Interim CFO

Brooklyn Temporary USD220,000 - USD250,000
  • Well known non-profit organization based in Brooklyn
  • Are looking for an interim CFO to join the team

About Our Client

A well known, growing non profit organization

Job Description

The role will involve:

The CFO will play a critical role in ensuring the seamless execution of the financial management and oversight of the organization

  • Shape the organizational vision and strategy, short- and long-term planning, and cross-functional initiatives, lending a strategic, financial, and sustainability lens to the work;
  • Lead financial strategy and decision making
  • Manage and lead a team of 12 staff members
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with leadership, board members, and external funders to build financial fluency and tackle financial initiatives
  • Foster a team culture that embodies a customer service orientation where staff communicate regularly with stakeholders in order to anticipate challenges and engage in proactive problem solving
  • Recognize and anticipate opportunities and challenges as they relate to financial systems and procedures; streamline and improve fiscal functions through successfully implementing enhanced and efficient processes
  • Develop and maintain systems to guarantee accuracy and compliance of accounting and reporting, as well as leading the financial affairs in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and city, state, and federal government regulations
  • Partner with leaders and network team leaders to develop budgets and ensure teams operate within budget allocations
  • Oversee all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization
  • Represent organization to external auditors, financial institutions, and taxing authorities
  • Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the CEO, the executive team, and the boards as well as to key external stakeholders
  • Create and maintain three to five-year strategic financial projections that incorporate growth plans and changing needs
  • Work with the operations, legal, real estate, and marketing teams to ensure the organization enters into fiscally sound leases and contracts, manages debt obligations, and works with lenders to ensure compliance with all loan covenants

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will:

  • Master's degree required and MBA highly preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years broad finance related experience with deep expertise in finance and accounting; nonprofit experience preferred
  • Understanding of nonprofit accounting as it relates to grant funding
  • Track record of creating and improving systems and experience leveraging technology to gain insight and increase efficiency
  • Strong people manager and developer with demonstrated success managing people and teams
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships built on mutual trust and respect with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic thinking and problem-solving skills with demonstrated experience identifying problems and implementing solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven ability to meet and exceed ambitious goals
  • Effective written and verbal communication including the ability to simplify complex topics for audiences with varying financial expertise

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

Lucy McPhail
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Director / CFO
Not For Profit
Contract Type
Consultant name
Lucy McPhail
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