CFO

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
White Plains, New York
Posted
May 16, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2761246469
Level
Executive
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate, Non-profit
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). The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager. They will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance (business planning and budgeting), human resources, compliance, and facilities operations. The CFO will oversee an existing team of four full-time employees, plus payroll and IT contractors. 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.
  • Hands on environment with great tenure.

Responsibilities:

Financial Management & Operations
  • 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 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.

Human Resources, Technology and Administration
  • Further develop their human resources and administration, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, training, and recruiting.
  • Ensure that recruiting processes are consistent and streamlined.
  • 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).
  • Work closely and transparently with all external partners including third-party vendors and consultants.
  • Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of a B.A., ideally with an MBA/CPA or related degree
  • At least 15 years of overall professional experience; ideally 7+ years of broad financial and operations management experience
  • The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area, and has preferably overseen a human resources function previously
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to - and to effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
  • A track record in grants management
  • Experience in tenant relations and facilities management
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of this non-profit.