Chief Financial Officer Position

Treehouse has been serving youth in foster care for over 30 years. Committed to addressing the essential education and enrichment needs of over 8,000 youth in foster care each year, Treehouse programs are dedicated to closing the achievement gap between foster children and their peers, with a goal for youth in foster care across Washington state to graduate from high school at the same rate as their peers, and with a plan for their future.

With over 140 employees serving foster youth throughout the state of Washington, Treehouse provides education-focused coaching and academic programs, and essentials such as clothing, school supplies, extracurricular activities, job supplies, and even car insurance. Treehouse invests in the unique needs of each child, youth or young adult to create a strong network of support as they make the difficult transition into adulthood.

Treehouse promotes and takes action toward racial equity. The organization believes we are at our strongest when we embrace and reflect the racial and cultural diversity of our community. With fierce optimism, they individually and collectively fight the structural inequities that impact all of us. Their commitment to equity is an investment in their mission and our shared future.

Position Summary

The CFO will report to the CEO, and have ongoing interaction with the Board of Directors and Board Committees. The CFO will be a member of the executive team and will be a key contributor to ongoing strategy development, effective management, and organization decision-making. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for reporting, planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, and information systems.  The CFO will serve as a key thought partner to the CEO, as well as be an adaptable leader, facilitating a thriving culture of an evolving organization.

Qualifications Summary

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance; MBA is preferred.
  • Public accounting experience and a CPA is highly desirable.
  • Experience or deep exposure to non-profit financial reporting including experience working on audits of non-profit organizations.
  • Strong financial planning and analysis skills (budgets and forecasts).
  • Experience working with and presenting to Board of Directors and Board Committees.
  • Demonstrated ability to build working relationships with individuals of various ages, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communications skills.
  • Must satisfy Washington State criminal background requirements for working with youth and vulnerable adults.

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@treehouseforkids.org.