Chief Financial Officer – Pittston, PA


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Chief Financial Officer – Immediate Opening
Pittston, PA

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation which employs attorneys and paralegals who are part of a regional team focused on creating access to justice for low-income residents in northeast Pennsylvania.  NPLS serves twenty counties, with a total of 70 staff working in nine regional offices.

The CFO will serve as a key component of the management team and will specifically focus on activities related to planning, establishing, and allocating resources to manage the organization’s annual $6 m budget, as well as related systems and procedures.

The position responsibilities include management of the organization’s financial position, including development and implementation of necessary fiscal policies and procedures, supervision of accounting staff, participating in the statewide network of legal aid financial professionals, supporting advocacy staff by preparing grant budgets and assisting in the successful accomplishment of grant goals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in staff supervision and in working collaboratively as a team member across different departments.
  • Proficient in the use of Blackbaud.
  • Demonstrate the ability to relate to poverty and community groups as well as other staff.
  • Integrate fiscal responsibility while supporting advocacy staff
  • Communicate effectively with all agency staff
  • Demonstrate capacity to manage numerous funding sources within a complex cost allocation system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Certified Public Accountant credentials
  • Minimum five years’ experience in maintaining financial records and systems for a non-profit or public organization
  • 3-5 years of staff supervision experience
  • Ability to be bonded.
  • Clear criminal history background check
  • Prior experience as an auditor preferred

Salary Range

  • $65,000+ depending on experience

How to apply

Reply to with cover letter describing your interest in this position and a resume.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

North Penn Legal Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, which employs and promotes without regard to color, sex, race, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.  Minorities, women, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.  Preference shall be given to applicants residing in the community to be served in accordance with LSC Regulation 1616 and to qualified applicants who are current recipients of Public Assistance.

April 30, 2018