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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 12:14 AM


Company Name: Mingei International Museum

Job Duration: Indefinite
Required Travel: 0-10%
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 7-10 Years
Job Function: Directors/Administrators
Job Type: Full-Time

Mingei International Museum is seeking to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected Museum within Balboa Park. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected record of accomplishment. Reporting to the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, the CFO/Deputy Director will be a member of the Senior Management Team.


Business & Finance
• Manage the Museum’s cash flow, investments, endowments and operating funds
• Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures
• Manage all Museum financial activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, taxes, payroll, insurance, general ledger, bank reconciliations and audit
• Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
• Manage the annual operations plan and budget and report against this budget
• Ensure the maintenance of effective internal controls, safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements
• Responsible for supervision of reconciliations, monthly general ledger close and financial reporting
• Ensure operation of an accounting system that provides the organization with quick access to financial information and enables strategic planning and budgeting
• Design and implement management information systems to provide regular, timely financial reports to the Director, Finance and Investment Committees and Board of Trustees
• Handle all government reporting and compliance issues
• Manage administrative aspects related to grants and contracts, grant reporting, and legal policies and procedures related to fundraising and planned giving
• Supervise the Financial Manager
• Supervise the manager of the Museum’s onsite cafe Information Technology
• Manage, maintain and develop the Museum’s computer and communications infrastructure and equipment, point-of-sale and AV systems
•Continually analyze the technology infrastructure and determine the next level of information technology and financial systems that will support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall
• Manage external contractors’ work in maintaining IT systems and equipment Human Resources
• Manage, upgrade and enhance human resources functions including training, development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance evaluation, and recruiting
• Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
• Ensure compliance with current employment and compensation related regulations
• As the Museum’s H.R. officer, manage all policies and procedures related to personnel matters including the regular review and updating of the Employee Handbook
• Provide strong day-to-day leadership presence and support an open-door policy among all staff
• Develop and augment curriculum, tools, and training at the highest professional level
• Reinforce a culture of human capital development, leadership development, and “coaching” within Mingei
• Cultivate the values of Mingei within and throughout the organization’s paid staff and unpaid volunteers
• Manage PEO relationship to ensure Museum leverages benefits, training and all related resources available through this PEO Facility Management
• Oversee all building maintenance issues for Museum locations, including staff and/or outside service representatives engaged to perform necessary work
• Supervise the Museum’s Senior Security and Facilities Manager and his/her management of facilities issues

Board & Major Donor Relations
• Work with the Board of Directors in concert with the Executive Director
• Present to the Board on an as needed basis
• Actively participate on Finance, Investment and Audit Committees by providing guidance on all matters pertaining to Museum finances, making recommendations for improvements and best practices regarding financial & investment policies and procedures
• Participate in the long-range financial planning process and make recommendations for the future well-being of the Museum
• Participate in major donor cultivation/solicitation/stewardship meetings as appropriate Capital Campaign/Museum Transformation
• In conjunction with the CEO and Senior Management team, plan for and lead the organization through the substantial change resulting from the upcoming renovation of the Museum
• Evaluate financing options available for campaign and manage cash flow during renovation, utilizing available financing options as needed
• Work closely with Owners Representative/Project Manager on managing construction related projects during the renovation period
• Actively participate on renovation/campaign related committees as needed

Job Requirements
As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in and be committed to the core values of Mingei International Museum, as well as the mission and vision of the organization. Beyond that, we are seeking a candidate that has proven experience in not for profit organizations and a demonstrated ability to lead a dedicated, bright, diverse team.

Additional requirements are:

• A strong financial background with a CPA, MBA or similar credential preferred. Minimum of an undergraduate degree in accounting required. Experience as a prior CFO or controller for similarly sized for profit or nonprofit organization desired.
• Experience in operational management for multiple departments within an organization.
• Results-proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; high level of business acumen including successful P&L management; the ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness
• Strategic Vision and Agility: the ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and to incorporate them into the organizational plan
• Capacity Building: the ability to effectively build organizational and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce, and the supervising protocols and processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly, professionally, and at the highest ethical and legal standards
• Leadership and Organization: exceptional capacity for inspiring, managing, and leading people; ability to connect with staff both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability, develop and empower top-notch leaders from the bottom up, lead from the top down, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in a position to succeed
• Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; able to multi-task; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary
• General Management—has a thorough understanding of finance, systems, technology, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems and human resources

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