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A Chief Financial Officer is a critical position for the organization. This person is responsible for the planning and oversight of all financial activities and reports. He or she is also responsible for creating growth plans and financial projections. 

The position of a Chief Financial Officer requires several years of senior management experience. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, a CFO should have a master’s degree in business or economics. Many CFOs start their careers as accountants or external auditors in a small division, working their way up to a senior role within the company. Before pursuing a career as a CFO, candidates should have several years of relevant experience in finance or accounting.

A Chief Finance Officer is responsible for the organization’s financial health. He guides the finance and accounting teams and has a broad view of the organization’s financial health. Often, the CEO has the knowledge and experience to make sound decisions, but his CFO may be better suited to focus on strategic goals. However, the COO may not be as experienced in finance or accounting. This is why it is important to hire a CFO to lead the finance and accounting team.

The CFO is responsible for the organization’s financial objectives and goals. He is also responsible for the company’s investments and manages cash flow. He oversees cash management activities, deals with mergers and acquisitions, and contributes to the board. The job also requires a person with good time management skills and the ability to balance multiple responsibilities. It is essential for a CFO to be well-versed in a variety of accounting duties, but it is not a prerequisite for becoming a CFO.

While the CFO is responsible for the financial aspects of a business, he may also oversee the management of other departments within the organization. As a result, the CFO will have to manage a large number of stakeholders, including shareholders, investors, and clients. A Chief Finance Officer must be highly skilled in various areas, which includes the finance department, the IT team, and the legal team.

The CFO is a crucial role for a company. As the top executive of a company, the CFO is responsible for the finances and budget. This position varies from one organization to another. A CFO’s responsibilities include managing the budget, financial risk management, and management of the finance department.

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Federal Way Public Schools Federal Way, Washington, United States
SUMMARY: The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) serves as an executive cabinet team member who reports directly to the superintendent and serves as an advisor to the Superintendent and District leadership team on the vision, leadership, design and implementation of the assigned responsibilities with a steadfast focus on accomplishing the goals within…
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Iowa Department of Commerce Insurance Division Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Job Description The Iowa Insurance Division is recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer to serve as a subject matter expert in the area of statutory accounting ensuring accuracy of financial reporting by entities regulated by the Division, which includes insurance companies, securities brokers, investment advisers, cemeteries and funeral homes.The CFO…
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SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative Carrier Mills, Illinois, United States
SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SEIEC) is a member-owned, not-for-profit, electric distribution Cooperative headquartered in Carrier Mills, Illinois. SEIEC provides service to 10 counties in southeastern Illinois serving over 24,000 accounts. Due to a retirement, SEIEC has an immediate opening for Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports…
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Federal Way Public Schools Federal Way, Washington, United States
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Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services Los Angeles, California, United States, Los Angeles Ventura
Vista Del Mar (VDM) is well-positioned to benefit from an innovative, strategic, and collaborative finance professional.  Reporting to President & CEO, Lena Wilson, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and planning to ensure the financial and operational success of the organization’s strategic goals.  The CFO heads process improvement…
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VA DBHDS Richmond, Virginia, United States
Location: Richmond, VA Position #: 00716 The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead and advise executive level management on a broad range of strategic planning, financial policy and management, and fiscal issues and to direct the daily operations of the…
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HopeWell, Inc Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
The Chief Financial Officer, CFO will report directly to the CEO taking lead responsibility for supporting and advising the CEO and Board of Directors on all issues related to accounting and finance, budgeting and reporting, forecasting and financial analysis and modeling, investment management, contracts administration, and new business analysis. The…
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Academy of Management Briarcliff Manor, New York, United States
 Chief Financial Officer Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, USA The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for strategic leadership and broad financial stewardship of all aspects of the Academy of Management’s finance and accounting functions to ensure the association’s financial health and the fulfillment of its mission. As a dynamic…
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College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Classification & Title:  9345BA, Finance Director 1-Bdg & FPA Job Opening ID: 354486 Working Title: Chief Financial Officer FLSA Status:    Exempt Appointment Type: Full-time, 12 month, annually-renewable, academic professional and administrative appointment (P&A). Reports to: Dean College/Admin Unit: College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Campus Location: Twin Cities…
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Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services Los Angeles, California, United States
The Opportunity Vista Del Mar (VDM) is well-positioned to benefit from an innovative, strategic, and collaborative finance professional.  Reporting to President & CEO, Lena Wilson, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and planning to ensure the financial and operational success of the organization’s strategic goals.  The CFO heads…
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Harvard Graduate School of Design Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Job Summary:  The Harvard University Graduate School of Design is dedicated to the education and development of design professionals in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and urban design. With a commitment to design excellence that demands the skillful manipulation of form and technology and draws inspiration from a broad range…
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Northshore School District Bothell, Washington, United States
JOB SUMMARY This position supervises Business Services department staff.  The Chief Financial Officer provides the overall coordination of the development and maintenance of the district’s finances to assure that the district remains financially sound and compliant stewards of all resources. Leads, directs and supervises the financial functions of all district…
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Greater Than Portland, Oregon, United States
Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Department: Administration Reports to: President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Hours: 40 hours per week / Full Time / Exempt Compensation: $90,000 - $138,000 annually Work Location: Office location in NE Alberta Street in Portland, OR.  Flexible/hybrid as needed within the Portland-Metro area.  Non-Oregon applicants welcomed. Must relocate within 3 months…
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Mercersburg Academy Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Search for the CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER MERCERSBURG ACADEMY MERCERSBURG, PA THE SEARCH Mercersburg Academy, an independent coed college-preparatory boarding and day school nestled in the beautiful, rolling hills of south central Pennsylvania, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting directly to the Head of…
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Pennybyrn High Point, North Carolina, United States
For more than 75 years, Pennybyrn has been a leader in providing innovative and compassionate service and care to older adults. Our non-profit, faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Community embraces a mission to “Demonstrate God’s Love for the Lives we touch”, and we are committed to honoring our core values: Faith in…
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Federal Way Public Schools Federal Way, Washington, United States
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Everett Public Schools Everett, Washington, United States
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Part I: Position Summary Provides leadership and strategic vision to the District’s financial management program.  Advises the Superintendent and the Board on the financial needs and implications of District programs.  Assures long-term financial health of the District. Part II: Supervision and Controls over the Work Serves…
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Trona Valley Community Federal Credit Union Green River, Wyoming, United States
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as a member of the executive team and participates in the steering of credit union strategic planning. The CFO is responsible for the development and implementation of accounting practices that result in providing a comprehensive accounting system, and related support functions. Provides counsel to…
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Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services Los Angeles, California, United States
The Opportunity Vista Del Mar (VDM) is well-positioned to benefit from an innovative, strategic, and collaborative finance professional.  Reporting to President & CEO, Lena Wilson, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and planning to ensure the financial and operational success of the organization’s strategic goals.  The CFO heads…
Chief Financial Officer
Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services Los Angeles, California, United States
The Opportunity Vista Del Mar (VDM) is well-positioned to benefit from an innovative, strategic, and collaborative finance professional.  Reporting to President & CEO, Lena Wilson, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and planning to ensure the financial and operational success of the organization’s strategic goals.  The CFO heads…

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