Manager of Finance and Business Intelligence

Cincinnati, Ohio

Job ID: 1145

Career Opportunity: Manager of Finance and Business Intelligence

Are you a high-energy financial leader with the ability see the big picture? Can you adapt to frequent change without missing a beat?  Do you have a willingness to try new approaches to old problems?  If you answered “ Yes!”, then we have just the position for you!

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities, their families and caregivers. We promote choice, independence, dignity and well-being through a range of services that help people remain in their homes for as long as possible.

Council on Aging is seeking a Manager of Finance and Business Intelligence to lead and guide COA’ s financial management program and business reporting efforts by supplying analytics and financial management support. This manager will also support two self-directed teams: Finance and Business Intelligence. 

In addition, the Manager of Finance and Business Intelligence will be responsible for:
  • Operationalizing the financial management vision in concert with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Establishing key business objectives and measures that support the vision.
  • Ensuring that levy projection reports for all counties are accurate and that projections reflect program census and service trends as well as other key variables.
  • Developing budget calendar; ensuring that adequate review time occurs for senior leadership, Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees.
  • Executing budget process within established parameters including meeting budget calendar deadlines.
  • Developing system for reviewing budget projections monthly and preparation of reports for submission to agency managers and senior leadership team. 
  • Ensuring compliance with operating budget by monitoring appropriation levels, conducting financial projections, monitoring allocations, and other financial activities as appropriate.
  • Ensuring the production of annual budget book which provides detailed information regarding budget assumptions for both revenues and expenditures.
  • Developing and executing analysis of various business initiatives (e.g., new service offerings, new business opportunities).
  • Ensuring financial support for development of pricing and cost models; preparing and maintaining complex reports for forecasting and pricing information.
  • Overseeing benchmarking/time study activities to establish opportunities for organizational improvement and for use in financial decision making.
  • Collaborating with Accounting Manager and Controller as needed to meet the deliverables of the finance functions.
  • Developing and enhancing business reporting tools, processes, and systems.
  • Providing decision support to senior leaders, managers and various boards through the timely production of reports and analyses needed to assess and evaluate operations and support strategic decision making.
  • Implementing best practices in business intelligence analysis and reporting.
  • Providing training on data analysis as needed for managers and staff.
  • Partnering with Information Technology Manager and IT staff on projects/initiatives related to data quality, data store development, technology selection, system design, and system migrations.
  • Overseeing development and maintenance of the COA Data Store and SAS Enterprise Guide analysis libraries and deployment modules. 
  • Leading or overseeing data quality initiatives and leading and/or participating in evaluation capacity improvement efforts.
  • Communicating with key stakeholders via presentations, reports and attending various department staff meetings.

*In addition to the financial and business intelligence responsibilities, this person will also be responsible for various leadership/management and departmental budget responsibilities. *

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Additionally, this person will need:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA or MPA preferred.
  • At least three years of supervisory or management experience.
  • At least two years of financial experience in an organization with multiple funding streams.
  • Ability to be a systems thinker.
  • At least two years of experience producing and/or evaluating business reporting documents designed to provide data for decision making purposes.
  • Experience in preparing and analyzing complex projections with ability to identify issues, concerns, and solutions.
  • Experience in presenting to boards/committees, including external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  • Experience developing applied research methods (quantitative and qualitative) for program management and business operations. 
  • Ability to interact with people from all organizational levels and build consensus through negotiation and diplomacy.
  • Ability to understand the work environment and competing priorities in conjunction with the ability to adapt to frequent change and quickly learn organizational programs, concepts and practices.
  • Proficiency with a wide variety of software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and specialized business intelligence and statistical analysis applications like SAS or SPSS. 
  • Experience administering and developing content for SAS Enterprise Guide preferred.

If you are looking for a great career opportunity with a company who makes a difference, apply online today!

Employer is EOE/M/F/D/V.  No third-party candidates please.

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