Chief Financial Officer

Chesapeake, Virginia
May 27, 2022
Jun 04, 2022
Full Time

The CSC oversees: the CG Exchange (CGX) which is nearly $200 Million retail operation with 67 stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico; acts as the Program Manager for the CG Morale, Wellness, and Recreation (MWR) program; and is the CG Non Appropriated Fund Center of Excellence supporting the 1,400 member NAF workforce CG-wide. Position serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Coast Guard Exchange System.

Receives very broad direction from the XO; Work is guided by CSC's strategic business plan and corporate priorities. Tactics used to achieve strategic objectives are within the purview of the incumbent. Work is reviewed for effectiveness in developing and implementing, efficient, responsive, and cost effective IS programs. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Major Responsibilities

Provide substantial input into corporate strategic plans and business direction. Serve as a member of the CSC Executive Steering Group which establishes, under the direction of the XO, future policies and programs, changes to existing policies and programs, and the establishment of strategic goals and objectives for the effective execution of CSC's mission.

Directs financial operations of CGES, develops the CSC financial program policies and procedures, determines the organizational finance department resource requirements, and sets the strategic direction for finance.

Supervises/manages the CSC accounting, payroll, treasury, budgeting, procurement, and logistics support functions and the associated staffs. Provides both technical and managerial direction to these staffs in the daily execution of their tasks.

Responsible for financial reporting and cash management of the centralized Coast Guard Exchange system providing updates to the Non-Pay Compensation Board of Directors at semi-annual meetings.

Budgets and maintains the CSC Appropriated Fund accounts in accordance with all legal and policy requirements of the Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security.

Carry out Equal Employment Opportunity policies and communicates support of these policies to subordinates.


Conditions of Employment

  • Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer as the Standard method of payment for payroll and travel purposes.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in accordance with 5 U.S. Code 3378. Selectee will be required to provide a written statement regarding his registration status, unless he is exempted by this statute.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a Federal Background check.
US Citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the US, must have lived in the US for three of the last five years, and meet residency requirements set forth below:
  • Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations);
  • Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or
  • Have been a dependent of a United States Federal or military employee serving overseas.
  • Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment.


  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with emphasis in retail or business administration and at least five years of specialized experience.
  • At least two years supervising a large finance staff having responsibility for multiple financial disciplines.
  • Advanced verbal communication skills as evidenced by extensive experience presenting information to large audiences and boards.
  • Advanced written communication skills as evidenced by significant experience preparing policies, briefs and other written documentation.
  • Preferred: (In addition to the minimum qualifications):
  • MBA from an accredited university with emphasis in retail or business administration.
  • Experience with procurement and contracting.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Government Financial Manager or equivalent certification.

  • Education

    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with emphasis in retail or business administration and at least five years of specialized experience.

    Additional information

    Equal Employment Opportunity : All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit factor such as race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or marital status.


    The U.S. Coast Guard rates applicants under the authority of Title 5 of U.S. Code, Sections 301, 1104, 1302, 2103, 3301, 3304, Executive Order 9397, and Departmental Regulations.

    Principal Purpose: To collect information needed to determine how well an applicant's education and work experience qualify them for the job they are applying for.

    Routine Use: This information provided will be shared with the hiring manager and interview panel members. It may also be shared in response to a request for discovery or for appearance of a witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in a pending judicial or administrative proceeding.

    Disclosure: Voluntary, however failure to disclose requested information may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for a position in which the information is needed.

    Paperwork Reduction Act Statement: An agency may not conduct or sponsor an information collection and a person is not required to respond to this information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number and an expiration date. The control number for this collection is OMB 1625-new, expiration 01/30/2025. The estimated average time to complete this application is 40 minutes. If you have any comments regarding the burden estimate you can write to U.S. Coast Guard, Community Services Command, 510 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

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