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Director of Finance and Administration

Posted: 09/13/2020

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) seeks a Director of Finance and Administration to join the senior leadership of its talented professional staff supporting KCMBA and its charitable arm, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation (KCMBF).
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance; a minimum of three years of accounting experience with increasing levels of responsibility (preferably in non-profit accounting) and CPA is desired. 
Strong experience in oversight of all financial operations, such as accounting, budgeting, cost-containment, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, asset accounts, audit support, investments, employee benefits, insurance, taxes, and related reporting requirements is required.  Strong knowledge of human resources is required.   Extreme attention to detail, while being able to influence the overall strategic process, is desired.  Nimble problem solving skills will also assist in success of the selected candidate.  Strong knowledge of Microsoft products and the ability to adapt to other platforms is required.  Knowledge of the AMS, iMIS is highly desired.  The successful candidate will exhibit superb customer service and the ability to multitask and manage many projects at one time, keeping track of cyclical activities while taking on new or unanticipated work.  Adherence to the very highest degree of ethics and professionalism is required. A successful background criminal and credit check is a prerequisite.  
While KCMBA is the oldest and largest bar association in the greater Kansas City Community, it remains committed to improving its community by supporting its sister organization, KCMBF, along with many other charitable endeavors.  KCMBF works to end domestic violence, provides free legal services to veterans and provides a legal education pipeline for diverse high school students in the Kansas City area. 
KCMBA provides a healthy and happy work environment by offering ample paid holidays (including one week at the end of December), and additional paid time off time for staff appreciation.  The staff is currently working remotely indefinitely due to COVID-19, but in normal times it also provides many perks at the office including free meals, a collaborative work environment and a beautiful office facility.  Due to COVID, the successful candidate will need to be flexible to onboard, and work from home (including remote staff management of direct reports), and transition to work at the office at an undetermined date in the future.  Access to high-speed internet and basic computer equipment at home is required to support remote work. 
The annual salary range for this position is $50,000-$70,000 depending on relevant experience, with benefits, including: medical, vision and dental insurance, a flexible spending account, and short-term disability; life insurance (paid by KCMBA); paid time off – includes vacation (5 days the first year); sick/personal time (8 days annually); paid holidays (about 17 paid days off each year, including the last week of the year); free onsite fitness center; free covered parking in the building garage; profit-sharing plan (an annual contribution of between 3% and 10% of your salary – a minimum of 3%); 401(k) plan; and cafeteria plan.
To apply please send a resume, cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications (specifically highlighting your experience with iMIS or other databases), and three professional references, to Vickie Mauck at

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999