The CFO will direct and be responsible for the organization?s accounting functions (including general ledger, accounts receivable, payroll, grants administration, and oversight of accounts payable), maintenance of financial records, and the preparation, promotion, and interpretation of financial reports for management and external groups. They will also set policy and provide financial direction ensuring financial compliance, sustainability, and oversight. The CFO will direct and be responsible for maintaining internal controls, forecasting, financial reporting, and budgetary controls. They will supervise relevant finance staff.Responsibilities:-Strategy-Vision-Leadership-Team DevelopmentWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Demonstrated strategic thinking abilities and proven experience as a strategic partner. - Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams, preferably working within dynamic cultural organizations.- Significant experience working with external boards and committees.- Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting required.- Superior analytical and project management skills; ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively, with strong follow-through.- Experience working with investment advisors and knowledge of invested assets.- Ability to represent the Client with a high level of integrity and professionalism, adhere to Client policies, and support management decision in a positive, professional manner.- Ability to build and maintain effective positive working relationships with management, the Board of Trustees, donors, vendors, and visitors.- Ability to manage multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and adapt easily to handle emergent requests.- Hands-on experience with financial software.- Successful experience in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate, and foundation grants is preferred.- Strong attention to detail and analytical and problem solving skills.- Excellent organizational skills and process/project management abilities.- Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects. - Flexibility and respect for cultural diversity.- Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.Education:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance and/or a degree with equivalent experience. - CPA Certification or MBA preferred.- Minimum five years in senior level administration and/or financial management required, preferably in the not-for-profit industry or public accounting.- Significant supervisory experience in a non-profit environment and an ability to work with direct reports to establish goals for each year, coach, evaluate, and guide professional development.- ADP (Pay eXpert and G/L interface) software experience preferred.- Expertise in MS Excel Please call us today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.