Friday, March 22, 2013

Featured Nonprofit Job: CFO/Controller

There isn't a nonprofit out there that can survive without a competent chief financial officer (CFO). Our newest featured nonprofit job is testament to that fact, as CommonHealth Action is looking to hire a CFO/Controller.

The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit wants to hear from applicants with a long history of success managing finances for organizations. The chosen candidate will oversee and be responsible for all financial activities, including day-to-day accounting practices, management and reporting, budget, general accounting, billing, grants financial management, adherence to Federal/State Regulations, and ensuring annual audits and the annual Form 990 are completed in accordance with OMB Circular A-133, GAAP, and other applicable regulatory standards.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain daily cash schedule and assist with cash flow forecasting.
  • Ensure preparation of bank account reconciliations and general ledger account analyses and reconciliations.
  • Process monthly payroll and maintain payroll records in relationship with ADP.
  • Prepare and disseminate monthly reports to Program Directors, Senior Managers and Program Managers.
  • Serve as Resource Advisor to Part-time record keeper/bookkeeper.
  • Ensure accurate management of grant, project and tax reporting matters.
  • Develops and implements an effective billing system that assures that all services are billed correctly, and include proper documentation, and minimizes the time necessary to collect payments.
In terms of qualifications, CommonHealth Action prefers that candidates have a Master's degree from an accredited university in finance business administration, or accounting. CPA strongly preferred, although an MBA may be considered.  Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as controller or CFO with a nonprofit that had annual revenues of at least $4,000,000.

Not sure if this is the right job for you? CommonHealth Action is also offering a Director of Public Health Programs, so make sure to check that job out as well. You can view both opportunities on our nonprofit career center.

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