The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is searching for a highly skilled individual to serve as the Director of Financial Services/CFO.
The Director of Financial Services/CFO administers the temporal goods of the Archdiocese and promotes financial leadership and responsibility across the Archdiocese to all parishes, schools and affiliates under the ownership or trusteeship of the Archbishop. The position is responsible for the overall operation of the Finance Office, as well as the supervision of Property Management & Real Estate, Central Services (to include IT), Payroll, Health Care Plan, Self-Insurance Plan and the Retirement Plans. The CFO handles the responsibility for the treasury and investment decisions, cash flow analysis, and administration of the Pooled Investment Fund, including approval of all bank loans, significant contracts and building projects. The CFO serves as liaison with the various advisory councils to the Archbishop, to include Finance, Presbyteral and Pastoral Councils. The CFO also directs outside legal counsel on a great variety of matters, including estates, leases, real estate sales, contracts, and litigation. The Archdiocese is a highly collaborative organization and as such the CFO frequently advises and seeks the advice of other Department Directors on projects and questions.
The qualified candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic with significant experience in responsible financial management, including a broad understanding of technical areas of business and finance. The Director should possess administrative, supervisory, planning and organizational skills as well as excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field with a CPA, CPCU, FMLI, ARe, CFA and/or MBA preferred and have at least 10 years of directly related professional experience in a public or non-profit institution. A JD is highly preferred, as well as prior firm or in-house counsel experience in finance, investments, real estate, employee benefits and/or insurance.