Help Us Change Lives: Auberle Seeks Director of Finance
Auberle is seeking a passionate, mission driven, servant-leader that is committed to our mission of helping troubled children and families heal themselves.
Organization: Auberle is an award winning, dynamic, nonprofit organization serving at risk children and families since 1952. The success of our youth and families has been recognized with many awards including Agency of the Year in the country by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, the Wishart Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management, an inaugural Smart 50 agency by Smart Business magazine and for four years in a row both a Top Workplace by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a Healthiest Employer by the Pittsburgh Business Times. In 2016, we were given the distinction of the Top workplace for employees who feel that their employer provides them with the formal training that they want and the #1 Healthiest Employer. Auberle operates 16 program service areas from multiple sites with 220+ staff serving over 3,400 people. Last year, we added several new programs, 42 new positions, and grew our agency budget by 44% to $14 million.
Position Overview: The Director of Finance (DOF) is a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic and process-minded leader on the executive team who helps to drive the continuous quality improvement and performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals that make the agency a national leader. The DOF brings efficient, effective systems to increase productivity and develops strategy and vision to ensure the effective management of the financial resources of the agency. The position reports to the CEO.
The DOF is a dynamic leader with a proven ability to manage people, processes, risk and change in a fast-paced environment. Requires strong business acumen with the ability to:
? Connect sound financial decision-making to the successful advance of the mission and achievement of the strategic plan.
? Improve organizational effectiveness processes, and analyze financial, government and regulatory information to maximize appropriate funding streams.
? Communicate, collaborate and form working partnerships with agency leaders and external decision makers.
? Serve as an engaged member on the agency Executive Team.
? Lead the four person Finance Department.
Key Performance Objectives:
Strategic Vision and Capacity Building – ability to think strategically, anticipate and incorporate future trends into plans, build organizational and staff capacity, hire and develop a top-notch workforce with the processes to ensure smoothly operations.
Leadership and Organization – exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder and team player with the ability to connect to staff and board as both individuals and in groups; capacity to develop and empower leaders from the bottom up, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of a team so as to put people in a position to succeed.
Named Agency of the Year in the U.S. by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Wishart Award Winner
Business Management – thorough understanding of finance and systems; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing.
Results – proven track record of bottom-line orientation and setting and exceeding challenging goals; evidence of consistent good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment; high level of business acumen including successful P&L management; ability to balance program delivery against budget realities; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness.
Action Oriented – enjoys hard work and looking for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even with limited information; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary.