Chief Financial Officer Jobs in Greater Cleveland at Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Location: Greater Cleveland
This is an exciting time to join The Greater Cleveland Food Bank as the Vice President & CFO. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Vice President and CFO is directly responsible for furthering the mission of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank by ensuring financial resources are accurately accounted for, prudently managed, and sufficient to support the programs and services necessary to meet the needs of the clients. The VP & CFO is a strategic advisor to the President & CEO and leads the internal administrative departments which ensure employees have all the tools and resources needed to serve our community.
This critical role is one of the most impactful positions within the organization, the VP & CFO is responsible for leading, planning and overseeing all financial and fiscal management aspects of the organization’s operations. The organization is completing the Strategic Plan for 2019-2021 (extended one year) and currently formulating the next Strategic Plan for 2023 – 2025. With an operating budget of $28M ($114M total including value of food), the VP & CFO will provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, information technology, business planning, accounting, compliance and budgeting efforts of the organization. In addition, the position will direct, with overall responsibility for, internal controls, forecasts, financial reporting, compliance and budgetary controls as well as treasury management and banking.
The VP & CFO will directly lead a total of two supervisory employees; Director of Information Technology and Controller with a span of control of 11 people within accounting, IT and administrative staff to reach organizational goals and provide excellent internal and external customer service. Other important relationships include: representatives of partner organizations such as Feeding America and other food banks in Ohio; representatives of the 700+ member agencies; federal, state and local elected officials and their staffs; community leaders from business, healthcare and other nonprofit organizations and agencies; GCFB volunteers; outside financial advisors, vendors and consultants; clients and their families.
Ø Oversee the preparation and control of the organization’s budgets and forecasts. Interpret operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the organization and make specific recommendations for cost reduction, revenue enhancement and surplus improvement.
Ø Develop and analyze statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of financial position, performance against budget or forecast, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization.
Ø Establish effective budgeting systems and reporting mechanisms for operating and capital needs.
Ø Serve as an active and engaged member of the Senior Leadership Team. Participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives and operational execution.
Ø Provide financial information and support to management and the Board in the formulation and execution of strategic plans and objectives for the organization. Create long range financial plans for fulfilling operating and capital budget needs based on strategic plans and initiatives.
Ø Ensure financial statements are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and oversee the preparation of the annual audit and the Form 990.
Ø Ensure Char…