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Chief Financial Officer – Hybrid

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 03/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: CFO Job Number: 21601 Pay Rate: $200,000 - $250,000, plus strong bonus!

Job Description

One of our top clients in the Sarasota area is searching for a Chief Financial Officer with a strong background accounting and financial reporting to manage our organizations finance and accounting operations. An ideal CFO candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of financial reporting and management. CFO will report to the President/CEO. APPLY HERE!

Chief Financial Officer Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • GREAT benefits
  • Highly competitive compensation of $200,000 - $250,000, plus bonus potential!

Chief Financial Officer Job Duties: 

  • Supervises and manages all aspects of Foundation’s financial, accounting and reporting systems
  • Develops and implements the financial and accounting procedures based on generally accepted accounting principles
  • Develops and manages systems/processes for effective internal controls
  • Assesses Foundation from a strategic perspective and collaborates with senior management team to address matters related to growth, technology, efficiency, scalability, compliance and financial risk
  • Monitors and manages cash flow requirements so as to ensure cash availability and to maximize the return on investment
  • Oversees and participates in the preparation and adherence to the annual spending policy and operating budget
  • Oversees and participates in the annual financial audit and preparation of all tax filings
  • Anticipates and prepares timely financial analyses to guide management, committees, and the boards of directors and its subsidiaries in decision-making and to advise them of any financial matters needing their attention
  • Serves as a liaison between the Foundation and its outsourced chief investment officer
  • Performs due diligence on new outside investment advisors, and performs periodic performance analysis
  • Meets with agencies, donors and prospects as requested to review financial aspects of their relationship with the Foundation
  • Provides technical assistance to non-profit organizations and peer foundations from time to time
  • Directly supervises Controller and Director of IT
  • In collaboration with Vice President – Philanthropy, ensures the Foundation’s platform is positioned to attract new contributions and growing donor partnerships.
  • Serves as a member of the Foundation’s senior management team, which may include supporting and contributing to foundation-wide efforts; identifying and resolving key strategic issues or major changes; redesigning management processes; creating or modifying organizational structures; and identifying standards of performance, etc.
  • Other tasks, duties, and responsibilities as assigned

Chief Financial Officer Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required; Master’s degree in business or finance preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant required
  • 8+ years of proven experience in accounting in finance
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to partner with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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