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Chief Financial Officer

St. Louis, MO, USA | The Rome Group

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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FamilyForward leads the community in providing innovative solutions for advancing safer, healthier relationships for children and families.


FamilyForward moves vulnerable children in the direction of hope by delivering comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to support biological, foster, and adoptive families.

Core Values

-Out Front: We are leaders in the use of innovative tools and methods to get better results for the children and families we serve. We prefer to set the pace, testing new ideas and collecting data; always striving to make the biggest impact we can.

-Whole Hearted: We are tirelessly committed to the vision and mission of FamilyForward. We use our unique talents and expertise to serve our clients and community with compassion, acceptance, and respect.

-Rock Solid: We are responsible stewards of an organization with a long and proud history of service. Reliable, trustworthy, and hard-working, we do whatever it takes to get the job done, even when no one is watching.

Position Title: Chief Financial Officer

EEOC Class: Professional

Department: Finance

FSLA Status: Exempt

Site: South St. Louis City

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

General Summary

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for managing the agency’s finances including, financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.

Essential Job Functions

-Adhere to the ethical standards of FamilyForward and those of the specific profession.

-Maintain core values standards.

-Serve as an effective member of the Executive team.

-Oversee and direct the agency’s financial goals and objectives.

-Manage the budget and cash flow of agency.

-Develop, monitor and provide monthly agency budgets and department budgets for review by ELT and Board.

-Prepare financial reports and documents for quarterly and monthly Board of Directors and Finance Committee meetings.

-Track important Key Performance Indicators and analyze trends.

-Oversee the maintenance of fiscal and financial transactions, records, and reports.

-Prepare annual budget and finalization of annual external audit.

-Analyze operational issues impacting the agency.

-Ensure finance team is trained and current on practices of accounting systems.

-Manage the investment of funds and associated risks; supervise cash management activities.

-Oversee the retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of financial records.

-Participate in agency-wide public relations and fundraising initiatives.

-Serve on PQI Committee; communicate and involve staff in PQI processes.

-Supervise, manage, lead, and develop finance department staff for smooth daily operations.

-Must complete 20 hours of in-service training annually.

-Other duties and projects as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

-Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field. Masters’ degree preferred.

-Minimum of seven (7) years’ of progressively responsible financial management with five (5) years supervisory experience.

-Comprehensive understanding of accounting fundamentals.

-Strong written and oral communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of agency vision, mission, and services.

-Knowledge of supervisory requirements and practices.

-Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply those concepts to practical situations.

-Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs and time pressures.

-Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgement.

-Ability to disseminate information clearly and concisely.

-Ability to communicate professionally with coworkers, customers, donors, and vendors.

-Ability to create and sustain positive working relationships with all levels of the agency; internal and external.

Working Conditions

The employee is required to sit for long periods of time and exercise repetitive movements on the computer keyboard.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.This job may, if necessary, require evening or weekend work.

Additional Notes

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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