Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

AKA Head Start Inc - El Cajon, CA

    Under the general direction of the Executive Director and working closely with the Board of Directors, the Chief Financial Officer oversees the Business Services Department, including budgeting, financial reporting, cost allocations, procurement, accounts payable, contract development and review, payroll, facilities management, and IT support.  Ensures effective internal controls and provides all fiscal, budgetary, and regulatory information to AKA management, grantee management, independent auditors, and fiscal monitors from multiple agencies.  Prepares, reports, and presents accurate and timely financial information to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Policy Committee.  Maintains financial records for the Agency’s accounts and funding streams. Serves as financial advisor and provides thoughtful leadership and operation support to Program leadership.


Any combination equivalent to:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or a related field. 

  1. Five or more successful years of progressive accounting/supervisory experience as a senior level accounting professional; 
  2. Non-profit accounting experience with grant funding of $10 million annually preferred;
  3. Knowledge of fund accounting software and computer applications, including but not limited to Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  4. Extensive knowledge of federal, state, and non-governmental grant funding processes; a
  5. Demonstrated ability to work well with others and in an integrated team environment; and
  6. Must have valid CA driver’s license and use of an insured vehicle for interagency travel.

How to Apply

Please submit a application, cover letter and resume

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Contact Info

Clark Carlson 619-270-7301

Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: El Cajon, CA

Salary: 89000.00 - 98000.00

Posted On: December 13th, 2019

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