Vice President, Finance with United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in Colorado Springs · CO

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The Vice President, Finance will help ensure continued business growth and success to the USOPC.  The Vice President is responsible for managing all accounting and external reporting functions, establishing and managing the implementation of policies and procedures, and establishing goals and objectives for these functions.  Working with the CFO, the Vice President will support the financial management of the organization through the management of the finance department, maintenance of the general ledger and related subsidiary ledgers, and improvements to financial controls, systems, policies, and processes. 

The Vice President will advise and inform the finance department and other senior level employees on accounting and regulatory guidelines as well as financial and business strategy. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining effective key relationships with executive management and senior staff to ensure the fiscal management of the organization is optimized and executed in accordance General Accepted Accounting Principles.

Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Staff, manage, and develop direct and indirect reports, developing individual staff and organizational capability.
  2. Establish and manage the implementation of the financial goals and objectives of the accounting and external reporting functions.
  3. Formulate and manage the implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and systems. Oversee and implement the education of these policies to the organization to ensure compliance and understanding throughout the organization.
  4. Identify and manage the implementation of procedural changes designed to improve internal controls, departmental efficiency, and/or report quality.
  5. Function as a technical resource for the organization, staying apprised of accounting, taxation and compliance developments, providing recommendations and education to finance and division leaders.
  6. Financial Reporting - Oversight of organizational financial reporting. 
    • Manage the general ledger, including timely and accurate monthly closings, the review of account balances, reconciliation of accounts, and financial reporting to the organization and board of directors. 
    • Manage the development and maintenance of standard and ad hoc financial reports. Work with executive management and senior staff to use financial data to facilitate sound business decisions. 
    • Identify, analyze, and implement necessary systems and processes to assist USOPC leadership in effectively and efficiently managing financial reporting processes. 
    • Build relationships with all departments to ensure any financial information presented internally or externally is routed through Finance to confirm the data ties to the financials prepared by Finance. 
    • Manage the annual external audit, acting as primary liaison with external auditors, ensuring all necessary reconciliations prepared upon arrival of the auditors, providing needed schedules and documents for audit and tax return purposes, and managing the preparation of audited financial statements including related footnotes. 
  7. Assist the CFO and executive management in achieving budgeted financial results through reporting, forecasting, management of the balance sheet including cash management, and the budget-relieving use of VIK assets.
  8. Provide oversight of all financial software systems and processes to maximize efficiency and proper controls, including the implementation of software upgrades or conversions.
  9. Provide advice to management through financial analysis and analysis of operational effectiveness particularly when information to be analyzed is sensitive and/or confidential.
  10. Assist with the set-up, operations, and closure of foreign bank accounts and other financial processing mechanisms, such as credit card processing.
  11. Participate in developing strategic and tactical plans of the USOPC Finance division.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • MBA preferred
Licensure & Certification:
  • CPA
  • 12-15 years of corporate accounting experience, including five at the Controller level or higher
  • Not-for-profit accounting experience
  • Successful supervision and management experience
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to guide and direct the activities of large teams in dynamic environments and assure high levels of team performance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to earn the confidence and support of a wide range of internal and external constituents
Tools, Equipment, & Conditions
  • Standard office equipment
  • Office environment in multi-story building on multi-building site
  • Regular attendance at work is an essential job function

Work Location
Colorado Springs Downtown Headquarters

Salary Range
143,143 - $181,791 per year

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