Now Hiring: Director of Finance

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Disability Rights Wisconsin is searching for an organized and capable individual to take on our Director of Finance position. Lend your finance and leadership skills to our work protecting the rights of people with disabilities in Wisconsin!

The Director of Finance leads the day-to-day financial operations and is responsible for the overall financial health of the organization. These activities include oversight of all budgeting, finance, accounting, and financial reporting activities; support presentations to the Board of Directors; prepare for and liaise with DRW’s auditor; and participation as a member of DRW’s leadership team. The Director of Finance reports to the Executive Director and works closely with DRW’s Human Resource Manager and Director of Legal and Advocacy Services to develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and controls across the organization. The Director of Finance supervises an Accountant and part-time Accounting Specialist.

The Director of Finance must have considerable knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, government grant management, contracting principles, and budget development. The Director will have the ability to understand and communicate complex fiscal and planning concepts, both verbally and in writing, and will have strong problem-solving experience.

The Director of Finance must have a demonstrated commitment to DRW’s mission and values.

The position is based in either Madison or Milwaukee with a hybrid work arrangement option available. The applicant must be a Wisconsin resident.

The deadline to apply is November 2, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

Learn more about key responsibilities and qualifications for our Director of Finance position below:

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