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JOB DESCRIPTION
FINANCE DIRECTOR for Comboni Missionaries North American Province
1318 Nagel Road
Cincinnati, OH 45255
513-474-4997

The Comboni Missionaries – North American Province seek a full-time Finance Director to plan, direct, and manage its financial and business affairs. We are a Catholic Religious Community dedicate to servings God’s poorest and most forgotten people around the world.

IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Position Title: Finance Director
Status: Full-time, salaried
Reports to: Provincial Treasurer
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

PRIMARY FUNCTION OF THIS POSITION
1. Plan, direct, and manage the financial and business affairs of the Comboni Missionaries North American Province (NAP), in conjunction with the Provincial Treasurer.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plan, direct, and manage the financial and business affairs of the NAP.
2. Oversee the Communications, Development and Front Office staff.
3. Collaborate with the Provincial Treasurer to manage the financial assets of the NAP, including but not limited to: the purchase and sale of property and vehicles, maintaining adequate insurance, and managing lease agreements.
4. Serve as liaison between the NAP and its legal advisors and financial brokers on a variety of matters.
5. Collaborate with the Mission Office Director to manage the financial assets of the Mission Office.
6. Provide quarterly financial reports to the Finance Council, the Provincial Council, General Administration, and Members of the Province.
7. Coordinate and prepare the annual budget for the NAP.
8. Coordinate annual Audit or Review.
9. Manage departmental budgets of the provincial offices and NAP communities.
10. Support the local treasurers of each community on the technical aspects of their financial responsibility, including but not limited to: legal matters, property management, banking, record-keeping, and reporting.
11. Coordinate members’ enrollment in various Federal and Local programs available such as: Social Security, SSI, Medicare, and Medicaid.
12. Coordinate payroll and personnel, including but not limited to: oversee employee evaluations and performance appraisals, coordinate PTO schedules for staff, and maintain personnel files and handbook.
13. Prepare various financial reports for federal, state, and church authorities.
14. Facilitate quarterly meetings with the Finance Advisory Committee.
15. Participate in Institute and Continental level financial meetings, may require some international travel (5-percent).
16. Manage office and member credit cards, including but not limited to: ordering new cards, dealing with disputed charges and potential fraud.
17. Manage cell phone plans of community members, including but not limited to: ordering new phones, updating service plans, and communicating to the carrier when a member leaves the country.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field; or equivalent experience.
2. Familiarity with general ledger programs, specifically Peachtree.
3. Effective communicator, both written and oral.
4. Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and ability to foster teamwork.
5. Knowledge of the financial workings of a non-profit organization, especially a religious community.
6. Knowledge of Word-processing, Spreadsheets, and other standard office software.
7. Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices.
8. Organized and detail-oriented.
9. Knowledge of the Catholic faith, commitment to Gospel values, and belief in the mission of the Comboni Missionaries.
10. Flexible and able to adapt to the present situation.
11. Ability to travel to NAP communities (5-percent) and some international travel (5-percent).

BENEFITS:
1. Health insurance.
2. Dental insurance.
3. Vision insurance.
4. Paid time off.
5. Holidays.
6. Retirement benefits.

Salary Range: $65,000-$75,000

Please submit your résumé and cover letter to Senior Communications Specialist Lindsay Braud at [email protected]. Learn more about the Comboni Missionaries at www.combonimissionaries.org.

Who we are
We, the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus of the North American Province, responding in faith to the call of God to a personal relationship to Christ, are called to witness to the Father’s love as a community of brothers, sharing in the Church’s missionary task to witness and proclaim through community and individual words and deeds to a world characterized by injustice and oppression the liberating and justifying power of the Gospel in a cross-cultural context, giving preference to “the poorest and most abandoned” through service in building the Christian Community.

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