May 26, 2023

Chief Financial Officer

  • On-Ramps
  • Remote (United States)
Full-Time Finance/Accounting

Job Description


1 in 10 people around the world lack access to safe water and 1 in 4 people don't have access to a toilet. is working every day to change this. This is brings water and sanitation to the world. They want to make it safe, accessible, and cost-effective because they believe that water is the way to empower a bright future that we can all share, worldwide. is an international nonprofit organization based in Kansas City, Missouri that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, pioneers market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis. For more than 25 years, has been providing women hope, children health and families a future.

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Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization's financial health including dynamically balancing cost, risk, and service levels in delivering on the organization's responsibilities, optimizing and scaling the finance operating model, and continuing development of talent within the department. Success in this role will result in efficiency and effectiveness of a globally distributed workforce and well-run financial operations and functions, such as accounting, and financial planning and analysis. This individual will optimize and scale financial systems, including cash flow planning, taxes, budgeting, and general accounting as well as spearhead risk management to ensure the organization is positioned to deliver its unique value. This position will have accountability for leading, coaching, and developing experienced accounting and financial planning and analysis teams and will partner directly with leaders representing Global Impact, Revenue, and Human Resources. Finally, this leader will collaborate for impact with WaterEquity, an asset manager created and spun off by whose exclusive focus is on mobilizing investment capital to accelerate an end to the global water and sanitation crisis.

This is an ideal role for a seasoned financial leader with a track record of building and scaling financial systems and processes in a global context who wants to transform millions of lives around the globe through access to safe drinking water and sanitation.

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Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field and/or equivalent related working experience. A + Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting and/or Public Administration is preferred.
  • Minimum 20 years overall experience with at least 15 years of experience in progressively responsible Finance leadership roles, with at least 5 years at the executive level.
  • Experience working in a complex, dispersed global environment; experience in nonprofit organizations and/or financial services is ideal.
  • Deep financial acumen with expertise in financial planning and forecasting, financial reporting, budgeting, risk management, cash management, and financial planning and analysis; experience overseeing and/or managing an accounting function.
  • Proven track record of building and developing high-performing teams and of developing self.
  • Exceptional analytical capabilities with the ability to quickly digest complex information and connect dots to determine future action, and a data-driven and results orientation.
  • Demonstrated success in scaling/adapting finance systems and technology to drive efficiency and accuracy of financial planning and reporting.
  • Ability to "zoom in" and "zoom out", rolling up your sleeves to understand underlying details while still being able to maintain a view of the big picture and to guide executive level decisions and communications.
  • Proven experience translating strategic vision into operational success, experience setting and measuring performance against targets within complex and evolving operational environments.
  • Effective and insightful presentation skills, adept at conveying complex concepts and detailed analysis in a strategic and compelling manner across audiences.
  • Committed to's mission and willing to do the work to advance the organization.
  • Proficient (written and verbal) in English required; multilingual skills preferred.

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International/Foreign Affairs





The compensation range for this position is set at $190,000-$240,000, commensurate with experience. There is up to 20% incentive bonus eligibility. This position offers full-time benefits inclusive of medical/dental insurance, life and disability insurance, retirement program; as well as periodic review for merit and incentive pay based on organizational and personal achievement.

Application Instructions

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This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of scope, stakeholders and linkages for every project, duty or responsibility but is intended to highlight internal or external processes, functions and jobs/roles that are expected to regularly interact with this position to deliver work. Scope may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive environment. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, military and veteran status, genetic information, and any other status protected by law. provides qualified applicants and employees reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. believes social change happens when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. strives to build and maintain a diverse team that will advance our mission and work and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

On-Ramps is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe social change happens when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We're partnering with the team at to lead this search. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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