Chief Finance and Administrative Officer to provide input into the organization’s strategic direction to support the National Skills Coalition (Washington, D.C.)
National Skills Coalition (NSC) is a broad-based network of leaders (business, labor, educators, advocates) who want America to grow its economy by investing in its people, so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. A greater diversity of Americans will have access to a better life, and a greater diversity of U.S. businesses will see growth, if job-driven, skills-based training is made a more central part of our nation’s workforce, education, economic and anti-poverty policies.
Originally founded in 1998 as the Workforce Alliance, NSC has since demonstrated that investment in skills work. Its activism and advocacy showed that diverse stakeholders can find agreement around specific reforms to improve workforce education and training and that the American public is strongly supportive of deeper investments in American workers’ skills.
Today the NSC seeks a Chief Finance and Administrative Officer (CFAO) to continue this growth. The CFAO will support the efforts to sustain the recent increase in output and operations of the NSC. S/He will serve a key role on NSC’s leadership team as NSC continues to grow, and will keep executives appraised of all continuing, new, and expanding operational activities. Serving as an implementer and overseer of change management, the CFAO will creatively and innovatively pursue organizational best-practices and proactively follow up on new processes and systems.
The CFAO provides input into the organization’s strategic direction from an operational and financial perspective, helping to ensure NSC’s fiscal stability and operational efficiency. Supervising a Controller and small financial team, the CFAO designs and implements systems for financial management (budgeting and forecasting), grants management, expense tracking and accounting. The CFAO leads the negotiation of contracts for personnel benefits, office space, and other key vendors, and oversees management of staff payroll and benefits. The CFAO also supervises a small operations team responsible for staff support and training, office operations, technology, information management and other administrative needs.
The ideal Chief Finance and Administrative Officer will have 10 years in nonprofit operations, including organizational activities for a think tank, advocacy, research organization or association. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices of non-profit financial planning, including budgeting and forecasting.
Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the National Skills Coalition. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/ or via email at email@example.com.
The Academy of Management seeks a Chief Financial Officer to lead a global organization with growing annual revenue and nearly $40M in reserves.The Academy of Management is dedicated to creating a better world by improving management practices in all the places where people work. Established in 1936, today it has more than 20,000 members in 120 countries, has five U.S.-based and four international affiliates, and publishes some of the top journals in the field of management and organization science.The Academy envisions an expansion of its revenue-generating services for members and other audiences. The monetization of these services will require a Chief Financial Officer to shape strategic and operational decisions and to establish Key Performance Indicators to evaluate ongoing implementation.The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for strategic leadership and broad financial stewardship of all aspects of the Academy of Management’s finance and accounting functions to ensure the association’s financial health and the fulfillment of its mission. The CFO reports to the Executive Director, providing trusted leadership on the financial implications of all operational and strategic ...issues. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Governors, and senior staff, the CFO integrates across the entire organization, serving as a credible resource for uncovering business opportunities, assessing risks, and developing solutions to business challenges.The ideal Chief Financial Officer will have multi-faceted, broad-based experience that brings together the best of the non-profit and for-profit worlds, combining traditional finance functions with the strategic thinking expected of a modern CFO. Minimum qualifications include:?Master’s degree required; MBA or other professional credential highly desired.?Progressive senior finance roles, preferably including some in a small to mid-size organization. ?Combination of non- and for-profit experience highly preferred; general knowledge of higher education or allied fields desired (e.g., research, conferences, publishing, online services).?Global perspective on finance (tax, business, travel, etc.).Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Academy of Management. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to learn more and apply online at www.driconsulting.com/positions/ or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.