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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Part-Time

Job Description

Reporting to the President and CEO, the CFO directs the financial and associated business matters affecting Family Houston and the Family Houston Foundation. As a member of the executive team the CFO provides strategic financial leadership that both contributes to growth and ensures sound financial management. The CFO drives accurate and timely financial operations including all accounting, financial reporting, legal compliance, payroll review, and contract compliance. Through monitoring and assessing enterprise risk the CFO is also responsible for protecting all assets of the organization including all data, and ensuring all financial practices are carried out ethically and with strong internal controls. The CFO will champion all Family Houston values, in both strategic planning and performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner for the CEO and Board; employing not-for-profit accounting standards, clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements with the appropriate level of budget variance analysis and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting (federal and private foundation grant management).
  • Manage contracts management and financial management/reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Lead reporting and analysis of financial operations for all programs.
  • Provide risk-mitigation oversight to systems containing data including HR, participant, donor, and customer information.
  • Staff the Board Finance Committee, working closely with the Treasurer and CEO to prepare materials for meetings and engage Committee on strategic financial issues and questions.
  • Work with the CEO and the Family Houston Foundation in overseeing long term investments.
  • Lead the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO and Board Finance Committee, with presentation of preliminary and final approval versions to the Board.
  • Work with the Auditing Firm to oversee the annual audit process including the preparation of IRS Form 990, Uniform Guidance, and state tax returns.
  • All other related duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in accounting, finance and/or business management required; MBA or CPA highly preferred.
  • Ten years minimum financial management experience is required; nonprofit management experience preferred
  • Experience managing government, public and private funding contracts.
  • Exceptional ability to organize information, think critically, and problem solve. Ability to manage detailed information while also translating to a higher level.
  • Excellent computer skills with the following or similar tools: Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Outlook, including calendars; financial data software, such as FinancialEdge and experience integrating various technology tools.
  • Ability to think strategically, weigh limitations when considering visionary ideas, and commitment to finding the best solution for the enterprise.


If you are a qualified candidate interested in applying for this position please email HR your resume and cover letter.