CFO – 11822

CFO – 11822

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  • Accounting
  • New York
  • Posted 7 months ago

Company Info: Family Office in New York


  • Manage five direct reports: Controller, Director of Retail, Director of Facilities, AVP of Technology, and Manager of Visitor Services.
  • Manage the museum’s budget and financial reporting activities; oversee investment and finance committee activities; and support Controller in general accounting activities, audit, and human resource administration.
  • Responsible for legal activities, compliance and contract review, and coordination with outside counsel.
  • Oversees all aspects of retail operations.
  • Work with the development team to create annual and long-term fundraising goals that support the operating and program expenditure budgets.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of the museum and its staff in meeting objectives and to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Oversee and collaborate with investment committee. Review and update monthly investment summaries and conduct necessary transactions.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute policies and procedures affecting all areas of the Museum; recommend and implement systems to improve Museum operations and provide for successful integration of Museum-wide activities. Support policies to ensure best practices, non-profit integrity and ethics in accordance with legal statutes and current standards of the field.
  • Oversee personnel-related functions, including hiring, training and development, benefits planning and administration, compliance, and termination actions, reviews, employment contracts, employee counseling, administration of personnel files, and general compliance.
  • Negotiate all commercial insurance contracts and act as primary point of contact for insurance broker.
  • Supervise legal matters on behalf of the museum. Act a primary point of contact with legal counsel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Undergraduate degree in Arts Administration, Business Administration, or a related field required.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred;
  • Minimum ten years in senior level administration and/or financial management required, with five years in non-profit management capacity preferred; for-profit management experience also desirable; significant team-building experience desired;
  • Significant experience working with external boards and committees;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; highest level presentation, negotiation, project management, and problem-solving skills required;
  • Excellent planning, financial management, and organizational skills;
  • Collaborative management style;
  • Demonstrated passion for the visual arts;
  • Strong work ethic, and superior record of ethical service;


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