Chief Financial Officer

Position Hours: 
Full Time
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Please Include Desired Compensation on Cover Letter
Additional Compensation Notes: 
Full time employment benefits include; Health, Dental, Vision, Generous PTO and Holidays, Life Insurance/STD/LTD, and 401(k) with employer match.
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Functional Definition: 

Community Human Services is seeking an accomplished individual to serve as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  The ideal candidate will have experience with running financial operations in the nonprofit sector and ideally with finance/accounting experience in the health and human services field.  The CFO will have overall managerial responsibility for Community Human Services fiscal department. The CFO provides general supervision to fiscal, IT, and facilities.   The CFO will have primary responsibility for all contractual matters and will serve as part of the Executive Management Team.    The CFO reports directly to the CEO and must have proven experience managing the financial and accounting departments for a similar nonprofit, health and human services agency, or in the behavioral health sector. Experience with ADP software and Blackbaud accounting software is a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties: 
  1. Manage and oversee all aspects of the financial/accounting management function. 
  2. Create, analyze and report on financial statements and budgets. 
  3. Supervise staff, provide performance evaluations and improvement plans.
  4. Analyze and solve problems effectively and efficiently.
  5. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  6. Work well with, and be responsive to the needs of, internal and external customers, including the Board of Directors, funding sources, other provider organizations and CHS Program Directors. 
  7. Manage priorities effectively to meet deadlines and demonstrate multi-tasking skills. 
  8. Assimilate new information and technology. 
  9. Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships. 
  10. Actively manage the day to day accounting and financial operations of the agency. 
  11. Develop budgets for the agency as a whole, individual programs and new/proposed/expanded services, including the preparation of budget revisions as needed. 
  12. Prepare, analyze and present monthly financial reports for the agency, its programs, and activities. 
  13. Report on financial results and issues to the CEO and Board of Directors. 
  14. Oversee and review the preparation of all program financial reporting required for funding sources. 
  15. Manage the Billing, Accounts Receivable and Accounts payables functions/staffs.
  16. Oversee the agency’s banking activities and actively manage cash flow to ensure it meets agency needs. 
  17. Manage the negotiation and execution of agency contracts with funding sources, vendors and collaborative service providers. 
  18. Manage accounting control systems and internal audits ensuring the accurate and timely production of accounting information and financial reports. 
  19. Monitor changes in legal, regulatory and administrative environments and implement changes in procedures as needed to maintain compliance while maximizing operational and financial results. 
  20. Manage the agency’s liability insurance program, including ongoing risk analysis.
  21. Serve as the agency’s primary liaison with its independent Auditor to ensure the annual audit is completed smoothly and in a timely manner.
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; with Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Five to seven years of senior management experience with organization with operations in excess of $5 million per year and over 100 employees in the health and human services sector, preferably with a non-profit agency. 
  • Managerial experience with non-profit social service and/or health care agency providing services under contract with the State of Pennsylvania and Allegheny County a plus. 
  • Certified Public Accountant designation a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple job responsibilities efficiently and effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to also pass a criminal background check


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