Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Position Overview
The Central Texas Food Bank is looking for a strategic, business-minded, and growth-oriented Chief Financial Officer (CFO). We are looking for an innovative finance thought leader with a for-profit mindset and a non-profit heart. The CFO will engage in investment strategy, asset management, risk management, optimizing efficiency, social entrepreneurship and diversified revenue generation while assessing the organization’s performance against the annual budget and the long-term growth plan. Reporting to the President & CEO, the CFO will set financial policy and direction while also actively engaging in organization strategy, culture and talent development. As a member of the executive team, the CFO will oversee finance, accounting, IT, contract management, centralized purchasing, risk management/organizational compliance, investment strategy and overall budgeting for the organization.

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Opportunity type
Executive Director / CEO / Other C-Level Executives
Job responsibilities

Your Responsibilities
Strategic Leadership
Lead the financial, governance and, technology strategy that ensures CTFB is a highly efficient organization is in compliance with contract requirements, GAAP and , and supports the robust administrative functions required of the organization.
Provide strategic recommendations for financial, tax, and investment strategies.
Design, maintain, and manage finance and accounting policies, procedures, functions, vendor relationships, and systems, including internal controls.
Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with the strategic plan to include monitoring and controlling expenditures.
Manage and direct finance and accounting department staff, including establishing short and long-range goals, objectives, operating procedures, and evaluating performance. Analyze financial projections and make recommendations based on past performance for revenue-generating programs.
Establish and oversee the organization’s purchasing functions including RFPs, cost control, managing vendor relationships, encouraging innovation and diversification, and automation of the purchase order and payables process.
Identify, assess and control for threats to CTFB’s capital and earnings. This includes proactively mitigating financial uncertainties, legal liabilities, technology issues, strategic management errors, accidents and natural disasters.
Develop a high-performance team culture focused on leadership and accountability at all levels, continuous learning, collaboration, measurement, and goal achievement by modeling the way and enabling others to act.
Oversee the organization’s Information Technology (IT) functions including the management of a Managed Service Provider, governance of the organization’s technological systems, maintenance of the infrastructure, and functionality of overall systems. This includes hardware, software, security, and device management.
Administrative Leadership
Set performance goals for team members that align to CTFB’s strategy, and evaluate performance against goals on a regular basis.
Effectively coach team members and provide supportive and developmental feedback to enhance performance. Ensure that team members develop the technical, leadership and professional skills necessary for success.
Lead collaborative partnerships with the Resource Development and Programs team to ensure budgets and reports are created accurately, timely and in accordance with organization priorities.
Manage the preparation of all financial reports, financial outlooks and financial forecasts; design and produce management reports and financial statements in accordance with GAAP, and donor requirements.
Monitor and communicate financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective action, and minimizing the impact of variances.
Engage the board finance committee in planning for the ongoing and future financial stability of the organization.
Prepare and file timely and accurate tax returns, 990s and lead the audit process.
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements including CTFB’s financial audits providing recommendations for procedural improvements as appropriate.
Maintain corporate banking relations, including borrowing, investments and treasury functions.
Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
Ensure adequate insurance coverage and negotiate policies, including corporate and professional liability, property, and EPLI.
Oversee CTFB’s participation in One Voice Central Texas’ retirement plan.
Perform additional duties as necessary.

Application qualifications

Your Qualifications
Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or business; CPA preferred.
Minimum of 15 years of senior finance leadership experience with progressive responsibility.
Demonstrated mastery knowledge of legal, business, information technology, purchasing, compliance, and risk management best practices and industry trends.
Demonstrated ability to think and execute strategically while consistently evaluating processes/practices for improvements.
Strong experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and enterprise accounting and document management software.
Exemplary presentation, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills.
Professional, tactful, honest, respectful, courteous, cooperative, and client-centric spirit that embraces diversity and inclusion.
Strong leadership, collaborative, and consensus-building skills to work closely and successfully with external and internal stakeholders including professional service firms, investors (donors), and peers.
Demonstrated project management skills including the ability to multi-task, move swiftly, prioritize, analyze, organize, follow through, delegate, and negotiate.
Commitment to organization vision, mission, values and culture.