Chief Financial Officer

Creative Financial Staffing
White Plains, New York
May 16, 2024
May 24, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporate, Non-profit
Chief Financial Officer
CFS is partnering with a local non profit to identify their next CFO to be a strategic thought-partner and report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). They will lead and develop an internal team to support finance (business planning and budgeting), human resources, compliance, and facilities operations. The CFO will oversee a team of 4-6 people.

The CFO will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision making, long-term strategy, financial planning, and operations as this organization continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.

Why Join this organization:
  • High growth mode!
  • Competitive benefits.
  • 401k+match.
  • Team/company events.
  • Strong PTO package.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Great opportunity for someone to develop and grow a team.
  • Opportunity for development throughout the organization.

Responsibilities of CFO:
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes necessary.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Implement a robust contracts and tenants management and financial management/ reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Oversee incoming grant management to ensure that (a) accurate, timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with grant requirements; and (b) grant applications and reports and are prepared and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department's overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.
  • Manage banking relations.
  • Oversee implementation of a multi-phase capital improvement program, including vendor acquisition, financing, and grants compliance.
  • Further develop their human resources and administration, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training and recruiting.
  • Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate employees regarding staff tools, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the management and administration of organization insurance plans.
  • Responsible for oversight of employee benefit plans, including but not limited to medical, dental, life, disability, and 401(k).
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, MBA/CPA preferred.
  • 15 years of experience in an accounting/finance role.
  • 7+ years of experience in a management position.
  • Experience in a non-profit organization is highly preferred.
  • Grants management experience preferred.

Salary range - $120,000-$150,000