Director of Finance – America’s largest and longest running African American theatre company

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Director of Finance – America’s largest and longest running African American theatre company

Location

Midwest
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Full Time

Full Time

Level

Director

America’s largest and longest running African American theatre company is searching for a highly-analytical Director of Finance to oversee the company’s financial planning and accounting operations. In this position, you will not only be an accomplished accountant and proactive with company finances but will also be commercially aware and provide advice on the best path of growth for our business. Your duties include establishing targets, developing budgets, and performing financial analysis. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal and leadership abilities. Your ultimate goal will be to guide the company towards profitability and success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial strategic planning of the company by evaluating its performance and potential risks.
  • Perform regular financial analysis.
  • Develop budgets that meet the requirements of company departments.
  • Establish targets and manage all accounting and finance employees including management accountants and internal auditors.
  • Supervise all audit and internal control processes.
  • Prepare detailed reports on the company’s financial performance.
  • Guarantee compliance with financial laws and guidelines.
  • Recognize patterns in company spending, revenue, and recommend solutions to any problem areas.
  • Coordinate with external financial entities on behalf of the company. 

The Successful Candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or relevant field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in financial management.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting software, corporate principals, and financial analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • An analytical mind with good organizational skills.
  • Outstanding leadership skills.

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