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In Her Shoes Foundation

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In Her Shoes Foundation

Finance Director

Responsibilities include:

The finance director and administration will define the process and implement the infrastructure/systems needed to support substantial growth over the next five to 5-10 years. S/he will continue to build and manage effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems, including financial, accounting, legal, information technology (IT), human resources (HR), and physical infrastructure.

As a member of the senior management team, the director will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives, as well as planning for IHSF expansion to multiple new sites both locally and in other cities. In keeping with IHSF values, the director will also interact with program recipients as a mentor.

Financial Management

  • Review and approve preparation and finalization of monthly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics
  • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow for administration, existing programs, and proposed new sites.
  • Hire and retain support staff as needed in the future.
  • Coordinate all audit activities.
  • Work closely with Treasurer of IHSF

Administrative Leadership and Management

Serve as a business partner to the ED on the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes with an eye to continuously developing and improving systems.

Qualifications

The director of finance and administration will have at least 2-4 years of professional experience, including managing the finance and administration of a organization (preference given to nonprofit experience). S/he will have experience creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change in a highly entrepreneurial organization.

The director of finance and administration will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management, or Finance.
  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
  • Experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems.
  • Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting.
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to IHSF Nonprofit’s mission.

Email inhershoesfoundation@gmail.com

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About In Her Shoes Foundation

Location:

155 N MICHIGAN AVE STE 9012, CHICAGO, IL 60601, US

Mission Statement

In Her Shoes Foundation (IHSF) is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by empowering women and girls. OUR VISION is to empower and inspire every woman and girl to be her personal best. OUR MISSION is to embrace the potential of all women and girls by providing: • Positive Influences • Learning Opportunities • Community Partnerships • Leadership Development OUR CORE VALUES form the foundation of how we conduct ourselves as an organization. These are also the qualities we value and encourage in our members and volunteers. We are: • Accountable • Empathetic • Intentional • Authentic • Inclusive

Description

A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER
In Her Shoes Foundation has over 60 committee volunteers who run this organization on a daily basis, in addition to working their full-time jobs and fulfilling their everyday obligations as parents, spouses, siblings, daughters - or sons and friends. When I founded this foundation in 2008 we originally called it The Positive Girls Club. It was envisioned as an organization that would support women of all ages who were determined to make positive changes in their lives. I started hosting monthly professional development workshops to inspire, connect, educate, and support the women in our community. Today, over 10 years later, we’re now known as In Her Shoes Foundation, and our flagship program, Ready Set Girls Academy, is exceeding our goals year over year for reaching young women preventatively. This curriculum-based program is run by our volunteer group mentors and is being delivered within public and private high schools. In addition we partnered with multiple community organization who support our initiative.

Today, we are achieving our vision of empowering and inspiring every woman and girl to be her personal best. We currently have three programs and hope to expand in the next couple of years. Please learn more about the Professional Development Program and the Giving Back Program via www.inhershoesfoundation.org

Thank you for attending and supporting our events.
Kasia Wereszczynska, MA, LCPC, RYT.

Children & Youth
Community
Women

WHEN

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WHERE

1580 N Northwest Highway Suite 200Park Ridge, IL 60068

(42.03593,-87.86655)
 

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Cost Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 5-10 hours per week

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