The MetroTex Association of REALTORS® is seeking a Director of Finance to work out of the Asociation headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The Director of Finance is part of the senior management team and the lead financial role at MetroTex.
The Director of Finance will be tasked with learning the business to elevate the overall company performance while respecting the existing culture. They will have responsibility for establishing overall financial policies, best practices, and methodologies required to operate in today’s business environment. Additionally, this person will support the growth initiatives and future opportunities of MetroTex. He or she will be responsible for maintaining the financial integrity of the business, and bringing leadership to the function.
The ideal candidate possesses a very strong accounting background. Owning results alongside the rest of the senior team is a top requirement for this individual. The Director of Finance must operate with integrity, bring effective interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and have an impressive history of team leadership. Additionally, he or she will ensure flawless oversight and leadership of accounting, control, and financial policies.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Supervising a staff of six accounting staff, with responsibility for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure while ensuring an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Ensures the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, payroll information and monthly/quarterly/annual tax reporting.
Serves as liaison to the Budget & Finance and Investment Committees- prepares annual budgets, schedules and forecasting.
Ensures the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
Ensures that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
Supervises and participates in preparing audit materials, and properly records all audit entries.
MetroTex offers salary commensurate with experience as well as excellent full benefits.
Please submit your resume and salary requirements to Janet Kane at email@example.com
Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CPA preferred
Computer skills required: Accounting Software (QuickBooks); Database Software (Access); Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Word Processing Software (Word); and Electronic Mail Software (Outlook).
Other skills required:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast paced setting.
Experience with a large automated accounting system a plus.
Experience with an Association Management System a plus.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
External Working Relationships – Develops and maintains courteous and effective working relationships with clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations.
Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
ManagingPeople - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
Business Acumen - Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals; Analyzes market and competition and adapts strategy to changing conditions.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.
Business Necessity – The needs of the employer may be dependent on responding to and anticipating rapidly changing external and internal demands in all aspects of how business is conducted. This may include, but is not limited to, organization structure, finances, goals, personnel, work processes, technology, and customer demands. Therefore, it may become necessary to make modifications to how business is conducted and work is accomplished, with minimal or no advance notice to employees. Accordingly the employee must be capable of adapting, with minimal or no advance notice, to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished, with no diminishment in work performance.
Safety and Security - All employees are responsible for observing safety and security procedures as applicable and reporting potentially unsafe conditions to management.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIORNMENT:
Occasionally required to stand
Occasionally required to walk
Continually required to sit
Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
Occasionally required to bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
Continually required to talk or hear
While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
The employee must occasionally lift and /or move more than 50 pounds
Additional Salary Information: 401k contribution by association after 1 year of full time position
About MetroTex Association of Realtors
The MetroTex Association of REALTORS® is the largest local association in North Texas, serving over 19,000 REALTOR and Service Partner members. MetroTex provides technology training, continuing professional development, products and services that support the real estate industry, and political advocacy on homeownership and property rights. The organization is headquartered in Dallas, and also provides five remote service centers in the surrounding areas.MetroTex is a 501(c)6 corporation, with a 501(c)3 Charitable Education Foundation. It also provides MLS and Key Services under the North Texas Real Estate Resources Corporation.