Pathways LA is a non-profit organization working to ensure that all children have access to quality, developmentally appropriate, and educationally stimulating childcare. Founded in 1978 by educator and activist Bea Gold, Pathways LA was an early leader in promoting childcare programs that are inclusive of all children, including those with special needs. With a $28M budget, the founding principles guide our work as we promote strengths-based education and best practices for child development by assisting vulnerable working families, supporting childcare providers and educational services, and advocating for economically resilient communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for providing financial leadership for the agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal policies and procedures. The CFO will lead all financial functions, including accounting, budgeting, overseeing contracts and providing oversight of payroll. The ideal candidate has a mission-driven approach and will improve efficiency, minimize and manage risk, strengthen financial systems across all departments, and work closely with the Executive Team on short and long-term objectives.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Finance and Accounting
Pathways LA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pathways LA does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, political affiliation or citizenship. All qualified applicants, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.
Compensation & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Pathways LA offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick time, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 403B retirement contributions, life insurance, accident insurance, long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Adoption Assistance Program.
Apply to this position here: https://www.envisionnonprofit.com/we-re-recruiting/pathways-la---chief-financial-officer/?id=3236427
Envision Consulting was retained by Pathways LA to conduct the search for their incoming Chief Financial Officer.
Have you managed an annual operating budget of more than $5M? Y/N
Do you have experience managing financial operations in the nonprofit sector? Y/N
Describe your experience managing finances, including cash flow, budgeting and internal controls.
Describe your experience managing government contracts.
Describe your experience assessing financial processes/ systems and implementing more efficient processes and systems?
Describe your experience managing and developing staff.
Why do you want to be the next Chief Financial Officer at Pathways LA?
What is your desired salary range?