Director of Finance and Operations, Brain Injury Association of America

Location: Hybrid, District of Columbia (office) – Greater DC Area – VA, MD, Philadelphia
Wage Category: $90,000 - $110,000

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the Voice of Brain Injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education, and research. With a nationwide network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups, we provide help, hope, and healing to individuals who live with brain injury, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

The Director of Finance and Operations is a member of BIAA’s leadership team responsible for the day-to-day running of the finance, planning and budgeting, human resources, IT and legal functions. The Director safeguards the organization’s efficiency, facilitates capacity building for future growth and serves as a vital link between departments to ensure the organization is well coordinated and supported.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; oversee all financial, program and grants accounting, including state and federal contracts; liaise and coordinate with the accounting/finance team and serve as staff liaison to the Audit & Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Coordinate the annual audit process and completion of Form 990, liaising with external auditors and accounting firm.
  • Oversee the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the President & CEO, ensuring alignment to achieve strategic outcomes and objectives.
  • Lead continuous improvement of financial management and reporting systems; ensure that the billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategic HR policies and procedures, professional development, and compensation and benefits plans that support the business strategy and culture.
  • Work closely with outsourced IT partner to ensure efficient and consistent operations and systems integrations as the organization scales. Identify opportunities to harness advances in technology to drive improved organizational outcomes and oversee a single-source-of-truth approach to data management
  • Monitor economic, business and financial trends and their impact on the organization’s position, escalating and recommending course corrections where necessary including adjustments to investment portfolio.
  • Monitor BIAA’s standing with industry watchdog agencies to maintain up-to-date profiles and ensure superior ratings; ensure timely filing of all state solicitation licenses.
  • Analyze, identify and recommend improvements and efficiencies to enhance organizational capability and capacity.
  • Support BIAA Affiliates on matters of fiscal responsibility as required and oversee compliance of Affiliate Charter Agreements and collection of Affiliate dues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent field
  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of broad financial and operations management experience in a non-profit setting. Experience in a voluntary health setting is a plus
  • Experience holding final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area
  • Experience developing and enforcing Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Strong operational leadership of multiple services
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience selecting and overseeing technology and systems integrations and managing relationships with technology vendors

More Information


  • Health, dental and vision
  • 20 days PTO
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 401(k) matching

Qualified applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Rick Willis at [email protected]