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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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Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) Anchorage, Alaska, United States
JOB SUMMARY:  This is an executive-level position responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the nonprofit industry.  The…
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Seminole County Public Schools Sanford, Florida, United States
The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the financial status of the school system is safeguarded, that all legal requirements are fulfilled and that finances are expended as directed by the District’s mission statement and within the Board’s adopted budget. Responsibilities *Coordinate and manage the function of financial…
Chief Financial Officer
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors New York, New York, United States
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages nearly $800 million in philanthropic activity by individuals, families, corporations, foundations and fiscally sponsored projects. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a…
Chief Financial Officer
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors New York, New York, United States
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages nearly $800 million in philanthropic activity by individuals, families, corporations, foundations and fiscally sponsored projects. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a…
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Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is the largest orthopaedic surgery group in Tennessee. TOA concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system which allow our patients to live their best life. Ninety plus years later we are advancing the practice of orthopaedic service throughout the state.…
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Benefits Data Trust Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a not-for-profit social change organization committed to helping people live healthier, more independent lives by creating smarter ways to access essential benefits and services. At its core, BDT envisions a world that connects people to essential benefits and services while treating them with dignity and…
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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Los Angeles, California, United States, Los Angeles Ventura
ABOUT LUCAS MUSEUM: As the first museum to focus exclusively on storytelling through images, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art believes that visual storytelling can connect us and help shape a more just society. With a growing collection that encompasses artworks from across cultures, places, times, and mediums, including paintings,…
Chief Financial Officer
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Los Angeles, California, United States
ABOUT LUCAS MUSEUM: As the first museum to focus exclusively on storytelling through images, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art believes that visual storytelling can connect us and help shape a more just society. With a growing collection that encompasses artworks from across cultures, places, times, and mediums, including paintings,…
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San Francisco Federal Credit Union San Francisco, California, United States
Position SummarySan Francisco Federal Credit Union is in search of an experienced and highly accomplished Chief Financial Officer to join its executive management team. Reporting to the President/CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for directing and managing the financial affairs of the credit union to ensure its growth, safety,…
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Central Boston Elder Services Boston, Massachusetts, United States
POSITION SUMMARY: The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the financial affairs of the organization including plans and policy, accounting practices, and establishing and maintaining positive relationships with lending institutions and the financial community. This position is also responsible for the management of the Facilities, Information Technology, and Purchasing departments.…
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Calvert County Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Prince Frederick, Maryland, United States
Calvert County Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Calvert County Public Schools, located in Maryland, seeks an individual who would be responsible for the guidance, management and coordination of the services provided by the Department of Finance as well as all aspects of the financial operations for Calvert County Public Schools.…
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Orr Group Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
About Us Orr Group believes by working with leading and cutting edge nonprofits, we can significantly increase the ability to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through our embedded partnership model, Orr Group supplies the people, resources, and custom approaches to drive missions forward, making us more than…
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North Carolina Museum of History Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Primary Purpose of the Position:The primary purpose of this position is to support the Division Director in the fiscal and administrative management of the Division, including day-to-day coordination and management of budgetary, human resource and physical plant issues, representing the Division Director as necessary and serving as liaison with other…
Chief Financial Officer
Xos Fleet, Inc. Los Angeles, California, United States
Xos Fleet, Inc. dba Xos has an opening for Chief Financial Officer in Los Angeles, CA to: Assist with high-level decisions about policy and strategy. Help with recruiting new staff members when necessary. Oversee the company's fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing. Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed…
Chief Financial Officer
State Employees Credit Union Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Position SummaryState Employees Credit Union (SECU) is searching for a detail oriented Chief Financial Officer to join their team. Working directly with the CEO, this position will direct, supervise, and be responsible for the financial activities of the organization, in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP). Other responsibilities include…
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Kittson Memorial Hallock, Minnesota, United States
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing and coordinating all Kittson Healthcare activities concerned with financial administration, general accounting, patient accounting and financial and statistical reporting. EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:1. Must have at least three years Business Office experience.2. Must be able to calculate numbers with accuracy, using a large…
Chief Financial Officer
South Dakota Public Broadcasting Flexible, South Dakota, United States
South Dakota Public Broadcasting is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position will be employed by the Friends of SDPB, a 501c3 that supports the SDPB Network.  About “SDPB” South Dakota Public Broadcasting is a well-respected, multi-media institution. SDPB is a statewide community resource producing and broadcasting intelligent, commercial-free…
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The Orthopaedic Center Huntsville, Alabama, United States
For more than forty- five years, the physicians at TOC have been recognized as the Tennessee Valley’s leader in orthopaedics, spine surgery and sports medicine.  TOC’s specialized training at some of the most prestigious medical centers across the country, its pioneering efforts in orthopaedic research and its focus on clinical…
Chief Financial Officer
Undisclosed Hallock, Minnesota, United States
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing and coordinating all Kittson Healthcare activities concerned with financial administration, general accounting, patient accounting and financial and statistical reporting. EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:1. Must have at least three years Business Office experience.2. Must be able to calculate numbers with accuracy, using a large…
Chief Financial Officer
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors New York, New York, United States
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages nearly $800 million in philanthropic activity by individuals, families, corporations, foundations and fiscally sponsored projects. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a…

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