Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

Reports to: President & Chief Executive Officer
Category: Exempt, Salary commensurate with experience.
Purpose: The Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (VP & CFO) is responsible for all activities relating to fiscal management of Pima Council on Aging and its family of nonprofit companies including PimaCare at Home and the CareGiver Training Institute.

Major Responsibilities:
• In coordination with the executive management team develop and implement strategies to meet the goals of the organization.
• Provides general oversight and direction of Finance Staff, as well as authorization of transactions processed by the Finance Department staff. This includes but is not limited to accounts payable/purchasing, cash receipts/receivables, billing, payroll, cash and investment management, and journal entries.
• Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, rules, and regulations.
• Produces timely Financial reporting to management, Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors.
• Develops forecasting models.
• Manages accounting systems, which includes ensuring that required maintenance and upgrades are performed.
• Implements new\upgraded technology when appropriate to ensure efficient systems are in place for transaction processing and reporting.
• Prepares the annual budget in coordination with executive management.
• Coordinates budget adherence with executive and management team members
• Coordinates with the external auditors in the timely preparation of the audit work papers and tax work papers to ensure accurate annual financial reporting.
• Manages financial aspects of Government contracts, including compliance with legal requirements, timely billings, matching funds requirements, contract budgets and other financial contract reporting.
• Serves as internal financial consultant to all management levels of the organization.
• Staffs the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee.
• Establishes and periodically reviews finance department policies and procedures to ensure adequate internal controls.
• Maintains security of all financial assets and financial records.
• Manages banking and investment relationships.

Essential Functions: (Basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodations)

• Ability to effectively communicate in person, via phone and email.
• Ability to perform duties using computer skills. Including but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite, (Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel) social media, Eventbrite, CRM tools and video conferencing platforms.
• Ability to use standard office equipment.
• Ensure all duties are completed accurately, delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

• Minimum ten years’ experience in public or private accounting.
• Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience.
• Minimum 4 years nonprofit accounting experience required.
• Ability to represent PCOA as a senior leader.
• Knowledge and understanding of effective leadership principles.
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques and program design and implementation.
• Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse individuals and in culturally diverse environments.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision and utilize strong organizational skills.
• Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to solve complex problems.
• Ability to communicate clear goals, vision, and mission of the programs and of the agency.
• Understanding of and commitment to the organization’s vision, mission, and values.
• Thorough understanding of and commitment to the principles of lean management.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required.
• Master’s degree in accounting or business preferred.
• Expert proficiency with accounting applications, MS Office, including Excel and Access.
• Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, video conferencing and remote operating platforms,
• Extensive experience with nonprofit and government budgeting.
• Successful Level 1 fingerprint clearance and background check.
• Possession of a valid Arizona driver’s license and current automobile insurance
• Bi-lingual in English/Spanish preferred

Working Environment:

• The work environment noise is low, due mostly to office equipment.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand and occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Hearing requirements include ability to listen and respond appropriately to conversations in person and over the phone.
• The basic duties of this job may need to be conducted remotely as directed by the employer.
• This position requires repetitive motion activities, including writing, typing, data entry and other computer and written functions.
• Some travel required between PCOA and PCAH and CGTI?

PCOA reserves the right to modify and interpret this position description. This description in no way implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This position description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise; the employment relationship remains “at-will.” The position requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

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