Chief Financial Officer

Center Youth Voice – Ignite Change- Promote Justice

Oasis Center was founded in 1969, a group of young lawyers came together to establish the “Rap House,” a simple community center for runaway teens and youth struggling with addictions. Fifty years later, the “Rap House” has evolved into Oasis Center, where nearly 4,000 youth and families turn for help and direct support every year. Oasis Center provides a wide range of opportunities that reflect the diverse needs of youth and their families, from crisis intervention to youth leadership and community engagement to college and career access. Our 20+ programs and services are based on the foundation of four areas for youth success: Safety, Belonging, Empowerment, and Generosity

Right now, our agency is growing – so if you have talent and skills, compassion and a mindset for justice, and you want to make a career in making a difference, please consider joining our incredible Oasis Center team.

Vision: to live in a world where all young people are safe, valued, connected to caring adults, and prepared for productive and fulfilling lives. We believe that progress is made toward this goal when we develop and encourage perspectives based on hope, a vision of what is possible, and the courage to act. We cultivate this change through caring relationships, meaningful action, and thoughtful reflection.

Position: Chief Financial Officer

Budget:  7 Million

Summary: Supervise all aspects of the financial operations of the agency and serve as the chief financial spokesperson; provide accounting, budgetary, operational and programmatic support to all agency programs and activities as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis and financial forecasting. Directly oversee and supervise financial/accounting/payroll staff.

Salary Range: $105K- $140K

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as active member of Executive Leadership Team and help develop and implement the agency’s strategic vision and mission.
  • Provide consultation and direction to management staff on issues surrounding finance, financial forecasting and program operational needs.
  • Actively manage and provide oversight for the day to day accounting and financial operations of the agency.
  • Establish strong financial controls to ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. 
  • Oversee hiring, on-boarding, management, and evaluation of all finance and accounting staff.
  • Assist in the hiring and termination process of financial employees. 
  • Insure an inventory of all agency assets is completed annually and updated as needed.
  • Implement, in concert with the Leadership Team, the policies and procedures of the agency which relate to financial, operations and risk management activities.
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization.
  • Co-serve as agency leader in absence of CEO.
  • Conduct individual supervision of finance staff. 
  • Develop and maintain systems of adequate internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.
  • Insure resolution of correction action that is identified as a result of site visits, monitor feedback, external audits, etc.
  • Develop budgets for the agency as a whole, individual programs and new/proposed services, including the preparation of budget revisions as needed.
  • Serve as liaison to the Treasurer and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors including preparation of recommendations on business and financial affairs.
  • Project and monitor agency cash flow.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for presentation to Board of Directors.  
  • Prepare financial reports for each program and disseminate to Program Director on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare required schedules for annual agency audit by independent auditors.


  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and OMB Circulars A-133
  • Ability to work well with and be responsive to the needs of internal and external partners, including the Board of Directors, funding entities, other provider organizations and Oasis Center program leadership.
  • Ability to manage priorities and effectively meet deadlines 
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer software and office equipment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
  • Assess risk using financial, statistical and economic data and create manageable solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage financial systems and processes 
  • Strong financial management skills and business acumen; demonstrated ability in budgeting, financial analysis and financial modeling 
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience successfully leading change management initiatives 
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, lead multiple projects and meet concurrent deadlines
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills.

Educational and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university; CPA preferred.
  • Five to seven years of financial experience and management experience with the day to day operations of an organization (preferably non-profit agency)

Procedure: Send cover letter and resume to Mark Dunkerley –

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, ability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Salary Description
$105K - 130K