7 Jan 2017

Full-Time IAC Director of Finance

Israeli American Council (IAC) – Posted by hr iacLos Angeles, California, United States

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Job Description

About the Israeli-American Council: 
The mission of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) is to build an active and giving Israeli-American Community   throughout the United States in order to strengthen the State of Israel, our next generation and to provide a bridge to the Jewish American community.

Job Purpose:
We are seeking a Director of Finance for a challenging, creative, multi-disciplinary position. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and federal and provincial legislation affecting charities. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines. The Director of Finance will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·         Prepare business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.
·         Coordinate and direct the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, or investment activities of all or part of an organization.
·         Assist in the develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
·         Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
·         Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
·         Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions.
·         Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow and reserve levels, to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.
·         Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of funds and make appropriate recommendations.
·         Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and no organizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities.
·         Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.

·         Review the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments.
·         Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.

·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration.
·         Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Accountant designation is an asset.
·         3 to 5 years’ experience in progressive financial responsibility.
·         Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
·         Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities.
·         Knowledge of the voluntary sector.
·         Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills.
·         Hebrew & English FLUENCY REQUIRED.
·         Proficiency in the use of computer programs for: Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet.
·         Action oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
·         Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to create a results
driven, team oriented environment.
·         Excellent interpersonal, communications skills and out of the box
·         Exceptional ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
·         Willingness to travel on occasion.

How to Apply


Job Categories: Accounting/Finance. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CFO, CPA, and Finance.

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