New York,

usa

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

LOCATION POSITION

New York
Full-time, with at least three days working from our office

WHO WE ARE

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is dedicated to promoting a proud and inspired community of Jewish educators who possess the personal and professional capacities to help learners find meaning and relevance in Jewish life. The educators and clients we serve are primarily in North America, though M2 has a growing presence in Israel and Europe. With offices in New York, Chicago, and Jerusalem, we are a nimble and warm team guided by our organizational values: generosity, humility, rigor, innovation, & integrity.

POSITION OVERVIEW

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Director of Finance and Administration. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the position provides overall leadership and accountability for, and maintenance of financial, legal, and administrative systems of our Israeli חל”צ and our US 501(c)3.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Oversight & Management (50%)

Provide financial oversight and monitoring, including development and implementation of fiscal management practices and controls.
Manage and oversee monthly accounting processes and financial consolidation between the US and Israeli entities, including bookkeeping, payroll management, invoicing, and financial tracking of restricted grants.
Develop and manage the organization’s budget and evaluate the financial performance of the organization against goals and forecasts.
Analyze and present monthly and quarterly financial reports, as well as grant budget reports, including profit and loss, forecast vs. budget, and cash flow.
Coordinate and lead the annual audit process in Israel and the US.
Compliance & Legal (25%)

Monitor and update accounting policies and procedures to ensure internal controls and compliance with Israeli Tax Authority, IRS, and GAAP standards.
Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation, ensuring legislative regulations and compliance with federal and state requirements are followed.
Manage and oversee finance and compliance aspects of HR functions, including offer letters; benefits administration; policies and procedures; staff reimbursements.
Oversee risk management and legal activities, including insurance and contracts.
Systems (25%)

Develop and oversee all internal systems including IT, technology platforms, cross-organization communication systems, and content management systems.
Manage and track organizational needs for computer hardware and software, procuring new equipment as needed.
Collaborate with COO to ensure implementation and management of new systems.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

CPA – preferred
US citizens or holders of an American Social Security number – preferred
At least eight years of experience in a finance position with at least three years in a leadership role, preferably in a US based nonprofit organization,
A strong understanding of GAAP and mastery of nonprofit accounting protocols and regulations for a 501(c)3 in the US and for a חל”צ in Israel.
Hands-on experience with accounting and financial software, specifically QuickBooks
Proven track record of leading effective annual budgeting processes and creating monitoring systems to ensure the financial health of the organization.
Excellent command of Excel.
Excellent knowledge of data analysis, risk management, and forecasting methods.
Exceptional interpersonal/collaborative skills. Must be a team player and work effectively with others to achieve outcomes and solve problems.
Ability to handle confidential information.
Attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency, against effective deadlines.
Resourcefulness in setting priorities, executing multiple tasks, and achieving objectives.

WHAT M2 OFFERS

Full-time position with at least three days working from our Jerusalem office
Competitive salary, commensurate with degree of position-specific experience and qualifications
Strong benefits package: generous paid time off, plus nationally observed holidays
An atmosphere that is guided by values, integrity, and passion
A nimble, cutting edge, and warm working environment

This job is in based Jerusalem, Israel.

No phone calls, please. Only applications in English will be considered and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

M2 is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel is chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter
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