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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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East Boston Social Centers
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Boston, MA
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Published 23 days ago

New hires receive a sign-on bonus of $500 (after taxes) in their first paycheck and an additional $1500 when they complete 6 months of employment


East Boston Social Centers is a multi-service agency and community center that cultivates community, belonging, and joy. Founded in 1918 to welcome and support immigrant families, East Boston Social Centers continues to proudly embrace “welcome” in all we do. Our core services range across educational, social, and recreational programs to support the diverse community of East Boston and our neighbors of all ages. For over a century, our programs and services have welcomed neighbors of all ages, interests, and backgrounds through our doors. Each year, we provide direct programming for 3,000+ children, teens, and adults, with an additional 30,000+ people benefiting from our meeting spaces and community events.

 

"When all give, all gain."  This is so much more than a motto at East Boston Social Centers. We seek to ensure all have an opportunity to give and to gain, and recognize the critical importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and organization, where all belong.  We actively seek and encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce that is reflective of our communities. We are strengthened by this vitality and wealth of life experiences. If you are encouraged by an opportunity to do your best work in an environment where your contributions are valued, come join us.

 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Financial Officer directs the Social Centers’ financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions and the financial community by performing the following duties personally or through department staff.  


Primary Responsibilities 

·        Oversees and directs the organization’s accounting activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting and payroll

·        Oversees and directs budgeting, tax, long range financial forecasting, insurance, and fringe benefits activities for the organization

·        Directs and develops procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate internal accounting controls and services

·        Oversees work and results of department staff

·        Performs financial management and reporting for affiliated organizations

·        With auditors, prepares all financial reports required by local, state, and federal government agencies

·        Prepares and monitors annual budget for the organization

·        Administers government contracts and billing

·        Appraises the organization's financial position and issues monthly reports on the organization's financial condition and other reports required by management

·        Reports periodically on financial matters to the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors

·        Establishes and maintains contacts with financial institutions

·        Prepares organization for annual audit and serves as primary liaison with auditors

·        Actively participates on the Leadership team and attends regularly scheduled meetings 

·        Develops budgets and designs financial procedures for new programs

·        Participates in outside networking activities to aid and promote agency best practices

·        Performs other duties as required

 

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·        Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, including solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and payroll and accounting for investments

·        Demonstrated success at overseeing sound budgetary and fiscal planning processes, including identification of innovative strategies that utilize the organization’s resources to the fullest

·        A hands-on manager with the integrity and desire to work in a dynamic and mission driven environment

·        Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels

·        Ability to work effectively with Board members, employees, volunteers, vendors, and clients of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds

·        Ability to effectively communicate in written, verbal, presentation and listening formats within a multi-cultural environment

·        Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization 

·        High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation

·        The ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

·        A forward-thinking leader with a keen eye on best practices and technological advancements in the field

·        Experience effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, Board of Trustees, and other external parties, both verbally and in writing as required

 

Education/Experience

Requires Business or Accounting degree, MBA and/or C.P.A. preferred. Minimum of 7 plus years’ experience in a senior management role ideally with both external audit and in-house financial management experience gained in a non-profit organization.


Compensation and Benefits

Target hiring range is $90,000 to $108,000. We offer comprehensive benefits including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, PTO (vacation, sick and personal days), Life/Short/long-term disability, childcare assistance, and more. The Social Centers has a family environment and embodies our motto “when all give, all gain.”

 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to fritzau@ebsoc.org


East Boston Social Centers provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

New hires receive a sign-on bonus of $500 (after taxes) in their first paycheck and an additional $1500 when they complete 6 months of employment


East Boston Social Centers is a multi-service agency and community center that cultivates…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 10, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive
Salary
See below
Target hiring range is $90,000 to $108,000.

Benefits

We offer comprehensive benefits including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, PTO (vacation, sick and personal days), Life/Short/long-term disability, childcare assistance, and more. The Social Centers has a family environment and embodies our motto “when all give, all gain.”

We offer comprehensive benefits including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, PTO (vacation, sick and personal days), Life/Short/long-term…

Location

On-site
68 Central Square, Boston, MA 02128, USA

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in this opportunity and a resume outlining your related experience and qualifications to fritzau@ebsoc.org.

Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in this opportunity and a resume outlining your related experience and qualifications to fritzau@ebsoc.org.

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