• Children s Home Society
  • $175,290.00 -175,290.00/year*
  • Bergenfield , NJ
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 30 W Clinton Ave


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Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position is a role critical to supporting the ongoing growth anddevelopmentof The Children's Home Society of New Jersey (CHSofNJ).CHSofNJ is a leading statewide child and family service agency with approximately $24 million annual budget, $24 million in investments, ten locations, 360 staff, and impeccable reputation. CHSofNJ also enjoys national recognition of some of its best effective practice models of services. Position reports to the President/Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Executive team,the CFO will lead and overseeall fiscal, fiduciary and infrastructure responsibilities for the organization, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting and budget processes, conducting strategic financial analysis of business performance and forecasting, and providing oversight of staff.. The scope of the CFO responsibilities will encompass management of accounting, human resource, information technology, facilities site, maintenance, and real estate planning with a current staff of 8, including two Directors. The CFO will lead this team in building a comprehensive management system that is efficient, effective and accountable. While serving as the backbone of day-to-day operational support for agency programmatic and administrative functions, the team will position the agency for continued growth, new revenue sources with increasing complexity.The CFO will work with the CEO to spearhead, plan and lead strategic growth, including identifying and assessing new business opportunities and adapting systems for continued excellence.. The CFO provides direct leadership and oversight for CHSofNJ's finance functions, including oversight of CHSofNJ's accounting operations; knowledge of federal grants is crucial; management of federal grants and establishment of a robust Medicaid billing system; compliance with relevant government regulations, including a significant Head Start program, and ensuring that business operations systems run smoothly and efficiently. S/he will supervise the Director of Human Resources and Director of Information Technology, establishing integrated management systems and cross-function planning. S/he will also take an active role in partnering with the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President to ensure that revenue and expense forecasting and staff allocation are managed effectively. The role is crucial in enabling the organization to achieve its mission, grow its activities, and operate efficiently, and is a core part of the organization's Executive team.. Manage the accounting responsibilities of all grants to ensure compliance with the fiscal componets of each.. Provide strategic oversight and support for accounting, human resources, information technology and facilities staff, with a current staff of 8 including the Controller, Director of Human Resource, Director of Information Technology and Facilities Coordinator. Develop relationships and liaise with Board of Trustes,agency funding source and business partners. Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institute and maintain otherplanning and control procedures including cost accounting system and analyze and report variances. Coordinate and direct procurementandinvestment activities. Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration,cash and credit management, and accounting. Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements consistent with GAPP, business activity reports,financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies including year-end financial statements with supporting information, maintaining clean yearly audits (federal and state). Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions. Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify developmentopportunities and areas where improvement is needed. Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments; negotiate approved borrowing arrangements and interface with banks. Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses, and make appropriaterecommendations. Lead staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas. Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies anddirectives, and current accounting standards. Responsible for final submitted contract and grant budgets, both current, renewed, and proposed. Inform Directors of their program's monthly fiscal status. Coordinate and direct insurance and pension reviews. Ensure agency is adequately protected against property, professional and other liability risks through insurance and other risk management tools and advise the CEO on legal and liability concerns. Work with the Director of Human Resources to evaluate, negotiate, implement and oversee employee benefits plans, including pension, 403b, employee group insurance plans, workers' compensation and life insurance and health insurance. Ensure that needed structures, resources and databases are in place for fiscal, human resources, information technology, facilities staff to achieve their goals. Participate with labor attorney in union negotiations and calculate impact of proposals on long-term agency position. Oversee development of information technology strategy, including ensuring funding is in place and adherence to timelines, ensuring that plans adapt to changes in agency priorities, funding demands, and technology environment. Supervise and oversee facilities ( currently 13 locations) and a Facilities Coordinatorand negotiate purchase, leasing and maintenance of property and equipment. Ensure clear and reliable communications about agency infrastructure initiatives to staff and Board of Trustees in concert with CEO. Present agency financial position and other critical updates to the Board of Trustees at least monthly; provide staff support to Board of Trustees Investment and Audit Committees, serve as agency Treasurer. Lead and support the agency through partnerships, mergers and other complex relationships. Assess and upgrade finance organization and agency infrastructureas needed to meet the changing need of the business. Education Requirements:. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field. Certified Public Accountant Preferred.. Experience Requirements:. Ten years of financial and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of a non-profit organization. Experience in overseeing IT, HR, and Facilities/Real Estate/Medicaid billing. Ability to manage multiple complex funding streams and contracts. Experience in social service agency or child welfare agency a preferred.

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