Chief Financial Officer

Job Category: Director
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: New York

PURSUE YOUR PASSION, Not Just Another Job!

Are you a Finance Professional looking for excellent and rewarding work
experience? IA-Veterans Village is looking for employees who want to make
a difference in the lives of our veterans. They served us; now it’s our turn to
help them! And we’ve been doing this for almost 21 years!

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all financial matters of
IA-Veterans Village The CFO will report to and work closely with the President and CEO. In addition, s/he will partner with the senior leadership and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The CFO will
oversee all compliance and recognition for the government (federal and state) contracts and private grants. S/he must adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing the Finance staff.


  • With the appropriate management staff, develop budgets and monitor actual results to budget every month.
  • Provide recommendations to executive, program, and development managers regarding the fiscal impact of management decisions.
  • Participate in corporate strategy development as a member of the senior management team.
  • Represent IA-VV to financial partners, including financial institutions, donors, foundations, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that Human Resource policies and strategies are developed and implemented to mitigate risk and establish IA-VV as an employer of choice.
  • Manage IT personnel and ensure that agency hardware and software capabilities and procedures match IA-VV staff’s needs and comply with stakeholder requirements. Ensure that safeguards are in place to protect the IT system from electronic and physical threats.
  • Monitor IA-VV’s actual financial results to budgets and provide financial guidance to the executive team to ensure that IA-VV has the resources to sustain its mission.
  • Review and monitor IA-VV’s accounting policies and internal controls are developed in a manner that meets the needs of IA-VV’s staff and complies with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures, Federal Regulations, and other funder requirements.
  • Oversee IA-VV’s cash flow to ensure that IA-VV has the funds needed to fund current and future operations while minimizing the cost of financing.
  • Develop and/or review capital and operating budgets for future projects to ensure reasonable projections. Advise the management team and board of directors regarding the fiscal impact of projects. Monitor implementation of projects to minimize the likelihood of cost overruns.
  • Ensure that the Accounting, HR, and IT departments are appropriately staffed, trained, and managed to serve the employees and mission of IA-VV most effectively.


  • Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or a related business field and/or CPA.
  • At least ten years experience in high-level management within a commensurate non-profit setting, including prior experience leading change
  • Keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Prior experience supervising, coaching, and mentoring a senior management team.
  • Experience raising funds from individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • A commitment to lead by example, passion for creating change, and dedication to the mission
  • Experience with government grants a plus
  • Veteran status is a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend and lift light objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods while viewing a computer monitor
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Seeing to read reports and data
  • Ability to speak English
  • Must be able to work in a busy environment.

Job Benefits:

IA-VV offers competitive pay and benefits, including 12 paid holidays a year, paid
vacation and paid sick leave, pension, health insurance, dental and vision plans.

Please Note:
• If you were a client of IA-VV, you must have been out of all programs for at least 2 years.
• IA-Veterans Village is an equal-opportunity workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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