Chief Finance Officer

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description

Chief Finance and Resource Officer (CFRO) - Nonprofit, Mission Driven

About the Company and Opportunity:
• Our client nonprofit and mission driven school located in the Northern suburbs.
• Due to an early retirement, they are hiring Chief Finance and Resource Officer will replace the CFRO and report to the Head of School
• The company is well-established and has been around for decades.
• They offer excellent benefits, including school contributes up to 5% of annual salary toward a 403(b), healthcare, tuition assistance, vacations, sick, and paid holiday days
• Some of the employee reviews, include things like:
o 'Lovely community. Students are respectful and motivated. The families value education, which is supportive for teachers trying to do their job. The students behave so teachers get to focus on teaching! It is a full day of work, satisfying and fair with a low level of stress, easy to steer clear of workplace drama. Administration offers reasonable autonomy and support to the teachers.'Overview of the CFRO role:
• This CFRO will report to the Head School
• Manage and supervise Business Office operations and personnel
• Actively participate in Business Office operations including accounting, audit, payroll, risk management, benefits, and investments
• Formulate and manage the school operating budget
• Oversee human resources, physical plant, food service, technology, security, and transportation
• Serve as a member of the Financial Aid Committee
• Prepare and maintain statistical, financial, endowment, and investment reportsPreferred Qualifications for the CFRO:
• A Master's Degree and CPA
• Minimum 10 years' experience working in finance
• Technology skills including advanced Excel, Word, and Outlook. Knowledge of Senior Systems or Blackbaud a bonus
• Ability to manage a variety of projects with minimal supervision
• High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
• Available to work nights, weekends and extended days as needed

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