Director of Finance

Full Time •

Hybrid (Philadelphia/Remote)

Founded in Philadelphia, Spring Point Partners, LLC (Spring Point) is a social impact organization that invests in the transformational leaders, networks and solutions that power community change and advance justice. We do this by seeking out and supporting community leaders who have the vision to see what’s possible and the drive to make that real; connecting the experience of partners with comprehensive and flexible supports for shared learning and impact; and investing in innovative ideas and adaptive solutions that can spark and scale change for all.

Whether we’re partnering on youth development, equity in learning, animal welfare or water sustainability or investing in new business models that close opportunity gaps and boost social and economic mobility, we center equity and justice in all we do — supporting individuals and ideas that can have a catalytic impact in their communities and on our society.

Together, let’s change the way social impact is achieved.

About the Position

The Director of Finance reports to the Vice President, Finance & Technology Solutions, and will lead all financial operations and planning that support the social impact work of the organization.

This is a full-time benefits-eligible role with a hybrid schedule of three days a week at the Philadelphia office (located in University City), and two days virtual, with occasional schedule adjustments for after-hours events.

Roles and Responsibilities

Financial Leadership

  • Thought Partner: in collaboration with the Vice President, Finance & Technology Solutions, set the strategic direction for the financial function and empower strategic thinking in the organization
  • Partnership & Relationship Management: initiate, build, and maintain relationships crucial to the success of financial operations and build connections with internal staff to understand the functions of the organization
  • People & Culture: intentionally develop the people and culture of your team in alignment with organizational values
  • Supervision: provide high quality supervision to direct reports and, if applicable, oversee supervision of indirect reports

Financial Administration

  • Financial Planning & Analysis: lead all financial planning and analysis, and reporting
  • Financial Reporting: provide and guide senior leadership team with accurate, comprehensive data andanalysis to drive decision making and planning and surface potential challenges
  • System Integration: serve as the project lead for integration and standardization of the organization’sfinancial systems
  • Fiscal Oversight: ensure accounting procedures and operational efficiencies comply by staying abreast ofGAAP and regulatory requirements, industry trends, and technology
  • Policy/Procedure: lead and direct a process to establish, improve, and document financial policies andprocedures
  • Budgeting: lead the organization’s budgeting process and conduct forecasting for future, according toStrategic Plan
  • Accounting Functions: oversee accounting and financial activities
  • Financial Controls: design, implement and monitor financial controls
  • Compliance: provide all compliance information required by banking institutions and external entities

Organizational Impact & Collaboration

  • Contracts & Partner Payments: oversee the implementation of contracts for vendors, consultants and affiliated organizations, as well as payment of grants, investments, and other partner initiatives
  • Values Based Investments: collaborate with the investment and finance teams to support the investment portfolio, including developing and reviewing reporting, and portfolio servicing
  • Business Partner: serve as resource and advisor to management regarding budgets and financial analysisincluding communications, selective meeting representation, and educating management regardingfinancial documents

All Staff Responsibilities

  • Organizational Involvement: participate as an engaged member of the organization beyond core responsibilities including, but not limited to, participating in training/professional development, attending staff meetings/events, and contributing to the organization’s values-based culture building including diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work
  • Professional Development: maintain skills and knowledge of industry standards, peer activity, and relevant media/publications and advise on key developments or areas that could impact the organization

Candidate Qualifications

We look forward to the range of professional experiences that candidates provide, and that, at minimum, meet these qualifications: 

  • Professional Experience: demonstrate 7-10 years of financial leadership experience
  • Technology: ability to integrate technology into work, expert level in Excel and proficient in the rest of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required


In addition, we seek candidates who demonstrate these preferred qualities: 

  • Mission Focused: enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, practitioner-led, and community-oriented
  • Relationship Management: ability to initiate, develop, and maintain positive relationships
  • Team Player: collaborative and supportive of others with diverse backgrounds and skill sets
  • DEI Focus: demonstrated experience and interest in supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization
  • Learning Focused: ability to seek knowledge about diverse fields within social impact and make connections across the work
  • Financial Planning, Analysis & Reporting: experience in conducting financial analysis and reporting to support organizational planning and management decision-making
  • Communication: strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility & Availability: ability to quickly pivot and thrive in a fluid environment, ability to navigate ambiguity, with flexibility in scheduling for periodic night or weekend events, as well as occasional overnight travel
  • Confidentiality: ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Education: Master’s degree or CPA preferred

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

Spring Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Statement

Spring Point Partners, LLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required as part of the conditional job offer process and prior to starting work. Boosters are encouraged, but not required, at this time. Reasonable accommodations due to disability or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered at the time of hire.

Applications

To apply please send your resume and email of interest to the Hiring Team at FinanceSearch@thespringpoint.com