Established in 1859 Guardian Angel Settlement Association (GASA) exists to serve people living in poverty by helping them improve the quality of their lives and become economically independent. Best known for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs, GASA also offers a wide array of social services including both emergency programs (rental, utility, prescription and food assistance) and long-term self-sufficiency services that provide pathways out of poverty. The Agency also operates a resale shop, the Angel Boutique. These programs help bring stability and hope to those in need.
Guardian Angel Settlement Association is seeking a Finance Director. This is a full-time, exempt position. The Finance Director is an important member of the senior management team and is responsible for managing all fiscal and accounting functions to support Guardian Angel’s operations. Responsibilities include managing the accounts payable and account receivable cycles, closing and reconciling the records monthly, producing monthly and special financial reports, reviewing and preparing grant reports, and managing the audit and budgeting processes. The scheduled hours for the position are flexible to meet the demands of the position, including occasional evening and weekend hours. The position is supervised by the CEO.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 3-5 years of accounting experience. Two years in public/nonprofit accounting strongly preferred. Familiarity with Peachtree or similar computerized accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite also required. Ability to work with a broad range of staff, board and volunteer members in a positive manner. Strong writing and presentation skills, organized, detail-oriented, ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the ability to exercise confidentiality and exhibit highly ethical behavior also required. Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred. Ability and willingness to buy into the mission of the organization is essential.
Please send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to:
Mail: 1127 N. Vandeventer Avenue St. Louis, MO 63113