Museum of Children's Art (MOCHA)
MOCHA, the Museum of Children's Art, is a nonprofit educational institution that develops, implements, and facilitates hands-on/ minds-on ARTS learning experiences for children and their families. Museum Finance, Human Resources, Administrative and General Operations functions of the institution provide organizational support, cooperative strategic planning, and budget management for all MOCHA program areas.
Full Time Salaried (Exempt)
40 hours per week Monday through Friday
9:30am to 5:30pm
Salary & Annual Benefits
Salary DOE: Range $50-61,500. Benefits package including medical and dental insurance and paid sick & vacation time.
Overall Job Description
The Director Finance and Operations is individually responsible for:
- Providing direction, vision, and oversight of all MOCHA’s financial, administrative technology systems and operations, including supervision of administrative personnel.
- Managing overall financial accounting processes with organization’s accounting partners, including maintaining the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, annual audits, tax authority reporting, and financial reporting.
- Managing external financial relationships including fiscal agency and contract management, vendor and independent contractor agreements, and expenditure authorizations.
- Managing overall agency budgeting processes, including development of annual, operational and program budgets. In cooperation with each program area lead, track all aspects of budgets as per ongoing review and scheduled reporting.
- Supervising maintenance of systems for physical plant including the organization’s tech networks, hard and soft information, website and communication systems.
- Supervising all aspects of payroll and time-keeping systems for all employees, including processing bi-monthly payroll, managing new hires and personnel changes for paid and non-paid staff.
- Maintaining all MOCHA human resource data collection, reports, and materials for annual audit as required by law.
- Managing benefits systems for all employees (e.g., health insurance, paid time off programs, retirement plans, and other benefits outlined in the personnel manual).
- Maintaining of all insurance necessary for MOCHA’s operations.
As an integral member of the Leadership Team, is responsible for:
- Providing information and recommendations that improve the organization’s internal budgeting practice and administrative functions to foster efficiency in all/each department operations.
- Participating in collaborative development of systems to monitor statistical and qualitative information for internal & external reporting.
- Working closely with all department leads in tracking income and expense activities on their department grants and contracts.
Strategic Decision-Making and Leadership in cooperation with the Executive Director:
- Assisting Director of Development and ED in planning strategies for garnering new income resources and maintaining systems of compliance for all funding sources.
- Working closely with the BOD Treasurer and Finance Committee on financial reporting and overall fiscal management.
- Working with Executive Director to liaison with and serve on Board Committees.
This Position Reports to the Executive Director
Director of Finance & Operations Qualifications:
Bachelors or certified accounting degree or equivalent
A creative, innovative, self-motivated individual who possesses a deep understanding nonprofit finance and administrative polices and procedures
Experience with high levels of finance/budget monitoring and management of all accounting systems necessary to support and sustain the operations of a mid-size nonprofit.
Proven leadership skills, including excellent supervision, management, cooperative teamwork and collaborative practice.
Experience with and knowledge of program evaluation, research methods, data assessment systems.
Excellent organizational skills and productive independent working habits
Excellent office management and computer literacy including MS Office applications, database software, and QuickBooks, plus basic requisite knowledge to supervise IT systems management.
Excellent written, oral communication, networking, and ability to manage information exchange necessary to clarify MOCHA’s financial policies & procedures.
Ability to work on advisory committees, task forces, and external coalitions, and take on effective leadership roles.
Minimum of 5 years managing program budgets and supervising personnel
Preferred but not necessary:
- CPA or business degree in finance or economics
- Membership in business councils or professional organizations
- Experience in facility management.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
Director of Finance & Operations
Museum of Children's Art
538 Ninth Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607
Please no e-mail or telephone calls.