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Scarritt Bennett Center

Director of Finance

Scarritt Bennett Center


Job Summary

Scarritt Bennett Center seeks skilled finance professionals with a heart for justice as candidates for our next Finance Director. This is an exempt position in the Office of Finance that reports directly to the executive director.

The Finance Director serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Scarritt Bennett Center. They oversee all financial operations and direct corporate financial planning and structure, and they work closely with the executive director to coordinate, analyze, and report the financial performance to the Leadership Team, finance committee, and Board of Directors. The Finance Director also prepares short- and long-term financial forecasts for use with internal management and external parties, oversees audit and tax functions, coordinates activities with outside audit firm and review firm’s performance, and participates in the vision and overall work of Scarritt Bennett Center.

Candidates should also have:

• BS Accounting and experience in the Non-Profit or Financial Management sector with a minimum of five years of experience
• Strong skills in QuickBooks, (or similar accounting software), and Microsoft Excel. Maestro hospitality management software experience desired, but not required.
• Knowledge of financial accounting; and federal, state, and local laws.
• Understanding of the UMC or other faith-based organization is a plus.

Scarritt Bennett Center is seeking an ethical and experienced professional who possesses strong organizational, and communication skills, both written and verbal. The ideal candidate will embrace a personal commitment to the mission and ministry of Scarritt Bennett Center.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  1. Manage and maintain all financial functions of Scarritt Bennett Center, including bank accounts, endowment investments, credit card processes, cash boxes and any other accounts that affect SBC revenue and expenses.
  2. Ensure the full use of current hospitality management software (Maestro), and that all financial and tax reporting functions are maintained daily. Oversee and ensure reconciliation all income and expense processes on a daily basis. This requires overseeing the night audit reconciliation and cash and credit card deposits.
  3. Manage and maintain the General Ledger, including but not limited to preparing the annual budget in collaboration with the Executive Director, the department heads and the finance committee. Providing budget and cashflow analysis reports monthly to all department heads. Prepare budget to actual analysis for finance committee meetings and working with the executive director to give clear financial information to the board of directors.
  4. Participate on the SBC leadership team to ensure that leadership has real time insight into the financial picture and to bring analysis and expertise to decision making. Engage in various aspects of SBC to gain full understanding of campus life.
  5. Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable process by working with directors and vendors to ensure a timely process for payables, and with night audit and sales staff to ensure timely recognition of payments an dother income in Maestro and Quickbooks.
  6. Manage and maintain payroll processes as provided  by General Council on Finance and Administration of the UMC, as well as internal functions, including but no limited: adding new personnel, adding up dates such as policy changes, vacation, sick, and holidays. Oversee bi-weekly payroll, review payroll reports and reconcile the payroll accounts.
  7. Oversee employee payroll benefits, including but not limited to, pension, FSA, HSA, insurance and donations. These functions are executed through Paycom and the General Council on Finance and Administration of the UMC. Ensure timely and accurate preparation of required tax forms (940’s, 941’s, etc.). Monitor accuracy of payroll deductions (403(B), taxes, insurances, and court ordered payments. Ensure payment of all withholdings. Ensure coverage of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Director’s and Officer’s Liability, General Liability and any requested Stop Gap Insurance policies.  Provide documentation as necessary for the workers compensation audit.
  8. Maintain relationships with bank representatives for general banking and investment needs as well as monitor investments to maximize return and minimize risk exposure and maintaining adequate cash balances. Responsible for maintaining any restricted fund balances. Review endowment investments with investment firm and finance committee to ensure investments meet the guidelines set forth by the UMW.
  9. Directly handle all audit functions by working with external auditors for annual audits preparation and Form 990, including preparation of audit schedules, providing requested documentation and uploading documents.
  10. Establish and administer accounting systems, reporting functions and financial controls in compliance with GAAP, FSAB#17, OMG Circulars A-122 and A-133, audit standards, and any applicable IRS regulations.
  11. Ensure accurate and timely filing of federally required documents (1099’s, 5500’s, etc.).
  12. Ensure donor acknowledgements and tax letters are provided in a timely manner and meet all internal Revenue Service requirements.
  13. Manage all support service contracts (copier, conference call service, telephone & internet, office supplies) and equipment purchases, monitor and review all contracts and ensure compliance.
  14. Ensure Certificate of Liability Insurance and W-9’s are procured by all vendors working on campus.
  15. Maintain all operations permits as required including but not limited to elevators, fire systems, annual reports, Charitable Solicitation registration, hotel and restaurant as required.
  16. Interface with the United Methodist Women requesting property grant reimbursement and maintain records of same.
  17. Other duties as assigned by the executive director.



  1. Must possess a BS Accounting and experience in Non-Profit or Financial Management sector with a minimum of five years of experience.
  2. Must have strong skills in Quickbooks, (or similar accounting software), and Microsoft Excel. Maestro experience desired, but not required.
  3. Must have knowledge of financial accounting; and federal, state, and local laws.
  4. Must possess strong organizational, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  5. Embrace a personal commitment to the mission and ministry of Scarritt Bennett Center.
  6. Understanding of the UMC, or other faith-based organization a plus.


Additional Information


Scarritt Bennett Center is proud to offer a complete benefits package for all full-time employees. The package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, 9% employer contribution to a Personal Investment Plan (PIP), Paid Time Off, and free campus parking.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 14, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 08/31/2021
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk