ABOUT BRC: Award-winning BRC is among NYC’s most comprehensive, effective, and fastest-growing not-for-profit agencies serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the NYC area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services. BRC employs a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of NY’s neediest residents.
BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the New York Community Trust’s Nonprofit Excellence Award, and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management. For more information about BRC, please visit brc.org.
THE ROLE: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports to the CEO and leads a team of 15. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the CFO is responsible for overseeing development of strategy, the day-to-day operations of the finance department, and supervision of IT and purchasing. S/he will work with the CEO, support the Board of Directors and its Finance and Audit Committees, and participate in the deliberations of the Real Estate Committee, as appropriate. The CFO values the vision, mission, and strategic direction of the organization, and will ensure that BRC meets the highest standards of financial integrity and service to the agency’s Board, senior staff, and program staff.
History of successful financial leadership experience, ideally in large, diverse, complex not-for-profit or governmental organizations.
Experience working with programs that deliver healthcare—particularly managed care—is a plus.
Familiarity with low-income and tax credit supported housing is also a plus.
Seasoned, mature leadership skills with exceptional judgment.
Able to see the big picture and add value to new business development/forecasting and expansion considerations.
Excellent analytical and accounting skills.
Team player able to work both independently and collaboratively.
Skills in change management, business process redesign, and systems implementation are beneficial.
Experience working with an engaged and committed Board of Directors and committee chairs.
Exceptional listening and communication skills.
Skilled manager, mentor, and team leader.
The highest commitment to professionalism and integrity.
A passion for helping others.
Strong commitment to customer service.
Relevant undergraduate and graduate degrees; MBA/MPA/MPH and/or CPA strongly preferred.
Click here to apply online via the Howe-Lewis Talent Portal or email your resume and letter of interest to BRC@howe-lewis.com.
All expressions of interest will be held in confidence.
Additional Salary Information: BRC offers an attractive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.
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