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Special Olympics Massachusetts’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, prepare for entry into school and community programs, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. 


This leadership position directs and oversees the financial and administrative operations of Special Olympics Massachusetts including banking, accounting functions, payroll, budget preparation, information technology, human resources and administrative services.

  • Provide oversight for and manage all budgets, forecasts and internal financial plans and processes; this includes scenario analysis and the ability to establish multi-year projections.
  • Oversee accounting, general ledger and operations functions, ensuring that systems are in place to guarantee timeliness and accuracy.
  • Oversee third party and Special Olympics International relationships in areas such as payroll, billing and shared revenue initiatives.
  • Maintain and review on a regular basis cash management, spending and investment policies.
  • Review short and long-term goals in light of existing and projected financial resources available.
  • Establish annual priorities and benchmarks and conduct regular financial reporting, measuring projections against actual performance.
  • Generate monthly, quarterly and annual reports as needed to monitor, evaluate and optimize cash-flow and liquidity.
  • Interact with Board finance committee to ensure timely and accurate financial developments are communicated.
  • Utilize technology to optimize all reporting and analytical functions.
  • Ensure critical regulatory and legal compliance benchmarks are met.
  • Manage all aspects of the yearly audit and Form 990.
  • Manage a schedule of fixed assets, acquisitions and depreciation.
  • Manage Human Resources including recruitment, personnel records, legal compliance, compensation benefits, personnel policies and employee evaluation process.
  • Manage administration of office complex.
  • Manage the information services, technology and other infrastructure needs.
  • Maintain and manage the review and renewal of all Special Olympics Massachusetts insurance policies and other areas of procurement.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the President & CEO.

Key Credentials and Personal Qualities 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management
  • At least 5 years’ senior financial leadership experience in a nonprofit organization
  • 15 years or more total accounting/finance experience
  • Experience at integrating IT/Systems to improve accounting productivity and accuracy
  • Experience working with external auditors, compliance and regulatory oversight
  • Commitment to results; ‘can-do” mindset; outstanding problem-solving ability; proactively seeks and implements up-to-date finance and accounting standards.
  • Experience at change leadership and change management
  • Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills; proven ability to work effectively with internal and external partners to support initiatives beyond finance, such as development and programs.
  • Knowledge of Office Suite and Excel and Blackbaud Financial Edge or similar accounting software

To apply, send cover letter and resume to jobs@specialolympicsma.org

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