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VP of Finance

Chicago, IL 60628

Posted: 05/22/2024 Job Number: 1930018 Pay Rate: 130k/year - 140k/year

Job Description

POSITION: VP of Finance and Accounting




A Minimum of a Master's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance from an accredited College. s. At least five years of accounting and finance experience, developing operational budgets, budget forecasting and planning, and grants management including prior experience managing an accounting department. Extensive experience in cost accounting in managing grant receivables from federal, state, and local funding sources. The ability to identify and implement process improvements is required (by Uniform Guidance). Knowledge of accounting systems, (MIP), PC spreadsheets, and other financial data systems is required. The ability to direct the creation of clear and concise financial reports (KPIs’ dashboards) to aid in the functioning of the Agency, relying on a strong analytical background, is required. Excellent oral and written communication and well-developed presentation skills are required. Experience in a nonprofit environment, and knowledge to assist program and other leadership in interpreting financial data and results. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains accounting software is highly preferred.


Responsible for overseeing the daily accounting functions including pre-audit preparation and the management of the monthly accounting close process; grants management, receivable reconciliation, and accounts payables. Oversee a process improvement-oriented team able to plan, lead, and execute finance and accounting functions in compliance with Uniform Guidance. Work closely with the Controller on preparation for independent audit review and adherence to internal controls and financial data integrity. Supervise the finance team and report directly to the Controller.

  • Work closely with the Controller in tracking financial performance, minimizing cost leakage, and compliance with GAAP for the agency’s sustainable growth.    
  • Work closely with the Controller and Finance Team on financial benchmarking, accounting schedules, and financial reporting.
  • Provide quarterly analysis to ensure adherence with Uniform Guidance Standards (pre-audit preparation, SEFA & Trail Balance, and Journal Entries
  • Work closely with accounting staff to reconcile the general ledger accounts, journal posting and adjustments, and patient receivables and reconciliation, fixed assets.
  • Provide oversight, and guidance for Accountants Receivable Team Members to ensure adherence with Uniform Guidance, monthly expenditures-drawdowns/vouchers, and fiscal reporting.
  • Review, Update, and Monitor all grant-funded program budgets, including the purpose, effectiveness, staffing methodologies, numbers served, types of participants, service delivery methods, and/or other relevant information. ·
  • Ensure accurate tracking and updating of all personnel allocation and maintain a crosswalk spreadsheet by CFR of personnel allocation by name, job title, funding source, allocation, and contract period.
  • Conduct detailed personnel- and non-personnel cost analyses to determine the effectiveness and appropriateness of expenditures, including alignment to and support of strategic priorities and goals, as articulated in grant applications. Tracking grants every month budget versus actual, forecasting, and budget revisions to spending down allowable expenses.
  • Provide detailed monthly grant summary report and expenditure report forecasting budgetary expenses. Identify variations from the budget, Prepare draft interim financial statements by the second week of every month to present at the Finance Committee Call.
  • Perform quality assurance reviews on grant folders to ensure source documentation i.e., vouchers, notices of ward, approved budget, deletion report, and other applicable documents, etc.
  • Provide the CEO with a weekly dashboard of financial trends (revenue, expenses Aging AR, overtime trends)  
  • Work closely with AP Accountant to review GL coding, schedule, and processing of checks every Thursday for authorized signatures.
  • Lead with annual operating budget preparation, tracking, and upload to the accounting system.
  • Participate in monthly HRSA Part C Calls with the Project Officer.
  • Provide a cost feasibility plan for new project opportunities.
  • Complete annual UDS financial sections and fiscal reporting.         
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey Cusic
Senior Account Executive - Healthcare Leadership

In Lindsey’s early years she was a part of a youth group in her community that worked with the adolescence in the surrounding areas of Murfreesboro, TN. While She was there, she saw and learned the importance of caring for individuals who are less fortunate, in bad circumstances, or simply have nowhere to go. This is where her love of helping people developed. She had a craving to be a part of the bigger picture of caring more about the resolution than the problem.

She is passionate about people and is presently obtaining a BS in Psych so she can improve her understanding to truly make an impact on lives.

She is am married to her best friend whom she has known for 15 years, a proud pet mom, an avid hiker and wine connoisseur. She is passionate about travel, people and cooking. She has traveled to numerous states and backpacked Asia. In her career she spent 3 years in Admissions ranking among the top performers and successfully reaching the given target for her campus in her 2nd year as Director. She has also effectively recruited for Providence and Kaiser in the Portland Area for Acute Care & Skilled Nursing Communities RN’s and RN’s throughout Oregon before making the transition to UHC.

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