Executive for Policy and Finance: Southern New England Conference, UCC
The Executive for Policy and Finance serves as the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the overall financial health of the Southern New England Conference by providing operational oversight of finance, budgets, facilities, and assets of the Conference to support and further the 4-part vision of the Southern New England Conference. In addition, the position has oversight of all conference policies, assuring that the vision of the Conference is furthered by such policies.
Key Duties & Resonsibilities:
- As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Executive for Policy and Finance participates in the development and implementation of Conference-wide policies and programs that will contribute to the overall financial success of the Conference.
- Manages the financial resources of the organization including accounting, finance, organization-wide budgets, investments, and treasury in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and organization/contract policies and procedures
- Directs all Conference financial, accounting, and administrative functions and has oversight of the Business Operations Team
- Safeguards assets through the maintenance of proper controls
- Ensures that Conference program activities comply with contracts
- Provides oversight, planning and coordination of the business of the Annual Meeting; staffs the Annual Meeting Business Sub-committee of the Board of Directors Acts as a liaison between government agencies, the community and the public relative to funding, contracts, and delivery of services
- Acts as a liaison between government agencies, the community and the public relative to funding, contracts, and delivery of services
- Actively supports the mission of the SNEUCC; and undertakes special assignments for the Executive Conference Minister
- Assists the Board of Directors with SNEUCC policy formation and review
- Provides oversight in implementing policies, practices and priorities set by the Annual Meetings, Board of Directors, and Executive Conference Minister
- Works with Board of Directors, Board Committees and Executive Conference Minister to ensure that the Conference makes informed decisions regarding financial affairs
- Works with Board of Directors and Investment Committee to achieve Fund investment objectives
- Works with Board of Directors, Board Committees and Executive Conference Minister to ensure that all donor restrictions and Board designations are honored in letter and spirit
- Works with independent auditors, audit committee, and staff to assure that financial statements accurately reflect financial position and activities
- The Executive for Policy and Finance will be required to participate in Conference-Sponsored events throughout the year
- Bachelor’s degree in finance or a related field
- Master’s degree preferred
- Proven ability to work with Board of Directors to ensure the fiduciary compliance of board governance
- Proven leadership experience
- Proven track record of leadership
- Possess soft skills which ensure positive internal and external relationships
- Possess the skills to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan
Data Utilization — Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data, and/or information. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
Human Interaction — Requires the ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization — Requires the ability to use computer hardware and software and database systems in regular performance of job duties.
Verbal Aptitude — Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude — Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may require ability to utilize principles of fractions and/or interpret graphs.
Functional Reasoning — Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as: motivation, incentive, and leadership. Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.
Situational Reasoning — Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness, and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
Physical Ability — Tasks involve the ability to travel to meetings outside office, exert moderate physical effort, and may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials up to 20 pounds. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation and/or repetitive motion.
Sensory Requirements — Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Requires oral communications ability.
Environmental Factors — Tasks are occasionally performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, or pathogenic substances.
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