Vice President of Finance and Operations

July 25, 2022
3000 Pegasus Park Drive Suite 708, Dallas, Texas
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Purpose: The Vice President of Finance and Operations for TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children, will work directly with the CEO, external accountant, and lead in managing all facets of the operations to assure implementation and accomplishment of all organizational goals (strategic, fiscal, development, legislative) and to fulfill organizational mission and strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities:
• Implement and maintain the TexProtects’ mission, vision, and values
• Develop and/or assure compliance with all necessary policies and procedures
• Implement policies with the CEO
• Ensure that all working processes are designed to support best operational, and financial performance
• Development of the annual budget and provision of monthly/ongoing variance analysis of actual vs budget and grant expenditures

• A minimum of three years in a nonprofit leadership role
• A minimum of three years managing staff
• Bachelor’s degree with master’s degree preferred

Position Responsibility
A. Strategic Leadership
• Assist in the implementation of the mission, vision, and strategic plan
• Assure the continued financial and operational integrity of TexProtects
• Assist in the preparation of comprehensive reports as needed for leadership, board, grants, etc.
• Assist the CEO in interactions with all applicable partner organizations that have effect on TexProtects
• Oversee the strategic goals set forth by TexProtects staff and leadership and ensure that goals are being
met in a timely manner or updating/shifting goals as needed

B. Finance
• Develop and refine organizational annual budget alongside CEO and staff leadership
• Implement annual organizational goals and objectives to meet financial performance and key performance indicators
• Maintain sound fiscal operations including meeting operating goals
• Prepare requests for proposals as needed for leadership, board, grants, etc.
• Lead Board of Directors Finance Committee meetings alongside Finance Committee chair
• Assist in developing, negotiating, and managing all professional services and vendor contracts
• Be familiar with state, regional, and/or national changes in financial, and operational regulations as well as trends/practice standards that will/could impact TexProtects operations
• Develop working contemporary knowledge of Texas and federal tax law as it relates to TexProtects
• Oversee monthly incoming bills and outgoing invoice to ensure payments are made on time
• Work directly with external accountant for monthly financial reconciliation

C. Operations/Risk Management

• Manage TexProtects contracts administration
• Work alongside contract IT firm to ensure systems support for staff operations
• Alongside CEO develop and actively participate in TexProtects ongoing quality and team building
• Manage facility and contractor agreements and leases
• Maintain a regular presence at each staff meeting, development meeting, and leadership meeting
• Develop and ongoing review and updating of integrated operational risk management plans

D. Organizational Growth
• Develop, implement, and update strategic long-range plans including related strategic plans to support
organizational philosophy, goals, and financial objectives
• Actively participate in and support TexProtects fundraising efforts
• Work alongside CEO and Board of Directors Nominating Committee Chair to strategically plan growth for
Board of Directors as needed
• Lead new staff onboarding and ensure staff are fully prepared for their first day of work with TexProtects

Additional Technical Skills, Traits and Knowledge:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each qualification satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Track and measure media and social media engagement.
• High energy and passion for TexProtects’ mission is essential
• Professional, dependable, and proactive
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively
engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside TexProtects
• Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and Teams
• Strong Emotional Intelligence

Other Requirements/Work Environment:
The physical requirements and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
• Moderate to high-stress level
• Occasional standing and lifting of at least 5 pounds (during events)
• Long periods of sitting

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter and resume containing salary requirements to Jessica Trudeau at by July 29, 2022. A confirmation e-mail will be sent upon receipt of your resume.

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