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The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) provides place-based philanthropic services for communities in southern Missouri through an extensive network of donors, affiliate foundations and nonprofit partners. The foundation helps to builds stronger communities through resource development and public leadership.
Founded in 1973, the CFO holds over $279 million in assets through some 3,500 charitable funds, ranking the foundation as the 72nd largest foundation in the annual Columbus Survey and also the 10th busiest foundation in transaction volume.
The CFO is anchored in Springfield, Missouri, the state’s third largest city and a regional hub with several universities, major healthcare systems, and a variety of recreational and cultural experiences. The foundation serves the population of Springfield and a large rural geography, granting easy proximity to beautiful natural resources, including well-known tourism and retiree destinations in Branson and Lake of the Ozarks. The CFO urban-rural diversity creates complex specific needs, as well as, many opportunities for philanthropic leadership.
Community Foundation of the Ozarks is currently seeking an experienced financial professional to join its leadership team as the Chief Financial Officer. Responsibilities include financial and investment management, compliance and risk management, information technology and creative, cross-functional philanthropic services.
Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Position Skills and Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business and a minimum of ten years of relevant experience, preferably in a nonprofit or foundation environment, is required. A minimum of ten years of managerial experience in leading a team and mentoring/coaching staff is required along with a knowledge of investments including portfolio construction and risk management. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and prior community foundation experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the areas of planning, financial management and operational oversight and have a complete understanding of operations related to non-profit organizations, preferably, community foundations. The ideal candidate will also have strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to think strategically.
This position includes a competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance as well as the option to participate in a 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan. Ten paid holidays are provided along with Vacation and Sick Leave.
Interested candidates may email a cover letter describing your interest in the position, including salary requirements, a resume and a completed application to email@example.com. Questions regarding the position may also be directed to this email address. To apply, visit: cfozarks.org/careers.
Equal Opportunity Employer.