Communities on the margins of opportunity deserve a trusted partner on their journey towards financial growth and stability. As a locally invested, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Community Vision provides nonprofits, small businesses, and social enterprises with strategic investment and guidance, to deepen work, scale impact, and strengthen our communities.
We know that supporting community-owned and community-governed projects creates shared prosperity and builds collective, and self-directed, economic and political power. This position will put you at the forefront of exciting organizational growth and the re-envisioning of how we carry out our work; creating greater efficiency internally and deeper impact externally.
Community Vision is dedicated to anti-racist practices and to building an anti-racist organization. This includes treating colleagues with respect, supporting the vision of the organization, and acting as ambassadors of our values.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for leading, managing, and coordinating all financial matters of Community Vision. The position will report to and work closely with the President. The CFO must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing an accounting and finance staff. In addition, the CFO will partner with senior leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization.
The CFO is responsible for developing the organization's budget, maintaining the organization's financial statements, managing cash flows, and ensuring appropriate disbursements and servicing for loans and grants disbursed by the organization. The CFO, with the assistance of the Vice President of Capital Solutions, will also oversee all compliance and recognition for government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. The CFO will play a key role in the development of new capital market structures and vehicles in coordination with the senior leadership team. A main requirement of the position will be providing high quality data analytics to support ongoing strategic business decisions. The CFO will be tasked with managing and developing financing initiatives and programs in order to increase investment. Community Vision is pursuing an individual with extensive knowledge of treasury, financing, accounting, investing, project finance, tax credits, and multi‐affiliate nonprofit reporting and accounting practices. The position offers the opportunity for an individual to use sophisticated financial skills for a high impact and innovative mission-driven business.
Accounting & Compliance
Strategic Business Development, Funder, & Investor Relations
Planning, Policy, & External Relations
The Chief Financial Officer is a full-time exempt position. This position reports to the President of Community Vision. The salary for this position is between $170,000 – $210,000 annually, depending on experience and if outside of the Bay Area salary will be adjusted based on cost of living of the region. Benefits include: 100% health insurance premium coverage for employees and a contribution towards dependent coverage, dental insurance, long-term disability and life insurance, transportation and cell phone subsidies, employer contributions towards retirement savings, three weeks' vacation, and a commitment to work/life balance. Occasional evenings and out of area travel may be necessary. Position involves regular computer and telephone use plus some minimal lifting. The position can be based at either of Community Vision's offices in San Francisco or Oakland. All staff are working remotely until further notice.
Send resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should read: Chief Financial Officer. Cover letters should discuss your interest in the position and in working at Community Vision. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
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Community Vision is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing applicants and employees with a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Community Vision are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. Community Vision will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourages applicants with these characteristics to apply.
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