JOB TITLE: Director of Finance

DEPARTMENT: Administration

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

High Hopes Development Center is a 35-year-old non-profit organization that loves, nurtures, and educates children helping each child reach their maximum potential. The mission of High Hopes Development Center is to equip children, youth, and their families with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, therapeutic services, and loving support. High Hopes is the only school in Williamson County with a pediatric therapy clinic on site. High Hopes was voted as one of the Top Workplaces in the Nashville metropolitan area in 2016 and 2017.

Job Overview:

The position is responsible, in collaboration with the Executive Director, for the financial management of High Hopes Development Center, a nonprofit healthcare and education organization that serves children, with and without special needs.  This person will ensure the development of all financial and accounting programs and procedures, prepare operational budgets, ensure the establishment and oversight of adequate systems of internal accounting controls, and produce internal and external financial reports, summaries, and forecasts.


The position is also responsible for general financial operations within the organization such as:  human resources services and record keeping; compliance with all governmental requirements, and oversight of building management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or MBA, CPA preferred.

  • Minimum of three to five years professional accounting/finance experience; Healthcare experience strongly preferred.

  • Ability to use Quickbooks Accounting Software and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

  • Knowledge and experience in accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial statements, budgeting, audit preparation, and payroll processing.

  • Technical and analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and retain quality relationships with businesses and financial institutions.

  • Works independently and in collaboration with directors and committees.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to plan, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines and goals.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and good judgement.

  • Highly developed organizational and planning skills.


  • Full Time, Exempt





  • Develop appropriate management and financial reports to better analyze the business and improve the decision-making tools as well as refine systems of internal control.

  • Oversee clinical billing in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Services.

  • Provide information for the Board Finance Committee and attend all meetings.

  • Oversee payroll and tax records including monthly federal tax deposits, unemployment and annual W-2s and 1099s.

  • Oversee deposits, electronic transfers, and reconciliation of bank accounts to ensure security.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements and reports including financial analysis.

  • Oversee accounts receivable and accounts payable, including follow-up action when necessary.

  • Oversee all investment accounts and actions related to those accounts.

  • Work with CPA firm contracted for annual audit and 990.

  • Oversee expenses and revenues from special events and grant funded projects.

  • Prepare operating budget in collaboration with leadership staff.

  • Manage fixed assets.

  • Attend Board of Director meetings (6 per year).

  • Supervise Finance staff (currently one).


Building Management:

  • Oversee issues relating to High Hopes property and facilities.

  • Oversee improvements to building, including cleaning and maintenance, repairs, pest control, and landscaping.

  • Supervise facilities staff.


  • Oversee benefits plans for employees.

  • Oversee vendor inquiries.

  • Manage yearly insurance renewals for organization. 

  • Oversee safety management for the organization.

  • Oversee payroll and human resources services.

  • Oversee IT.


Other Duties:

  • Oversee submission of registration information with appropriate agencies (state registration, etc.).



The foregoing description of duties and responsibilities may not be a complete description. Other duties may be assigned as needed.


Statement of Purpose:

The mission of High Hopes Development Center is to equip children, youth, and their families with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, therapeutic services, and loving support.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Morgan Dibb at


301 High Hopes Court

Franklin, TN 37064   

​Tel: 615-661-5437 

​Fax: 615-309-8342    


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