The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Trust is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to join our leadership team headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago. The AVMA Trust provides professional liability insurance, life and disability coverage, financial services, as well as other important benefits to the over 98,000+ members of the AVMA. Structured to work for its members, AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. AVMA’s mission is to lead the profession by advocating for our members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Partnering with the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for driving the trust’s financial and accounting capabilities. The goal of the CFO position is to provide leadership for the financial viability of the Trust and to drive extensive financial sustainability and growth. They will also manage company costs and bottom-line growth to help deliver on timely and accurate financial performance reports.
The CFO will also:
Provide leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting function
Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the senior leadership team
Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
Advise on long-term business and financial planning
Manage vendor relationships to help ensure timely financial reporting
Review all formal finance, HR and IT related procedures
Deadline for application is 12/03/21. Application must include cover letter, resume, & salary requirements. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be successful in this role, you must be highly organized, collaborative and passionate about the Trust’s growth strategy and mission of serving and the veterinary profession. Additional qualifications include:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance
15 years of related financial / accounting experience; insurance experience is a plus; MBA a plus
Knowledge/experience in the Association market is highly desirable
Proven track record of outstanding performance
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Must have strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must have experience presenting in front of large groups
About American Veterinary Medical Association Trust
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with a Government Relations Division in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 170. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $40M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.