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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 10/14/2016
Categories: Accounting - CEO/Executive - Financial Services/Insurance
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Serge is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) mission-sending agency dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and bringing positive transformation to communities worldwide. We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join the Executive Leadership Team and provide expert financial analysis and strategic guidance in keeping pace with organizational growth.


She/he will consult and advise on all aspects of financial administration, strategic planning, and budget management; oversee Finance, HR, and IT; and work closely with the Board of Directors as a member of the Finance Committee to inform, advise, and ensure financial credibility.  Position is full-time, allows for flexible scheduling, and includes comprehensive benefits. A portion of support-raising is required to offset compensation. If you have the expertise required for this key role and a desire to work in a dynamic, gospel-centered mission agency, we invite you to apply!



  • As an Executive Leadership Team member, provide strategic recommendations based on financial analysis/projections, cost identification/allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.
  • Align sound financial management with development planning and fund-raising projects.
  • Achieve successful financial performance by developing objectives and relevant metrics, analyzing results and trends, and providing budget variance feedback.
  • Drive and maintain financial accountability throughout the organization, managing rolling forecasts and multi-year operating and capital budgets.
  • Provide timely reporting to summarize and forecast financial activity and position in areas of income, expenses, and cash-flow based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Oversee Finance Team including establishing effective, trusted partnership with the Finance Leader/Controller as a key operational relationship.
  • Oversee Human Resources to ensure the support and care of our most valuable resources.
  • Oversee Information Technology to ensure a secure technology infrastructure and systems that support the Serge team and our worldwide resources.


  • Commitment to Jesus Christ and dedicated to the global expansion of His Kingdom.
  • Willingness to raise financial support to offset a portion of compensation.
  • Ability to provide strategic vision with sound technical skills, expert business acumen, analytical competence, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
  • Minimum three to five years of successful CFO experience with BS and CPA; MBA is a plus.
  • Effective communicator with solid oral/written skills: ability to guide, relate, and communicate at all organizational levels and to clearly explain and present financial matters and data.
  • Evidence of a successful, proactive, trustworthy working relationship with a CEO or Executive Director. Effective nonprofit board experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence and extensive experience in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting, preferably in the non-profit world.

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to Anita Wessner at For more information about our mission agency, visit