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Director, Finance and Administration
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Seattle, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director, Finance + Administration (DFA) is a strategic thought-partner and hands-on leader who provides leadership, direction, and day-to-day management and/or implementation of key functions, including: finance, accounting, legal, technology, and some general business operations. Working closely with the CEO, COO, and management team, the DFA develops and implements policies, practices, and plans to meet the organization's short- and long-term objectives, building and maintaining efficient and effective systems to optimize agency financial performance in concert with mission delivery.

Key responsibilities are in the following areas:

Financial Management



The DFA supervises employees in the Finance Department, including Account Services Manager, AP Accountant, and Payroll Specialist, as well as the (currently contracted) IT services provider.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in accounting or related field from four-year College or University is required, plus five years of related experience at the management level is required. Previous and/or current skills must include: knowledge of payroll practices and procedures; excellent communication, organizational, prioritization and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team; strong supervisory and interpersonal skills.

Working knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge, Raiser's Edge strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint is required. Knowledge and ability to learn new systems, programs, and technology in a timely manner is required.

Agency Information:

Stroum Jewish Community Center Vision

The Stroum Jewish Community Center will inspire connections that build community and ensure Jewish continuity.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Mission

Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Values

K'lal Yisrael - Jewish Peoplehood
Hachnasat Orchim - Welcoming Everyone
Limud - Learning
Simcha - Joy
Derech Eretz - Respect and Common Courtesy
Shmirat haNefesh v'haGuf - Taking Care of Oneself, Body and Soul
Kehillah shel Chaverim - A Community of Friends

The Stroum Jewish Community Center has been serving the greater Seattle Jewish and general community since 1949. With our 92,000 square foot main campus located on Mercer Island, the SJCC offers a wide range of programs and services throughout the greater Seattle area, serving infants to older adults, including a highly acclaimed Early Childhood School with nearly 200 children , summer day camp welcoming over 1100 kids, youth and family programs, recreational leagues, aquatics and much more. The SJCC is a warm and welcoming community center open to everyone, and a place where lifelong friendships are forged.