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Chief Financial Officer

Brooklyn, NY 11223

Posted: 02/16/2023 Industry: CFO Job Number: 4545 Pay Rate: 175,000

Job Description

Chief Financial Officer

You will be an integral part of the executive management team and lead the overall fiscal planning and oversight of a large, complex, social services not-for-profit organization. You will work in collaboration with the CEO, Treasurer, Board of Directors and senior management to ensure the integrity of the financials and systems.

You will be responsible for and oversee budget development, financial management, and grant compliance. The CFO must be strategic in assessing business risks and opportunities while ensuring that there is an ample amount of cash flow coverage.

  • Lead and oversee the day-to-day operations of the finance function and provide direction and supervision to the finance team engaged in day-to-day internal accounting and cash management.
  • Represent on matters of advocacy as they pertain to funding issues, budget cuts, programs, and audit compliance issues.
  • Effectively maintain internal controls and cash flow to safeguard the agency’s assets, regularly reviewing and recommending modifications to strengthen them.
  • Coach and mentor the staff of accounting professionals, providing leadership and guidance to achieve a high level of operational excellence.
  • Through direct reports of the staff, oversee management of the general ledger, all financial activity with respect to grants and contracts, audits, payroll, and purchase processing.
  • Partner with our PEO/Human Resources on matters pertaining to payroll processing and various audits of personnel.
  • Work with outside auditors to prepare the 990 as well as audited financials.
  • Help formulate the annual budget and present it to the Board.
  • Prepare and review and presentation of monthly financial reports to the CEO and the Board.
  • Manage CFR filing to OMH
  • Manage the budget related areas of grant applications and reporting
  • Work with the Development team to reconcile grant funding results and fundraising initiatives.
  • Liaise with funding sources, government agencies, bankers, various program directors, and external accounting firms.
  • Work with the CEO on strategic plan and other special projects.
  • Assist the CEO and the Board of Directors with such other organization needs as they may arise

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced degree in accounting, nonprofit management or CPA preferred
  • Significant experience as a CFO, Global Controller, or Director of Finance in a large and highly complex organization and/or social service organization.
  • High level of competence and professional stature to advise CEO and Board Committees on effective financial management.
  • Strong communicator with the ability to liaise with a variety of funders, government representatives, staff, bankers, and vendors, as well as develop strong relationships internally with the executive team and the program directors.
  • Experience and/or knowledge with NetSuite preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role managing multiple staff and fostering a culture of transparency and teamwork.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically in seeing opportunities, assessing risks, streamlining systems, and reducing expenses.

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David Rosenblatt

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