Progressive Presbyterian denomination seeks leader to provide clear operational and financial guidance (Louisville, KY)
Presbyterian Church (USA) (PC(USA)) is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States. PC(USA) is known for its progressive stance on social justice issues, valuing the diversity of its followers and encouraging inclusion in its faith-based activities.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) seeks to be a Matthew 25 denomination, focused on building congregational vitality, eradicating systemic poverty, and dismantling structural racism.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation is the corporate entity of the General Assembly of the PC(USA). It holds funds and titles to property. In essence, A Corporation is the “business office” for the General Assembly. A Corporation stands at the intersection of church and business.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seeks a Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO) to join the leadership team and provide clear guidance on finance and operations best practices. The CFO/COO will have a successful track record of experience in positions of increasing responsibility within a financial and operational environment. The successful candidate will have the ability to operate at a very detailed level while keeping in mind the “big picture” and the political dynamics and context.
Specific technical and interpersonal qualities will include:
15 or more years of broad progressively responsible experience leading in finance and operations.
Experience working in a faith-based, non-profit environment; active membership with Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is highly desired.
Demonstrated commitment to leading with integrity and the ability to drive a positive tone at the top.
Ability to apply appropriate leadership strategies to effectively deliver business objectives while acting proactively and thinking strategically in anticipating organizational needs, recognizing the broader environment and contextual dynamics.
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate complex financial data and concepts in a concise manner (written and oral presentations) to a variety of audiences (internal client partners, third parties, and the Church at large) as well as excellent listening and comprehension skills.
Positively develops relationships with stakeholders and communicates and gains commitments from internal and external stakeholders; uses emerging technologies effectively to collaborate and communicate.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and master’s degree, CPA preferred.
The Academy of Management seeks a Chief Financial Officer to lead a global organization with growing annual revenue and nearly $40M in reserves.The Academy of Management is dedicated to creating a better world by improving management practices in all the places where people work. Established in 1936, today it has more than 20,000 members in 120 countries, has five U.S.-based and four international affiliates, and publishes some of the top journals in the field of management and organization science.The Academy envisions an expansion of its revenue-generating services for members and other audiences. The monetization of these services will require a Chief Financial Officer to shape strategic and operational decisions and to establish Key Performance Indicators to evaluate ongoing implementation.The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for strategic leadership and broad financial stewardship of all aspects of the Academy of Management’s finance and accounting functions to ensure the association’s financial health and the fulfillment of its mission. The CFO reports to the Executive Director, providing trusted leadership on the financial implications of all operational and strategic ...issues. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Governors, and senior staff, the CFO integrates across the entire organization, serving as a credible resource for uncovering business opportunities, assessing risks, and developing solutions to business challenges.The ideal Chief Financial Officer will have multi-faceted, broad-based experience that brings together the best of the non-profit and for-profit worlds, combining traditional finance functions with the strategic thinking expected of a modern CFO. Minimum qualifications include:?Master’s degree required; MBA or other professional credential highly desired.?Progressive senior finance roles, preferably including some in a small to mid-size organization. ?Combination of non- and for-profit experience highly preferred; general knowledge of higher education or allied fields desired (e.g., research, conferences, publishing, online services).?Global perspective on finance (tax, business, travel, etc.).Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Academy of Management. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to learn more and apply online at www.driconsulting.com/positions/ or via email at email@example.com.
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