Role details

Senior Financial Operations Manager

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking a Senior Financial Operations Manager
  • International currency expereince is a MUST

About Our Client

With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, our client is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, founded in the 1960s, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches. You can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life.

Job Description

  • Direct and oversee management of the finance operations staff including accounts payable, payroll and gift processing
  • Oversee payment of invoices, expense reports, consultants and grants
  • Develop, maintain and enforce written policy and procedures in relation to accounts payable/cash disbursements
  • Provide strategic input to programs and team members to understand disbursements in foreign currency
  • Administer our client's credit card program
  • Ensure employees are adhering to the expense reimbursement policies
  • Manage all intercompany relationships for accuracy and proper settlement
  • Work with Compliance to identify and properly record lobbying expenses
  • Oversee the quality controls in relation to gift processing
  • Develop, maintain and enforce written policy and procedures in relation to contributions received
  • Ensure general ledger account coding of gifts received is accurate; restricted (for time/purpose) and unrestricted and in accordance with GAAP
  • Provide strategic input to team members to understand gifts received in foreign currency
  • Manage relationship with third party gift processors
  • Develop and control all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization's payroll processing objectives
  • Oversee payroll tax processing
  • Generate payroll reports for management
  • Monitor and develop solutions to issues that arise in daily accounting activities
  • Be instrumental in researching, identifying and implementing a new invoice/expense system capable of handling multicurrency
  • Develop cash management model, implement, and actively manage cash needed for operations including foreign currency exposure and needs
  • Complete month end closing tasks for all areas under supervision per the communicated closing timeline
  • Drive business processes to improve efficiency and meet organization goals
  • Cross-train staff to maintain adequate coverage

The Successful Applicant

  • 10+ years of accounting/finance experience with 3-5 years in a similar or related position as lead of the accounting operations
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or financial management preferred, MBA a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with managing foreign currency as it relates to cash receipts and payments and how it consolidates into the financials
  • Extensive experience with team leadership and resource management
  • Strong ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple time-sensitive projects with a firm commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external customers
  • Experience working with senior management
  • Not for profit experience a plus

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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