Girl Scouts of Central Maryland offers amazing opportunities to talented, forward-thinking individuals who share our vision for helping girls and young women change the world to become a better place. We've been inspiring girls to achieve their full potential since 1962—and today, GSCM stands as the largest leadership organization with over 24,000 girls in the central Maryland area.
At the Girl Scouts, our staff pride themselves on creating the type of environment in which girls feel supported in pursuit of their interest and empowered to take the lead in their lives. We are an organization built on a strong legacy of innovation. We are also focused on providing girls with a leadership experience that meets the needs of girls today, but prepares them for tomorrow.
To accomplish this ambitious goal, we depend on a talented team of professionals committed to support and successfully execute our charge to make the world a better place. We want bright passionate fully engaged staff who are inspired to make a difference.
So if you are seeking a vibrant, challenging and ultimately gratifying experience with a top brand intent on changing the world, then take a look at the opportunity to join our team. Here's your opportunity to enhance your career and also make a difference in the world.
Position: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the financial planning and accounting functions of the council, as well as its relationships with lending institutions, board members, and the financial community by performing the duties personally, or through subordinates. The incumbent facilitates collaboration among programs, administration and other departments; and assures a planned and systematic process for financial monitoring and evaluation. The incumbent maintains budgetary control of the finances of the council, ensures all council obligations have proper authorization as well as manages the accounts and all financial records. The incumbent prepares and issues financial statements and reports; manages cash flow; develops and monitors financial systems; analyzes financial information; develops projections and arranges advantageous short-term investments; maintains records of all physical assets and attends management meetings, board of director and board committee meetings.
- Ensure the soundness of the council’s financial systems and controls to protect assets and to contribute to prudent management decision making.
- Assess the risks, opportunities and needs of each of the operating units and of the council as a whole. Provide guidance and advice to management related to financial management, financial systems and risk.
- Serve on the council’s executive and leadership teams; participate in problem solving and decision making related to issues that impact overall council success.
- Provide staff support to the board’s finance committee, including but not limited to, preparing the agenda, meeting minutes and ensuring the committee has the necessary documentation in a timely basis.
- Provide the board and finance committee with pertinent and appropriate information on council finances so that they may maintain oversight responsibilities.
- Work closely with insurance agents to ensure the council’s assets are fully insured and coverage meets all local and federal regulations.
- Oversees the IT function and staff utilizing an outsourced agency.
- Maintain an accurate inventory of the council’s fixed assets on the fixed asset software comparing to periodic inventories at Seton Drive and the camp properties, periodically delete obsolete assets, ensures
- Ensure the council’s long-lived assets are properly valued in accordance with FASB requirements.
- Process and collect the product (cookie) sale debt.
This position reports to the CEO and serves as a part of the senior management team. The position supervises a department of three staff. The CFO has primary relationships with the financial operations, senior management staff, program staff and the Board of Directors.