Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) is the preeminent state-wide employer association, serving the needs of all types of member organizations through public policy advocacy, resources, and community.
The Vice President of Finance & Administration directs all aspects of the accounting, finance, and human resource functions of the association. Must be an effective leader and communicator with a strong accounting background and managerial experience. AIM has an annual operating budget of approximately $9.5 million with approximately 50+ staff (40+ FTEs) and consists of three entities: a 501(c) 6 organization, a C Corporation and a 501 (c) 3 organization. Essential responsibilities:
Manages the day-to-day operations of the accounting and finance department; oversees all transactions related to general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and financial reporting.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the human resources department, including employee benefits, annual performance reviews and compensation studies.
Provides timely, accurate and actionable financial statements, reports and analysis to Board of Directors, Board Committees, Senior Managers and Department Heads.
Provides analytical support using data for decision-making and works closely with executive team and staff to determine, implement, manage, and achieve company-wide financial metrics and key performance indicators.
Responsible for annual financial statement audit and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Ensures proper internal accounting and operational controls. Responsible for tax planning, return preparation and tax compliance. Files all tax returns and other regulatory reports and filings.
Leads the development of annual operating and capital budgets.
Manages cash, investments, employee benefits, 401(k) plan, 457(b) plan and the SERP.
Manages relationships with financial institutions.
Responsible for all insurances, both corporate and employee benefits.
Serves as staff for Budget and Retirement Plan, Investment, Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors.
Equal Opportunity Employer - We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
5 – 7 years of accounting, finance, tax, and management experience with a strong accounting focus. Experience with employee benefits and human resources a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management. CPA credentials a plus. Advanced degree a plus.
For profit and not for profit experience desired.
Must have strong organizational skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, the ability to multi-task and self-motivate and have excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
AIM currently utilizes Microsoft Office365, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Click Dimensions. Experience in these systems or similar technology is strongly preferred.
In 1915, a group of visionary Massachusetts industrialists formed Associated Industries of Massachusetts to promote economic opportunity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. They believed that collective action by employers was the key to developing a vibrant state economy that created benefits for everyone. The world may have changed drastically since then, but AIM members still speak with a shared voice to inspire a better state of business.
We are passionate thought-leaders, trusted advisors, advocates, and network-builders working to improve the Massachusetts economy.