Non Profit CFO (Part Time / Boston / Remote)

Posted 4 weeks ago

Chief Financial Officer  – Non Profit 

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Non profit Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy. This position is currently .2/.3 FTE (part time, at 10-15 hrs/week). You will report to the CEO and work closely with external financial controllers and the Sr. Manager of Operations, as well as the Leadership Team. The CFO will play an important role in shaping and improving financial policies, procedures, and strategy in order to safeguard finances and maximize organizational sustainability.

CFO responsibilities

  • Providing strategic finance-related guidance to the CEO, Leadership Team, and Board
  • Driving the company’s financial planning, including annual budgeting and multi-year forecasting
  • Performing risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities, projects, and operating circumstances
  • Deciding on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks and building organizational reserves
  • Setting up and overseeing the company’s finance IT system including reviewing and implementing automated and well documented financial processes
  • Evaluating revenue plans to align with funding needs for the organization
  • Overseeing the preparation of reliable current and forecasting reports and
  • Ensuring compliance with the law and company’s policies

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as CFO, finance officer, or relevant role
  • Non-profit finance experience required (extensive non-profit finance experience preferred)
  • In depth knowledge of financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of financial management software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • CPA is a strong advantage
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
  • In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate our organization’s key values:


Compensation & Benefits

The role is part time at 20-30% capacity and could be as a part time employee or consultant.

This is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status.