Vice President of Finance & Administration

RASMUSON FOUNDATION   Anchorage, AK   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on June 20, 2020

Interested in joining a phenomenal team? Ready for a challenging and rewarding position? Consider joining Rasmuson Foundation! We are seeking a Vice President of Finance & Administration. The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the Foundation’s Leadership Team and have expertise in finance, human resources, IT, risk management and facilities. This is a rare opportunity to become part of an Alaska organization known for its commitment to making a difference. We live, breathe and love our mission to promote a better life for Alaskans, and it shows in the work we do, every day. The individual will work closely with the Governance, Investment and Audit committees of the Foundation, nonprofit partners and Foundation staff. 

Rasmuson Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values diversity and strives to be an inclusive organization.

Position Description

Vice President of Finance & Administration

Reports to: President & CEO

Direct Reports: Director of Finance, Director of IT, and Payroll & Benefits Administrator
FLSA: Exempt

June 2020    

Position Summary

Reporting to the President & CEO, the VP of Finance & Administration is responsible for the daily business activities and governance of the Foundation including the financial, human resources, facilities, technology, and other operational support for the Foundation. Participates as a member of the Leadership Team, develops company policies, and formulates business strategies to resolve problems that arise in the Foundation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The VP of Finance and Administration will work closely with President & CEO, the Board of Directors, and the Leadership Team. The VP will report regularly to the President and CEO on financial performance, supervise finance and operations staff, and manage relationships with outside counsel, banks, audit firm and contractors. The VP works closely with the Board of Directors by supporting the Board Governance, Audit, and Investment committees. The VP of Finance and Administration must enjoy managing a hard-working team and have experience working in an inclusive and diverse office and in a fast-paced environment.

  • Governance Functions:
    • Review, update, and maintain Foundation policies and procedures.
    • Oversee the Foundation’s document and record storage, security and destruction practices and retention of critical historical and pertinent information.
    • Responsible for risk management activities, business continuity plan, and the Foundation insurance portfolio.
    • Serve as the lead for the annual auditing and implementation of any changes necessary to ensure compliance with financial and legal requirements and best practices.
    • Support the Board Audit and Governance committees
  • Financial Functions:
    • Advise the Board, CEO & President and Leadership Team on financial planning budgeting, cash flow, and priorities.
    • Manage the annual budget preparation process.
    • Oversee daily finances by maintaining financial controls, accounts payable and budget to payout requirements. 
    • Support the Board Investment and Audit committees. 
  • Human Resource, Benefits, and Facility Management:
    • Design, implement and maintain the Foundation’s HR strategy on compensation, performance management, recruitment, hiring, retention and career development.
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state law and stay abreast of industry standards and trends. 
    • Manage and administer the employee benefits program.  
    • Serves as the point of contact for all employees to solve problems relating to their employment including issues involving other employees.
    • Provide for the health, safety and welfare of employees and visitors.
    • Ensure optimal functionality of the office reception, supplies and maintenance.
  • Technology Management: 
    • Provide leadership in the planning, selection and implementation of enterprise IT initiatives & systems in support of Foundation operations to achieve cost effectiveness, service quality, security, and mission development.
    • Ensure the Foundation has the technology tools and support necessary to achieve organizational goals

Special Projects: As assigned by CEO


Anchorage , AK