Eckerd Connects seeks an intelligent, self-confident and mission driven professional to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Founded in 1968, Eckerd Connects is a pioneering human services organization dedicated to helping children, young adults and families succeed by providing children, young adults and families a diverse array of community-centered programs spanning child welfare, juvenile justice, workforce development and Job Corps service sectors. Serving nearly 40,000 clients annually, Eckerd Connects offers services in 20 states with annual revenue of $330M. Connects. To learn more about Eckerd Connects, please visit www.eckerd.org.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the CFO will be responsible for the management of all financial aspects relative to the corporation and for maintaining and nurturing a strong financial management organization. Specific functional responsibilities include treasury; financial reporting; working capital management; financial strategy; planning and analysis; as well as purchasing. A key responsibility of this individual will be to function as an officer of the corporation and a key advisor to both the executive leadership team and Board of Directors on major financial business issues and decisions. This individual is also responsible for the Information Technology, Risk Management and Facilities functions. In addition, the CFO will oversee all human resources aspects of the organization and for building a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission of Eckerd Connects.
The successful candidate will have the capacity to provide leadership at an institutional level with a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible financial and human resources management, at least five of which has been gained in a senior level functional role in a service-oriented organization that deals with a wide variety of constituents. Nonprofit experience is important, whether it be working in an organization or serving in a volunteer capacity on a board. Prior experience/exposure in dealing with governmental agencies and in contract management and administration is highly desirable. Experience with mergers and acquisitions would be valued. A Bachelor's degree preferably in business, accounting or economics is required; an MBA degree is preferred. CPA certification is required.
Eckerd Connects has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Financial Officer search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2136.