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Chief Financial Officer

Employer
Braille Institute
Location
Los Angeles, CA / a hybrid remote work schedule with 1 to 2 days of telecommuting per week will be considered.
Salary
$225,000 - $275,000
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Focus Areas
Human Services
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
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The Opportunity

Braille Institute is well-positioned to benefit from a mission-driven, collaborative, strategic, and forward-thinking finance professional.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and strategic direction to the financial, accounting and treasury functions of the organization, assuring its overall short- and long-term financial stability.  The CFO oversees financial, accounting, business services and facilities operations with a total staff of 20 FTE through the following direct reports: Controller; Director, Business Services; and Director, Facilities.

The Organization

Braille Institute is a non-profit organization that has been positively transforming the lives of those with vision loss for more than 100 years.  Braille Institute offers a broad range of free programs, classes, and services to more than 20,000 children, youth and adults each year. Braille Institute’s current annual operating budget is approximately $23 million with an endowment totaling approximately $250 million. 

For more information, please visit www.brailleinstitute.org.

Qualifications

  • Competitive candidates will have broad finance and investment experience including prior work with investment consultants/advisors and a proven track record of financial leadership gained through increasingly responsible positions. 
  • Past positions as a CFO or senior financial manager in a dynamic nonprofit organization and experience working with a Board of Directors is strongly preferred.
  • Experience overseeing accounting, investments, budgeting, controls, and reporting is essential and expected, as is proficiency in technology and systems used to support this work. 
  • Proven successful team leadership is required and successful candidates must demonstrate a clearly articulated collaborative and flexible management style that supports a positive team culture, well-being of staff, regular feedback, high performance, and employee retention. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; MBA and/or CPA, or related advanced degree is preferred.

Compensation & Additional Considerations

The annual salary range for this position is $225,000 to $275,000 based on experience.  Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable.  A comprehensive and competitive benefits package will be provided.  This is a full-time exempt position with the expectation of regular in-person work at the Braille Institute’s Los Angeles Center; a hybrid remote work schedule with one to two days of telecommuting per week will be considered.

To Apply

Braille Institute has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the CFO search. To view the full position description, please visit https://pub.lucidpress.com/morrisberger_2212/.  To apply, please submit an application, including a resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: https://www.morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2212.

 

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