The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) is seeking a Vice President of Finance and Business Operations to work in a full-time capacity in our Irvine, California, office. This is a challenging, executive-level position reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. As a key member of the executive team, this individual will work in a collaborative environment with ARI executives and staff to define, refine and implement Institute strategy and policy.
Specific areas of responsibility include accounting, human resources, information technology, facilities management, legal contracts, and regulatory compliance. This individual will be responsible for financial reporting and overall budget preparation, maintaining relationships with auditors, vendors and service providers, and supervising a team of three to four support staff. Depending on the candidate’s background, the position may play a key role in upgrading existing business intelligence and data management systems. Maintaining and contributing to ARI’s corporate culture will be an important ongoing focus.
The successful candidate will be a person of proven integrity, well acquainted with accounting practices and procedures, including GAAP, and adept at establishing and monitoring internal controls. In addition, strong leadership skills, excellent analytic ability and a professional demeanor are all required. Experience in 501(c)(3) nonprofit accounting and/or Sage 100 ERP software is preferred.
Qualified candidates should submit:
- Cover letter detailing your salary requirements and how your experience and background will ensure success in the position
Please include “VP Operations, ARI – Your Name” in the subject line of your email. Materials should be emailed in one PDF document to Lauren Skiver with Talent Market who is assisting with the search: firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.