American Heart Association (AHA)

Vice President of Finance

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Newark, Delaware Overview Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives? Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet! This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. Responsibilities The Vice President of Finance will be responsible for managing the regional finance, accounting, and Financial Reporting functions for the Southeast (SE) region. Working in close collaboration and partnership with the association’ s centralized finance team, this position will manage, monitor and report on the region’s budgeting, financial forecasting, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and grants Administration to ensure complete fiscal stewardship and full compliance with standards and regulatory requirements. In conjunction with the SVP of Business Operations and Development Services, provides support, expertise and guidance to SE region senior management and the regional EVP regarding finance and accounting matters. Prepares and assists in presenting the region’s financial results and status relative to the business plan to regional senior management and volunteer leadership. Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
  • Prepares, reviews, monitors, and advises on the budget.

  • Works with the Finance Director and the SE region management to develop specific budget strategies/assumptions.

  • Provides budget guidance and support to field staff.

  • Reviews the submitted budget requests from staff.

  • Provides data for budget preparations, including multi-year budget Analysis and projections.

  • Assists in presenting to SE region senior management and volunteer leadership the prepared budget.

  • Reviews and approves the variance analysis data/information prepared by the central Finance Department prior to distribution to SE senior management.

  • Is accountable for the overall monitoring of the financial performance of the region working closely with the central finance department

  • Provides training and resources to staff to support understanding of and compliance with financial and operational policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Functions as the liaison between the SE region staff and the central finance department for all donor letters of intent and donations.

  • Ensures compliance with fiscal standards and develops action plans to remediate non-compliance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Qualifications Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives” ? Here are some of the requirements:
  • Minimum of 7 years of finance and accounting experience, preferably in a complex non-profit organization with strong knowledge of GAAP.

  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and accounting for investments.

  • Skilled in use of management of automated accounting systems.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and Accounting and Reporting software.

  • Analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allow for strategic data interpretation.

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills with experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board, and other internal and external partners.

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels.

  • CPA Certification is a plus.

NOTE : This is a work-out-of-your-home position that also requires the ability to travel to local meetings and events and occasionally throughout the region and to the AHA’s National Center headquarters in Dallas, Texas. To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships. Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview. At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.   EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-FL-St. Petersburg Posted Date 8 hours ago (7/23/2020 10:13 PM) Requisition ID 2020-6134 Job Family Group Business Operations Job Category Finance & Accounting Additional Locations US-Anywhere US-Anywhere Location: Newark,DE American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.
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