Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc
  • 04-Dec-2018 to 01-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • South Bend, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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The Chief Financial Officer (CFO)  position is accountable for the financial, strategic and risk management operations of the organization, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve organization assets and report accurate financial results.  This position reports to the President/CEO. The following positions are direct reports to the CFO:


          Vice President of Accounting and Financial Reporting

          Accounting Manager of Excel Centers

          Data Analytics





Strategic Planning:


  1. Supports the organization's strategic planning opportunities through research and analysis.


  1. Actively engages with the Executive team and the Board of Directors for strategic planning development of organizational culture and strengthening of the Goodwill mission.


  1. Develops performance measures that support the organization's strategic direction.


  1. Oversees the development of business plans to support new business opportunities.


  1. Develops financial and tax strategies.


  1. Manages the capital request and budgeting processes.


  1. Provides cash flow analysis as a part of strategic planning to determine viability of direction(s) established within the strategic plan.




  1.  Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team, which includes, but not limited to providing financial analysis of key decisions and opportunities.


  1. Establish and maintain appropriate accounting policies and procedures


  1. Manage the accounting, legal, tax, and treasury departments in an efficient and effective manner.


  1. Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and for-profit operations, including, but not limited to Goodwill L.E.A.D.S., Inc.


  1. Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced.


  1. Implement operational best practices.


  1. Supervise acquisition/merger due diligence and negotiate merger/acquisitions

Financial Information:


  1. Oversee the issuance of financial information to multiple stakeholders


  1. Oversee the development of on-going financial projections


  1. Report financial results to the board of directors.



  1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts


  1. Arrange for debt and equity financing


  1. Invest funds


  1. Oversee the maintenance of banking relationships.


  1.  Represent the organization with funders and stakeholders


Risk Management:


  1.  Understand and mitigate key elements of the organization's risk profile


  1. Monitor all open legal issues involving the organization


  1. Construct and monitor reliable internal control systems


  1. Manage appropriate insurance coverages for property and business risks


    • Maintain appropriate Insurance coverages for property and business risks.


    • Monitor market rates of appropriate insurances coverages for property and business risks.


    • Negotiate appropriate premiums.


    • Evaluate risk exposure in conjunction with insurance coverage


    • Monitor best practices used in designing and obtaining insurance coverage


  1. Ensure the organization complies with all legal and regulatory requirements


  1. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.


  1. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations.


  1. Perform the duties of the Corporate Compliance Officer as required.




  1. Departmental training


    • Develop both technical and soft skills of the department, including cross-training


    • Create a culture of continuous improvement


  1. Ensure that CARF standards are maintained


  1. Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the President/CEO




  1. Master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business

experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major

company or division of a large corporation. Preference will be given to candidates with a MBA in Finance and/or the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.


  1. Experience in partnering with an executive team.


  1. Experience and ability in building, developing and strengthening a team.


  1. Advanced knowledge and thorough understanding of Microsoft Office.


  1. Knowledge of Crystal Reports, Sage EPR100 Advanced, Renovofyi, FRx, Attendance on Demand, Osprey Retail Systems/Unify Point of Sales or like systems beneficial


  1. Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing and work well with others


  1. Ability to use discretion when dealing with confidential information


  1. Ability to work well under the stress of meeting deadlines


  1. Current driver's license and an insured vehicle.




  1. Normal office, light factory and retail environments.


  1. Travel to outlying Goodwill locations, public relations events and educational opportunities. Occasional travel out of the assigned territory is required.




  1. Computer equipment


  1. Telecommunications equipment (including but not limited to, Fax Machine/Scanner/Copier/Camera/Smart Phone)


  1. 10 Key Calculator


  1. Automobile


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