Chief Financial Officer at Centers for Children & Families
Centers for Children and Families is a 61 year old nonprofit organization with four key program areas: Clinical Counseling, Post Adoption Services for 188 Texas counties, Kids First – supervised visitations and exchanges and Parent Education. The Chief Financial Officer is a full-time position responsible for the accounting, internal financial reporting, planning, budgeting, forecasting and analysis, accountability and transparency of the organization to taxing entities and all donors. He/she will report to the CEO, participate as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and work closely with the Board of Directors
This position is responsible for the following:
- Responsible for accounting, general ledger and all financial operations of the organization while ensuring that systems are in place to guarantee timeliness and accuracy.
- Utilizes technology to optimize all reporting and analytical functions.
- Ensures that Centers meets all regulatory and compliance benchmarks.
- Develops and analyzes the accounting information to assess results of performance against budget, cash flow projections and all matters related to the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of Centers.
- Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, maintains all control procedures, analyzes and reports variances.
- Furnishes accurate and timely financial reports to the CEO, Executive Leadership Team, the Board of Directors and its Finance Committee and other committees, as needed.
- Provides information used in the preparation of all grant applications and fundraising activities. Meets with potential donors/funders as needed to discuss the financial stability of the organization.
- Responsible for compliance with taxing entities and agency contracts.
- Prepares for and coordinates annual independent audits.
- Reviews data to analyze revenue trends, expenses, makes projections and provides financial input on decision-making issues.
- Oversees a system of internal controls including evaluating and implementing financial policies, procedures and standards.
- Participates in the implementation of accounting systems.
- Ensures computers, data, programs and servers are safe, in accordance with contracts.
- Negotiates all banking activities, employee insurances and retirement accounts and develops relationships with all responsible entities.
- Manages the organizational cash flow.
- Ensures the maintenance of financial record systems in accordance with GAO principles and monitors the use of all funds.
- Responsible for the data entry and management of payroll, income and expenditures of the agency.
- Works closely with program directors, billing staff and the development office staff.
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Business 5 – 10 years of broad financial experience, preferably with a nonprofit.
- Strong analytical skills
- People-focused with excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience in managing budgets and meeting deadlines.
- Innovative, results-oriented, energetic and able to multi-task.
- Flexible self-manager, collaborator.
- Computer fluency in QuikBooks, MS Office, accounting database software/ web applications.
Compensation: Centers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus a benefits package which includes medical, retirement, vacation, sick leave and holidays.
How To Apply
Please submit a resume online to: Kristi Edwards @ firstname.lastname@example.org, Chief Executive Officer
Centers for Children and Families, Inc.
3701 Andrews Highway, 79705
Phone: 432 (570-1084)