The Junior Achievement of Washington is hiring! Great opportunity to bring your finance and strategic planning leadership experience to the table on their executive team. Why join Junior Achievement? You will get the chance to make a difference, all while enjoying generous benefits and awesome perks! They reach over 70,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college
Another Source’s client, Junior Achievement of Washington, is recruiting a Chief Financial Officer to join their executive team.
Junior Achievement of Washington's purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement of WA reaches over 70,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.
Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school to be empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement of WA offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact young people's lives in our community.
Junior Achievement maintains an active vision, front, and center, on how we can have a positive impact on the lives of more students - guided by our core values:
Learn more about Junior Achievement programs and values: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-washington/about-ja or watch: https://youtu.be/frFh0IKDO8c
Reporting to the President & CEO, the CFO will define the process and implement the infrastructure/systems needed to support substantial growth over the next five to 10 years. She or he will continue to build and manage effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems, including financial, accounting, legal, and human resources. As an integral member of the senior management team, the CFO will be involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives and planning for JA of WA's growth. The CFO will build a finance structure that meets the evolving needs and opportunities of a new, dynamic organization. Reporting directly to the CEO, this role is focused on a wide range of financial management functions, from crafting budgets and assessing performance to overseeing compliance and audit activities.
Financial Management and Oversight
Reporting and Contract Management
Administrative Leadership and Management
The CFO will have at least five to eight years of professional experience, including managing the finance and administration of a $5 million to $20 million organization (preference given to nonprofit expertise). She or he will have experience creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change in a highly entrepreneurial organization.
The CFO will have the following experience and attributes:
Junior Achievement of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JA of Washington does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
JA Social Justice Commitment: We at JA of Washington stand for social justice. We are committed to educating in a way that dismantles inequality, racism, and oppression and sparking honest conversations in our communities. The future we envision and for which we prepare our students cannot exist unless we become catalysts for change. We pledge to do better. We must all do better.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.
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