Chief Financial Officer

By June 10, 2019 No Comments

Website Child Action, Inc.

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) represents the Agency to the State Department of Education/Child Development Division, Sacramento County, and Child Action, Inc. Board of Directors. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for planning and overseeing all financial-related activities including accounting, finance, forecasting, budgeting, strategic planning, banking relationships, risk management, capital expenditure and cash flow. The CFO is a member of the Executive Management Team involved in the development and implementation of organization wide policies and programs contributing to the overall success of the organization. The incumbent is responsible for knowing and adhering to all guidelines, regulations and policies developed or set forth by the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, the State Department of Education/Child Development Division, the State Department of Social Services, the County of Sacramento and the Federal government.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Education & Experience:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in a field that develops skills related to typical duties; Four years of additional professional experience may substitute for the required education; and
  •  Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in related program administration; and
  •  Four (4) years of senior management/supervisory experience in administering personnel and budget requirements in a non-profit organization.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities:
  •  Knowledge of fiscal management skills
  •  Knowledge of budget allocation models and procedures
  •  Knowledge of contract administration
  •  Knowledge of Agency employee personnel policies
  •  Knowledge of Uniform Grant Guidance and State funding terms and conditions
  •  Knowledge of internal audit procedures and state compliance review tools
  •  Ability to demonstrate exceptional analytical, written, math and computer skills
  •  Ability to manage, lead, coach, develop and evaluate staff performance
  •  Ability to demonstrate leadership and management skills
  •  Ability to think clearly and logically
  •  Ability to analyze complex issues
  •  Ability to demonstrate exceptional organizational and planning skills
  •  Ability to use experience and judgment to plan, problem solve and accomplish goals
  •  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  •  Ability to work effectively with others
  •  Ability to comply with agency safety and ergonomics policies and practices
  •  Ability to train staff in safety practices, ergonomics and work rules
  •  Ability to understand the problems and issues facing families from a variety of ethnic and economic communities
  •  Ability to define problems, draw valid conclusions, interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables
  •  Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally; and respond to the sensitive inquiries or complaints

Application Instructions:

Please read the complete job posting accessible on our website at All applicants must submit a completed application and resume through our website in order to be considered for this position.

About the Organization:

Child Action, Inc. (CAI) is a private, non-profit corporation created in 1976 to promote the education and social welfare of children and families and to advocate on their behalf. Our programs include resource and referral services for families seeking child care, child care subsidies for qualifying families, recruitment and professional development of the child care workforce, and family education and support.