Vice President, Finance & Administration, National Health Council

Department: Collaborates with all NHC staff on projects and interacts with NHC members at all levels.
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Created by and for patient organizations 100 years ago, the National Health Council (NHC) brings diverse organizations together to forge consensus and drive patient-centered health policy. We promote increased access to affordable, high-value, sustainable health care. Made up of more than 140 national health-related organizations and businesses, the NHC’s core membership includes the nation’s leading patient organizations. Other members include health-related associations and nonprofit organizations including the provider, research, and family caregiver communities; and businesses representing biopharmaceutical, device, diagnostic, generic drug, and payer organizations.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Vice President, Finance & Administration is a member of the senior leadership team and implements day to day financial and operational management functions along with collaborating on strategic direction of the organization. Partners with CEO to manage a $5 million budget with integrity and to assure maximum mission impact.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and prepare annual budget•Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements
  • Process and pay invoices
  • Process semi-monthly staff payroll
  • Prepare annual tax returns/filings
  • Prepare dues status reports
  • Prepare annual Voluntary Health Agency Revenue Survey
  • Procure and maintain corporate insurance policies
  • Procure and maintain information technology infrastructure and support
  • Manage personnel function; procure and maintain employee benefits
  • Manage investments and cash
  • Perform year end close of accounting records and work with auditors to ensure performance of year end audit
  • Prepare for quarterly board meetings, membership committee meetings, audit committee meetings and finance committee meetings
  • Provide technical assistance to voluntary health organization members pertaining to financial management issues of their organizations
  • Prepare annual member dues invoices
  • Undertake special projects as assigned by the CEO


  • Expert knowledge and experience with nonprofit financial management processes, procedures, tax and legal requirements, evidenced by education and/or professional experience
  • Minimum 7+ years experience in the nonprofit sector, health sector preferred but not required
  • Self-directed; ability to navigate back and forth between granular detail and big picture strategy
  • Knowledge of operations management, including personnel, benefits administration and information technology
  • Mastery of Quick Books and Excel; expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and virtually

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree in business, nonprofit management or accounting highly desired.

More Information

Applicants should submit the following items to [email protected]

  • Cover letter describing the applicant’s background in financial management and the nonprofit sector
  • Resume
  • List of three references, with name, title, organization, email address and telephone number
  • Desired salary range required for consideration