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Job #903: Temporary, Part Time Chief Financial Officer - New York, NY (9-27-18)

  • Job Title: Temporary, Part-Time Chief Financial Officer
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Open

Job Description:

The New York Academy of Sciences is an independent, not-for-profit organization that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science, technology, and society worldwide. With more than 20,000 members in 100 countries around the world, the Academy is creating a global community of science for the benefit of humanity. The Academy's core mission is to advance scientific knowledge, positively impact the major global challenges of society with science-based solutions, and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society at large. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org.

The CFO will have the responsibility for ensuring the financial well-being of the Academy through sound fiscal management. He/she will work in concert with the chief administrative officer and controller to ensure excellent cash-management practices, monitoring variances and making adjustments to the budget, as required. This position is responsible for all reporting to the Executive Committee of the Board, and to its Finance and Audit Committees on all financial matters related to budget, audit, compensation, and investments.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the Academy’s fiscal well-being: develop and monitor annual budget; review cash/business forecasts, making timely corrections and adjustments, as required; ensure that appropriate policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures are maintained
  • Oversee organizational audits and all financial investments; ensure timely/accurate reporting of these and other financial data to the Executive Committee of the Board
  • Establish credibility regarding financial matters with the Board and especially with the Executive, Finance, and Audit Committees

Interested candidates should contact Wendy Schneider at: wschneider@nyas.org. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #903 in the subject line and to copy Nkrumah Pierre at friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.