Social Solutions

  • Vice President of Finance

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/21/2018 10:30 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions. S/he will ensure company accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles. The VP of Finance will lead financial strategic planning and implementation in both government and commercial sectors including launching new ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and rapid growth financing. The VP of Finance is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the corporation in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the government and commercial industry. S/he will maintain executive responsibility for financial operations, including working capital, capital expenditures, debt levels, taxes, budget, and general accounting. S/he will manage and lead the Accounting Team while supporting the Executive Management Team to ensure effective operations, continued growth, and excellent performance to ensure a positive social impact and maintain profitability.


    • Direct and coordinate financial planning and budget management functions
    • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance
    • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget
    • Oversee daily operations of the finance and accounting department
    • Manage the preparation of all financial reports
    • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
    • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements
    • Work with department managers to develop five-year business plans
    • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
    • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives
    • Oversee and contribute to cost proposal preparation
    • Serve as primary government liaison relative to financial issues
    • Coordinate and oversee financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
    • Represent the company externally to government agencies, auditors, and the general public
    • Train, supervise, and evaluate department staff
    • Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff
    • Coordinate with the Executive Management Team to ensure company objectives are met


    • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Accounting experience; CPA preferred
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, auditing, financial management, and reporting; 5 years of US Government grant or contract cost proposal preparation experience and post award financial oversight
    • Previous working experience with international development and government agencies (e.g.: USAID, DHHS, DOD, DOS, etc. or others)
    • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Current working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint financial and accounting reporting system
    • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
    • Knowledge of GSA Schedules
    • Knowledge of DCAA and Government Cost Accounting standards
    • Knowledge of various contract types (e.g.: CPFF, CPAF, FFP, T&M)
    • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
    • Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
    • Experience in financial management of large complex organizations with both Government and commercial clients
    • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight time-frames and simultaneously manage several projects


    Position is highly independent and requires constant email availability and phone contact throughout the day. It requires ability to travel locally to meetings. Work will be conducted in the Social Solutions’ Rockville, MD office. Position is full time and may require additional hours including weekend hours when deadlines loom.  


    Social Solutions International, Inc. is a woman and minority-owned company. Social Solutions emphasizes quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of undeserved populations worldwide. 



    Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


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