Blossom Hill Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit provider of services to the severely developmentally disabled, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Director of Business & Finance. The position, which reports directly to the Board of Directors, is responsible for overseeing Revenue Generation and Management, Cost Control and Risk Mitigation, Financial Management & Reporting and Marketing & Public Relations. The selected candidate will work with various Board of Directors Sub-Committees to coordinate various tactical and strategic initiatives.
Revenue Generation and Management
The position includes the analysis and forecasting of Blossom Hill’s revenue requirements and needs. The chosen individual will identify, incubate and manage opportunities to increase Blossom Hill’s revenue base, including but not limited to:
Identifying and securing grants, various fundraising activities (annual
appeal, annual golf outing, etc…)
Growth of base business (respite beds, additional homes, etc…)
Addition of adjacent business concepts (Possible examples include Day Programming, Transportation Services, Home Health Care, etc…), and other creative revenue generating opportunities.
The Business Director will lead Blossom Hill’s strategic planning process as well as the development of annual and monthly operating plans and budgets. As an extension of the Blossom Hill Board of Directors, the Business Director will be responsible for ensuring the organization’s sustainability and viability for the future.
This involves the formulation of the strategic goals and direction of the business and the tactical plans, budgets, and performance metrics required to achieve the goals.
Specific responsibilities include:
Develop and implement, with Board approval, an annual business plan and related
Budget that achieves the goals of the organization as established by the Board
Develop organizational strategies by contributing financial information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction
Monitor progress in meeting its strategic goals through annual budgets and monthly progress reporting to the board
Marketing and Public Relations
Ability to develop strategic marketing plans to achieve Blossom Hill marketing goals
Ability to effectively execute marketing plans
Ability to effectively hire and manage outside marketing resources to achieve marketing goals as needed
Ability to lead the activities that will increase Blossom Hills awareness within the community
Working knowledge of required marketing tools including;
Electronic marketing communications, ie. newsletter, announcements, email
Website development and utilization
Direct mail campaigns
Cost Control and Risk Mitigation
This involves the direct oversight of a number of business processes, as well as coordinating the operations of those processes with other areas of the organization. It also includes understanding the current and potential risks and taking steps to mitigate those risks. Specifically it includes:
Analyzing costs and participating in or orchestrating process reviews to ensure effective and efficient use of resources
Continuous review of the organization’s policies and procedures to protect and preserve the organization’s data security, documents and business records, to ensure that adequate security and financial controls are in place.
Develop and implement effective cash flow strategies to maximize use of excess cash efficiently through appropriate investment opportunities as approved by the Board.
Work with outside investment manager to obtain positive returns on investments based on the current investment policy as approved by the Board.
Work with the finance committee to achieve goals and objectives
Financial Management & Reporting
This involves the compilation of financial information into financial statements, and the presentation of this information to the Board and to other various internal and external recipients as needed.
Develop and manage the annual budget in collaboration with the executive director
Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements that includes reporting variances to budget
Report financial results to management and to the Board of Directors
Work with and manage outside advisors regarding the annual financial statement audit and tax return preparation
Skill Set and Experience Requirements
The ideal candidate of the Director of Business and Finance would include the following education, skills and experience:
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and/or comparable work experience
Business experience in the health services field (nursing home management, hospital administration, etc…) is preferred, with a minimum of 10 years of management experience.
Campaigns & Social Media
Knowledge in the field of developmental disabilities relating to those agencies,
regulations, and financial rules that apply to our business in terms of present reimbursement models and possible future reimbursement models
An example of the candidate’s ability to communicate effectively with other employees, the board of directors, and the community at large
Strong business and financial reporting background.
Resumes should be sent to Ralph Zuponcic at email@example.com
Our website is www.blossom-hill.org