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Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer provides executive-level leadership and strategic direction for the financial and administrative affairs of the organization. The Chief Financial Officer oversees accounting, finance, investments, risk management, and human resources, and will provide strategic leadership for business development.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Agency Leadership

  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the financial objectives established by the Board of Directors and CEO. 
  • Work closely with the CEO and Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives.  
  • Act as staff liaison to the Finance, Investment, 403(b) Oversight, and Audit committees. Work with CEO to provide support to Board of Directors.  
  • Evaluate the financial and operational feasibility of prospective new business ventures that support the growth and mission of the JCCSF. 

Finance Activities 

  • Manage financial operations of the JCCSF, including cash flow, banking, accounting, billing and accounts receivable, payables and related system.
  • Oversee the investments of the organization and work closely with the Investment Committee to ensure that the assets of the JCCSF are properly invested based on the Investment Policy Statement approved by the Board. 
  • Oversee financial planning and analysis including development of the annual operating budget, mid-year forecasts and monitoring and reporting of financial performance relative to budget and forecast goals. 
  • Ensure processes and controls to provide timely and accurate financial statements and manage relationship and successful output of a yearly audit and tax returns. 
  • Participate in the capital project evaluation and approval process from a financial and operations perspective. 
  • Negotiate and administer leases and contracts. 
  • Manage insurance and risk management activities including holding primary relationship with legal counsel. 
  • Oversee team responsible for integrity and utility of key transactional systems for all areas of activity including but not limited to Salesforce CRM and other business enterprise systems. 
  • Oversee strategic and tactical execution of the annual and long-range systems planning. 

Human Resources

  • Oversee human resources team responsible for compliance, recruiting, compensation, and performance management.  
  • Provide executive leadership for management interactions with our unionized workforce and act as lead negotiator for contract negotiations. 
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree (CPA designation or MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management, or Finance
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in a senior leadership role. 
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills. 
  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multidisciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team. 
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector. 
  • Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications 
  • Experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development. 
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems. 
  • Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting Technologically savvy, with an ability to point to examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment. 
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multitask while also being highly detail oriented. 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to JCCSF’s mission.

STATUS: Benefited, exempt, supervisory position.

HOURS: Full-time.

How to Apply: 
Additional Information: 

Health & Safety: In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work. Please reach out to [email protected] if you have questions.

Organization Info

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF)

San Francisco, CA, USA
About Us

We believe Jewish culture and traditions provide a pathway for joyful, meaningful living. In a changing world, the JCCSF brings people together to explore, connect and flourish.

Together, we cultivate connections for a more vibrant community through discovery, well-being and purpose.


Visit the JCCSF website for programs and services

Why Work For Us?: 

The participants in our programs often say they feel a special sense of connection and community here at the JCCSF. It’s true: We’re all about people — starting with our very own staff.

By joining the JCCSF team, you have the opportunity to grow the heart and passion of the JCCSF from the inside. With our mission of building community and inspiring joyful living, your work is filled with meaning. Each day is a chance to spark curiosity. Invite discovery. Draw people together to connect and build relationships. Through your work you’ll make a true difference.

We welcome people from all backgrounds to join our staff. We celebrate our staff’s diversity and unique strengths, just as we do with the community we serve. All who are interested in learning more about careers at the JCCSF are encouraged to connect with us.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 21 2021
Active Until: 
Aug 20 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF)