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Chief Financial Officer

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Tipo de Emprego:Tempo Integral
Data de Início:14 de outubro de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições:28 de julho de 2024
Educação:Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência:Executivo
Salário:USD $280.000 - $340.000 / ano
The salary offer is not negotiated as we know that negotiation is not aligned with equity and best practices for ensuring fair pay for employees of all identities and backgrounds.


About Americares

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches 85 countries on average, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine, medical supplies, and emergency aid. Americares is one of the world’s leading nonprofit providers of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit 

Americares Values

We create global community, treating people as they want to be treated.

We respond effectively and responsibly, putting plans into practice.

We embed ethics and equity in our work and workplace.

We are better together; partnership is at our core.

We ask and listen, to create sustainable solutions for a healthier tomorrow.

We commit to quality, growing and improving to ensure individuals and communities thrive.


Position Overview

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to the CEO, you will play a crucial role in the strategic direction and financial health and long-term sustainability of our organization. You will oversee all aspects of financial management, including planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, and guide our financial decisions in the best interest of Americares mission. Additionally, you will oversee our Legal and Audit/Risk functions, overseeing and partnering with our General Counsel and Audit/Risk committee of the Board of Directors to make certain risk mitigation plans are in place and regularly reviewed.

As a member of our Global Leadership Team, you will help to envision and realize the organization’s future, engaging in wide ranging conversations about organizational priorities, and acting as an advisor to the CEO and Leadership Team members. You will work closely with the Americares Board of Directors, ensuring the Finance and Audit/Risk Committees are informed of and engaged on vital organizational information and decisions such as budget performance, and enterprise risk management.

As a team leader, you will invest heavily in setting your team up for success. You will set and communicate strategic aims clearly, supporting the team in charting the path forward, and ensuring resourcing and prioritization to safeguard their well-being. As an organizational leader, you will embody our values, make decisions that further our mission, and ensure connection and collaboration with staff across our global work community.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range is $280,000 to $340,000 USD annually.

We will determine where the salary offer will fall within this range based upon the evaluation of the qualifications during the stages of the recruitment process. Our transparent and equitable pay bands, as well as our salary offer based on the qualifications evaluated in our process, are integral parts of our organizational systems and intentional culture. The salary offer is not negotiated as we know that negotiation is not aligned with equity and best practices for ensuring fair pay for employees of all identities and backgrounds.

You can review an overview of our benefits here, under U.S. Compensation and Benefits.


Within commuting distance to Stamford, CT - CT, NY, NJ, PA, MA, VA, or MD.



Finanical Management

Financial Strategy: Iterate on and execute the company's financial strategy in alignment with organizational strategy, goals and objectives, analyzing root causes and problem solving when challenges arise. Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and Board of Directors based on financial analysis and projections. Identify, assess, and mitigate financial risks that the organization may face. Ensure healthy financial reserves and beneficial investment strategies.

Financial Planning & Analysis: Support the team in leading the annual budgeting process, quarterly forecasts, and long-term financial planning efforts. Conduct regular financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks in line with organizational strategy.

Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation and distribution of accurate and timely financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (990s, NICRA, etc). Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

Grants Management: Oversee Grants Management team in iterating on our grants proposal process. Partner with relevant Leadership Team members and other internal stakeholders to ensure transparent and efficient decision-making processes. Ensure activities to promote team knowledge of grants processes and associated compliance requirements.

Financial Operations: Lead team in oversight of financial and accounting operations and reporting of a complex global non-profit organization with multiple revenue sources and locations. Set vision and ensure smooth operation of Treasury and Investments. Implement efficient and effective financial systems, processes, and controls, distinguishing between needs in our US-based Headquarters and our various Country Offices. Oversee development and implementation of our Procurement policies, ensuring effective organizational safeguards are in place.


Legal & Audit/Risk Oversight

Legal and Compliance: Manage and partner with the General Counsel to ensure legal strategies and policies to protect Americares best interests and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

External Audit: Coordinate financial audits with external audit firm and serve as the primary point of contact for auditors and regulatory agencies.

Internal Audit: In partnership with General Counsel and Director, Internal Audit ensures effective internal audit processes, internal controls, and in assigning priorities for future improvements. Partner with the Internal Audit function and Board of Directors to oversee our Enterprise Risk Management mapping and mitigation plans.


Leadership & Team Development

Strategic leadership: Develop and implement strategic aims and direction in line with long-term organizational goals. Effectively articulate your vision to team members, instilling a spirit of collaboration and problem solving even as challenges arise. Lead with passion for our mission, connecting individual and team to departmental and organizational objectives. Collaborate with Leadership Team colleagues to further our intentional culture, creating an optimal environment to achieve organizational goals.

Team Leadership: Lead high-performing teams across functions, balancing high expectations and accountability with support and focus on well-being. Consistently communicate strategy and goals and utilize change management strategies as circumstances shift. Effectively prioritize workstreams, including ensuring time for team development and systems iteration and implementation. Recognize and celebrate the work and accomplishments across teams.



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior finance role in a global non-profit organization with an operating budget of at least $50 million.
  • Strong strategic thinking, including ability to influence business decisions through financial guidance and experience planning strategically to enable organizational growth.
  • Thorough understanding of nonprofit accounting, including experience in USAID and other government funding, fund and grant accounting, compliance and reporting.
  • Experience working in international organizations with multiple country offices applying U.S., local country and international standards, systems and processes.
  • Experience effectively managing a high-performing team of 20 plus with layered management structure.
  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards.
  • Proven commitment and experience in embedding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access principles into work.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, alongside ability to organize and execute upon complex ideas.
  • U.S. work authorization.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the year (in addition to commuting to Stamford, CT office with frequency)

Preferred qualifications

  • Gifts-in-Kind donations
  • Global humanitarian or development
  • Fluency in core organizational languages in addition to English
  • MBA or CPA


What you can expect, if you move forward in the recruitment process: 

The process will include individual and panel virtual interviews, a virtual competency exercise, and an on-site interview in Stamford, CT. Interviews will include Americares employees and Board members. 

Americares is currently authorized to support remote work employees in the following locations: Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Please note that we do not provide relocation assistance at this time. #LI-HYBRID  

Americares is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Americares. At any point in the recruitment process, we may request additional information to confirm qualifications. Any misrepresentation of qualifications in any stage of the process will prevent the applicant from moving forward in the process.    

To request a disability accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us at 

About Americares

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches 85 countries on average, including the…


You can review an overview of our benefits here, under U.S. Compensation and Benefits.

You can review an overview of our benefits here, under U.S. Compensation and Benefits.


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