Company Name
Greenwich House
Job Title
Chief Financial Officer
Location
NY

Chief Financial Officer

ABOUT GREENWICH HOUSE: Founded in 1902 as a settlement house to help New York’s increasing immigrant population adjust to life in a new country, today Greenwich House is at a key pivotal moment. Offering a diverse mix of free and user-supported programs in the arts, education, and health and human services that provide thousands of New Yorkers with personal enrichment and cultural experiences, the organization is poised for aggressive growth and creativity as it moves forward.

Greenwich House programs are a valuable resource to neighbors as well as those who work in, visit, or seek care in Greenwich Village and across the city. Children are welcome in Greenwich House Youth Community Center or Barrow Street Nursery School. Artists of all ages take classes at Greenwich House Music School and Greenwich House Pottery or enjoy concerts and cultural events hosted by these schools. Older Adults find community, social activities, and case management through its Older Adult network consisting of four older adult centers. Mental health services are provided through the Center for Resiliency and Wellness (CRW). Support for those with substance use disorder is provided through the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program and CRW. No matter what program, the team at Greenwich House ensures that every participant receives the care and service they need to live a more fulfilling life, and helps to contribute to this unique, caring community of friends and neighbors in New York.

New Yorkers from all segments of society, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, or religion are welcomed. Greenwich House is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and a member of the United Neighborhood Houses of New York. For more information, please visit greenwichhouse.org.

FUNDING: Greenwich House has been on a three-year growth curve, with annual operating budgets of $17 million (FY21), $20 million (FY22), and a projected $23 million (for FY23). Sources of income include government grants and contracts, earned revenue, and philanthropy.

THE OPPORTUNITY: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a newly reconfigured role, envisioned to be a strategic partner to Greenwich House’s Chief Executive Officer, Darren Bloch, and Board of Directors on all financial matters. The CFO will serve as an organization-wide resource and will be broadly responsible for overseeing the integrity and output provided by an external team responsible for day-to-day finance management and operations. The CFO develops and implements the strategies and tactics for financial stability and ongoing growth and impact and oversees all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization in conjunction with the Board of Directors and the Finance, Audit, Compliance, and Investment Committees of the Board.

The CFO reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Though most of the day-to-day fiscal operations are currently outsourced, the CFO will be expected to recommend additional positions required to meet goals and objectives of the department and the overall organization. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and dedicated leadership team and to create strategies, systems and procedures dedicated to the continued financial stability, growth, and maximum impact of Greenwich House.

The starting annual base salary range is $180,000-190,000 plus an attractive benefits package. Greenwich House is open to a flexible/non-traditional work schedule.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enthusiastic about the mission/vision of Greenwich House and the current/projected new initiatives.
  • Significant financial leadership experience in a successful not-for-profit organization or other relevant setting.
  • Prior experience in organizations with multiple revenue streams (grant accounting) and lines of business.
  • Ability to assess new lines of business and/or manage mergers and acquisitions.
  • History of working with a board of director and its committees.
  • Experience serving as a strategic partner and advisor to a CEO.
  • Excellent financial and accounting skills.
  • Experience with government grants and contracts as well as with contributed revenue and investment management.
  • Ability to manage outsourced relationships and other resources.
  • Knowledge and ability to meet various compliance reporting requirements.
  • Record of advancing growth in an organizational setting.
  • A highly effective communicator with strong verbal and written skills.
  • The highest commitment to customer service, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Commitment to building and fostering a diverse team.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and commonly used accounting software.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in finance is preferred.

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