Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Washington, DC
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Deputy Chief Financial Officer (at a non-profit organization)The Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO), Planning, Treasury, and Financial Architecture is responsible for leading key initiatives and processes on behalf of the Finance Division and the Agency and serving as a key point of contact for the Investment and Finance Committees of the Board. They will own the agency's resource allocation process, support strategic and financial analyses to inform decision making, oversee monthly financial reporting to agency leadership, and manage all agency cash and treasury operations and associated banking relationships. They will also be responsible for ensuring financial data architecture and financial technology infrastructure to support effective operations and lead in global and agency transformation projects and processes that will enable more effective and efficient agency performance.The DCFO works directly with the agency's Senior Leadership Team and is a key member of the Finance Leadership Team. Responsibilities:Develop and implement the agency's operating and financial plan to achieve the agency's strategySupport data-driven analytics and insights that inform investment decisions and strategic choices to optimize long-term agency resultsAnalyze performance (ROI, fundraising efficiency, market share, etc.) of strategic plans and investments. Recommend changes to strategy, policies, processes, and/or other factors to improve long-term agency returns.Provide historical and trend analyses, donor and financial analyses, and ad hoc reports as requested, including presentations to Senior Leadership Team and Board.Evaluate and develop models for new business investment opportunities and track performance over time.Partner with agency leaders to support measurement of progress against key indicators of the strategy, financial plan, and operating plan.Manage cash, liquidity, and access to credit.Forecast cash flow and ensure liquidity to fund operations.Participate in treasury management initiatives across the movement including member loans, investments, and global forecasting.Manage key banking and investment management relationships.Set policy for Treasury, Investments, and Endowment, including considering Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG) factors and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) factors.Help the agency evaluate and consider potential impact investing strategies.Manage the investment portfolio in concert with the Investment Committee and provide support to the Investment Committee processes.Develop data model and financial infrastructure to support efficient operations and reporting, financial analysis, and decision-making in partnership with Finance Leadership.Work with the Finance team and across the agency to identify and manage linkages to the organization and its entities.Partner with Finance, Business and Technology Services (BTS), and other parts of the organization to support effective data governance.Support Finance interactions with BTS and other areas of the agency in planning and ensuring that technology enables effective financial functions.Establish Financial Systems priorities and define major projects.Lead and be a key participant in agency and global transformation projects.Identify and prioritize continuous improvement initiatives in partnership with the Finance Leadership Team.Lead Finance Division goal setting and related monitoring processes.Work with the CFO in establishing priorities for the division and ensuring the organizational capacity to meet goals.Work with direct manager to develop staff accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, and monitor/evaluate performance of a diverse team.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required, plus at least 15 years of relevant experience.Proven success in financial and staff leadership development in a moderate to large organizationDemonstrated managerial knowledge, skills, and experience to lead a department and to provide the technical advice, guidance and direction related to large programs.Ability to communicate clear high-level information in an informative and clear manner to staff, senior leadership team, board, and other constituents.Proven analytical, conceptual thinking, and strategic planning skills.Demonstrable ability to communicate and collaborate successfully with individuals and teams at all levels.Demonstrated commitment to fostering and maintaining an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in a global NGO.Previous board level interactions.Experience managing donor funds; including knowledge of US Government compliance regulations.Experience with large-scale systems implementation and using technology to enhance financial processes.Previous experience with impact investing.