The CFO position is based in Arlington, VA and will report to the Chief Executive Officer/President and report into the Board Audit and Financial Committee. The incumbent will provide strategic financial leadership and will be a part of the IFES Executive Management team.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will serve as a hands-on financial leader with responsibility for broad oversight and protection of the assets of the organization and its related domestic and foreign funding. He/she will serves as a strategic business partner to the Executive Leadership and Senior Management teams to collaboratively develop and implement systems and organizational structure to support the overall business strategic plan.
The CFO will assist the CEO in assessing and identifying operational strategies, performance metrics and financial challenges and opportunities to meet the challenging demands of a diverse donor base and multiple currency management. This forward-leaning individual will also assure the financial viability of the organization through proactive analysis and sound administration of policies and procedures. As a part of the Executive team the CFO will work towards improving operational efficiency, meet the challenging demands of the changing landscape of multiple currency funding and geographies in which IFES operates. He/ She will ensure excellence in a decentralized, world-wide operation to control all fiscal activities in numerous countries in an effective and efficient manner, while creating platforms that create opportunities to scale the organization. We are seeking a strong financial professional to provide overall financial leadership to a 600 person and $70 million per year global organization.