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 VP of Finance - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job information
Posted by: Women Against Abuse 
Hiring entity type: Not-for-Profit 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$90000 - 110000
Benefits: Dental Insurance -
Disability Insurance -
Health Insurance -
Life Insurance -
Paid Sick Leave -
Paid Vacation -
Relocation: No relocation assistance provided 
Position functions: Accounting
Management - Senior
Non Profit
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: Bachelor Degree 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: 5 questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: / Latpro-3550033 
Date posted: Jun-12-2017
State, Zip: Pennsylvania, 19110


Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA) is currently recruiting for a Vice President of Finance

WAA's Core Values are Safety, Empowerment, Strength, Hope, Respect, and Integrity and we are committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability, and a high level of professionalism.

Summary of Principle Duties:
Provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in our financial operations. The VP of Finance serves as the principal fiscal officer of the Agency; oversees all fiscal activities related to the budget, revenue, expenditures, funding and all related compliance and recording keeping. They will directly supervise the finance department (3 direct reports), be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and work closely with the Finance, Audit and Investment Committees of the board, and assists in developing long-term financial strategies to drive and achieve the organization's mission and strategic plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management and monitoring of the fiscal activities of the organization, grant administration and compliance, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information to ensure effective operating results with costs, budgets, policies and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and 2 CFR 200 -Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles; management of liability insurance packages; and recruitment, supervision & training of the finance staff. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.

Hours: Monday Friday, 40 hours per week, flexibility needed
Salary: commensurate with experience as well as a generous, comprehensive benefit package.
Location: Office in Center City Philadelphia, local travel required

We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, which may include but is not limited to candidates of color, LGBTQ communities, veterans, and people with disabilities.


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business, or related field; CPA, or MBA/MS preferred
A record of progressive experience, including five (5) to seven (7) years accounting management experience in a government funded non-profit required. Human Services non-profit experience strongly preferred.
Previous experience as a Controller/Finance Director, is required, preferably in a (direct federal) government funded non-profit organization.
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and 2 CFR 200 -Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, and grant compliance and management
Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Excel and sophisticated Financial Accounting Software required, Intacct preferred.
Proven effectiveness in providing financial leadership and creating the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational growth
Demonstrated effective leadership and strategic thinking skills
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
Strong administrative, analysis and organizational skills required (e.g. general operations, contract management)
Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire
Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory pre-employment physical, child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances required (all related fees will be paid by Women Against Abuse)