One of Long Island’s oldest and largest nonprofits, Family and Children’s Association (FCA) is seeking an entrepreneurial, energetic, and experienced financial executive who has proven leadership in significant management positions to become its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as the long-term incumbent retires. Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the CFO is responsible for all financial management activities, including budgeting and financial planning, and will provide counsel and advice to the executive staff and the Board of Trustees on all fiscal matters. The CFO will oversee and implement financial policies and plans for FCA and will provide overall management and direction for the accounting, budgeting, banking, grants management, purchasing, payroll and tax reporting functions.
The ideal CFO will have experience managing a diverse array of revenue streams/funders at a multi-faceted organization and also be able to think strategically about fiscal challenges and opportunities related to the changing environment faced by nonprofits working in human services, health care and housing.
The successful candidate must be able to work closely and collaboratively with the President/CEO and other C-level and AVP-level executives, integrating easily into FCA’s collaborative and inclusive culture. They must be passionate about FCA’s work and be able to work with the Board, staff and volunteers in a collegial and direct manner that forges mutual trust and continuous growth.
Our ideal candidate will be highly collaborative and have the ability to build cohesion and coordination among a diverse team working on a wide range of projects across multiple functions and locations, addressing and solving problems as they arise. They will have strong interpersonal skills, sound judgement, excellent written and oral communication skills, a hands-on management style, an ability to listen and an appreciation of diversity in all its forms.