As a key member of the Leadership Team, the Chief Financial and Operations Officer (CFOO) should be an operationally savvy strategic financial leader with management experience for talent development. This position is both a “hands on” individual contributor as well as oversees a small department responsible for the Finance, People and Equity, Contracts, and Information Technology functions. The CFOO plays a critical role in optimizing both financial performance and organizational effectiveness The CFOO will be a key partner to the CEO, member of the Leadership Team, work across the organization and work closely with the Board. The ideal candidate for this position is an analytical, collaborative, empathetic, and results-driven leader committed to supporting NTN’s mission and improving our internal efforts to be efficient, effective, and equitable.
The CFOO will possess exemplary financial and operational skills with excellent verbal and written communication. Additionally, they will have expertise in managing and coaching people and teams, building strong organizational culture, and experience in negotiating contracts and agreements.
LOCATION: Remote, up to travel 25%
REPORTS TO: CEO
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide thought partnership to the CEO with a focus on the organization’s financial strategy
Ensure best practices for internal controls with oversight of accounting and financial planning functions, including monthly, quarterly and year end close
Foster an organizational culture of learning while facilitating opportunities for staff development, growth and collegiality
Partner closely with Leadership Team peers to foster a strong organizational culture that values diversity in all forms and where everyone feels valued, heard, and a sense of belonging
Advise, manage, and implement NTN's fiduciary responsibilities including development of long-term financial planning strategies, annual budgeting, grant compliance, contracts negotiation and management, accounting, and forecasting process
Manage, analyze, and communicate financial reports, cash flow, forecasts, project/program and grants accounting, and department budgets in an accurate and timely manner
Oversee the annual audit process with external auditors and the board audit committee
Lead the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO
Research and communicate technical accounting issues for compliance
Act as primary liaison with legal for risk management and compliance as needed
People & Operations
Update, improve and implement all necessary business policies, practices and procedures in finance, talent, and planning systems
Refine and support the implementation of equitable practices including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, development, learning, and performance management
Monitor the effectiveness and ongoing development of tools and systems for knowledge management; ensuring timely support and training for staff to foster a culture of collaboration
CONTACT WITH OTHERS
Must be able to collaborate effectively with others on a regular basis. Those people include, but are not limited to, employees of all levels within the organization, board chair, audit committee chair, district leaders, and members of other organizations, customers, vendors and visitors.
This position has access to sensitive and confidential information, and is trusted to maintain this information, files and documents properly. These documents include, but are not limited to, financial information, grant information, client proprietary information and other business related material. Failure to safeguard this information could result in loss of trust and reputation internally and externally.
Low physical effort required to sit, stand at files, bend, stoop, lift, and walk. Maximum unassisted lift = 35lbs. Requires ability to use a keyboard, monitor, and calculator. Also requires the ability to communicate verbally, both in person and on the telephone.
Bachelor's degree, CPA
10+ years of experience in the finance function with experience overseeing and streamlining systems in operations
6+ years team management experience, including experience managing managers and virtual work environments, with excellent leadership and coaching skills
Strong written and verbal communication, collaboration and relationship-building skills, including the ability to work across the organization and with board members
Demonstrates a commitment and action to diversity, equity, and community
Excellent attention to detail
Adaptability and ability to multi-task and prioritize projects independently in a fast-paced environment
MBA or equivalent experience
Previous experience managing HR and/or IT
Administrative experience within Netsuite, Concur, ADP, Asana,
Experience with K-12 educational services, including an understanding of private philanthropy, government contracts, and fee-for-service income
Expertise with human service, payroll, and tax compliance
A successful track record in management of grants inclusive of renewal processeExperience advancing a diversity, equity and inclusion plan/program within an organization
WHAT WE OFFER
New Tech Network offers competitive compensation. The salary range for this position starts at $190,000 with a final offer based on the candidate’s professional experience and internal equity. In addition to base salary, our competitive compensation includes:
A highly collaborative, creative yet autonomous remote work environment
Comprehensive benefits, including Medical, Dental, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Short and Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D), Employee Assistance Program, Supplemental Accident & Critical Illness plans and 401(k) Retirement Plan
New Tech Network is an equal opportunity employer. We are an anti-racist organization – committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
To express interest in this role, please submit a cover letter and resume through this link.
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