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Chief Financial Officer

Food Bank of Alaska is an organization that understands that serving the community well starts with taking care of their employees, and therefore we strive to be an employer that understands the needs of our staff and provides them with a comfortable and flexible work environment, good benefits, and a supportive team. FBA prides itself on having a relaxed and fun culture where our team supports and respects one another while providing rewarding work to the community.

About the Chief Financial Officer position
The Chief Financial Officer works in concert with, and is a key member of, the management team to provide leadership for Food Bank of Alaska.  The CFO is responsible for directing the fiscal function of the agency in accordance with GAAP issued by FASB.  The CFO is responsible for the overall operation and successful function of finance/accounting, administration, occupancy, and risk management.  The CFO works in collaboration with Human Resources in areas where both departments overlap. The CFO will work with the CEO and committees of the Board of Directors to develop and implement sound management procedures in finance and administration.

Essential Job Duties
Ensure accuracy, integrity, and credibility of all accounting records and financial statements.  Coordinate month-end closing and review accounts analyses, entries, and journals to ensure proper recording of income and expenses.  Submit monthly reports to Finance Committee and CEO.  Serve as staff member of Finance Committee and give oral presentations to the to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors monthly. Ensure the accurate, timely, and thorough processing of payroll and taxes on designated paydays and prepare federal and state tax reports. Manage development and ongoing monitoring of organization budget (operating and capital). Recommend amendments as necessary. Work with independent auditors to produce annual audit and to ensure timely filing of federal and state tax forms and applications. Supervise the Accounting staff, including hiring, training, providing professional development opportunities and performance reviews. Oversight of grant accounting, including properly classifying restricted donations and accurately tracking and accounting for grant/restricted funds received and expended. Works closely with leadership team to provide needed financial information during the grant application and accounting process. Experience with Alaska Grants Electronic Management System (GEM). Work with the Operation’s teams to ensure food, programs, and other activities financially flow and are accurately accounted. Monthly fundraising reconciliation with Philanthropy Development Department.

Finance and Accounting
Manage General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable, and Subsidiary Journals, including Inventory Journal. Review, plan, and implement Food Bank’s accounting controls and procedures. Monitor balances in bank accounts and do transfers as necessary to maintain adequate account balances. Maintain records and reports of government programs. Maintain records of restricted funds from grants and other donations. Maintain fixed asset schedule.

Ensure a well-functioning administrative support structure, including phones, office equipment and supplies, overall general office needs and functions. Oversee FBA’s technological infrastructure. Recommend and implement appropriate upgrades and maintenance. Manage risk; evaluate and maintain appropriate insurance. Seek quotes at appropriate times. Maintain appropriate state and municipal licenses and registrations and submit reports as needed.

Human Resources    
Coordinate with Human Resources on analysis and selection of employee benefits, compensations, and salary analysis. Work in collaboration with the HR department regarding employee changes, audits, records, and all other areas that may require working in tangent with Human Resources. Evaluate and recommend salary ranges for the organization. Manage cost-effective and competitive benefits package.  Seek quotes at appropriate times. In the absence of the Human Resources Manager, act as back up for DOT’s Designated Employer Representative (DER).

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Finance, or relevant experience. Minimum 5 years’ experience as CFO/Controller including supervision of staff, with similar size organization, inventory and / or non-profit accounting. Experience with reporting and audit requirements for government funding. Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal and conflict-management skills. Must be proficient with accounting and general office software. Management experience, preferably in accounting. Detail-oriented with good organizational skills. Commitment to organizational mission to end hunger.

Pay and Benefits
Annual salary range $95,000 – $110,000 DOE
Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold plan with very low employee costs.
Principle Dental and Vision at a very low cost to employees.  
Free Life Insurance. 
Paid time off, starting with 3 weeks accrued in the first year, increasing every year to 6 weeks. 
Paid holidays.
403b retirement plan with an employer match.  
Wellness Reimbursement Plan. 
Work environment that is fun, flexible, and where coworkers like and respect one another.
Pet friendly administrative offices, bring your best friend to work! 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@foodbankofalaska.org


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