Chief Financial Officer

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $63,000
Details: Starting salary $63,000 + DOE.




264 N. Winooski Ave.
United States


Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time CFO to work in its Burlington office. The CFO is responsible for the overall financial operations of a large non-profit law firm with over 70 employees and an annual budget of $7.5 million. Must be able to analyze financial statements, projections, and critical financial matters, and clearly communicate results. Duties include responsibility for: grant and contract compliance, reporting, and budgets; organizational cash flow and forecasting; annual budgeting and planning in conjunction with the Executive Director; leading the annual audit and Form 990 preparation and filing; and oversight of human resources, as well as supervision of accounting and HR staff.


Comprehensive medical benefits, 4 weeks paid vacation per year.

Level of Language Proficiency

Qualifications: Minimum of a four-year degree in accounting or related field; advanced accounting degree (MPA/CPA) preferred; minimum of eight years of experience in accounting and/or financial management, preferably in a non-profit setting; demonstrated proficiency with Excel and MIP or equivalent fund accounting software program. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director c/o Betsy Whyte ( by September 28, 2018.

VLA is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they can further this goal.

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