Director of Finance (Full-Time, 40 hrs./ Week) - Stillwater, MN 


FamilyMeans is currently seeking a Director of Finance to serve on our Management Team. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager who will lead and develop internal and external initiatives that will focus on items such as accounting, finance, business planning, financial planning, budgeting, financial reporting, insurance, and mental health billing, payments and receivables. The Director of Finance will be a strong support to the President & CEO, Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors. Furthermore, this Director will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision-making and operations as FamilyMeans continues to enhance its quality programming and to build capacity. This individual will supervise the agency’s Billing and Client Payment Specialist.


  • Responsible for the accounting and finance functions of the organization including but not limited to cash receipts, billing, cash disbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, allocations, journal entries, general ledger, account reconciliations, and file maintenance.
  • Execute agency payroll processes on a bi-weekly basis and process W-2’s, 1099’s, State and Federal taxes and quarterly payroll/unemployment reports.
  • Perform and provide all finance-related responsibilities and direction for the agency related to federal and state grant reporting.
  • Responsible for the annual audit and other audit activities, and for preparing audit work papers as well as coordinate the completion, communication, and publication of audited financial statements and Form 990.
  • Responsible for the preparation and filing of tax and other returns in addition to other related reports to ensure compliance with governmental reporting requirements.
  • Direct the preparation of the FamilyMeans annual operating budget in collaboration with program directors. 
  • Work with program directors in developing and monitoring department budgets, identify training needs, and understanding the process.
  • Serve as a liaison and partner to the President & CEO, senior leadership team and the Board of Directors on accounting and financial matters including the budget and monthly results.
  • Establish annual priorities and benchmarks, and conduct regular analysis and reporting measuring projections against actual performance.
  • Collaborate with and advise the President & CEO, and the Finance Committee, on financial matters of the organization; assist in the identification of “areas of opportunity” for FamilyMeans.
  • Manage the agency inventory: inventory depreciation schedules, maintain inventory records.
  • Monitor Mental Health billing, payments and receivables to ensure that they are current, accurate and compliant: postings/deposits, management of delinquent accounts, collection process, reports.
  • Participate in the agency’s strategic planning process and support the strategic initiatives of agency programs and services.
  • Develop and maintain a diverse work force; ensure that services are delivered with cultural sensitivity and competence.
  • Create and maintain a work climate that is inclusive and free of bias.
  • May supervise a team of employees as needed; manage others in ways that maximize the potential of all employees by assuring sensitive and respectful treatment by and toward all members of staff.
  • Values both collaboration and independent work, strives to be innovative, willing to help where needed to meet strategic goals and initiatives, and values the professional development and satisfaction of supervisees and all counterparts.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in accounting, working with general ledger, accounts payable, financial reporting and in executing payroll processes and/or commensurate combination of education and experience is required.
  • Three to five years’ experience working in an office setting while collaborating on a leadership team or in supervising an employee or team of employees is preferred.
  • Experience with federal and state grant reporting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit fund accounting preferred.
  • Experience working with various electronic health record (EHR) systems and payroll/accounting systems preferred.
  • Experience working with Procentive (EHR) and Abila MIP (Payroll/Accounting system) a plus.
  • Knowledge of human service, social service and behavioral health or familiarity with working in the nonprofit sector is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and skill in using financial software and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to teach budgeting and basic financial management skills to managers.

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume to Shelby Auer at