Director of Finance

North Lake Tahoe Resort Association   Tahoe City, CA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on June 16, 2022
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This Executive Team position is responsible for overseeing the financial operations and financial planning, will mentor and lead direct reports in accounting. IT and HR, oversee funding compliance of NLTRA's two main budget sources: the NLTTBID and TOT funds, and the alignment of that spend within the marketing and stewardship goals of NLTRA.

Salary Range: $106,000 to $132,000

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

About North Lake Tahoe Resort Association: The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association?|?Chamber?|?CVB has supported small businesses and major resorts for over 65 years, enhancing the vibrant North Tahoe business community. The Resort Association combines Chamber of Commerce with Destination Marketing and Stewardship services to assist local businesses and residents while also connecting community leaders. Funded by a newly formed Tourism Business Improvement District in contract with Placer County, the team advocates for projects that support a thriving local community and encourage responsible travel and environmental stewardship, mid-week and shoulder season visitation, transportation and housing solutions, and visitor services. Learn more at

Role Profile: The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing the financial operations and financial planning for NLTRA, ensuring the smooth running of NLTRA’s finances by assessing financial activity, identifying solutions to financial issues, and preparing reports. A key aspect of this role is the funding compliance oversight of NLTRA’s two main budget sources: the NLTTBID and the TOT funds, and the alignment of that spend within the marketing and stewardship goals of NLTRA. Additionally, this role is responsible for oversight of the Human Resources and Information Technology functions of NLTRA. Competencies Requires strong strategic thinking related to financial management Requires strong project and personnel management skills. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Uses change management principles to drive forward momentum in the department. Has strong understanding of the use of data and analytics for analysis of financial documents. Leadership experience with budget development, management, and tracking. Responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure compliance with all financial policies required for non-profit entities and US GAAP standards. Requires 4-year degree in related field.

Core Responsibilities & Duties: Oversees development and management all NLTRA budgets and is responsible for NLTRA’s funding compliance efforts related to distribution of the NLTTBID and TOT funding Tracks and analyzes NLTRA’s balance sheet on an ongoing basis to monitor alignment and identify potential efficiencies and gaps. Effectively communicates the financial status and story-line for each vertical in the organization, and leverages financial story to drive results. Works with the Placer County staff on finance and budget matters affecting the NLTRA and its mission and goals. Prepares detailed project descriptions, prepares RFPs, selects consultants, negotiates and manages contracts, and performs budget and payment scrutiny. Attends and participates in community meetings which further the mission and goals of the NLTRA. Oversees departmental administrative support of Finance Committee. As a member of the NLTRA Senior Leadership Team, assists in developing and leading team culture and implementation of cross functional goals and supporting initiatives. Ensures that diversity, equity, and inclusion are a part of the organization’s culture. Works closely with other NLTRA department heads to ensure strong and effective communications inter-departmentally. Prepares and presents written progress reports to CEO, Finance Committee, and NLTRA Board Manages the Human Resources function at NLTRA, ensuring proper processes and compliance with local, state, and federal labor laws. Manages the Information Technology function at NLTRA, ensuring that systems, contractors, and service providers are managed to meet the needs of the business and comply with regulations. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises Accounting Manager Responsible for mentor-ship and professional growth of direct report. Performs quarterly progress checks for direct report, with a focus on development of skills and capabilities.