Position:  Chief Financial Officer
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  240
# of Openings:  1

If you are a finance superhero in search of a way to use your powers for good, look no further. Easterseals serving greater Cincinnati seeks a dynamic CFO to drive business goals and growth strategies in our portfolio of programs, social enterprises and contributed support. If you love nothing more than finding the answers in the numbers and leading a talented team; if you thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace, and enjoy the challenges of managing in an ever-changing funding environment; if you are energized by working with smart and committed colleagues and board members, you may be the leader we are looking for.  
At Easterseals, we believe in the power of work to make life better; every day, we remove barriers to employment for people with disabilities, veterans, and people with economic disadvantages. We aren’t afraid to take a risk or make a stand, and we seek a Chief Financial Officer with the same drive and values.  You will impact our growing agency by providing the leadership, management and vision to ensure Easterseals has the proper operational controls, administrative efficiency measures, and internal financial reporting to ensure our financial strength and operating efficiency.
Snapshot of key accountabilities for the position:
  • Work collaboratively with CEO, the Board of Directors, and other members of the senior leadership team to establish the strategic plan for the business, annual operating objectives, organizational policies and procedures for attaining business objectives.
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans
  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed.
  • Develop company financial performance measures to support the company’s strategic plan
  • Prepare monthly forecast updates and modeling
  • Engage the finance, audit and endowment committees of the Board of Directors
  • Manage company financial resources and represent the company in relationships with financial partners including banks, public officials and auditors
  • Help improve and build internal control systems
  • Lead the preparation of annual financial statements and filings of 990 and A133; coordinate work with external auditors.
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the standards of GAAP and government agencies, including the OMB Circular
  • Lead the accounting department to ensure proper accounting and transaction process systems for Easter Seals and its subsidiary operations
Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:
  • Ten+ years of experience, including minimum five years as CFO or senior level financial position
  • MBA in Finance and/or Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations preferred but not required.
  • Advanced applications software expertise in Excel, Salesforce and Blackbaud Financial Edge preferred
Traits required for success:
Our ideal candidate is a strong leader who sees the big picture and is able to make strategic decisions that are well thought out and analyzed.  You thrive in a fast-paced environment. You enjoy using your analytical and technical abilities in developing new ideas or systems.  Controlling the work process from beginning to end is critical as well as the ability to spot and correct errors.  You demand the highest quality work from your team with a communication style that is factual and direct.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Medical insurance, including a PPO plan, and a HDHP plan that offers a company contribution
  • Employer paid Teladoc services, allowing participating employees and their family members access to a doctor free of charge for common medical conditions
  • Dental (including orthodontia coverage for children) and Vision
  • Employer-paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, with options for additional voluntary life insurance for employees dependents
  • 401k Retirement plan with up to a 4% match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program, hearing aid discounts and resources for free will preparation

Apply for this Position
Go back to the job list