ideasteam, Northeast Ohio’s innovative multiple media organization, has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer. ideastream owns and operates one public TV and two public radio stations, it operates as a private 501 3(c). Located in Playhouse Square, Cleveland’s vibrant theatre district, this organization is situated in a diverse, stimulating, and creative area.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the CFO leads the Finance and Administration management team by directing Finance Office and Physical Plant and Facilities Management. Within the budget approved by the Board of Trustees and the policies and procedures established, the Chief Financial Officer has authority over all budgetary, financial forecasting and other financial administrative matters for the entire organization. Works with budget managers to maintain the expenses of the organization as well as to monitor all revenue for accuracy. In addition, works with supervisors, employees and the COO to assure compliance with personnel and administrative policies of the organization and with applicable laws, requirements and regulations.
The successful candidate will possess:
Thorough understanding of cash management, financial modeling and forecasting, budgeting, purchasing, and business systems
Strong working knowledge of Windows, MS Office Suite
Broad general facilities management know-how.
Broad knowledge of administrative and management information systems.
Demonstrated team leadership, management skills and emotional intelligence
Strong written and oral communication skills; presentation skills.
Demonstrated emotional intelligence; integrity, tact, diplomacy, etc.
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
Significant experience in working with a board of directors and its related finance, audit and investment committees
Demonstrated decision making and delegation skills.
Experience working in a non-profit organization (preferred)
Experience working in a public media organization (preferred)
Familiarity with the requirements of the Federal Communications Commission, IRS and state regulations relating to non-commercial media (preferred)
Familiarity with the requirements of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (preferred)
Demonstrated successful, professional experience in similar management position
A seasoned level of experience in a senior financial operations role
Bachelor’s degree or higher, Major in accounting, MBA, CPA a plus.
For a complete job description and to apply please go to www.ideastream.org/careers click on the job title Chief Financial Officer.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.
Additional Salary Information: Non profit officer salary
ideastream® is public broadcasting and a whole lot more.
ideastream is a non-profit organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. It includes WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, 104.9 WCLV classical radio,educational and public service cable channels, broadband interactive video distance learning, the Internet and other interactive media.
Based on careful and ongoing ascertainment of community needs, ideastream acquires, creates and delivers content that connects those who seek knowledge with those who have it.
ideastream leverages technical, creative and financial resources through partnerships with other organizations that share interests in education and public service. Support comes primarily from contributions made by individuals, foundations and corporations. Funding from state and federal agencies also plays a critical role.
ideastream has attracted national attention as a new model for public service media. The services of ideastream multiple media are utilized by more than 2.8 million people a month in the Northeast Ohio region.