Chief Financial Officer

Join a passionate team that works to help individual with disabilities find independence employment and inclusion.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to by December 1st, 2021.

Job Description: Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the CFO shall have the primary responsibility of supervising the financial, accounting, audit, and fiscal aspects of the operations of the agency and the coordination of the supporting information systems and financial controls.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for fulfillment of our mission, vision, and values by demonstrating respect, and promoting a positive culture.

  • The CFO will also advise the CEO on general policies and practices to ensure continuous improvement across the agency.

  • Provide budget alignment and comprehensive strategic planning and direction in the development and implementation of innovative and strategic performance systems including Ability Works strategic and financial plans within all departments by innovation.

  • Provide leadership and direction all the business activities of the Business Operations, while leading cross-departmental collaborations in identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing new initiatives for development and implementation.

  • Collaborate internally and externally to identify opportunities derived from Ability Works strategic plan to improve the lives of people living with disabilities and their families in our service counties.

  • Gather and use data to identify key metrics and areas for improvement and in turn improve utilization, billing, and service support access.

  • Develop and implement processes and procedures throughout Ability Works for financial planning while assisting the CEO and Director’s in the development of Ability Works Annual Budget Plan.

  • Prepare and present reports to the CEO, Board members, and executive team to keep them apprised of current financial conditions and operations, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.

  • Direct, assist and train administrators in developing short-term and long-term budget objectives, and expenditure plans.

  • Monitor all applicable programs and services for compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws including Department of Labor and safety and health regulations as well as compliance with the Ohio Department of DD (DoDD), Ohio Department of Health, Counties, and Medicaid practices and procedures.

  • Plan financial operations for one to five years in the future.

  • Coordinate strategic plan and reports of agency financial condition with CEO and executive team.

  • Advise CEO and executive team on strategic and operational matters.

  • Perform Waiver and local funds administration oversight activities to ensure budgetary compliance with Waiver rules, policies, and procedures.

  • Oversee the preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to employees regarding the Simple IRA with the Director of Business Administration.

  • Coordinate the yearly audit with the Director of Business Administration in a timely fashion

  • Oversee and assist with all grant applications and or fundraising opportunities

  • Implementing the cash control procedure policy as written.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification includes:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or in a closely related field preferred; a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or in a closely related field required.

  • At least five years of progressively responsible financial experience leading teams and getting results in high-level positions with multi-service local governments, social service agencies, or similar organizations.

  • Experience with strategic analysis across both broad and narrow initiatives.

  • Demonstrated ability to critically assess the financial and strategic impact or programs and activities.

  • Experience managing Financial and Accounting initiatives with the ability to articulate business needs and develop detailed specifications/project plans

  • Administrative and supervisory experience in the general account, budgeting, revenue, or cost accounting and/or financial reporting, planning, administration, or business management

  • Strong interpersonal skills required and willingness to work in a dynamic environment, in a team setting.

  • Strong computer skills, including QuickBooks, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus