Company: WASHINGTON SOCIETY OF CPAS
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Rare Opportunity - A Fantastic Place to Work & Play The CFO is
responsible for the leadership and success of the WAC's Finance
department. Date Posted April 05, 2021 Job Type Full Time Job
Location Seattle, WA Job Description: As the nation's premier
athletic club, the Washington Athletic Club is not simply a place
to be, but a place to belong. The WAC provides jobs in a variety
ofdepartments, including administration, athletics, and hotel, food
and beverageoperations. The WAC is seeking individuals who are
dedicated to being the best and are willing to embrace the Club's
five core values: Leadership, Excellence, Integrity,Service and
Sensitivity. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES The CFO at the Washington
Athletic Club is responsible for the leadership and success of the
WAC's Finance--department, and is accountable for long-range
financial plans, annual operating--plans and budgets, forecasts,
strategic capital planning and investment,--overall proactive
management of banking, risk management, accounting,--control,
reporting, tax, retail--storefront leasing, insurance, retirement
programs (including pension and 401k), purchasing, information
services and parking facility operations. The CFO has executive
oversight responsibility--for Human Resources department. The
CFO--is entrusted with confidential and proprietary information of
the WAC. The position takes a leadership role in meetings of the
Board of Governors and Board Committees, serves on the
Senior--Executive Team, and enhances the WAC's mission by, for
example, cost avoidance--recommendations, making sound projections,
and safeguarding WAC assets and--Member/vendor relations. SPECIFIC
- Takes a leadership role in the Board of Governors meetings,
Executive Committee meetings and Chairmen's Committee meetings (as
required) and works with the President & CEO and Senior Executive
Team to attain the WAC's mission, vision, and values.
- Leads the Finance Committee meetings and Audit Committee
meetings, provides executive oversight for Human Resource and
Benefits Committee meetings and serves as permanent voting member,
attends Executive and House Committee meetings and collaborates
with the Chair(s) on Committee functions. Also attends and advises
other Committees as needed.
- Accountable for long and short-range financial and business
plans including budgets for capitalexpenditures and operations,
sales forecasts, and pricing plans; and works with WAC Senior
Executive Team on matters such as business planning,contractual
reviews, and evaluations. Leads WAC divisions in understanding and
accomplishing optimalfinancial performance.
- Accountable for capital management and accounting including
management of cash, credit and collection, retirement funds
including pension and 401(k), investments, insurance, government
reporting, and tax administration.
- Represents the WAC and works with Board of Governors,
Executives, financial advisors, auditors, and other resources to
safeguard the WAC's assets, systems, controls, and relations with
the banking and investor community.
- Directs and provides overall supervision to the Controller, VP
of Human Resources, Director ofInformation Technology and Parking
Facility and Security Systems Manager; responsible for finance,
accounting, human resource, information systems,parking facility
and other functions.
- Accountable for the WAC's finance, accounting,and information
systems and standards, and serves as a resource on business and
financial planning concepts, systems, and projections to
- Accountable for finance and other results inlight of WAC's
mission, vision, values, and goals; and works with the President &
CEO and other Senior Executive Team members to refine
- Drives efficiencies and improvements in WAC information systems
relative to hardware, software, and security to continually improve
the Club's management information processes and systems.
- Provides executive oversight for personnelfunctions including
labor relations and collective bargaining, recruitment, employment,
compensation, benefits, and equal employment opportunity, andTeam
Member recognition and work environment.
- Serve as Treasurer of the separate WACFoundation providing
oversight to receivable collection, accounting, government
reporting and tax administration.
- Represent the WAC at club industry functionsand organizations,
including the clubCFO conference and annual property and casualty
- Represent the WAC in Seattle area non-profit, charitable, and
community organizations. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Completion of a
B.A. or B.S. degree in accounting, or equivalent, and certification
as a C.P.A. is required.
- Ten to fifteen years of progressively successful finance and
accounting management and professional experience with outstanding
skills in hospitality industry problem solving, accounting, and
finance management,or equivalent.
- Proficient in MS Office Suite
- Passion for service and hospitality
- A high ability to communicate effectively with members and team
members both in person and on the phone.
- Technology aptitude and experience
- High degree of emotional intelligence
- Demonstrated risk management and insurance experience
- Experience as defined benefit plan sponsorpreferred WORK
ENVIRONMENTThe--Washington Athletic Club has reviewed this job
description to ensure that--essential functions and basic duties
have been included. It is intended to provide--guidelines for job
expectations and the employee's ability to perform the--position
described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list
of--all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.
Additional functions and--requirements may be assigned by
supervisors as deemed appropriate. This--document does not
represent a contract of employment, and the Washington--Athletic
Club reserves the right to change this job description and/or
assign--tasks for the employee to perform, as the Washington
Athletic Club may deemappropriate. Contact Information Name LAURIE
SORENSEN Organization The Washington Athletic Club Email
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 206-464-3085 Compensation Negotiable
Washington Society of CPAs
902 140th Ave NE
Bellevue , WA 98005
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