Chief Financial Officer

Organization/Company Name: 
Albertina Kerr
Position Description: 

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. When you join Kerr, you become part of a team motivated to provide innovative and excellent programs, services and care.


As our Chief Financial Officer you'll be responsible for leading the organization through the design, implementation, and evaluation of processes, systems, and supports throughout the agency as related to this functional area.  This includes responsibility for Finance and the management of the Accounting and Revenue Cycle departments, their services to the organization, and their staff.


All Kerr employees are required to be fully vaccinated or meet the requirements for a medical or religious exception prior to beginning work.



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Essential Duties

- Provides strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the agency to achieve its mission in accordance with its values, as evidenced by participation in Senior Leadership Team and other meetings, relevant Board of Directors meetings, and other planning forums.

- Develops and maintains effective working relationships with all Kerr personnel and stakeholders, key community personnel, vendors, suppliers, and others.

- Leads the Accounting and Revenue Cycle functions to advance the agency’s interests and mitigate its financial risks.

- Develops, implements, evaluates and enforces policies and procedures related to the Finance function in order to meet the agency’s strategic and operational goals and to best leverage its financial resources to advance its mission.

- Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and licensing or accreditation requirements related to the Finance function.

- Selects vendors and manages relationships to effectively meet the agency’s needs related to Finance and acts as an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the agency may enter.

- Exhibits fiscal responsibility by managing department operations within budget guidelines.

- Publicly represents the agency within designated authority.

- Consistently reflects and models organizational values, appropriate professional behavior and promotes the agency.

- Ensures alignment of departmental operations and strategy to the agency’s mission, strategic plan, and operating goals.

- Continually improves financial forecasting, modeling and budgeting for expenses related to departmental and organizational operations and capital investments.

- Develops and maintains procedural manuals, documentation systems, and ensures standardization of forms, procedures, and systems utilized by all programs relating to the Finance function.

- Maintains currency in the field through participation in industry and professional groups, continuing education, and similar professional development activities.



Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time

- Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits

- Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability

- 7 paid holidays and generous time off

- 401(k) retirement savings plan

- 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

- At least seven years’ management experience in Finance or Accounting with significant nonprofit sector experience.

- Demonstrated history of effectiveness in leading the Finance or Accounting function at an organization or company.

- Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively assess situations, identify solutions, and evaluate organizational efficacy.

- Demonstrated history of developing, implementing, and evaluating Accounting practices.

- Demonstrated history of cultivating and managing relationships with and influencing key stakeholders related to the Finance or Accounting function.

- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant business systems.

- Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse audiences and to effectively work as part of a team.


Required Education and / or Certifications: 

- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, Finance, Accounting management, or other closely related discipline. MBA in finance or accounting or MS in Accountancy degree preferred.

- Oregon CPA licensure is preferred.

424 NE 22nd Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application deadline: 
Friday, December 17, 2021