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Financial Officer - Site

Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Business: Boys Town

Location: Boys Town New England

Status: Full-time

Job Summary:

In a career as a Site Financial Officer, you help us keep our organization on track to meet (or better yet, exceed) our goal of bettering the lives of youth and families across the country. The Finance team at Boys Town has a big role to play in guiding the success of our brand through technical assistance, reporting and so much more. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and institutes initiatives in line with strategic objectives and goals. Coordinates activities of the major program areas and adapts and revises strategic plans as necessary.
  • Assumes responsibility for Site financial and business systems; oversees financial operation of the Site and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal contract regulations and licensing requirements.
  • Solicits, evaluates, and selects methods, materials, and suppliers for maintenance based on quality and price.
  • Provides monthly budget analysis and financial contract reviews. Prepares and monitors the cost center budgets and expenditures.
  • Hires, manages, and evaluates assigned personnel.
  • Collaborates with the national office to coordinate the purchase or lease of, and then payment for, all goods and services at the Site.
  • Monitors the billing, collection, and deposit of program, grant, and other revenues; reviews monthly departmental finance reports.
  • Oversees safety and maintenance for Site facilities including ensuring facility and vehicle repairs occur in a timely manner and emergency evacuation plans are reviewed. Interfaces with local fire and facility inspectors and contracts with outside vendors for necessary repairs. Keeps the National Office (e.g., Maintenance, Youth Care Finance Office, Risk Management) apprised of these results.
  • Establishes and maintains contractual agreements related to plumbing, roofing, general contracting, appliance repairs, pool maintenance and repair, and grounds maintenance; maintains contracts for fire extinguisher testing and tagging and fire systems and alarm testing services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience including financial management; purchasing and IT experience is preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources in a non-profit organization. Knowledge of organizational strategies and ability to apply those strategies in practice.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to successfully lead a team of associates.
  • Knowledge of financial practices, principles, and regulatory requirements.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to successfully manage the quality and content of all financial data, reporting, and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area.
  • Ability to set priorities, multi-task, and switch focus in a fast-paced environment.
  • Keen analytic, organization, and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

About Boys Town New England:

Since opening in 1991, Boys Town New England services and programs touch the lives of 8,000 children and families in each year.

The opportunity to shape the future of America’s youth is only one of the many perks here at Boys Town New England. Our work culture recognizes the importance of furthering your education, and in order to do so we offer a number of tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities to make it happen. We also recognize the significance of being involved with our community, which means our team participates number of events such as the Newport Marathon, our annual Spirit of Youth Gala and a Christmas tree lighting on our own campus. We want to support and celebrate you as a member of our Boys Town family through all-staff cookouts, generous time off for vacation and an emphasis on leadership development here on the beautiful east coast.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: May 21, 2020

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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