Position posted by Scotty's House Brazos Valley Child Advocacy Center

Updated: Oct 10, 2019

Job Title:
Director of Operations
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
5-10 Years
Salary Type:
Job ID:
None Specified
2424 Kent Street
None Specified

Job Description

Director of Operations

Summary: In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Director of Operations will set the financial policy and direction of Scotty’s House while also being an active participant in, and driver of, the agency’s overall strategy. She or he will lead all financial administration, business planning and budgeting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Operations will work closely with a motivated and engaged finance and governance committee of the board of directors.

The Director of Operations will lead Scotty’s House’s finance and administrative staff. Specific responsibilities include: Financial and operational management
• Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow and the implementation of budgets, so as to monitor progress and present operational metrics both internally and externally.
• Ensure that finance staff maintains financial record systems in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and monitor the use of all funds.
• Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funding organizations and Scotty’s House’s board of directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
• Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting.
• Coordinate all audit activities.
• Evaluate and oversee all benefits negotiations, thus providing the most competitive packages for Scotty’s House employees.
• Review all formal finance-, HR-, and IT-related procedures, processes, and administration, recommending improvements to the systems in place and managing the systems going forward.

Administrative leadership and management • Serve as a business partner to the ED on the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes—including HR, payroll, and benefits functions— with an eye to continuously developing and improving systems.
• Lead technical staff to design an IT plan for the future, and implement it successfully to meet IT needs (hardware and software) as the organization grows.
• Engage other members of the senior management team to facilitate cross department collaboration that ensures that all financial, IT, and HR solutions positively support Scotty’s House.
• Manage the organization’s physical infrastructure, and system maintenance (phone system, security, cleaning, supplies, etc.), with assistance from the office administrator.
• Manage one full-time finance administrator.

Minimum Requirements

The director of operations will have at least five to eight years of professional experience, including managing the finance and administration of a high-growth organization (preference given to nonprofit experience). She or he will have experience creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change. The director of operations will have the following experience and attributes:
• Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management, or Finance.
• Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multidisciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team.
• Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
• Experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development.
• Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems.
• Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting.
• Technologically savvy, with an ability to point to examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment. • Flexible and a self-starter with the ability to multitask while also being highly detail-oriented.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission of Scotty's House.

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