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Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Washington, DC, USA | Non Profit Organization

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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BBYO is the leading pluralistic, Jewish teen movement and has been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences for 90 years. BBYO’s growth is fueled by an innovative and comprehensive resource development program. We are the Jewish community’s largest and fastest growing pluralistic platform for reaching and inspiring Jewish teens during the school-year with 600 teen-led local chapters and over 100 weekend retreats along with a plethora of summer experiences including Israel visits, global travel programs and leadership camps The organization’s system-wide budget is over $35 million and supports the activities of more than 150 employees in over 40 locations across the US and operates in over 50 countries outside of the US. Our budget has tripled in the last 10 years, as has our membership growth.


What you will get to do as CFAO:


With full oversight of the organization’s financial operations, the CFAO will have responsibility for the following specific functions:


·Accounting – oversee adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the preparation of all financial statements, accounting processes and appropriate grant accounting


·Treasury -- oversee banking relationships and cash management, including receivables and payables


·Audit -- work with the external auditors and ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements and filings (such as 990)


·Financial planning & analysis -- development of annual and future financial planning and the analysis of existing financial performance and capital investment


·Management -- hiring, development and supervision of a high functioning financial organization


·Risk management -- assessing the financial (and as needed legal) risks of the organization to ensure effective internal controls, safety and compliance.


Finally, the CFAO will serve as a member of the senior management team and should be able to effectively support a CEO, have the executive presence to work closely with the Board of Directors, including the Treasurer and the Finance Committee, work productively with outside auditors and work productively with peer senior managers to support the organization's ambitious growth objectives while providing appropriate risk management.


Job Requirements:


·Experienced, motivated, and creative individual who has had operational experience and can assist the company’s growth and development


·Ability to function as a true business partner to the CEO and an exceptional leader as well as a team player


·A minimum of 12-15 years of progressive experience within finance


·Experience as a Chief Financial Officer or similar role


·Corporate, nonprofit, association, and/or academic institution experience


·Strong financial standards and discipline with an ability to assess/manage risk and investment opportunities


·Solid sense of urgency, a willingness to make tough decisions and the ability to relate to all levels within the organization and with the Board of Directors


·Candidates must have an undergraduate degree.


·An advanced degree and a CPA is a plus.


·Travel Requirement: 10-15%.


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