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Chief Financial Officer
ExecuNet • Seattle, WA
Posted 2 months ago
The CFO oversees administrative services: Accounting/Payroll, investments, management information systems, Facilities, Housing Operations, and Asset Management. Member of the COMPANY Executive Team. Directly supervise four staff, with a total of approximately thirty-five staff. Responsible for the timely, accurate operation of the COMPANY’s accounting and financial reporting system. Leads the agency’s yearly planning and budget process. Oversees the agency’s annual consolidated audit, which includes multiple related legal entities. Maintains the agency’s property and liability insurance coverage for assets and operations.
Oversees reporting for low income housing tax credit entities. Staff’s the following Board Committees: Finance, Audit, and Investment. Confers with and advises Chief Executive Officer on major issues related to the organization. Provides professional staff support for mergers/acquisitions and property development as needed.
COMPANY has an operating budget of $36M, over 300 FTE’s, and operates programs in 30 locations, of which 20 are COMPANY owned facilities, throughout King & Snohomish Counties. Agency funding comes from three main sources of revenue: 50% government contracts (from over 100 contracts), 25% programs fees, and 25% from philanthropy and investment income.
This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Knowing the core principals of antiracism and grounding those principles in everyday work are required job skills and core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply.
- Manages the COMPANY’s financial resources within budgets and policies established by the Board according to current laws and regulations
- Maintains accountability systems, including regular reporting to the Board of Directors
- Leads agency’s annual budgeting process
- Works with Senior Managers and other agency staff on program budget issues and other long-term financial and strategic planning
- Assists Controller in oversight of annual audits
- Oversees management and monitors performance of investment accounts
- Oversees reporting for agency partnership and LLC interests
- Oversees administrative services: Accounting (including Payroll), Contract Management, Computer Systems, investments, risk management, and Facilities
- Directly supervises four staff: Controller, IT Director, Facilities Director, and Asset Manager
- Ensures compliance with obligations related to government contracts
- Assists Chief Human Resource Officer in oversight of agency risk management program, including property and liability coverage for COMPANY assets and operations
- Provides staff support for mergers/acquisitions, property development, and other special projects
- Assists IT Director in oversight of agency-wide client data collection, including demographics and outcomes measurement
- Staff’s the following Board Committees: Finance, Audit, Investment, and special projects as assigned
- Confers with and advises Chief Executive Officer on major issues related to the organization
- Permanent Program Cabinet member –The COMPANY’ Program Cabinet develops alignment opportunities across program division. The program cabinet is charged with strengthening program systems and service delivery integration throughout the organization. Valuing client-centered and client-driven solutions to achieve the highest quality of service delivery, members seek opportunities to increase accountability to clients
- Able to travel between COMPANY locations on a regular basis
- Pursues opportunities for continuing professional development consistent with job responsibilities
- Actively engages in agency-wide Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), and strives for racially equitable outcomes; takes responsibility for creating and maintaining a safe and welcoming community by making room for people of color, trans and gender-non-conforming folks, and other populations who routinely encounter systemic oppressions
- Adheres to all Volunteer Services protocol relative to volunteer usage, recognition and monitoring
- Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Core Competencies:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
- At least eight years of related experience, including five year’s supervisory experience
- Demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Experience working with communities of color and people from different cultures than your own
- Demonstrated commitment to anti-racist principles
- Demonstrated understanding of the intersection of racism and poverty
- Strong oral and written communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate financial concepts and information to agency management and board volunteers
- Strong analytical ability, including the ability to quickly and effectively analyze, compare, and interpret data
- Excellent attention to detail, strong project management skills and ability to meet deadlines
- Demonstrated expertise with computerized accounting systems (Sage ERP 300 preferred) and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel & Outlook
- Commitment to ensuring financial integrity, and ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion
- Advanced degree and/or accounting credentials (e.g., CPA, CGMA, or MBA) preferred
- Minimum five years accounting experience within a nonprofit organization desired
- Experience with risk management, facilities management and IT management desired
- Knowledge of OMB, federal, state, and local laws, standards and requirements related to non-profit accounting preferred
- Valid Washington State driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance required
- Core Competencies: Communication, Leading and Developing Others, Professionalism, Achieving Measurable Results, Analytical Thinking, Ethics and Integrity, Fostering Diversity, Social Justice Advocacy