Search underway for the COO/CFO of this $18M, 65 staff professional society headquartered in Chicago with several DC-based staff. APA serves a wide range of planners and allied professionals who are committed to creating communities that thrive and prosper.
Planners help communities thrive in a changing world — APA serves to elevate and unite members’ efforts, advancing a diversity of thought and representation in the profession. The APA has 47 US Chapters. Members can join any of its 22 Divisions to explore shared interests with other professionals. Special interests include city, regional, rural, federal, and international planning issues to environmental, hazard mitigation, housing, and transportation planning and many more topics. From more information on the APA, visit: https://www.planning.org.
The COO/CFO is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team. The incumbent reports to the CEO and is responsible for excellence in day-to-day business operations, talent management, financial operations, and execution of critical projects.
Principal CFO/COO Duties and Responsibilities include:
Financial analytics: Develops and delivers updates on business results to inform key strategic and operational decisions.
Financial strength: Ensures that the organization understands and has a practical pathway to building and maintaining capacity.
Leadership: Models the values and behaviors needed to strengthen the team and increase effectiveness and impact.
Human capital: Ensures effective talent alignment, development, recruitment, total rewards and work environment.
Change initiatives: Leads and supports critical change initiatives.
Execution discipline: Leads and supports sustained efforts to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of programs, projects, services and solutions.
Compliance: Ensures that relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations are followed.
A full position profile will be made available soon.
The APA is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity.
This search is being led by Association Strategies, Inc. Interested candidates may apply online: https://www.assnstrategies.com/active-searches/.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting/finance or business, and at least 10 years of progressive experience including staff supervision and team development. Also required are strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work effectively with strategic and tactical initiatives and strong project/portfolio management skills.
About Association Strategies Inc.
Association Strategies Inc., founded in 1986 and located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a premier executive search and transition management firm dedicated to serving associations, professional societies and non-profit organizations. For 30 years, our award-winning team has been successfully guiding diverse institutions through the critical process of selecting and integrating new leaders. When you engage Association Strategies, you participate in a process that combines decades of association experience with business savvy and expertise in human performance technology, and that reaches out to volunteer and staff resources. It is a partnership that seeks to maximize the benefits of your expertise and ours.
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