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Chief Financial Officer
Jewish Family Service Of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Job Title: Chief Financial Officer Organization: Jewish Family Service of San Diego Position Type: Full-time, exempt Pay Rate: $140,000 - $160,000 DOE/neg. Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Direct reports: 4 (total team of 17) POSITION SUMMARY: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) maintains overall responsibility for the fiscal integrity of Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) and its subsidiary organizations, including accounting and finance/treasury, contract management and facilities. This position requires the ability to develop and manage complex financial and business systems in a fast-paced, growing and entrepreneurial human service setting and to work closely with agency senior leadership, board and staff. This position requires strong interpersonal and problem solving skills, organizational excellence and strong support of the agency mission. This is a very high-profile position within our organization and will have significant impact on the reputation of JFS in the community. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: • Represent JFS finances and investments as a member of the C-suite. • Participate in strategic and organizational planning. • Responsible for all reports, minutes and other materials as well as staffing the Budget & Finance, Investment and Audit Committees. Ultimately responsible to the Board for JFS financial wellbeing. • Ultimate responsibility for audits and tax returns for the agency including senior review of Controller’s work. • Responsible for budgets (mid-year forecast and new year budget) including setting timelines, attending all review meetings, monitoring budget-to-actual reports, preparation of analytics, and final presentation to Board. • Oversight of banking relationships, signatory authority, as well as investments including the agency 401k assets. • Develop and monitor a revenue model demonstrating short- and long-term sustainability • Oversee acquisition, management and retirement of debt financing • Oversees the Building Services department to ensure proper maintenance of facilities, risk management, real estate, leases, safety and the Joan and Erwin Jacobs Campus; supervises Senior Director, Facilities Based Services. • Oversees contract compliance for the agency • Participate in decisions regarding campus acquisitions and improvements, and the acquisition and disposal of major FF&E, bringing financial and risk management perspective • Review all major contracts affecting general operations (e.g., audit engagement, copier contracts) related to financial and budgetary matters • Primary oversight of financial policies and procedures as well as development and monitoring of internal controls • Maintain holistic approach to management risk company-wide with cross-functional team approach • Secure and maintain advantageous and appropriate insurance plans for the agency • Participate in the formation of related charitable entities, as needed, and ensure corporate formalities are observed. • The JFS CFO also acts as the primary liaison for financial matters relating to Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc. (CARS). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & ATTRIBUTES: • Passionate commitment to the overall JFS mission. • Demonstrates the appropriate level of professionalism, collaboration, and expertise at all times. • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance required; advanced degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance preferred. • Nonprofit sector experience preferred. • At least 5 years’ experience at the CFO level required. • 10 years of professional experience within the financial field. • Exceptional strategic, analytical and critical thinking abilities. • Comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback in a way that fosters trust and respect. • High level of emotional intelligence, with superior verbal and written communication skills. • Growth mindset; comfortable with disruptive thinking and embraces challenge. • Experience managing high-performing individuals and teams. • Exceptional negotiation, presentation, and listening skills. • Demonstrated results in building and maintaining positive culture within the financial team. • Ability to multi-task, set and drive priorities, monitor progress towards goals, and utilize data and information. • Deep familiarity with financial best practices and ability to remain innovative and up-to-date with applicable laws. Contact Information To apply, please submit your cover letter including salary requirements, and resume on the following link; Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please, principals only. Please, local candidates only (relocation is not provided). About Jewish Family Service of San Diego Jewish Family Service of San Diego is a client-centered, impact-driven organization working to build a stronger, more resilient community. For nearly 100 years, Jewish Family Service has been a trusted resource for the entire community, offering an array of services that are always life-changing, and often life-saving. At Jewish Family Service, we believe our employees are the backbone of our Agency. We strive to ensure that each employee is treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is your success. Come work at JFS and be our partner in Moving Forward Together. To learn more about JFS, please visit
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