The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) serves Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties through its Community Action work and also provides statewide programs focusing on education and advocacy. Our mission is to address the fundamental issues of economic, social, racial and environmental justice and work with people to achieve economic independence. CVOEO is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its practices. In so doing, we strive for a just society in which everyone belongs.
CVOEOseeks an experienced finance or accounting professional to serve as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will direct and oversee the financial activities of the organization, direct the preparation of financial reports, oversee audits, create financial forecasts, and monitor and evaluate the activities of all assigned financial and administrative functions. This role supervises a team of 4+ staff members and works closely with CVOEO’s leadership team and Program Directors.
We are seeking candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field and 5 years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. CPA designation preferred. Candidates should have strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the mission, vision and goals of CVOEO; effective verbal and written communication skills (bilingual abilities a plus); excellent analytical and organizational skills; and a commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
We offer an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, generous time off, a retirement plan and discounted gym membership.We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our Agency.
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