Finance Manager

  • Location
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - 4100/Finance
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Position Mission: Lead financial functions for the organizations, including service as collaborative member of the management team. Directly manages the Finance and Accounting team.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and 5 years related experience and/or training. Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and/or CPA preferred.


Required Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: None required.


Mission-Critical Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting – Ensure Financial Integrity and Accuracy:

  • Management of all company funds and financial assets to ensure the company has the capital to grow in a responsible manner.
  • Assure that the organization complies with all accounting rules and related tax laws.
  • Participate in collaborative review of financial statements. Review department financials and budget with CEO and Managers on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze and report on major variances and trends.
  • Perform/oversee monthly cash reconciliations for all organizations.

Budgeting/Forecasting – Monitor and analyze the overall health of the organization

  • Lead managers through the budget process each year according to a published timeline with a strategic focus.
  • Assist department managers in projecting quarterly and year-end performance.
  • Provide timely and accurate explanations of budget variances versus forecasts/projections.
  • Work with managers to analyze new budget proposals, perform what-if analysis, project future variances and develop forecasts.

Audit – Monitor Internal Controls:

  • Manage relationship with independent auditor and audit/review process.
  • Ensure accurate audit and tax filings.
  • Communicate regularly with CPA firm to discuss changes in business practices and related tax implications.
  • Work to improve efficiency in financial processes and financial systems.
  • Document business processes ensuring separation of duties and internal controls.


Management Responsibilities

Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to write presentations that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information to leadership, team and governing bodies.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts.
  • Technological fluency with Excel and accounting software platforms
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner and/or sequence of performance of own work; may also occasionally assist in the planning of work assignments performed by others within a limited area of operation.
  • Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of major importance which would have considerable effect on the final attainment of multiple major activities and the organization’s projects of a large organization component and organization’s clientele.
  • Frequent contacts with business partners, members and governing bodies key stakeholders or other outside representatives, wherein the manner of handling these contacts has a bearing on the organization’s position and operation.


Core Values: Every member of OIA expects our team to embrace and act in good faith to demonstrate: 

  • Positive Attitude
  • Competitive
  • Passionate and Caring
  • Creative and Fun
  • Relationship Based
  • Grit
  • Data Drive


Physical Activities and Environment: The following physical activities described are representation of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.


While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; frequently required to sit; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands or arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.