Braille Institute of America,

Chief Financial Officer

13 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Braille Institute is a non-profit organization that has been positively transforming the lives of those with vision loss for more than 100 years. Braille Institute offers a broad range of free programs, classes, and services to more than 20,000 children, youth and adults each year. Braille Institute’s current annual operating budget is approximately $23 million with an endowment totaling approximately $250 million.

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About this job

Braille Institute is well-positioned to benefit from a mission-driven, collaborative, strategic, and forward-thinking finance professional. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level leadership and strategic direction to the financial, accounting and treasury functions of the organization, assuring its overall short- and long-term financial stability. The CFO oversees financial, accounting, business services and facilities operations with a total staff of 20 FTE through the following direct reports: Controller; Director, Business Services; and Director, Facilities.

Roles & responsibilities

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•Competitive candidates will have broad finance and investment experience including prior work with investment consultants/advisors and a proven track record of financial leadership gained through increasingly responsible positions.

•Past positions as a CFO or senior financial manager in a dynamic nonprofit organization and experience working with a Board of Directors is strongly preferred.

•Experience overseeing accounting, investments, budgeting, controls, and reporting is essential and expected, as is proficiency in technology and systems used to support this work.

•Proven successful team leadership is required and successful candidates must demonstrate a clearly articulated collaborative and flexible management style that supports a positive team culture, well-being of staff, regular feedback, high performance, and employee retention.

•A Bachelor’s degree is required; MBA and/or CPA, or related advanced degree is preferred.

Compensation & Additional Considerations

The annual salary range for this position is $225,000 to $275,000 based on experience. Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package will be provided. This is a full-time exempt position with the expectation of regular in-person work at the Braille Institute’s Los Angeles Center; a hybrid remote work schedule with one to two days of telecommuting per week will be considered.

To apply

To apply, please submit an application, including a resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website:

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