CFO Role in Westport, CT

TITLE:                Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
SUPERVISOR:   Executive Director
Direct and manage the overall financial and accounting plans, policies and practices.  Provide supervision, direction and management of information technology, physical infrastructure, risk management and help create new business opportunities to promote the mission.
BA from accredited college or university in related field required. Graduate degree in related field and/or CPA or similar certification preferred. Strong operational experience: ideally has worked in a senior management role for 10+ years in a socially responsible organization with progressive experience leading to at least three years’ experience in operational/ administrative management. Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology and legal issues. 
STAFF ASSIGNED: Controller, Operations Director, Business Development Manager and other staff as assigned.
Financial Management and Oversight
·         Working with the Finance Department, manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities including:
o   Direct and administer all financial plans
o   Oversee business policies and accounting practices
o   Review and analyze financial reports
o   Lead and support organizational budgeting process
·         Oversee reporting and monitoring of organizational goals and objectives.
·         Provide overall financial oversight and monitoring.
·         Ensure that relevant financial data is presented to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and management team.

·         Direct and monitor the following:
o   Risk management and legal activities: letters of agreement, contracts, leases, and business insurance and other legal documents and agreements
o   Organizational reporting and monitoring to provide guidance and leadership through management of the strategic goals and performance objectives.
o   Administrative functions to ensure smooth daily operations of physical plant and equipment
·         Working with the Operations Director, manage information technology to ensure the ongoing maintenance and updating of information systems and infrastructure, including hardware, software, and other applications.
·         Working with the Operations Director, manage the organization’s physical infrastructure, physical plant and system maintenance (phone, security, etc.)
·         Working with the Executive Director, provide staff support and guidance to the nonprofit board and act as staff liaison to relevant board committees
Employment & Contracts     
·         Working with the Supported Employment Opportunities Manager and Business Development Manager, manage and oversee supported employment services including:
o   Research and develop plans to create new business opportunities to enhance agency revenue
o   Ensure services are in compliance with funding contracts, state and regulatory regulations and all audit requirements.
o   Oversee contract and payment systems
o   Develop and maintain supported employment opportunities with community business partners

Human Resources
·         Working with the Human Resources Director, provide support and guidance for the human resource function including:
o   Benefits administration and oversight
o   Regulatory oversight and legal compliance
o   Compensation practices
·         Knowledge of  financial planning and analysis, budget and resource development, and forecasting
·         Knowledge of company policies and procedures and applicable regulatory requirements and standards
·         Knowledge/awareness of financial planning systems
·         Skill in planning, implementation, organization and management
·         Skill in developing and monitoring systems to manage both operational and programmatic work that involve high levels of collaboration.
·         Skill in organizational development and strategic planning
·         Skill in leading, coaching and supervising staff in a positive manner
·         Skill in team management
·         Skill in problem-solving and decision making
·         Skill in communicating effectively in a courteous and professional manner
·         Skill in operating standard office equipment, computer and various software packages
·         Skill in writing clearly and concisely to maintain accurate records
·         Ability to read and understand policies and regulations and to translate general guidelines in to specific action
·         Ability to outline and perform presentations effectively
·         Ability to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills necessary to provide guidance and instruction to a dynamic team
·         Ability to work successfully, both independently and in a team environment
·         Ability to maintain confidentiality
·         Ability to maintain a patient and positive attitude
·         Ability to work flexible hours and travel to varying locations as needed
Lauren Mahaney | Executive Recruiter 
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2 Comments. Leave new

Michael Bonchick
September 12, 2016 7:57 am

Is this position still open?


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