Finance & Operations Director

Department: Finance & Operations
Reports to: Executive Director

The Finance and Operations Director is responsible for all financial matters of the National Ski
Patrol and reports to the Executive Director. The Finance and Operations Director works closely
with the Executive Director, the National Treasurer, various national committees, and the
national staff directors to develop and implement financial strategies to advance the mission of
the organization. The Finance and Operations Director is the staff liaison for the Finance,
Investment and Audit Committees and regularly provides reports to these Committees as well
as the Board of Directors. The Finance and Operations Director is also responsible for all facility
operations, insurance packages, the coordination of employee benefits, and oversight of the IT
and member registration systems.

Finance Responsibilities:
• Oversees cash flow planning and ensures availability of funds
• Assists Finance and Investment Committees with asset management
• Oversees banking and investment relationships
• Prepares monthly and annual financial reports
• Coordinates the development of the annual budget
• Monitors all department budgets
• Reports monthly financial results to Finance Committee and Board of Directors
• Manages annual audit process
• Manages all accounting functions and accounting staff
• Determines and directs all internal control policies and processes
• Reviews and approves all invoices prior to payment

Human Resources Responsibilities:
• Oversees processing of employee payroll and related items, and maintains payroll
• Oversees 401k and serves as the employer fiduciary
• Ensure compliance with FLSA and Colorado Employment Law
• Administers all employee benefits and employment related insurance
• In coordination with the Executive Director, reviews and makes recommendation for all
employee benefits

Facility Responsibilities:
• Responsible for managing relationships and communicating with all facility vendors
• Coordinates capital and operational projects
• Ensures all facilities are safe and in legal compliance
• Manages all facility operations and necessary maintenance

Insurance Responsibilities:
• Coordinates and negotiates all NSP insurance policies

Information Technology and Membership Registration Responsibilities:
• Supervises the IT Manager and Registration Manager
• Oversees hardware replacement plan and coordinates purchase of new hardware
• Directs and supervises the member registration processes

Skills & Abilities:
• Positive attitude with willingness to take on special projects
• High energy and ability to multi-task in a busy work environment
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills
• Extremely strong problem-solving skills — must be able to recognize problems, ascertain
how/why problem is occurring, and propose solutions/fixes to keep problem from
• Ability to work in a fluid environment where every day may present new situations
requiring new solutions
• Ability to navigate complex organizational structures and politics

• Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management
• CPA or CMA certification
• At least 10 years of experience in finance and operations in a membership or nonprofit
• Minimum 5 years of experience leading and managing employees
• Minimum 3 years of experience overseeing financial operations for medium sized
organizations with annual operating budgets between $2 and $5 Million
• Minimum 3 years of experience managing inventory and a retail or online store
• Experience managing and overseeing deployment of complex databases
• Intermediate Excel and general computer skills
• Excellent organizational, communication and management skills
• Knowledge of, and passion for, the outdoor and/or ski industry a plus

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Application Deadline: March 25