Chief Financial Officer

YMCA of San Diego County - San Diego, CA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
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The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the financial strategy of the organization, including oversight of all accounting and finance functions. This role will act as the liaison with the CEO and Board of Directors on all financial matters and serve as the staff liaison to the Finance and Investment Committee.

Y our non-profit organization?

Complimentary Y Membership for the entire family
Opportunities for Professional Growth
Community Involvement & Development
Benefits Package
Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
Retirement Contributions
Discounts on Family Programs

What does this role entail?

Provide insightful and trusted counsel to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), management team and Board of Directors on both financial and broad-based business issues related to the overall performance of the Organization.
Serve as a key member of the senior executive team in providing input to management peers regarding the financial implications of all major business decisions, as well as strategic input in shaping the Organizations business objectives.
Establish a solid financial foundation with appropriate systems that will allow the business to grow effectively (organically and through M&A) over the next several years.
Ensure annual development of a comprehensive well-vetted operating budget that can achieve strategic targets and present financial metrics both internally and externally.
Provide financial and budgetary support to the organization’s Executive Team including development of internal financials and reporting capabilities.
Leads, supports and provides guidance throughout the organizational budgeting process, and enhances process as needed.
Provides oversight to the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
Improves administrative and operational accounting services such as treasury management, grants payment processing, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing.
Provides oversight to internal compliance of contract policies, and works with internal and external counsel to identify areas of risk exposure, and how to mitigate risk effectively.
Responsible for business and risk insurance including procurement, monitoring and management.
Serves as primary point of contact / liaison for the organization’s Audit Committee and Investment Committee
Provides oversight of the Association’s investment portfolio, and communicates performance of investments to all necessary Board Members on a regular cadence.
Remains current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding Association operations.
Supports the CEO by providing staff support and guidance for the board’s Audit and Investment Committee.
Manages cash flow, and develops a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs and initiates appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions.
Develops, implements and oversees financial forecasting models for all revenue streams and associated costs.
Represents the organization externally, as necessary, particularly in banking and lease negotiations.
Works with the VP of Finance to manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities, including an accounting system that provides the organization with quick access to financial information and enables strategic budgeting revenue generation.
Partners with the Chief Operating Officer to ensure all organization-wide policies are in compliance with nonprofit regulations and legal requirements.
Oversees the development and implementation of an annual strategic plan and budget for the finance department and monitor performance goals against the plan.
Develops clear short-term and long-range plans for the finance team that are both viably challenging.
In accordance with applicable policies and Federal/State laws, may perform the following supervisory responsibilities: Interviewing, hiring, orienting and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coaching and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Inspire staff through effective motivation and team building, fostering an atmosphere charged with enthusiasm and energy for the organization’s goals and mission.
Promote a culture of high standards and continuous improvement that emphasizes learning and a commitment to quality through a supportive and collaborative approach.
Provide effective communication to the President and CEO and other members of the Executive Team regarding issues, concerns and changes in strategy.

What do I need to bring do the table?

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field; Master’s degree a plus.
Minimum 15 years progressively responsible experience, preferably in a senior management role
Extensive working knowledge and experience in Finance.
Experience with managing legal counsel and risk assessment.
Experience with financial modeling.
Experience with business transformation including procurement and other related business processes.
Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.
Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask.
Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented.
Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance initiatives.
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, the board of directors, and staff.
Analytic and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve goals.
Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative approach.
As a member of the Executive Team, will provide effective and inspiring leadership and contribute to the overall management of the organization.
Have a thorough understanding of the organization’s mission, policies, culture, values, history, key stakeholders, programs, case for support and finances.