Job Title: Financial Officer
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
In a career at Boys Town as our Site Financial Officer, you are often the backbone of Boys Town's success when it comes to ensuring our operations are running successfully and smoothly. You aren't just a supporting player, but someone that others can count on when it comes to innovations to benefit the organization and our mission. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth.
Develops and implements finance related short-term objectives and long-term goals of assigned Site consistent with organizational goals.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent.
3 to 5 years of experience including financial management; purchasing and IT experience is 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 South Florida:
Building brighter futures at Boys Town South Florida since 1991, we have grown our services and programs to touch the lives of 17,000 children and families in the sunshine state each year.
The opportunity to shape the future of America’s youth is only one of the many perks here at Boys Town South Florida. Our hub is located in sunny West Palm Beach, and we are just steps away from all the best that South Florida has to offer! With beaches, shopping, arts and culture, Major League Baseball and college sports of all kinds there is no end to the ways to enjoy your off-work hours. Our Boys Town family is important to us, and we make sure to support our team through a staff and family picnic, chili cook-off and of course some friendly competition with game night! We might even surprise you with a teambuilding exercise at the local escape room. The culture of Boys Town South Florida is committed our current and future leaders through tuition assistance, scholarship opportunities and the ability to participate in a variety of professional development courses.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.
Schedule: Full Time
Date Posted: January 7, 2020
Job ID: 14936
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.