Summary: The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) is looking for a seasoned chief financial officer to lead our business and technology division. This position will oversee all fiscal and fiduciary activities of the organization including, but not limited to, payroll, finance, investment, membership systems, corporate compliance, information technology, pension plan and risk management, and will advise the management team and the Board of Directors in these areas.
The ideal candidate will be a cohesive leader with proven experience in delivering superior results and exceptional service during times of significant change while remaining conscious of the needs and perspectives of internal and external stakeholders.
Here's what you can expect:
Work with staff to manage and prepare a variety of analyses and reports that pertain to the strategic planning and compliance of the organization including operating and capital budgets, projections, financial statements, tax returns, statistical information, audits, master planning and capital projects.
Advise leadership on strategies to achieve short- and long-range financial goals.
Analyze long-range economic trends and project the impact on future growth.
Manage the relationship with outside auditors and the Board of Directors budget committee to ensure all required filings and reporting are completed in an accurate and timely fashion, including financial statements, budgets and annual tax filings.
Monitor and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance; advise leadership on needed actions.
Partner with department heads to establish priorities and make fiscal recommendations for the budget and strategic planning process.
Ensure appropriate internal controls align with GAAP standards.
Maintain the general accounting system and certify the availability of funds for all expenditures.
Administer payroll, vendor payments, insurance, and employee retirement plans.
Oversee the administration of compensation and benefit programs.
Implement, maintain, and support member dues accounting systems and services.
Complete special projects by clarifying project objective; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; fulfilling transactions.
Serve as a key member of the management bargaining team.
COVID-19 considerations: The health and safety of our team is top priority. We are committed to complying with all local, state, and national orders and guidelines regarding COVID-19. While this crisis poses unique challenges, thanks to dedicated employees, we have been able to remain fully operational during COVID-19. Our employees temporarily are working remotely.
Here's what you bring to our executive team:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited institution. Master’s degree is a plus!
Certified Public Accountant license required.
Ten (10) years of progressive experience in business administration and financial management with increasing supervisory responsibilities required.
Five (5) years of leadership experience in either a national/statewide professional organization or state education association preferred.
Experience in presenting complex financial information strategies to internal and external stakeholders on projects and programs that may include board updates and program implementation.
Ability to effectively manage and guide change through significant challenges while achieving organizational goals and objectives. Serve as mentor, coach to assigned employees.
Ability to multi-task with accuracy and take on new challenges without getting overwhelmed.
Organized with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage your time.
Appreciate developing collaborations/partnerships and working with a team, but also possess the ability to exercise independent judgment, take initiative, leverage resources, and execute with limited direction.
Advanced knowledge of modern management principles and best practices.
Master communicator skilled at conveying information (orally and in writing) to employees and members in an easy to understand way.
Ability to maintain focus on the details in an ambiguous and changing environment.
Advanced Excel skills required. Experience with financial reporting software
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills.
About Texas State Teachers Association
Since 1880, the Texas State Teachers Association has worked to unite, organize and empower public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child. Working in conjunction with its national affiliate, TSTA offers members leadership and professional development, legislative and member advocacy, and legal assistance. With more than 35,000 members across the state, TSTA continues to be a strong force in Texas public education. For more information, visit www.tsta.org.