Based in Newburgh, NY, Approx. 60 miles north of New York City
Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector. We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.
Our client is Independent Living, Inc. (IL- http://www.myindependentliving.org). Independent Living Inc., a locally controlled nonprofit agency based in Newburgh, NY, offers a wide range of programs and services dedicated to ensuring universal access and opportunity in every aspect of community life. Since 1987, they have served as a common voice for persons with disabilities living in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and Rockland Counties.
Their efforts are directed to individuals of all ages having any disability and are committed to the universal elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers, as well as assisting individuals with disabilities successfully transition from system-dependency to independence.
IL has engaged us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with them.
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all financial matters of Independent Living, Inc. The CFO will administer the fiscal affairs of a $20 Million annual operating budget. S/he must have strong leadership and administrative experience as well as experience with billing protocols under the Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Medicaid and other funding sources.
Provide leadership and supervision of all fiscal department staff and maintain responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the fiscal department; interacts with the CEO on a daily basis and keeps him informed of important fiscal matters.
Maintains the fiscal standard operation procedures manual.
Prepares the annual budget for submission to the CEO 60 days prior to start of the fiscal year.
Prepares monthly fiscal reports and presents them to the CEO and Board of Directors one week prior to monthly board meetings. Facilitates and presents at monthly Finance Committee meetings.
Working closely with program directors and program managers, prepares all program budgets for submission to the CEO prior to the start of each fiscal year. Provides ongoing budget management support to program directors and program managers.
Prepares monthly revenue and expense sheets by program and reviews them with each manager on a regular basis.
Provides thorough fiscal updates at the weekly administrative team meeting.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the CFR manual and ensures that the agency is in compliance at all times.
Prepares the Annual Consolidated Fiscal Report (CFR) and submits it to the CEO on a timely basis. Reviews and signs off on quarterly reports for all contracts on a timely basis – within 30 days of the end of the period.
Provides annual training on ‘financials’ for the board of directors, administrative and management staff, regularly communicating with fiscal agents for each funding stream, in order to maintain effective and positive working relationships.
Provides fiscal support pertaining to agency development initiatives.
Attends training as appropriate to keep up with changes in reporting and contract requirements. Ensures that all fiscal data is backed up on a daily basis.
Monitors cash flow to ensure adequate funds for agency operation. Responsible for renewing Agency Liability and Directors and Officers Insurances, as well as the umbrella policy.
Prepares and facilitates timely annual fiscal audits and performs other fiscal duties as required to maintain fiscal integrity of the agency.
At least 10 years of professional fiscal experience with a minimum of five years of senior leadership experience supervising staff.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Masters preferred. Must be a CPA.
Solid experience in not-for-profit accounting with the ability to manage multiple funding streams.
Strong people management skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Other Skills: Ability to work independently or as part of a team, be highly organized, assume responsibility, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask, be flexible, and maintain a high level of attention to details. Must be even-tempered, have good negotiation skills, and the ability to meet unexpected deadlines.
This is a full-time salaried position based out of Independent Living’s headquarters in Newburgh, NY. They offer an excellent salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.
Independent Living, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents, please) to:
Tom Damewood Owner / Manager Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley Email – firstname.lastname@example.org Phone – 845-227-3161