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Vice President and CFO

Arlington, VA
Local candidates to Northern Virginia will only be considered at this time.

​​​​​​The Vice President & CFO is a proactive, team-oriented, servant leader who thrives in a growing and complex organization. The role has broad responsibility for all financial and accounting functionality, including: accounting for the agency and the various programs, annual audits and agency reports, communications with outside auditors and others providing financial and investment services, tax reporting and compliance, retirement account reporting, monthly close processes, monthly financial reporting to management and the Board of Directors and Board Committees, forecasting, budgeting, long-range planning, modeling, monitoring financial activities for government contracts, vendor services, case statements, investment analysis, reserve adequacy analysis, and other financial analysis.  

Reporting directly to the CEO, this position will interact closely with all members of the leadership team of  the agency and will interact closely with the Diocesan Finance Department.  

Works with members of the Leadership Team to help establish financial and strategic objectives and oversee financial aspects of critical projects and initiatives.  
Leads and manages the budget and financial forecasts processes, as well as other planning and control procedures.  
Develops models and conducts analyses that identify critical trends, supports strategic decision making, and creates forward visibility. Develops and maintains outside relationships with auditors, tax preparers, bank, and investment advisory vendors.  

Financial Operations  
Directs the overall financial plans and day-to-day accounting responsibilities. Manages financial  performance by developing forecasts and monitoring ongoing performance against plan.  
Manages multiple complex streams of revenue including donations, program service revenue, federal grants, contracts, and foundation awards, and planned gifts. Oversees the grant programs and recent expansion of new federal grants and contracts. Maintains compliance with the Code of Federal Regulation (“CFR”) and other grantor requirements. Interacts and communicates with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the State of Virginia and other contracting and granting entities for monitoring and reporting of federal, state, and foundation awards.  
Oversees the annual audit process in a timely and efficient manner with expectation of minimal auditor adjustments and internal control recommendations. Oversees the monthly variance analysis of actual operating, capital, and project spending vs. plan, forecast, and prior year.  
Manages all treasury functions and cash flow management to ensure adequate operating cash flow as well as maximize investment/interest earnings of reserve funds with acceptable risk parameters.  
Manages the production of reporting tools and key performance metrics providing management insight into revenue and operating expense trends, tracks project spending, and potential risks/opportunities to forecast or plan.  
Administers Defined Benefit Pension plan and an active Profit-Sharing Plan.  

Financial Risk Management  
Ensures proper and timely financial and tax accounting in accordance with GAAP and IRS rules.  
Develops and maintains systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets, including evaluating and implementing financial policies, procedures and standards in accordance with best practices.  
Ensures effective compliance across the organization with governance requirements and applicable regulatory laws, rules for financial and tax reporting.  

Education and Experience  
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration; Master’s  degree preferred; current CPA preferred.  
Minimum 10 years’ experience in accounting and finance, planning and forecasting required inclusive of demonstrated leadership and/or client relationship management.  
Faith-based nonprofit employment experience desired, including experience in the administration of government contracts.  

Knowledge and Skills 
Willingness to uphold Catholic Moral & Social Teaching in the workplace.  
Demonstrates outstanding planning, budgeting, and forecasting skills. 
Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data to identify and present meaningful  observations and recommendations.  
Ability to work effectively with the Board and related Committees as well as various leaders from the Catholic Diocese of Arlington  
Demonstrated experience working within complex organizations and ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team environment. 
Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.  
Strong knowledge of Excel and proficiency with Microsoft Word and other Office Suite applications.  
Ability to take initiative, and exercise sound judgment in problem-solving and decision making.  
Self-directed with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.  
Experience with Accounting Software (Great Plains or Sage Intacct) preferred.  

Lead the Accounting and Finance team of seven staff members  

BENEFITS: Vacation, Sick, 13 Paid Holidays, Medical, Free parking, Dental, Vision, Pension, Diocesan Tuition Reimbursement K-12. 

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