Volunteer Board Member - Accounting, Finance, CPA, Expertise
Las Trampas is a 501(c) 3 organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.
The Las Trampas Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s vision of being the service provider of choice for adults with developmental disabilities in Contra Costa County, CA.
Our board members champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and believe - as we do - that each and every organization needs a strong and effective board to fully realize its potential for good. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Las Trampas to advance its mission.
Job Description - Las Trampas Board of Directors:
The Las Trampas Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission. Serving on the Las Trampas Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about supporting adults with development disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.
Board members are expected to have financial acumen to read and understand Las Trampas’ financial statements and otherwise help the board fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities.
Board members are expected to attend 8 Board meetings per year. They are expected to read board materials in advance of board meetings and come prepared to ask questions and participate in discussions.
Board members are expected to serve on one or more committees of the board and to actively participate in committee work.
Board members are expected to play an active role in securing the financial resources necessary for Las Trampas to achieve its mission. Board members are expected to leverage personal relationships and connections to help the development committee and staff identify and solicit potential funders, as well as directly invest in Las Trampas’ work by making a personal contribution each year.
Board members are expected to responsibly represent Las Trampas to their respective communities and to advocate for Las Trampas’ mission, programs, and services as appropriate.
Board terms last for two years and board members can serve unlimited consecutive terms.
Finance/Accounting CPA Professional
Las Trampas, Inc. seeks a finance/accounting professional with expertise in reviewing and interpreting financial information and understanding complex financial reports. We seek a leader to act as a finance advocate and assist board and staff with understanding economic trends and the impact on Las Trampas’ investment portfolio and provide strategic insight and recommendations to guide the work of the board and finance committee.
The ideal candidate for our finance/accounting professional profile will possess the following qualifications:
* Experience with nonprofit financial management, including developing budgets, restricted and unrestricted grant reporting, financial modeling, risk management, filing Form 990s, and overseeing audits
* Willingness to bring a financial lens to strategic planning and decision making
* Experience overseeing investment portfolios and asset management
* Willingness to lead the finance or audit committee or serve as the board treasurer
* Prior nonprofit board experience or a board training certificate is desirable but not required
- Financial Auditing
- Reporting & Dashboards
- Cost Analysis
- Financial Planning
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Monthly Board Meetings - 4th Wednesday
- Leadership skills and passion for the Mission of Las Trampas