Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) manages the financial activities of the organization including budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, audit, regulatory compliance, and business planning. This position is a member of the Executive Management Team and will be an advisor on financial planning.

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Opportunity type
Administration (e.g., Finance, IT, HR)
Job responsibilities

Maintains computerized bookkeeping system using Ceres, a comprehensive business system software for food banks.
Provides timely and accurate financial statements.
Reconciles bank accounts in a timely manner.
Maintains bookkeeping records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices and IRS guidelines.
Maintains fund balance accounts for restricted funds.
Maintains budgets and provides reports for President and CEO, Executive Team, Development Team, Grants Team, and Board Directors.
Serves as the liaison with all banks and vendors with Food Bank accounts.
Leads annual audit preparation efforts and works with CPA as directed.
Handles all financial reports for Government contracts such as:
TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)
CSFP (Commodity Supplemental Food Program)
SFSP (Summer Food Supplemental Program)
TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)
Tracks related expenditures
Prepares and submits reimbursement requests
Leads audit preparations and assists during onsite audit
Ability to understand and complete payroll processing
Manages the Commercial and Directors and Officers Insurances needs of TFB serving as the liaison between TFB, applicable insurance companies and brokers
Other projects and duties as assigned

Application qualifications

Must be a skilled professional with strong accounting background, prior experience managing financial resources; requires a strong working knowledge of accounting systems; financial planning and analysis, including budgeting cash flow and insurance management.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
CPA certification preferred or equivalent work experience in auditing or accounting
Excellent verbal, analytical, and written skills
Ability to adapt, work collaboratively, and problem solve in a dynamic, mission-driven environment
Demonstrated a commitment to servant leadership in prior roles
Be highly organized and detail-oriented
Be familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and not-for-profit accounting
Possess supervisory skills
Be proficient in computer operation including Microsoft Office
Be able to work with a variety of people
Be a team player
Have excellent customer service skills
Be able to manage multiple tasks at once
Be sensitive to the needs of low-income people
Be knowledgeable of Human Resource rules and regulations


Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D, Voluntary Life, 401k with match, Paid Time Off, Employee Assistance Program

About the organization

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is a regional disaster and hunger relief network that acquires and distributes millions of pounds of food annually to partner agencies across a 32-county area. As a member of Feeding America, The Food Bank is able to work with manufacturers, wholesalers, processors, growers, retailers and restaurants to secure donations and food at reduced costs. The Food Bank partners with more than 145 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other agencies to ensure food gets into the hands of those who need it most. The Food Bank also works with more than 180 schools to help students receive nutritious food. We are the only food bank in the state to provide food at no charge to our partners.