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Executive Search

The Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management is able to assist your board in the executive search process.

EMPLOYMENT

President & CEO Hope Partnership for Education

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President/CEO is the chief executive for Hope Partnership for Education and is responsible for articulating the mission and vision to all constituencies, both internal and external. Specifically, the President/CEO will represent the center to various stakeholders, with a particular focus both on engaging the neighborhood and exercising a familiarity with the characteristics present in the community in which Hope resides.

The successful candidate will lead Hope in all fundraising initiatives with a strong focus on “friend raising” and cultivating relationships with potential donors.

Additionally, the President/CEO will work closely with the Board of Trustees in the development of Hope’s strategic plan and provide ongoing communication with the Board on critical dimensions relevant to the school and its accomplishments and challenges, including assessing the extent to which Hope’s educational and academic goals and milestones are achieved. The President/CEO will be instrumental in Board recruitment and serve as ex-officio member of assigned Board committees. The President/CEO will also provide financial oversight and budgetary coordination between Hope’s leadership team and the Board. Essentially, the President/CEO will anticipate and address critical operational and strategic issues and ensure the monitoring and administration of policy in all areas, ultimately ensuring the success of Hope Partnership and the students/families it serves.

FULL DESCRIPTION

For inquiries, nomination and applications, please contact Marie O’Riordan moriordan@lambertassoc.com

Director of Finance and Administration A Woman’s Place (AWP) seeks a Director of Finance and Administration to oversee overall financial planning, accounting and financial reporting practices including financial functions such as accounting, budgeting, credit, employee benefits, grants, insurance, investments, tax, treasury and a wide variety of accounting and statistical data reports.

This position directs and evaluates the organization’s fiscal activities to assure timely and accurate accounting practices; ensures the issuance of timely financial reports for management, Board of Directors and grantors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Works closely with the Executive Director to develop policies and standards for accounting practices and plans, develops, organizes, directs and evaluates the organization’s fiscal activities to assure timely and accurate accounting practices.
  2. Manages financial relationships with funding sources including County, State, Federal and private grants and contracts, as well as relationships with banking and lending institutions, and the financial community.
  3. Relates to Grants Compliance Manager regularly, preparing invoices and statements for Federal, State and County sources of funds.
  4. Works closely with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors in preparation and review of monthly financial reports, budgets, and regular reports on status of financial operations.
  5. Works closely with the Leadership Team in preparation and review of monthly financial reports and budgets.
  6. Oversees and directs budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, banking, financing and cash flow forecasting activities.
  7. Develops and maintains a comprehensive system of internal control to ensure compliance with federal, state, and county financial and accounting regulations.
  8. Works closely with Executive Director to assure effectiveness of computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to assure accurate and timely accounting reports.
  9. Provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and cash flow forecasting in order to assist management and the board of directors.
  10. Negotiating new contracts with vendors as necessary to assure cost effectiveness.
  11. Meets regularly with the Executive Director to keep her informed of AWP’s fiscal standing, calling to her attention any issues which affect the smooth functioning of AWP.
  12. Assist outside auditors with yearly audit by providing detailed financial records and analysis.
  13. Strives for efficiency and effectiveness in all financial functions of AWP.
  14. Supervises all bookkeeping tasks, including payroll.
  15. Performs HR functions as related to finance, setting employees up in payroll system, grant compliance regarding personnel.
  16. Maintains personnel files and audits regularly.
  17. With Executive Director and leadership team, facilitates dissemination of benefits information, or changes to benefits to all employees.

OTHER FUNCTONS:

  1. Initiates cost comparisons of all utilities and services provided to the organization.
  2. Participates in meetings, including leadership team meetings, staff meetings and in-service professional development programs.
  3. As necessary, participates in annual fund raising events and other AWP functions as may be required; performs other tasks or duties as may be assigned
  4. Adhere to the confidentiality policy and other policies of A Woman’s Place
  5. Contribute to the positive work environment of the organization

EDUCATION: 5 years of related work of life experience, and/or bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Highly motivated, well-organized, with an undergraduate degree in a relevant field with at least 6 years of accounting or financial management experience in a social service organization, including grants management and accounting principles.
  2. Proficient in QuickBooks; able to create, read and send e-mail through Microsoft Outlook, create documents in Microsoft Excel and Work, use Microsoft Outlook calendar and work within an Internet/Intranet environment.
  3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, often with competing priorities.
  4. Must be a self-starter with the ability to meet multiple deadlines at once.
  5. Understands the impact of domestic violence on women and children and the community, and demonstrates an understanding of feminist issues.
  6. Presents strong written and oral communications skills with the ability to work under the pressure of deadlines.
  7. Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation among a diverse staff.
  8. Ability to work flexible and evening hours.
  9. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.
  10. Ability to work in a crisis setting.
  11. Upon hiring, has the option of competing AWP’s 45 hour training, and must provide I-9 and Act 33 criminal background, child abuse clearance and FBI Fingerprinting
To express interest, please send an updated resume and cover letter to AWP’s Executive Director Marianne Lynch, MLynch@awomansplace.org.  No phone calls please.

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FCP Conversations Online

Foundations Community Partnership Announces: FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “FCP Conversations Online” a new digital broadcast series!

Each Conversation Online features a non-profit leader in Bucks County. The purpose of the broadcast is to educate the community about today’s issues, local programs that are making a difference, and how anyone can be part of the solution.

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FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

Numerous nonprofits have indicated to us that they are in search of Board members with various backgrounds. If you have an interest in joining a Board, please let the Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management know and we will help to match you up with a nonprofit whose mission you are interested in.