Director of Operations

Are you passionate about making difference and enhancing the lives of members in the community? Would you like to work for an organization that promotes the well-being of older adults with services that promote self-sufficiency, especially to those with physical, social or economic needs living in Kent County? Senior Neighbors is dedicated to our members to ensure they are no longer alone.

Every year Senior Neighbors serves over 4,000 older adults, helping them stay independent through a wide range of essential services and our five Senior Neighbors centers. We are currently looking for a Director of Operations with a strong financial background to join our team.

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Manage, organize, and administer all financial accounting functions as directed by the President.
  • Coordinate all budget, forecasting, analysis, and formulas for grant applications and grants management.
  • Responsible for fiscal grants management and contractual reporting.
  • Coordinate and be responsible for all day-to-day agency accounting, i.e., accounts receivable and payable, financial statements, payroll, and payroll taxes.
  • Oversee personnel matters, including compliance with personnel policies, approval of time reports, wages and salaries paid, benefits administration, and affirmative action requirements and reporting.
  • Responsible for financial reporting to local, state, and federal regulators.
  • Manage purchasing, inventory, and risk management functions.
  • Oversee agency property and vehicles.
  • Participate in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating agency policies, programs, and staffing.
  • Supervise accountant, HR staff representative, administrative assistant and other staff assigned fiscal responsibility.
  • Participate in staff trainings and meetings as directed.
  • Plan and participate on Board committees and subcommittees as directed.
  • Attend meetings, represent the agency, and make presentations to other community and human service organizations as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need To Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, with emphasis in accounting.
  • Four years’ experience in nonprofit agency accounting with emphasis in grant accounting preferred.
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of and ability to account for multiple government and private funding sources desired.
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards, to use on agency business.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, GP Dynamics, Management Reporter and database software. Spreadsheet, database, word processing and accounting software.

Senior Neighbors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the work place and our community.

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