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Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides both operational and program support to the organization. The CFO supervises the finance department and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports directly to the President/CEO and directly assists the President/CEO on all strategic matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting and the securing of new funding.


Please forward resume to:
cvario@guesthouse.org

Reports to:

President/CEO

Department:

MSO

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides both operational and program support to the organization. The CFO supervises the finance department and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports directly to the President/CEO and directly assists the President/CEO on all strategic matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting and the securing of new funding.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in performing all finance-related tasks necessary to achieve the organization’s mission.
  • Displays progressive business and financial reporting and variance analysis.
  • Participates in developing new business, specifically: assist the President/CEO in identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.
  • Ensures adequate controls are in place and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass an independent audit.
  • Prepares the annual budget working directly with all department heads to ensure their input. Directs the budget through the approval process of the Finance Committee/Executive Committee and final Board approval. Works with the President/CEO and department heads to review variances on a timely basis.
  • Review all purchasing organization wide. Oversee accounts payable staff person.
  • Review payroll reports and 403(b) contributions and prepare related journal entries.
  • Discuss program costs for all new admits with the appropriate leadership. All underwrites will require CEO approval and appropriate signatures on paperwork outlining financial assistance. Work with outside billing individual to make sure underwrites have been applied as approved.
  • Prepares the monthly fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: monthly journal entries, accounting work papers, review of all variances, reports to funding sources/depts., development and monitoring of organizational and contracts/grants/cost assurance communities.
  • Prepares monthly internal financial reports and distributes to CEO and Finance Committee with a write-up.
  • Coordinate timing of annual audit with external accounting firm. Responsible for all audit phases and information and related year-end tax reports.
  • Prepare quarterly annuity payments via Giftwrap software.
  • Review and maintain systems of internal control to safeguard financial assets of the organization and oversee all departments. Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring audit issues are resolved, all 403(b) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information.
  • Attend Board and subcommittee meetings; including being the lead staff on the Finance Committee. Prepare all minutes for Finance and Board Meetings.
  • Monitor banking activities of the organization.
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet organization needs. Make monthly AR collection calls to client leadership.
  • Oversee administration and financial reporting of the organization’s investment plans.
  • In conjunction with Director of HR, investigate cost-effective benefit plans and other fringe benefits which the organization may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified candidates.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives and salaries for the staff.
  • Oversee business insurance plans and health care coverage analysis.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets, assuring all are in accordance with federal regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, behavioral healthcare compliance requirements, and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations sections.
  • General office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite and use of databases.
  • Verbal and written communication skills to create reports and present them to others.
  • Excellent mathematical and analysis skills.
  • Creating and analyzing financial statements and budget documents.
  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Trustees, local and international community advocates, participants, and church leaders.
  • Ability to lead departments and individuals.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Understanding of the intricacies and business aspects of the Catholic church and the religious communities established for both male and female religious.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Five to seven years of financial experience and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of healthcare or behavioral health organizations.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable.

COMPETENCIES:

COACHING and DEVELOPMENT: In the interest of Performance Improvement, works to improve and reinforce performance of others. Takes responsibility for one’s direct reports’ performance by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against the goals, ensuring constructive feedback and addressing performance problems and issues promptly.

CHANGE LEADERSHIP: Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace.

PROFESSIONALISM: Thinks carefully about the likely effects on others of one’s words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior. Selects the words or actions most likely to have the desired effect on the individual or group in question.

QUALITY: Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds Guest House standards.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Our Mission is to provide the information, education, treatment and care needed to assure that Catholic clergy, men and women religious, and seminarian suffering from alcoholism, addictions, and other behavioral health conditions, have the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall health and wellness.

Guest House provides person-centered treatment to Catholic clergy and men and women those it serves, respecting the dignity of all who enter and respecting the Catholic Church’s teachings. Guest House will hold to the highest standards of good stewardship as its commitment to its donor-stakeholders. Guest House will apply the principles of Catholic social justice as its guide in respecting the dignity of all staff and volunteers.

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