Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time CFO to work in its Burlington office. The CFO is responsible for the overall financial operations of a large non-profit law firm and its partner organization with over 85 employees and annual combined budgets of $9 million. Must be able to prepare and analyze financial statements, make budget projections, provide guidance on critical financial matters, and clearly communicate results to the Executive Director and staff. Duties include: grant and contract compliance and reporting; preparation of overall program and contract budgets; organizational cash flow and forecasting; long-term financial planning with the Executive Director; leading the process for annual audit and Form 990 filing; and supervision of accounting and human resources staff.
Qualifications: Minimum of a four-year degree in accounting or related field; advanced accounting degree (MPA/CPA) preferred; minimum of eight years of experience in accounting and/or financial management, preferably in a non-profit setting; demonstrated proficiency with Excel and Abila MIP or equivalent fund accounting software program. Excellent fringe benefits including 4 weeks paid vacation per year. Starting salary $88,297 + DOE.
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