Interim CFO - fantastic nonprofit!

Creative Financial Staffing
Portland, Oregon
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
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Interim CFO - with fantastic nonprofit!

About the Company and Opportunity:
  • Our client is a nonprofit dedicated to the fine arts looking to bring on an Interim CFO
  • Some of the employee reviews say things like:
    • "I've worked at a handful of nonprofits and this company, by far, has the most supporting staff and executive leadership I've ever experienced."
    • "Inclusive, positive, and ethical. A really great place to come to work every day."
    • "Great, warm environment. Well-educated and hardworking coworkers."
  • The CFO will report to the CEO who is skilled in nonprofit organizations and has a demonstrated history of excellent leadership.

Interim CFO Responsibilities:

Finance and Accounting Leadership
  • Monitor and manage expenses to ensure effective use of assets
  • Oversee financial controls and integrity of accounting system and data
  • Lead annual budget development in partnership with Executive Director
  • Foster an efficient and effective finance department, including oversight of finance
  • manager
  • Review financial reports and help non-technical audiences, including board and
  • executive staff, to understand organization's financial health and implications of
  • financial decisions
  • Oversee bookkeeping including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable,
  • accounts receivable and payroll
  • Engage with auditors for completion of audit and tax processes
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting and assess financial strategies for programs and
  • operations
  • Monitor grant and contract reporting and release of temporarily restricted funds
  • Review contract invoices and payroll reports
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets for funding and grant applications
  • Review proposed changes to benefits to ensure conformity with budget
  • Review, revise, and maintain internal accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee donor management system and acknowledgements
  • Ensure that all tax requirements of the organization are met
  • Audit payroll functions to ensure accuracy, provide required oversight of the process.

Team Leadership
  • Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals.
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.

To succeed in this role, you will have:
  • BA/BS in Accounting; MBA or CPA a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US GAAP, accounting systems and accounting software is required
  • Results oriented and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion at the individual, organizational, and systems level
  • Nonprofit experience is a plus, not required

Please email your resume for immediate consideration.

Tia McKeen - Managing Director, Staffing

Timing is everything. Whether you are aggressively in a job search or simply passive for the ideal position, we would like to have the chance to share our opportunities with you. We specialize in placement for accounting and finance professionals. Many of our positions are not posted on the internet. Please contact me for more information about this role as well as other opportunities.