Accounting, Administrative, Clerical, Support, Human Resources
The Society seeks a seasoned and circumspect individual with demonstrated experience to join our National Office in New York City. The Director of Administration and Human Resources will be an integral part of the Society and will handle the Society’s internal administrative matters including responsibility for the office, staff, equipment and support services. The position also includes oversight of the accounting, payroll and disbursement functions.
The Director will be responsible for administering the annual budgeting process, and overseeing the preparation of the Society’s Form 990. S/He will also be responsible for the effectiveness of the Society’s office systems, policies and procedures.
This role also includes overseeing staff development, performance planning and evaluation, compensation and benefits within regulatory constraints and compliance with employment laws. Knowledge of office leasing a plus.
The ideal individual will have 10 years of experience in an Association or nonprofit environment, a strong proven track record, strong project management skills, the ability to act as a self-starter with little supervision, and enjoy working with members and business partners, as well as an interest in the governance industry, and the ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent communication skills required as well as demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. Periodic travel is required. Strong skills in Microsoft Office – word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software – experience with MIP accounting software and iMIS AMS is a plus.
The Director reports directly to the CEO. There will be some Board interaction. In addition, the Society has an outsourced part time bookkeeper and CFO which the Director will interface with substantially.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Oversee the purchasing and maintenance of software/systems, office equipment, and supplies.
Keep the personnel and pay records for the staff. Process bi-weekly payroll through PAYCHEX. Maintain vacation schedules and attendance records.
Administer the Society’s employee benefit programs including a frozen defined benefit plan, a 401k plan, profit sharing plan, and health and welfare plans.
Serve as liaison to the Society’s outside auditor and ensure that annual audit is smooth.
Responsible for accounts payable for the Society.
Maintain the Employee Handbook and Policy Procedures.
Serve as liaison between Society and building management concerning facility maintenance and security.
Oversee the preparation of the Society’s annual operating budget.
Handle all invoicing and processing of payments and deposits.
Salary and Benefits
Full time compensation commensurate with experience plus competitive benefits package which includes 401K, medical, dental, paid time-off, and bonus (as eligible).
To apply, please respond with cover letter, salary requirement and resume.
Founded in 1946, the Society for Corporate Governance (the "Society") is a non-profit membership organization (Section 501(c)(6)) comprised principally of corporate secretaries and business executives in governance, ethics and compliance functions at public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Members are responsible for supporting their boards of directors and executive management in matter...s such as board practices, compliance, regulation and legal matters, shareholder relations and subsidiary management. The Society seeks to be a positive force for responsible corporate governance, providing news, research and "best practice" advice and providing professional development and education through seminars and conferences. The Society is administered by a national staff of 9 located primarily in New York City, by members who serve on the board and standing committees, and through the member activities of 21 local chapters.