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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 115,000-140,000
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

Every Child's Hope


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for directing all aspects of the Business and Accounting department of ECH and ensures proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions. The CFO ensures that the business department runs smoothly and that proper internal controls and financial procedures are in place. CFO is an executive team member and is expected to demonstrate positive leadership skills, good stewardship, a high level of integrity and the ability to be a collaborative member of teams with sound interpersonal skills. The CFO is required to possess excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills and have the ability to articulate the financial results to different levels of understanding. The CFO is expected to have a mission focused mindset, providing support and education as to financial matters within the programs and agency overall.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Ensures timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial reporting to the CEO, COO, the Executive Team and Board of Directors.

Directs and coordinates all financial audit processes and oversees tax compliance functions.

Ensures that effective internal controls are in place and that compliance is achieved with GAPP and all other applicable legal and regulatory standards.

Directs, coordinates and compiles the establishment of an annual budget.

Assists in the refinement of the agency’s Key Performance Indicators and ensures that financial information is input into the system to allow for timely management analysis and quality improvement efforts.

Collaborates with and makes recommendations as to the best use of agency resources to the CEO and COO who retain final decision making authority as to the agency’s funding priorities.

Evaluates and advises the CEO/COO and board of directors on the financial impact of long range strategic planning, introduction of new programs and services, new regulatory requirements and contract compliance.

Maintains positive banking relationships and ensures adequate insurance coverage is provided to meet the needs of the agency.

Communicates necessary business information to the agency investment advisors and provides Board finance committee with any required or requested information.

Provides information as needed and required to the agency 401k trustees to assist with their due diligence efforts.

Is a member of the ECH Executive Team and provides the team with financial analysis that assists decision making.

Collaborates with the Development Department and is responsible for ensuring that all financial reporting required for grants, donor needs and the annual report are completed by established deadlines.

Assists and facilitates quality communication and collaboration with all departments to ensure seamless support of agency employees.

Supervisory Responsibilities: The CFO directly supervises the Business Director, Accounts Receivable Clerk and potentially others based on agency expansion or needs.

Education and Experience: This position requires previous significant experience in supervising and managing a business and accounting department. A minimum of five years’ experience is preferred. Experience in the not for profit environment is preferable but not required. A Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and/or a CPA is preferred.

In order to apply, Please email your resume and cover letter to