Chief Financial Officer

Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corp (JFCAC) is a human service agency located in Hillsboro MO we are seeking to fill our Chief Financial Officer position. JFCAC is funded by federal and state grants. We currently provide the following services WIC, Head Start, Housing, Weatherization and Community Services in Jefferson and Franklin counties. The ideal candidate will have solid work experience in federal and state grant management and the ability to supervise staff accounts. We are looking from someone who is ready to be part of our growing agency. We offer excellent benefits including a four day work week.
See below for more details regarding primary job duties:
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for agency accounting and financial activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to meet grant requirements and that agency funds are expended in a fiscally responsible manner.
The Chief Finance Officer will plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance.
The Chief Finance Officer will evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO, the Board and other senior executive in performing their responsibilities.
The Chief Finance Officer will enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
The Chief Finance Officer will work on improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting department budgets.Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions, and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
The Chief Finance Officer will optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
The Chief Finance Officer will be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter. Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.
The Chief Finance Officer will assist in the development and implementation of the agency's strategic plan
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field. Master's degree preferred.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) desired.
At least five years of financial administration.
Proficient with fund accounting and computerized accounting software.
Organizational and time management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience in nonprofit management preferred.
Advanced computer skills
Effective analytical and organizational skills.
Effective communication skills.
May be required to travel in or out of community with own transportation.

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