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OrganizationKatherine Whitney
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 5, 2018
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeCompetitive


The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) is conducting a search for a newly created Director of Finance and Administration to proactively manage and help maintain the goals of the Association’s strategic plan. ASWB is a growing international, nonprofit organization based in Culpeper, VA, dedicated to social work regulation. This supervisory position oversees Office Operations, Payroll, Human Resources and Facilities and requires an innovative active, hands-on involvement in the accounting and reporting function leveraging systems and resources. Other ASWB projects, as needed. Reports to the COO.

For over thirty years, the organization has moved its mission forward to strengthen protection of the public by providing support and services to the social work regulatory community to advance safe, competent and ethical practices. ASWB’s members include the social work regulatory bodies of 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and all 10 Canadian provinces. In addition to other services, the organization develops and administers the social work licensing exam used by member boards.

We are 50+ full-time employees strong with a budget of $15+M. ASWB offers a friendly, collaborative work environment, a new office building on 35 acres (est. 2019), and the opportunity to have a positive impact on our mission. Come grow with us!  Learn more at

Job Duties

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in related area; Master’s in Business Administration and certification as a Certified Public Accountant (past or present) is desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years in Accounting and/or Finance with significant and progressive organizational / business support and leadership experience; entrepreneurial experience a plus.
  • Oversight or direct, effective involvement in the human resources function highly desirable.
  • Non-profit accounting or social services experience highly desirable.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook, as well as experience with standard office equipment.
  • Experience with automated systems, especially accounting software and payroll systems including system implementation and integration experience.
  • Working knowledge of human resources practices.
  • Effective and proactive leadership, team communication, facilitation, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Evidences the highest level of ethical behavior and practice; able to generate trust among colleagues, staff, leaders and Board.
  • Strong general ledger accounting and financial reporting skills.
  • Ability to train and manage department staff.
  • Ability to work with operating departments to deliver information needs for operations management.
  • Ability to analyze and understand of transactional detail and summarize information for use by non-accounting information users.
  • Written and oral communication proficiency.
  • Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday; this full-time role is not a telecommuting opportunity. Minimal travel.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.

Skills Required

  • Leads and supervises staff including accounting/finance, human resources, office administration and facilities through effective communications, coaching, training and development. Manages staff with a combined approach of collaboration and accountability against established performance goals.
  • Ensures best-in-service financial and human resources practices by leading and managing all related operations in compliance with certification agencies, local, state and federal regulatory.
  • Oversees human resources functions, including but not limited to: recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, payroll, HR related regulatory compliance, policies and procedures, and vendor management.
  • Oversees facilities vendor management.
  • Develops organizational budgets under direction of the COO and in conjunction with and with input from the Executive Team and program directors, as necessary.
  • Working closely with the CEO, COO, Leadership Team, creates cash forecasts and generates regular reports.
  • Creates and establishes efficient and effective cash management practices, working as needed with the COO.
  • Produces timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Monitors important trends and communicates to the CEO and COO; Communicates with Treasurer, Finance Committee and Board as determined by the CEO.
  • Coordinates the annual external auditing process with auditing firm, preparing workpapers and reporting materials, as required by the auditors.
  • Reviews and presents recommendations to relevant constituencies (CEO, COO, Managers and Board) and enacts changes to financial policies and procedures to achieve organization-wide and unit strategic goals and operational capacities.
  • Ensures the accurate and timely delivery of payroll, all billing functions and delivers accurate and timely reporting based on regulatory and other external requirements. Back up to Payroll administrator.
  • Ensures proper controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the organization.
  • Works with the Association’s banking, investment and legal advisors, as necessary.
  • Conducts ongoing financial analysis of operations.
  • Conducts annual systems review to ensure that software and information linkages between Finance, Development, Operations and Service functions are kept current and effective.
  • Performs additional responsibilities related to the success of the Association

Additional Info

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, life insurance, and retirement!

APPLY by sending your resume and salary requirements to resumes@aswb.orgThis position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V ASWB reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.