Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field and a minimum of three (3) year’s experience in governmental or non-profit fund accounting, demonstrating progressively responsible experience in an administrative or managerial capacity.
Masters Degree preferred.
- Experience in financial administration or accounting.
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may be applied.
- Valid driver’s license and proof of state-mandated auto insurance required.
- Must possess strong problem-solving skills.
- Customer Orientation
- Relationship Building
- Results Orientation
- Organization & Planning
- Organizational Knowledge
- Team Management
- High Standards
- Strategic Thinking
This position serves as Chief Financial Officer to the Chief Executive Officer and acts as the CEO’s designee during the absence of the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer. This position performs work at a high executive level and is responsible for managing multi-million dollars in operating revenue and grants. The CFO administers Agency-wide accounting and financial service functions in an efficient manner that will ensure timely reporting of accurate data, processing of financial disbursements, the safeguarding of the Agency’s assets, and compliance with all state, federal, local, and funding agency requirements.
The CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the Agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices. The incumbent shall direct, plan, oversee and develop extensive strategic fiscal plans, financial programs (debt and investment strategies), federal, state, and local grant administrative programs, internal audit and compliance programs, information technology (administrative and physical security systems), procurement, risk and inventory management programs.
In addition, this position is responsible for providing hands-on leadership to the Agency by working with the CEO and Board of Directors to include the development of diverse revenue streams, long-term contracts, new revenue sources, operational expenses, debt service coverage, capital projects, government mandates and security standards. The CFO approves and authorizes required financial reporting, budget management, accounts payable and receivable transactions. This position also functions as the chief negotiator on all contracts, serves as internal liaison to the Finance Committee, and all other aspects of revenue generation, creation, and management.
Incumbent will provide leadership for the engineering, inventory, and contract administration functions and ensures effective and competitive financial programs, practices, and policies are consistent with governmental guidelines. Also, this position is responsible for establishing strategic goals and programs for the Agency in finance, information technology and directs Agency’s efforts in risk management (property and casualty), purchasing, internal and external auditing, and treasury/debt management. The position will report directly to the CEO and will serve as a member of the Executive Team.