Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. The CFO supervises the finance unit and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and directly assists the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans.

  • Train the Finance Unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters.

  • Participate in developing new business, specifically: assist the CEO and COO in the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.

  • Assess the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Executive Team on programmatic design and implementation matters.

  • Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits.

  • Provide the COO with an operating budget. Work with the COO to ensure programmatic success through cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual and programmatic requirements. This includes: 1) interpreting legislative and programmatic rules and regulations to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and contractual guidelines, 2) ensuring that all government regulations and requirements are disseminated to appropriate personnel, and 3) monitoring compliance.

  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports.

  • Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants.

  • Attend meetings; including being the lead staff on the Audit/Finance Committee.

  • Monitor banking activities of the organization.

  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization's needs.

  • Investigate cost-effective benefit plans and other fringe benefits which the organization may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified individuals.

  • Oversee the production of monthly reports.

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.

  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place.

  • Oversee business insurance plans and health care coverage analysis.

  • Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets.

Job Requirements

  • Familiar with not-for-profit accounting

  • Foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships.

  • Create and assess financial statements and budget documents.

  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all members within Ardeo.

  • Efficiency in Google Suite and other accounting software.

  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an area of Finance (preferred)