Jacksonville Humane Society – Finance & Technology Director

Posted Nov 21, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Dec 30, 2022


Do you want to make a meaningful impact on your community? Are you interested in starting a new career? Are you looking for an organization willing to provide training and invest in your growth? Join our team at Jacksonville Humane Society! We are dedicated to providing care, comfort, and compassion to animals in need while engaging the hearts, hands, and minds of our community to bring about an end to the killing of abandoned and orphaned shelter animals.

JHS is a progressive, innovative animal welfare organization with a national reputation for setting the standard in lifesaving. Our mission serves pets and the people who love them. In addition to offering pet adoption, resources to pet parents, and affordable veterinary care, JHS has a myriad of public programs aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the fields of animal welfare and veterinary science. These programs include an internship with a local high school, unique volunteer opportunities for veterans, and a children’s outreach program to share the joy of pets with children throughout our city.

Job Title: Finance and Technology Director
Department: Administration
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Position: Exempt

Job Summary: This is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the CEO. The Finance and Technology Director is a hands-on and participative manager who supervises the Finance/IT/HR Manager, and leads a team to support the following areas: finance, budgeting, and organizational technology. The Finance and Technology Director works closely with the senior leadership team and department managers.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Financial Management Prepare, analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; oversee all accounting functions Coordinate the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary Works with senior leadership team to prepare annual budget; review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of JHS’ financial status Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; maintain the financial policy procedure manual and policy statements. Make recommendations to CEO for updates and changes Effectively communicate and present any critical financial matters to the CEO Maintain capital equipment inventory Technology and Administration Manage relationship with payroll service vendor, biweekly payroll, and ensure payroll-related legal compliance and all legal aspects of payroll function Oversee IT functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations, serve as primary contact with IT and phone service providers Keep and update lists of technology users and equipment. Schedule replacements on rotating basis Work Schedule This position requires a Monday through Friday schedule with flexibility during peak times, occasionally events and holidays Performance Measures Prepares, analyzes and presents financial reports in an accurate and timely manner Clearly communicates monthly and annual financial statements and overseas all accounting functions Works with senior leadership team to prepare annual budget, review all plans and budgets and monitors progress and changes to keep senior leadership team abreast of JHS’ financial status Oversees IT functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations, as well as serve as a primary contact with IT and phone service providers This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


Experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area Proficient in QuickBooks online Ability to translate financial concepts to – and to effectively collaborate with – programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds Technology savvy with experience troubleshooting hardware issues; experience in selection, installation and maintenance of hardware and software, and managing relationships with hardware and software service providers Knowledge of accounting and reporting software A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders A multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and dedication to the JHS mission Must have flexible schedule and be available as needed Physical Requirements Ability to work in an environment around animals

Education and Experience

At least 7-10 years of finance and administration experience Bachelor’s degree and non-profit experience preferred


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