American Nurses Association (ANA) is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Chief Financial Officer.
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. Founded in 1896, and with members in all 50 states and U.S. territories, ANA is the strongest voice for the profession.
The ANA Enterprise is the family of organizations that is composed of the American Nurses Association: the American Nurses Association (ANA), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Nurses Foundation. The three organizations work together as a cohesive system to achieve the Enterprise vision, advance their mission(s), and embody the Enterprise values.
The ANA Enterprise leverages the combined strength of each to drive excellence in practice and ensure nurses’ voices and vision are recognized by policy leaders, industry influencers, and employers. From professional development and advocacy to credentialing and grants, the ANA Enterprise is the leading resource for nurses to equip themselves with the tools, information, and network they need to excel in their individual practices. In helping individual nurses succeed — across all practices and specialties, and at each stage of their careers — the ANA Enterprise is lighting the way for the entire profession to succeed.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the ANA Enterprise provides visionary, strategic leadership in partnership with the Enterprise CEO and other Executive Leadership Team members to achieve the goals and responsible fiscal management of the association. The CFO reports to the ANA Enterprise Chief Executive Officer and serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team providing enterprise-wide leadership on an array of high-impact issues.
The CFO has operational oversight and responsibility for the Enterprise Finance and Revenue Operations Division, including management of staff (Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Controller, and Executive Assistant for CFO) to design and deliver finance, accounting, business analysis, forecasting, investment management and support to American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Nurses Foundation, ANA Political Action Committee and several constituent/state nurses associations. Staff also provides membership billing, reporting and customer support services for the majority of the constituent/state nurses associations and the Individual Member Division.
Seasoned executive with a proven track record as a successful leader while possessing an outstanding operational and financial background and ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment.
Fifteen (15) years of finance and accounting experience including experience in complex environments with multiple funding sources and business lines.
Ten (10) years in leadership and management roles in progressive, complex organizations with a strong preference for some experience in association management.
Experience with 501(c)(3)s is a plus, as is experience with federal grants and contracts.
Strong financial, budgeting, and forecasting skills. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to critically think and collaboratively build solutions in a politically sensitive, high visibility work environment. Ability to recognize and address business opportunities.
Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service with and through consultants, vendors, volunteers and customers. Strong organizational and project management skills required with significant attention to detail are necessary. Flexible in dealing with changing priorities and demanding workload requirements.
Proficient with office software and financial management and payroll programs.
Interpersonal skills and political sensitivity with ability to interact with and influence executive level individuals, Exceptional written and verbal communication required. Advanced group facilitation and public speaking necessary.
Baccalaureate degree in Accounting or Finance
Preferred Skills & Experience (not required to meet minimum qualifications)
Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) active certification preferred
Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) with concentration in Finance, Accounting or Business Management a plus
ANA has retained the services of Diversified Search, a highly regarded search firm with national reach, to recruit and evaluate candidates for this role. Materials should be submitted electronically in confidence to Mahalia Gauld, Vice President and Senior Managing Associate,215-656-3583, ANA-CFO@divsearch.com
ANA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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