Chief Financial Officer

Beto for America is seeking an experienced full time Chief Financial Officer to serve as a strategic partner to
the senior staff of the Committee. This role is responsible for evaluating the committee’s overall financial
performance and provide feedback on the Committee’s budget goals. A successful candidate for this role will
be able to implement processes and procedures set forth by the senior staff of the Committee.


Strategy, Planning and Management

  • This role will report directly to the Campaign Manager
  • Create a financial management system that effectively communicates the financial position of the Committee to its stakeholders
  • Interview and hire departmental staff for the Office of the CFO
  • Participate in meetings and conference calls as needed and provide strategic guidance to the Committee on finance matters
  • Ensure that departmental budgets are in line with the overall strategic goals of the Committee Financial Analysis and Budgeting
  • Establish the Committee’s budget
  • Prepare and present monthly budget reports
  • Make budget recommendations based on evaluation of budget actuals to goals
  • Provide regular cash flow reports to stakeholders
  • Manage the financial planning by department Financial Management, Accounting and Administration
  • Oversee the staff, software and systems of the office of the CFO to ensure that the Committee has the information to make the best decisions possible
  • Implement safe harbor procedures as recommended by the FEC associated with Committee Funds
  • Establish internal procedures for Funds such that Fund oversight meet applicable FEC rules and regulations Ensure that the financial information sent out by the office of the CFO is accurate and timely
  • File all financial reports accurately and timely with the appropriate reporting agency
  • Oversee the monthly reconciliation process and report results to stakeholders
  • Constantly evaluate and assess staff, software and systems to ensure effectiveness
  • Serve as key point of contact for department heads on matters relating to departmental budgets
  • Coordinate and manage regular communications with department heads to ensure budget goals are being met
  • Represent the Committee to 3rd party vendors on financial matters
  • Create budget scenarios to provide financial insight into the organization’s operating plans
  • Ensure the Committee is following applicable laws as it relates to its finances
  • Oversee all receipts and disbursement procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related Field is required, graduate degree preferred
  • 4 + years of experience in financial management position is required
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Office, QuickBooks online
  • Advanced communications skills
  • Ability to think strategically and set clear financial objectives for senior staff

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