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☛ NCHA has opening for CFO 2-17-17


Feb. 17, 2017

The NCHA is advertising for a Chief Financial Officer, who will be responsible for directing the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices. Additionally, this position manages the administrative and business management functions of the Association Headquarters.

The new CFO’s duties and responsibilities will include: to focus on process improvement and business enhancements. Responsible for all internal business processes and procedures; Oversee and direct budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate, long-range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization; direct the Controller in providing and directing procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services; appraises the organization’s financial position and issues scheduled reports on the organization’s financial stability, liquidity, and growth; manage and direct Human Resources Department, including overseeing employee evaluations and payroll; coordinate tax reporting for both the Association and the Foundation; analyze, consolidate and direct all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports for formal presentation to the NCHA Board of Directors and Association general membership; oversee and direct the preparation and issuance of the corporation’s annual report; direct and analyze studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations and analyze operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution and determine their financial impact and have the ability to evaluate department silos and look for efficiencies in practice.

The requirements for the position include being able to present financial information to small and large groups (i.e.) Executive Committee, various committees, members, employees and general membership; be proficient in technology development trends and the importance of strategic software development. Experience in both 501.c.5 and 501.c.3 non-profit associations beneficial.

Equine association background is also beneficial. Must be proficient with business computing and financial reporting systems as well as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access.

Education and Experience must be a Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting or Finance; a strong understanding of accounting theory; five-plus years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus but not required.

Other skills and abilities include the ability to foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships. Must have strong interpersonal skills to support leadership, management, negotiation and problem-solving functions of this role.

Excellent judgement and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required.

Friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, outgoing, and customer service oriented. Remain calm and professional in stressful situations. Detail oriented while maintaining an extremely positive attitude. Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision. Recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve routine problems.

Team player with a “can-do” attitude that can work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to establish and maintain professional atmosphere for employees, clients, and customers.

Other qualifications include: Knowledge of laws, regulations, and rules governing work requirements for nonprofit organizations; organizational development, human resources, and operations.

The application procedure is to send a resume and cover letter to

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