The Chief Financial Officer will direct and manage the financial activities for Chicago House, which includes day to day accounting, budgeting, revenue and expense tracking, internal controls and financial reporting.
The Chief Financial Officer participates in the development and execution of the Agency’s business plan to include financial planning, budgeting, and cost saving opportunities.
Reports timely and accurate monthly financial reports and reviews with executive team and the Chicago House Board of Directors/Board Treasurer as requested.
Manages cash flow, understanding sources and uses of cash, develops and implements proper controls, ensures timely submission of grant vouchers.
Designs, implements, and monitors a financial dashboard for the Agency, per the direction of the CEO and Board Treasurer.
Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes bookkeeping, finance, and accounting. Evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel action and motivates team to achieve peak performance. Manages relationships with departmental contractors.
Ensures adherence to internal controls, credit risk management and tax compliance. Serves as the lead contact person for all financial audits.
Establishes and maintains lines of communication with bankers, external auditors, and legal firms on all financial related matters.
BS in Accounting or Finance, CPA / MBA highly desirable.
10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles in a non-profit environment. MUST HAVE NON-PROFIT ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and need to drive to desired results.
Strategic vision and agility – demonstrated ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the Chicago House vision and mission.
Internal Number: CH CFO 01
About Chicago House and Social Service Agency
Chicago House was founded in 1985 by a small group of community activists who saw that their friends and family members were losing their homes due to the financial, social and medical challenges associated with HIV/AIDS.
To provide community-based housing and supportive services responsive to the changing needs of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.
All Chicago House services are provided without discrimination, and are explicitly designed to respect and preserve the dignity and independence of all clients.