Washington-based trade association seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who serves as a key member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for the strategic leadership, the management of finances and the information technology functions of the association and its affiliate organizations. The CFO directs the effective and efficient operation of the Association’s financial function to include oversite of the following: budget operations, annual financial audit, compliance with financial policies and procedures, direction of investments/assets, high-level reporting to the board of directors and executive committee, management of the finance and audit committees as well as maintenance of corporate insurance policies. This individual also manages the information technology function including the database, website and employee requests and works closely with the Vice President, Human Resources & Administration to coordinate the administration of employee benefits and retirement plans as well as handling regulatory filings.
Requirements include: a minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible managerial experience in the accounting/finance field; bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration from an accredited college/university (graduate degree and CPA preferred). Non-profit/association experience is a plus. Must have excellent analytical, presentation as well as oral and written communications skills. Strong attention to detail along with advanced knowledge/utilization of Excel and previous experience with accounting software such as Great Plains are also required. Must be able to travel to meetings and conferences as needed.
We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits and competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Vice President, Human Resources & Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE Principals Only
About American Public Transportation Association
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations. Benefits to our members include advocacy for federal funding and policies, research, technical expertise and consulting services, workforce development programs, educational conferences and seminars, and 135 subject-matter working committees.
APTA is the only association in North America that represents all modes of public transportation, including bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed passenger rail. More than 90 percent of the people using public transportation in the United States and Canada ride APTA member systems.
Our membership is engaged in every aspect of the industry – from planning, designing, financing, constructing and operating transit systems to the research, development, manufacturing and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and transit-related products and services. Additionally, academic institutions, transportation network companies, transit associations and state departments of transportation are APTA members.