Change Happens! offers employees a dynamic and demanding place to work. We believe that hiring and retaining talented, hardworking employees is a prerequisite to client satisfaction, business development, and a progressive work culture. It is no accident that a friendly, stimulating, team-oriented work environment exists behind our doors.
To best serve our clients’ many needs, Change Happens! houses a number of programs. This means that employees have the opportunity to gain valuable information in areas beyond the scope of their assigned roles. Whether they work in Development or HIV Prevention, our clients are well-versed in the challenges that face our community, our clients, and the Greater Houston area.
Change Happens! recognizes that there is much more to life than work. We believe our team members should be able to take advantage of quality healthcare for themselves and their family. That is why our benefits program has been designed to help Change Happens!’ employees and their families stay healthy, balance personal and career priorities, and build a solid and secure future.
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Overview: A leading social service nonprofit targeted specifically focused on at-risk families and youth seeks a premiere finance professional with a personal passion “Empower People to Help Themselves.”
Change Happens! (CH!) is a nonprofit organization committed to helping families and youth find a path to lasting independence. CH! offers an extensive continuum of programs leading to economic stability, education, productive socialization, substance abuse prevention, and the amelioration of other societal challenges that inhibit success.
CHT seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will be responsible for supporting the strategic plan of the organization by working throughout the agency to drive financial initiatives and create specific goals, objectives, deliverables, and measurable outcomes. Reporting to the Executive Director, the CFO will lead the financial and accounting objectives of CH!, through effective supervision. The CFO will also have considerable partnership with the CH! Board of Directors and the Board’s Finance Committee in particular.
In 2005, Change Happens! moved to a newly built 27,000 sq. ft. three-story youth center and office building. With this major community facility Change Happens! makes a difference in thousands of lives every year.
The successful candidate will be able to document academic and experiential skills in accounting, management, leadership, planning, and organization. A Baccalaureate degree in accounting or business/finance fields is a minimum. Masters in Accounting or MBA degrees are advantageous. A CPA is desirable. Nonprofit organization accounting familiarity is a big plus.
Key personal characteristics include the ability to master details, support your team, manage up as well as down, and be sensitive to the impact the agency’s clientele and their issues have on the work environment and the staff. Challenge excites you; transparency and integrity define you, and the opportunity to “Empower People to Help Themselves” makes you eager to come to work each day.
If the content of this job posting describes you, we encourage you to learn more about Change Happens at and invite you to send a letter of application and your resume immediately. If you are the “best” we want to hear from you!
Compensation for this position will be up to $125,000, based on experience. CH! also provides a generous vacation and benefits package.
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A cover letter is required. Your cover letter should be no more than one (1) page in length.
A resume is required. Your resume should be no more than two (2) pages in length and should include details about your relevant education, skills and experience as they relate to this role.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be acknowledging their receipt or returning emails or phone calls inquiring about the status of an application. If your application is selected for interview you will be contacted directly by a member of our team.
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