The Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key senior leader of both the Foundation and the College, entrusted as the senior official for retaining the integrity of the Foundation’s financial management. This position is responsible for the strategic financial planning and management of resources, policies, outreach, and operations of the New College Foundation.
Financial and Tax Reporting: This role manages the financial reporting processes including closing cycles, quarterly financial reports, and the annual financial statement preparation and coordination with external auditors. This includes the implementation of new accounting and auditing standards.
Policy and Procedure Oversight and Outreach: This role is responsible for compliance with accounting standards, navigating tax regulations governing charitable giving, and managing the financial system technology solutions used by the Advancement team and college stakeholders.
Board of Directors and Committees: This role involves acting as the primary liaison to the Foundation Board of Directors and Committees offering financial insight, reporting, and guidance to ensure transparency and accountability within the organization.
Complex Donor and Financial Matters: This role participates in various college-wide and community meetings.
Leadership and Coaching: The CFO is responsible for supervising the Foundation's accounting support staff and database positions.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other directly related field and five years of professional accounting experience; or a Masters degree in the same and three years of qualifying experience.
A Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other directly related field and five years of professional accounting experience; or a CPA certification. Experience in the Florida State University System.