Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Eugene, Oregon

St. Vincent Depaul Society of Lane County - United States2.5


This job is located in Eugene, OR. Relocation required. Potential relocation package available.

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc., located in Eugene, Oregon and one of the largest non-profit organizations in the area, seeks a Chief Financial Officer.

St. Vincent DePaul Society of Lane County (SVdP) employs 600 people, 4,000 volunteers and serves 84,000 individuals each year. The organization derives funding from grants, contracts, donations, and generates income from the operation of 14 thrift stores, mattress recycling facilities in Oregon and California and the development and management of low income housing units. Annual revenues in 2017 exceeded $40M from SVdP alone, with additional revenue from affiliated partnerships.,

SVdP is widely known as a compassionate and innovative agency that reliably achieves what it sets out to do. Our employees and leaders are skilled, motivated, inspired people who love their work and fully believe in the mission. We seek team members who are equipped with experience, talent, tools, skills, and enthusiasm to meet the needs of our community.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization, supervises the finance/accounting unit and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. They work closely with executive management on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. The CFO reports to the Executive Director and advises him on all financial issues of the organizations and its resources.

Relocation assistance available depending on experience!


  • Oversees the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies
  • Develops and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization and oversee federal awards and programs.
  • Oversees the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all A-133 audit issues are resolved, and all 403(b) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information
  • Coordinates annual budget setting process
  • Assures that Finance/accounting and other staff are properly trained on financial and accounting practices
  • Trains the Finance/Accounting unit and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters
  • Assesses the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Executive Team on programmatic design and implementation matters
  • Ensures adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available internally and for all audits
  • Attends Board and Subcommittee meetings as necessary and required; including being the lead staff on the Audit/Finance Committee
  • Monitors banking activities of the organization
  • Monitors adequacy of cash flow to meet the organization's needs
  • Investigates cost-effective benefit plans and other fringe benefits which the organization may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified individuals
  • Oversees the production of monthly reports including reconciliations with funders, as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Executive management, and the Audit/Finance Committee and Board of Directors
  • Assists in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization’s mission
  • Helps execute staff succession and growth plans


  • Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, OMB Circulars A-133, A-110 and A-122, , and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations
  • Thorough understanding of the variety of funding sources available to public and private social service and related agencies
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Directors, local community advocates, participants, and employers
  • Demonstrated familiarity with organizational development, human resources, and program operations
  • Demonstrated ability to create and assess financial statements and budget documents
  • Thorough knowledge of general office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite; excellent Excel skills
  • Experience with ERP Accounting software such as Dynamics Great Plains
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Bachelor degree at an accredited college or university, preferably in related field,
  • Minimum of five years of financial and management experience at a Controller level or above with an organization of at least 200 .
  • Certified Public Accountant License preferred,


If you feel you are qualified and want to apply for this position submit a cover letter, resume, and a fully completed SVdP job application online at

Review of applications will start asap and continue until the position is filled

All employees and prospective employees of St. Vincent de Paul will receive equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other trait protected by applicable law. Promotions, transfers, training, compensation, benefits and all other employment considerations will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other trait protected by applicable law. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time


  • financial and management experience at a Controller level or: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)