Position: Chief Financial Officer
Salary Range: $160,000 – 170,000
Business Unit: Finance
Reports To: President & CEO
Posted: October 6 – 20, 2021
Funding Status: 100% Admin
About Philadelphia Works, Inc.
Philadelphia Works, Inc is the City’s Workforce Development Board. We are a quasi-public, non-profit organization serving both career seekers and employers. We invest public resources in a variety of workforce solutions. These solutions connect Philadelphia residents with employment and training opportunities and help employers find, grow, and retain local talent. For more information about our dedicated board members and staff, workforce news, labor market data, services, innovative initiatives, and current opportunities to connect, please visit www.philaworks.org.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for overseeing all financial matters of Philadelphia Works. The CFO reports to and works closely with the President & CEO. Responsibilities include partnering with senior leadership and the Board to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The CFO will oversee all fiscal compliance for contracts and grants. This position is responsible for developing financial policy and reporting and making appropriate recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of Directors.
Remote on-boarding available, position is remote until company returns to office October 18, 2021.
Effective January 3, 2022, Philadelphia Works requires all employees to be vaccinated with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.
This position will be responsible for the following duties:
Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) from an accredited college or university in Accounting or Finance and possess a CPA. Minimum of 6 years’ experience in a senior financial management role, partnering with executive staff. Or any combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable.
The CFO must be able to analyze complex financial data, interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, rules, regulations, and policies controlling budgetary and fiscal record keeping; interpret and provide accurate financial data to management to enable them to make business decisions. Understands and has participated in goal setting, strategic planning, program development, implementation, and evaluation as it applies to fiscal decision making within a grant environment.
Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), risk management, commercial insurance and grant-reporting requirements is necessary. Must have knowledge of the Uniform Code at 2 CFR 200 and general cost allocation principles as they relate to federal grants and familiarity and experience with implementation and use of sophisticated financial management software. Workforce development experience a plus.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
· Knowledge of non-profit accounting, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance and reporting
· The Executive Team is measured on the following KPI’s: Inclusive Leadership, Solution Driven, Strategic Agility, Integrity and Trust and Communication
· Proven executive level leadership experience ensuring staff are accountable, approachable, efficient, and inclusive
· Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organizational skills
· Experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
· An effective communicator at all levels, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information
· Ability to interact effectively with subcontractors, auditors, outside vendors, bankers, government officials and all staffing levels
· Ability to train, motivate, and build a cohesive, team-oriented division
What We Offer
Philadelphia Works offers qualifying full-time employees with a competitive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition assistance, life and disability. We also offer company paid vacation, personal and sick leave days.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Philadelphia Works is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, transgender status, and gender identity), gender, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual preference, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws, in all matters pertaining to recruitment, selection, compensation, training, advancement and promotion, retention, discipline, and termination.