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Jewish Community Center Association of Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Principal Responsibilities:

Overall Responsibility

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is an executive staff level position and has a comprehensive range of responsibilities, including financial planning/management, cash development and management, taxation process and procedures, budget development, supervision of support staff, purchasing, information technology, and facility and business operations. While the primary responsibilities will be financial management, as a member of the executive team, the CFO will participate in long-term strategic planning efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:


Financial Management

    • Create vision and oversee implementation of all long-range financial matters, including policies and procedures and systems and infrastructure. Ensure compliance to all financial policies.
    • Create agency-wide monthly and yearly financial statements and reports at appropriate level of detail for the CEO and senior staff, for a Finance Committee of lay leaders, and for the Board of Directors.
    • Support the programming and development staff by understanding their lines of business, competitive environment and current capabilities, then leading the development of annual budgets and administration of monthly reviews including explanations of variances. Engage with programming staff to develop accurate forecasts.
    • Manage all financial functions, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, financial statements and budget development.
    • Insure compliance with tax laws and regulations and provide a planning mechanism to insure appropriate taxes are calculated and paid.
    • Maintain the general ledger system.
    • Oversee the creation of reports to funding agencies (including grants).
    • Develop and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial information and compliance with GAAP.
    • Implement and document procedures, policies and protocols to ensure proper level of internal control.
    • Manage recording of restricted funds.
    • Monitor cash flow and anticipate future cash flow needs.
    • Monitor banking activities, facilitate credit card payments and manage agency's lines of credit.
    • With senior management team, participate in identifying new funding opportunities, creation of prospective programmatic budgets, and assessment of cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.
    • Review each payroll and provide a check and balance for payroll function.
  1. Annual Audit
      • Prepare annual financial statement and related supporting documentation for audit by outside CPA firm.
      • Serve as primary contact with the organization's auditing firm and conduct a smooth annual audit. Review and reconcile all general ledger accounts.
      • Implement corrective action recommendations as documented by auditors.
      • Maintain a high level of knowledge of current non-profit accounting standards and ensure compliance with current guidelines.
      • Prepare supporting documentation for the 990.
    Facility & Business Operations
        • Work with IT department in designing and implementing IT infrastructure to support future needs including computer hardware and software, Internet, telephony, and all other related technology.
        • Oversee IT support for end-users and coordinate IT purchasing for organization.
        • Oversee the maintenance of all fixed assets.
        • Develop and implement a central purchasing process for entire organization, including process for obtaining vendor bids and monitors purchases.
        • Maintain all aspects of agency liability/risk-management and business-related insurance.
        • Oversee all facility operations, including maintenance, housekeeping, and security.
    Staff Development & Supervision
          • Select, develop, motivate, mentor, and retain high performing staff. Create professional development plans and objectives and create annual performance evaluations of direct reports.
          • Provide leadership (and education) to executive staff on financial operations of the agency.
          • Assist other executive staff with preparation of key operating statistics to monitor their areas of operation.
    Board and Community Involvement
    • Attend board and executive committee meetings.
    • Provide information and insight to the board and executive committee on the financial operations of the organization and on areas pertaining to your area of expertise.
    • Staff the budget, audit and finance committees.
    • Guide the committee through the annual budget process.
    • Serve as a representative of the organization to professional organizations.
    • Cultivate, recruit, build and maintain effective relationships with top volunteer leadership.
    • Develop and maintain a strong working and collaborative relationship with affiliated organizations.
    QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
    • MBAdesirable
    • CPA desirable
    • Minimum of seven years accounting and finance experience, non-profit required, with a minimum of two years' experience leading teams.
    • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills with attention to detail.
    • Presentation skills must be highly proficient and professional.
    • Ability to produce quality results within tight time frames while simultaneously managing several ongoing projects.
    • Computer proficiency in finance, accounting, and the ability to quickly learn proprietary databases and applications.

    Personal Characteristics

    • Must be a dynamic communicator.
    • Experience building strong teams and collaborating with internal and external community stakeholders.
    • Ability to promote a productive work environment, build consensus and make difficult decisions when necessary.
    • Ability to inspire trust and credibility and foster excellence.
    • Ability to foster an environment that values diversity while striving for inclusion.
    • Positive attitude, sense of humor and the ability to have fun.
    • Qualified, interested candidates should forward cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to No phone calls, please. EOE

Agency Information:


For over 100 years, members of the Indianapolis community have enjoyed a diverse range of services for all ages and interests at the JCC Indianapolis. With recreational, educational and social programs and facilities that include a fitness center, water park, therapy pool, early childhood education center, art gallery, indoor tennis center, basketball courts and more, you can't help but find something to love at the JCC Indianapolis. For more information, visit