Chief Financial Officer

Community Interactions, Inc.

Position Description:
Reporting to and partnering with the CEO, the CFO sets Community Interactions’ financial policy and direction. The CFO has the primary responsibility to oversee and direct the organization’s financial, accounting, and investment activities in support of the Organization’s strategic goals. Working closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team, the CFO develops and monitors the implementation of the long-range financial plans, including setting targets for organizational growth. The CFO ensures sound financial management and investment practices that support organizational growth and financial stability. With a $35 million budget and over 460 employees throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, and Delaware, the CFO oversees all financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and compliance requirements. The Incumbent is responsible for ensuring organizational compliance with relevant laws and tax obligations, and manages organizational risk and liabilities. 

The incumbent will provide fiscal recommendations that align with and support the organization’s strategic plan, and be responsible for oversight of various teams tasked with implementing related goals. The Position is responsible for all financial systems including payroll, billing, general ledger, and accounts payable, directs investments and banking, and has oversight of risk management, the 401K plan, and self-funded insurance programs. The incumbent prepares financial reports and budgets for the executive team and nonprofit board of directors, is the fiscal liaison to major funding contracts, and primary contact for auditing and tax returns. In addition to the Organization’s financial department, the CFO also oversees the IT department and Facilities Management. As this position is a key member of the Leadership Team and will provide oversight for assigned programs that are critical to the success of the Agency Mission, the ability to work collaboratively is essential. While some flexibility in scheduling may be available, this position is expected to be based on-site at the organization’s Headquarters in Swarthmore, PA no less than 4 days per week. (A greater presence may be required while acclimating to the role.)

Specific Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, plus at least six years of experience managing fiscal operations in a non-profit environment
  • Ten years of professional level experience, with minimum six years of experience in supervisory roles in non-profit fiscal management;
  • Working knowledge of and experience with government funding sources;
  • Evidence of strong financial management experience is required. Evidence of strong management of financial ledgers, budgeting, forecasting, investments, banking, tax returns, and risk management;
  • Advanced knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office 365, Accounting software, HRIS systems, and billing software. Experience with Solomon SL accounting software, Paycom payroll & tax services, and/or Therap consumer billing & attendance is a plus.
  • Familiarity with self-insurance models, as well as unemployment and workers compensation preferred.
  • Understanding of IT networks and cyber security is a plus; 
  • Ability to manage overtime and develop cost effective and operational efficiencies throughout the programs assigned to the incumbent. Successful oversight of payroll management including electronic timekeeping. 
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments internally as well as external entities as a fiscal liaison for funding.
  • Willingness to take an active role in the day-to-day tasks of the Fiscal department as needed. 
  • The candidate should have at least 6 years of experience in nonprofit fiscal management with an advanced degree in business management, accounting or finance. Practical experience managing finances in a nonprofit environment is essential, and may not be substituted.

Organization Description:
Community Interactions, Inc. (CI), founded over 50 years ago, is a non-profit organization that provides person-centered support services and housing in Delaware and Pennsylvania for people with intellectual disabilities, autism & dual diagnosed behavioral challenges.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to Jill Hill at [email protected] or apply online at

Posted August 22, 2023