Director of Finance - Fundraising Expert

As a director of finance, your primary duties include developing strategies to meet fundraising goals and create sustainable revenue for the organization. You plan fundraising events and approach potential new donors for support. your position involves building long-term relationships with  donors, especially those that may provide a major gift or donation. 

Responsibilities

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  • ​Working with the Executive Directors to develop fundraising strategies and yearly budget plan

  • Analyzing and reporting on financial performance.

  • Overseeing audit and tax functions

  • Take part in planning and participating in fundraising events

  • Create and foster and maintain a strong network of support in various sectors

  • Actively soliciting gifts, participating in creating and maintaining partnerships sponsorship, and other fund development activities

  • Partner with the Executive Director and other Board members to ensure resolutions are carried out and action items are completed.

  • Approve, where appropriate, policy and other recommendations received from the Executive Director and  the Board

  • The Board, in conjunction with the Executive Director, ensures that LOUD Art Society is in compliance with all laws affecting not for profit organizations, and has sound risk-management practices 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience 

  • Proficiency in accounting software.

  • At least 5 years financial management experience.

  • Strong aptitude for math.

  • Excellent communications and networking skills.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Previous successful fundraising experience

  • Excellent negotiation and  leadership skills 

This is a 3 year-term position serving as a board member 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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