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Controller/Director of Finance

 

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) has been building, sustaining and connecting Jewish Communities in Richmond, Israel and worldwide for 86 years. Annually raising and distributing over $3.3 million, the Federation protects and enhances the well-being of the Jewish and general community through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (learning). 

 

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) is seeking a Controller/Director of Finance.

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. A key member of the organizations management team, the Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the entire Federation professional team.

 

The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations including the development and monitoring of the budget, reporting and tax functions for a $3.3 million fundraising operation and functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. The Controller will ensure that Federation has the systems and financial procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with the Finance and Administrative Committee, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program and impact goals and operations.

 

In addition, they will partner with the CEO, senior leadership, and the human resources (HR) and information technology (IT) staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.

 

About the Position


This is an extraordinary opportunity for a leader with 5 or more years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. They will ideally have experience working in a nonprofit environment that has multiple programs and impact areas.

 

Specific requirements include:

 

  • Leverage strengths of the current finance volunteer teams, and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals.
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to Jewish Federation’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CEO, the responsibility for finance.
  • Minimum of a BA; CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus. simple reporting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance volunteers, professionals and community members.
  • Work collaboratively with, CEO, Chief Impact Officer and Marketing and Communications Manager, and Director of Philanthropy to ensure that our donors and partners receive financial communication in appropriate, timely and meaningful ways.

 

The ideal candidate will bring passion for community, marked by a solid track record of outstanding financial communication and support. S/he/they will be an outgoing, dynamic presence with strong relationship building and communication skills. 


 

Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities

 

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) has been building, sustaining and connecting Jewish Communities in Richmond, Israel and worldwide for 86 years. Annually raising and distributing over $3.3 million, the Federation protects and enhances the well-being of the Jewish and general community through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (learning). 

 

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) is seeking a Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities.

 

The Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities will be a visionary, collaborative and innovative leader with a deep understanding of and commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Jewish Community Federation. They will be passionate about philanthropy and crafting innovative and effective fundraising, relationship management and community engagement strategies that raise up both people and resources.
 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities is a key member of the Financial Resource Development Team and provides key leadership to the organization, working closely with a volunteer core including the Women’s Philanthropy Chair, Enterprise Circle Board and Financial Resource Development Committee. The Director thrives on deepening connections, stewarding leadership, and creating and implementing engagement opportunities for community members. The Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities is responsible for creating the vision and strategy, and ultimately implementing, fundraising and engagement programs and recruiting and developing volunteers.
 

About the Position
 

To shine as JCFR’s Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities, you need passion for people, relationships and fundraising matched by strong knowledge of community. You’ll need to balance a practical mindset with a creative business acumen and be able to lead a team of talented volunteers to identify opportunities that matter to our constituents and architect and implement solutions so that JCFR can meet its community building and fundraising goals and objectives.
 

The Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Affinities will have the following key responsibilities:

 

  1. Enhance the Women’s Philanthropy and affinity groups philanthropic achievement, with a focus on increasing donor numbers, involvement and leadership;
  2. Drive growth and involvement in Women’s philanthropy, including community building, annual and supplemental giving, Lion of Judah and Lion of Judah endowment giving and supplemental gifts.  
  3. Drive growth, programming, giving and involvement in affinity groups including lawyers, real estate, medical and other professions.  
  4. Work collaboratively with lay and professional teams to steward annual donors towards multi-year, major and planned gifts.
  5. Lead and inspire a group of volunteer leadership to be active, engaged ambassadors throughout the community.
  6. Lead an engagement philosophy which helps individuals connect to Jewish life in Richmond and globally, eventually leading them to increased giving, involvement and leadership.

 

The ideal candidate will bring creativity, commitment and passion for community building, leadership and relationship building skills to the role. They will be an outgoing, dynamic presence with strong relationship building and communication skills.
 

Desired Qualifications & Experience

 

  • Immersive understanding of the non-profit sector, the Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of North America, and the social impact of fundraising on Jewish organizations.
  • Experience with “Moves Management,” increasing year-to-year giving and securing large gifts.
  • 3-5 Years of Non-Profit programming and volunteer development Experience.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, bringing an innovative approach to business planning.
  • Effective and persuasive communication skills, including an ability to prepare and deliver presentations to diverse audiences.
  • Maturity, sound judgment and high ethical standards.
  • Analytical, yet creative; humble and empathetic.

 

In the community

 

 

Youth and Community Engagement Coordinator

 

The Youth and Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the development & implementation of a youth and community engagement program consisting of a variety of activities and events for children, families & the surrounding community, centered around Jewish values, holidays and/or cultural events, in an effort to increase awareness of and engagement in Weinstein JCC’s programs and services.

 

This position reports to the Director of Community Engagement with a primary focus on making an impact in the community in accordance with the Weinstein JCC’s overall mission, strategic direction, and culture.

 

This is a part time, salaried position without benefits and requires working some evenings and weekends.

 

Read more about the position. Send your resume and cover letter to Leslie McGuigan.


 

 

 

Life Enrichment Aide

 

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Director of Marketing

 

The RTA Director of Marketing manages and leads the school’s marketing and communications strategies to deliver consistent, positive and appropriate positioning for RTA with all key constituents and the greater Richmond community. The DM works in collaboration with the RTA administration, staff,  board & volunteers to ensure clarity and consistency in branding and positioning, with a clear identity that reflects the mission, vision, and values of RTA. 

 

The RTA Director of Marketing is responsible for implementing the school’s full range of marketing efforts critical to generating new enrollment, maximizing student retention,  increasing fundraising revenue, and ensuring strong and positive community recognition for RTA.

 

Specific tasks for which the Director of Marketing is responsible include:

  • Managing the development, distribution, and maintenance of the school’s  electronic and print material;
  • Management of all social media and other publicity efforts,
  • Review and approval of school publications, including event invitations and programs.

 

The Director of Marketing reports to the RTA Head of School. This is a part-time position. 

Cover letter and resume should be sent to: rabbibart@rudlin.com.