Chief Financial Officer (Full-Time)

Helping Hands Hawaii, a 501(c)(3) non-profit social service agency, is seeking a full-time Chief Financial Officer to provide oversight and direction of the agency’s financial operations.



  • Serves as the President & CEO’s liaison with all agency Program Managers and Directors regarding development and management of program budgets in the current year as well as future projections and long-term strategic planning
  • Plans and coordinates the preparations of the annual budget; prepares financial forecasts for the agency, including projecting balance sheet and income statements reflecting present trends and plans; obtains input from program manager on funds, expenses, and projects; keeps the President & CEO apprised of agency finances and trends.
  • Serves on the Senior Management Team, and communicates with the Board of Directors and its Budget & Finance Committee.
  • Plans and directs accounting and financial reporting operations using generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Provides control and oversight for the agency’s banking activities, general ledgers, cash control and financial reports; to include development and compliance with written accounting policies and procedures.  Monitors financial reports for possible risks and opportunities.
  • Assists the President & CEO with business process analysis and solutions-based strategies to help the agency and its programs develop and maintain financial stability.
  • Assists the President & CEO and V.P. of Human Resources, in the annual review of the 403b Thrift Plan to assure compliance with fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Assists the President & CEO with monitoring contractual and grant compliance.
  • Provides fiscal oversight and control of client trust accounts related to the Representative Payee program.
  • Provides direct supervision to the Accounting Supervisor and Representative Payee accounting staff.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible job-related experience where knowledge and abilities have been demonstrated.
  • Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, standards, practices and trends in the areas of finance, budgeting, accounting, and business management, and knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.
  • Requires demonstrated analytical skills and basic knowledge of computer operation and accounting software.
  • Requires knowledge of federal/state law and county regulations and principles and practices of non-profit fiscal responsibilities and industry standards.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities, and timelines while also managing stress level and exercising self-care.
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience as a Supervisor with oversight of at least three (3) staff.
  • Valid Driver’s license and willingness to use properly insured car.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Three (3) years of specific experience with oversight of nonprofit finances, as a Chief Financial Officer.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
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