit on government funded projects.
- Monitor cash transfer processes to ensure minimal exchange rate losses where possible.
- Lead a staff of five professionals.
- Employee performance evaluation and career development.
Corporate Secretary -
- Act in accordance with Policies and Procedures relating to bank accounts, corporate and charitable registrations, and coordination with the Arkansas Secretary of State.
Other Responsibilities -
- Lead special finance initiatives as directed by the Chief Financial Officer.
- Training of staff on financial policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Limited international travel.
QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:
- Bachelor?s Degree in Accounting required.Certified Public AccountantRequired.MBA/MAC preferred.
9-11 years?experience in public and or private corporate accounting required.
Supervisory experience of professional financial employees required.
- Non-Profit experience is a plus, but not required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
The ability to work proactively and to prioritize on a day-to-day basis to resolve issues associated with a demanding international organization.
Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.
Excellent computer skills in Corporate Accounting software and Microsoft Suite.
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks with a high level of tact and diplomacy.
Willingness and ability to work as a friendly and productive team member will be expected.