Job ID: 17006

Location: Cherry Hill New Jersey

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)



Imagine having the opportunity to create a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to do socially responsible work.


What type of organization would you choose?


For over 100 years, Girl Scouts have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in every area of life. From the youngest Girl Scout to our graduating high school seniors, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities can be unapologetically themselves as they discover their strengths and rise to meet new challenges. Through our programming, girls are exposed to various educational topics such as the arts, entrepreneurship, the outdoors, STEM, etc. In Girl Scouts, girls learn what it takes to be a leader. The leadership program for girls is based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience model, which allows girls to discover a positive value system and a strong sense of self, connect with others, build healthy relationships, identify meaningful causes, and take action to make the world a better place.


We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Council Board of Directors on the strategic business growth and development of the Council. As the CFO, you will have primary accountability for all Council asset and liability management (financial and real estate) and risk management policies, practices, and compliance. Reporting to the CEO and directly supervising the VP/Controller, you will also oversee several critical contractors to the Council (IT provider, PEO, auditor).


To be successful, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required,; MBA/Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • CPA is a plus.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience to include: Financial/Accounting Leadership and management experience in an innovative, fast-paced, highly collaborative environment.
  • Significant experience directing and managing the activities of a team, including direct experience in multi-year strategy development and financial modeling.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Google Sheets to conduct sophisticated financial analyses.


Your duties as the Chief Financial Officer will include successfully performing the following:

  • Collaborate with CEO and COO to develop and implement long-term growth strategies for the Council.
  • Provide direction to the Vice President/Controller, ensuring integrity of accounting systems and adherence to internal controls.
  • Oversee timely and accurate financial reporting, including monthly and annual statements.
  • Manage the annual audit and regulatory compliance, including IRS 990 filings and state requirements.
  • Analyze financial issues, make recommendations to the CEO/Board, and implement changes when necessary.
  • Administer and control treasury functions, supporting the Council Treasurer and managing relationships with banking partners.
  • Lead the Council Finance Committee, serve as the primary Risk Management Officer, and oversee real estate transactions, leases, and compliance with guidelines.



We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by competitive compensation of $151,000.00-$165,000.00, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental, and vision insurance provided
  • Robust retirement planning: 403(b) plan available with employer matching
  • Financial security: Life/AD&D and short- and long-term disability insurance for added protection
  • Flexible financial options: Health savings and flexible spending accounts offered
  • Well-being and work-life balance: Paid time/vacation/holidays off, flexible schedule, educational assistance

Plus, we work to maintain the best environment for our employees where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.



Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Statement:  The Girl Scouts fosters belonging and respect for all girls. We empower all girls, volunteers, and staff to fulfill their potential and make the world a better place. Our Girl Scout Promise drives us to provide diverse, equitable, and inclusive experiences where all girls, volunteers, and staff are confident they belong. We stand firm in these commitments and are united by these ideals.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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