Title
Director of Finance and Operations
Employer
MennoMedia
Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Date Posted
03/21/2013
Description
MennoMedia is the publishing arm of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada. We exist to engage and shape church and society with resources for living Christian faith from an Anabaptist perspective. We do this through various print and electronic media, including books, curriculum, periodicals and videos.

The Director of Finance and Operations is a part of the leadership team, reports directly to the Executive Director, and heads a staff of up to 5 FTE.

Essential responsibilities
Finance
1. Oversees MennoMedia finances, including reporting and performance analysis for management team, and supervision of finance staff. Prepares annual budgets in collaboration with management.
2. Monitor daily financial transactions including cash flow, delinquent accounts, disbursements, bank balances and transactions, and banking services and relationships.
3. Review and approve Accounts Payable each week and sign checks.
4. Provide controlling function and internal audit. Primary liaison with external auditor.
5. Prepares and delivers financial reports to MennoMedia Board of Directors.
6. Manage reporting to the IRS and other government agencies.
7. Oversee business and legal contracts.

Operations and HR 25%
1. Coordinate staff hours, compensation, benefits, and policies.
2. Orient new staff to payroll, insurance, and records
3. Gives oversight to operations including IT, facility, inventory and order fulfillment

Curriculum Project Management 25%
1. Oversees finances, administration and production scheduling for MennoMedia joint curriculum project with Brethren Press.

Required competencies:
1. Bachelor’s degree in business or finance or accounting.
2. Strong leadership abilities and background in office administration and finance
3. 3+ years’ experience in business/finance. Experience in trade book or curriculum publishing is beneficial.
4. Ability to use and analyze customer and product databases.
5. Strong personal organizational skills, including ability to organize multiple tasks.

Organizational fit:
1. Passion for sharing Anabaptist Christian values with the church and the world.
2. Knowledge of or willingness to work within Mennonite and related Anabaptist business and church culture.
3. Committed to Mennonite Church emphases in such areas as Christian formation, witness, service, peace, stewardship, anti-racism and church planting in many cultures.

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