BRYANT GROUP is partnering with Catalyst Family Inc. (formerly Continuing Development Inc.) in seeking an accomplished, collaborative, and growth minded leader with a track record of success and extensive experience in leading accounting and finance teams, strategic planning, management consulting, and business development, preferably in the nonprofit and/or educational fields as the Deputy Director, Finance & Accounting. Being on the Catalyst Family Inc. team provides the opportunity to serve Californians through “providing responsive services for communities, families, and children” under the direction of Catalyst’s committed, long term executive leadership.
CATALYST FAMILY INC.
Catalyst Family Inc. has been preparing children for success in school and creating a foundation for life-long learning for over 50 years.
Catalyst’s programs are individualized, unique, and specific to the needs of families and local communities. The entire Catalyst Family Inc. team is committed to meeting individual community needs and their large agency view affords the stability, resources, and scale needed to help all kids shine. Catalyst Family Inc. accomplishes its mission of providing responsive services for communities, families, and children through the work of three subsidiaries: Catalyst Kids, Catalyst Camps, Catalyst Community.
For more information, visit https://www.catalystkids.org/
The Deputy Director leads and oversees administration of all agency financial activities, including preparation of financial reports, statements, summaries, analysis, and forecasting. This includes analysis and financial strategies supporting current and future business initiatives, efficiency, and maximizing ROI while supporting business development and investment efforts. The Deputy Director, Finance and Accounting will lead the organization’s finances, accounting, purchasing, contract and/or grant management and billing, leases, and third-party billing. The Deputy Director will be a thought leader for growth, financial structure, and pursuing/consummating transactions.
Essential Job Functions
Leads the Finance and Accounting Department to ensure the provision of the necessary financial services and resources to achieve current and future business objectives, controls, and business integrity.
Fosters a growth mindset and culture of continuous improvement and critical thinking throughout the Finance and Accounting team
Maintains a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs of the organization.
Evaluates and advises COO on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies/roadmaps, and acts as gatekeeper for all financial regulatory actions and requirements.
Education and Experience
Requires a BA Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics or equivalent (Master’s in related discipline preferred). Requires CPA or equivalent. At least 10-15 years’ experience leading accounting and finance teams, strategic planning, management consulting, business development in nonprofit or educational field strongly preferred.
Catalyst Family Inc. has retained the BRYANT GROUP to assist in this recruitment process.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your letter of interest and qualifications for the position as outlined in this announcement in confidence to:
320 Decker Drive, Suite 100
Irving, Texas 75062
Priority will be given to candidates whose materials arrive before December 23rd. Catalyst is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V, and maintain a drug-free workplace.