17 New South Street, #301
Northampton, MA 01060
|Salary Range:||Location:||NORTHAMPTON, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Accounting/Finance/Auditing|
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Preference: Nice to have
|Position: Finance Manager|
Location: Northampton, MA
Number of Weekly Hours: Full-time, approximately 40 hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as the right candidate is found
ABOUT US: Who is CISabroad, and why do you want to work with us?
At CISabroad, we believe that education abroad offers students the best chance to realize their potential and change their world. We’re a nationally recognized organization that offers transformative study, intern, and short-term programs in 22 countries and customized programs in over 50 countries across the globe. Our shared values--Passion, Fun, Cultural Awareness, Being Helpful, Change & Growth, Teamwork, & Good Ideas--form the foundation for all we do, and we look for employees who embody these values in their personal and professional lives. We are innovative and fast-moving, and have a fantastic home office (complete with friendly office dogs!) located in a historic building smack in the middle of downtown Northampton, MA. We are proud members of The Forum on Education Abroad, NAFSA, Diversity Abroad, and IIE’s Generation Study Abroad initiative.
Under the supervision of the AVP of Enrollment Management, the Finance Manager will not only be an exceptional bookkeeper and hands-on with company finances but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for our organization. The role of the Finance Manager is to 1) manage a small but dedicated finance team; 2) ensure top-notch customer service with parents, students, and international partners, 3) provide reporting and strategic analysis to company leaders, and 4) advise on methods that improve profitability without sacrificing quality. The Finance Manager will have excellent communication skills with all levels of staff, often working with various departments and external customers.
Manage a small but dedicated finance team
Accounting & Budgeting:
Effectively execute the company’s accounting functions in conjunction with the finance staff
Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
Examine financial and legal documents to verify accuracy and adherence to financial regulations and acceptable financial principles
Oversee invoice creation and collaborate on best practices around collections
Collaborate with and bring good ideas to company President, executive team and external CPA firm and executive those ideas.
Contribute fully to the development and execution of our company finance strategy.
Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including students, parents and university bursar and financial aid departments.
Maintain knowledge of U.S. Financial aid trends and scholarships, and further develop CISabroad financial aid and scholarship strategy and policies.
Work with other teams at CISabroad, assisting with inhouse training on financial systems and reports as needed
Reporting and Strategic Analysis:
Analyze departmental finances and develop budgets to keep costs down
Provide regular financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and organizational drivers.
SALARY and BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with experience
Full-time, flexible schedule; 40 hours per week
Company-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance
Medical and Dependent Care Flex-Spending Accounts
Long-Term Disability insurance
10 paid weeks of parental Leave
401k Plan after 1 year of employment, with fully-vested company match
10 Days Paid Vacation, company Holidays (including a week-long Winter Holiday Break)
1 hour of Paid Sick Time earned for every 30 hours worked
IATA certified travel agent status
Fun, flexible work environment frequented by furry pups
SOUNDS GREAT! How do I apply?
Submit your cover letter, resume and two professional references: https://cisabroad.breezy.hr/
Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
No phone calls, please
CISabroad provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.
|REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS|
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 3 Years
Preferred Experience: 5-7 Years
Substantial knowledge of QuickBooks
Commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
Exceptional communication skills at all levels
Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies
Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making, all with a smile
High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance
Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.
Work efficiently as both a team member and as an individual
Strong attention to detail and alignment to established company procedures and policy
You’ll be a GREAT fit if you:
Understand your own personal limits and know when to ask for help
Take pride in your attention to detail and learn new systems quickly
Keep your cool under pressure
Can laugh at yourself and overall possess a rockin’ sense of humor
COMPANY CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
Great listeners who love to work with people and build relationships
Goal-oriented people who are as comfortable working alone as they are working with a team
People who are willing to learn, improve, and adapt quickly
People who are excited about the world, travel, and different cultures
Ability to lift or maneuver up to 50 pounds
Ability to continuously stand or walk
Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs, and lift frequently