Job #1047: Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration - Philadelphia, PA (3-1-19)
- Job Title: Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration
- Location: Pennsylvania
- Salary: $150,000
Reporting to and partnering with the president/ CEO, the Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration will set NDRI’s financial policy and direction while also being an active participant in, and driver of, the organization’s overall strategy. S/he will lead all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. As a member of the executive management team, the Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration will work closely with a motivated and engaged board of directors. The Chief Financial Officer & VP of Administration will lead NDRI’s finance, human resources (HR), and information technology (IT) staff.
- Partner with the president/CEO on all operational and strategic issues as they arise; provide strategic recommendations to the president/CEO based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.
- Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the executive management team.
- Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with NDRI’s strategic plan.
- Engage the vice presidents (VP) of operations, partnership development, and strategic initiatives to align financial management with short- and long-term financial planning and projections.
- Engage the board of directors around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model and operational delivery.
Financial and Operational Management
- Oversee budgeting, and the implementation of budgets, so as to monitor progress and present operational metrics both internally and externally.
- Ensure that finance staff maintains financial record systems in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and monitor the use of all funds.
- Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funding organizations and NDRI’s board of directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
- Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting.
- Coordinate all audit activities.
- Evaluate and oversee all benefits negotiations, thus providing the most competitive packages for NDRI’s employees.
- Review all formal finance-, HR-, and IT-related procedures, processes, and administration, recommending improvements to the systems in place and managing the systems going forward.
- Develop and manage direct staff, to include managers in finance, HR, and IT; guide larger multi-disciplinary teams outside of direct span of control.
- Engage other members of the senior management team—VP for operations and SVP Strategic Initiatives; —to facilitate cross-department collaboration that ensures that all financial, IT, and HR solutions positively support NDRI’s evolving strategy, operational delivery, and data collection needs.
- Provide guidance on attracting and developing key national team members for NDRI.
- A minimum of a BS and CPA/CMA; an MBA would be a plus, 10 years of broad finance experience, inclusive of federal grants management required.
- Experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership.
- Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the chief executive of a multi-state and network-based entity. She/he will ideally have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting), HR, and IT for a national nonprofit.
- Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting.
- Skill in examining, developing, reengineering, and recommending financial, HR, and technology policies and procedures.
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
- A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality. Needs to be seen as a team player who is committed to lifelong learning.
- A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environment.
- An effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills.
- Strong commitment to developing team members.
- Demonstrated commitment to the social sector with a passion for the organization’s mission is essential.
Interested candidates should e-mail resume for consideration to Susan McGovern at: SMcGovern@ndriresource.org. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1047 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre and Isabella Brilliant at firstname.lastname@example.org on your email.