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Chief Financial Officer -Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 22 hours ago(4/22/2019 5:19 PM)

Job ID
2019-3715

# of Openings
1

Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Chief Financial Officer position fills an essential role through directing financial activities of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington including: financial and business planning, accounting, revenue cycles, financial systems and control, compliance, financial analysis, budgeting, operational effectiveness, strategic positioning, forecasting and reporting. Position provides executive level oversight and direction in financial, business planning, management, and accounting operations.

This position works closely with the President of CCSWW and the Executive Vice President who is also Chief of Operations on issues related to budgeting, compliance, insurance and other issues which involve both operations and finance.

The CFO provides regular financial reports to the CCS/CHS Finance Committee, Boards of Trustees, President and the CCS/CHS Directors' Group. The CFO staffs the CCS and CHS Audit Committees.

The CFO is the primary fiscal steward of the organization and provides leadership in CCS/CHS for the prudent development and use of financial resources needed to live out the mission of the organization.

While it's true that much of your time is spent indulging your love of numbers, finance, and analytics, you also get to spend quite a bit of time interacting and collaborating with a variety of people including our Board Treasurer, the Board of Trustees, individuals on our finance committee, our Investment advisors, external audit and tax consultants, and donors.

The CCSWW CFO is an officer of the Catholic Charities Foundation.

We invite you to submit a cover letter and a resume via email to Kim Williams, Vice President of Human Resources for Catholic Community Services of Western Washington (...@ccsww.org).

Responsibilities

Business and Financial Planning:
* Assures that appropriate and accurate financial analysis is completed on the monthly financial reports prepared by the agencies/systems. The CFO works with the President, Chief of Operations, Regional Finance Director, Director of Accounting Operations and any Agency or System Director on specific financial issues which need addressing.
* Develops, maintains and supervises the forecasting of long range financial position for CCS/CHS including cash flow, revenues and expenditures. Evaluates financial assumptions incorporated in the financial forecasts. Also critically evaluates the financial forecast results for reasonableness and viability as a forecasting, predicting and decision-making tool.

Treasury Group:
* Staffs the CCS/CHS Treasury whose members include the leaders of CCS/CHS determined by the President. The purpose of the Treasury Group is to review all issues which could have a major impact on the financial health/position of CCS/CHS including managing cash, investments, working capital, lines of credit, collections, disbursements, etc. Assesses the contingent liabilities/guarantees of specific projects to the net assets of the organization.

Archbishop, Boards of Trustees and Archdiocese of Seattle:
* On behalf of the President of CCS/CHS, the CFO provides staff support to the Finance and Audit Committees of the Boards of Trustees. Incumbent accomplishes this by assisting the President and Finance Committees in making decisions regarding overall budgeting assumptions, allocation priorities, inputs of asset acquisitions/sales, use of assets in leveraging and other decisions as required. The CFO staffs the meetings, and in conjunction with the President and the Treasurer of the Board, sets the agenda and provides Board Resolutions and supporting documentation and information to facilitate the decision making processes of the Finance Committees.
* Assures that actions of a financial nature are consistent with the Bylaws of the organizations. This is accomplished by preparing Corporate Resolutions and Certificates of Action of the Corporate Member as required by the Bylaws.

Accounting Operations:
* Leads, manages and directs the accounting operations in CCS and CHS.
* Negotiates on behalf of CCS/CHS with all lenders for all asset acquisition financing, construction/renovation financing, and operating lines of credit.
* Assures the establishment and implementation of sound financial and accounting policies and procedures within CCS/CHS.

Asset and Risk Management:

Housing Development
* Participates in reviewing and analyzing all housing development projects according to the process outlined in the \"Process for Approving Agency Capital Asset Acquisition and Rehabilitation.\" Works with the Housing Ministry Team, Community Development Center (CDC) and project champions.
* Prepares and presents analysis to the Treasury Group, CCSWW President, Finance Committees and Boards of Trustees regarding risk and financial impact of each project on the organization

Culture and Leadership:
* Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services and knowledge of the Catholic Church and its teachings and a commitment to work within the guidelines of those teachings.
* Serves as a thought leader while collaborating with business colleagues to achieve organizational objectives.

*For the full position description please contact ...@ccsww.org

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or other relevant field.

* At least ten years of proven executive-level experience setting strategy for and successfully leading an organization or corporate division of a mission-driven company that is substantial in size and resources.

* Five (5) years of government or public accounting.

* Willingness to learn about and abide by Catholic Social Teaching, which is at the heart of the missions of CCS and CHS.

* Extensive experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Government Accounting and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Super Circular.
* Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
* Demonstrated cultural competence (awareness, attitude, knowledge, willingness, and skills to work effectively with diverse employee and member population).
* Expert knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution.
* Maintains a good working knowledge of agency finances, government requirements regarding CCS/CHS financial compliance, any Chancery requirements and Canon Law as they relate to CCS and CHS.
* Exceptional judgment, analytical, decision-making, and financial management skills.
* Driven, fact-based, results-oriented, creative and collaborative with a proven track record for leading, aligning, and managing teams against high-performance objectives.
* Track record of coaching, mentoring, developing, and motivating peak performance within a leadership team.

Preferred Qualifications
* MBA or MPA strongly preferred.
* Experience with real estate transactions, partnership taxation, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC), knowledge of HUD financing programs and with publicly (government) financed capital projects.
* Experience working in the non-profit social service, housing or health care sectors.

* Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or other relevant field. * At least ten years of proven executive-level experience setting strategy for and successfully leading an organization or corporate division of a mission-driven company that is substantial in size and resources. * Five (5) years of government or public accounting. * Willingness to learn about and abide by Catholic Social Teaching, which is at the heart of the missions of CCS and CHS. * Extensive experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Government Accounting and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Super Circular. * Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. * Demonstrated cultural competence (awareness, attitude, knowledge, willingness, and skills to work effectively with diverse employee and member population). * Expert knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. * Maintains a good working knowledge of agency finances, government requirements regarding CCS/CHS financial compliance, any Chancery requirements and Canon Law as they relate to CCS and CHS. * Exceptional judgment, analytical, decision-making, and financial management skills. * Driven, fact-based, results-oriented, creative and collaborative with a proven track record for leading, aligning, and managing teams against high-performance objectives. * Track record of coaching, mentoring, developing, and motivating peak performance within a leadership team. Preferred Qualifications * MBA or MPA strongly preferred. * Experience with real estate transactions, partnership taxation, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC), knowledge of HUD financing programs and with publicly (government) financed capital projects. * Experience working in the non-profit social service, housing or health care sectors.

We invite you to submit a cover letter and a resume via email to Kim Williams, Vice President of Human Resources for Catholic Community Services of Western Washington (...@ccsww.org)., *For the full position description please contact ...@ccsww.org


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