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Vice President of Financial Operations
Catholic Charities seeks a mission-focused individual with
strong fiscal management background to serve as Vice President of Financial
VP of Financial Operations is responsible for the day-to-day financial
operations of the Catholic Charities corporation and its divisions. This position
oversees activities related to budgeting,
forecasting, cash management, accounting and
This position will also provide financial leadership for Catholic Charities’
largest division, Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS).
VP of Financial Operations is expected to recommend plans, systems, and
approaches that will enhance the management and deployment of resources. As a
member of the corporate finance leadership team, the VP will be a resource to all
division directors, assisting them with financial plans and analysis, and
providing recommendations to strengthen performance.
This position reports directly to the Chief Financial
Officer for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester and is responsible
for leading the finance staff team who provide financial support to the six
divisions of the Catholic Charities corporation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
financial leadership for the Catholic Charities corporation and its divisions.
Actively manages the personnel and systems who
execute day-to-day accounting & financial and treasury operations
Leads the corporation’s Finance team,
establishing a high performing organization and a collaborative culture.
In conjunction with the Chief Financial
Officer, coordinates the scheduling and completion of the independent audit for
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester and its divisions, the Catholic
Charities Diocese of Rochester Retirement Plan, Single Audit, 990 tax return
and all other external reports.
Ensures the maintenance of financial records
and accounting systems to ensure compliance with all regulations, generally
accepted accounting practices and contractual requirements.
Oversees development, implementation and
enforcement of financial policies, procedures, and internal controls.
Provides financial leadership for Catholic
Charities Family & Community services (CCFCS), the largest division of
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester.
Participates on the Senior Executive Team of
CCFCS and attends Senior Executive Team meetings. In conjunction with CCFCS’
President and CEO, provides leadership for implementation of CCFCS’ strategic
Provides staff support to CCFCS’ Board Finance
Committee Chairperson. Attends CCFCS Board and Compliance Committee meetings
and other CCFCS Board meetings as required.
Oversees the CCFCS monthly closing process and
preparation of CCFCS financial reports for the President & CEO, the Finance
Committee and the Board.
Oversees and provides leadership for the
annual budget process.
Provides analytical and strategic support to
the CCFCS President & CEO, Chief Program Officer, Chief Administrative Officers and Vice Presidents.
Along with the CCFCS President & CEO, acts
as Fiduciary/Trustee for the Adult Guardianship and Trust Program: Responsibilities include:
Manages finance staff responsible for client
In conjunction with the program staff, ensures
timely completion of annual Accountings
Ensures proper management of client assets and
Ensures timely completion of client tax
returns including engagement and coordination of third-party tax preparers
Managing client investments to ensure
maximization of returns with appropriate risk
On behalf of CCFCS, provides financial support
to Your Health Partners, LLC, (the Behavioral Health Care Collaborative that
the Agency is a member). Responsibilities include the following:
Manages banking and contractual arrangements
Manages finance staff responsible for
financial activity and transactions
Coordinates completion of annual reports and
tax returns in conjunction with third-party tax preparers
Catholic Charities of the
Diocese of Rochester | Overview
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester was founded
in 1917 with a mission to build a just and compassionate society to advance the
dignity of all people. We serve our neighbors across the 12-county Rochester
Diocese through six divisions with over 80 program sites and a $95M total
annual budget. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester is one of the ten
largest Catholic Charities organizations in the United States.
Inspired by the Gospel and rooted in Catholic Social Teaching,
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester meets basic needs; advances
economic security; pursues housing solutions; strengthens families and
children; delivers compassionate mental health and addiction care; supports
individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; welcomes
immigrants and refugees, and more.
Recognizing the importance of transforming systems that
contribute to inequity in our communities, Catholic Charities is also a
powerful advocate for social justice.
Catholic Charities offers a
mission-centered work environment that values innovation and teamwork. Our
success is measured by the impact of our work for the individuals and
communities we serve
Family and Community Services Overview
Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS) is the
largest division of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, with an
annual budget of $49 million. The organization serves approximately 20,000
individuals annually throughout the Greater Rochester Area and the Finger Lakes
Region. The mission of CCFCS is to walk with those who need us the most as they
journey toward independence, with dignity, to reach their full human potential.
CCFCS provides a rich and broad spectrum of human services to
those in need throughout all stages of life. Over 900 compassionate staff
members throughout 32 locations offer the following services: adoption, early
intervention, foster care, refugee and immigration services, housing and
stabilization programs for those facing homelessness and addiction, employment
programs including career development, financial assistance, coaching and job
placement for adults and youth with limited employment options, residential and
community-based services that support the independence of individuals living
with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in-patient and out-patient treatment
for those facing challenges with mental health and chemical dependency, care
management and coordination for adults and children living with traumatic brain
injuries and chronic health conditions including HIV/AIDS, and programs that
help seniors to live confidently on their own.
Two divisions of Catholic Charities, Catholic Family Center (CFC),
founded in 1917, and Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS), founded in
1980 came together in January 2022 as one division to form CCFCS.
Experience with Federal and New York State
nonprofit human service funding models and requirements
Effective manager and team leader
Effective leader of the finance and
Senior management leader
degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Ten years progressively responsible
experience in financial management. Five years in a
senior management role. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and public accounting
experience is highly valuable.
will be commensurate with candidate experience and education. Employees at
Catholic Charities are eligible for a robust benefit package.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter.
Completion of all application fields is not necessary at this time.