Nonprofit CFO Consultant

100 Degrees Consulting
  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 18

Position description

100 Degrees Consulting provides CFO and bookkeeping services to visionary leaders. We help nonprofit organizations globally with all things finance; accounting, bookkeeping, audit, board reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, cash flow, 990s, and compliance. We give leaders clarity and confidence in their numbers so they can make a bigger impact on the world.

We are seeking to add a high-performing CFO Consultant to the team to deliver a high level of service to our clients because we’re growing by leaps and bounds. The CFO Consultant will lead client engagements and support nonprofits in their financial analysis needs as the organization grows. 

We serve our clients with knowledge & expertise, passion for their mission, dependability, and approachability. We have high standards, high expectations, and we move quickly. We have extraordinary capacity and expect the same from everyone on the team. Most importantly, we love what we do and who we serve.

Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer Consultant Job Overview:

This is a client-facing role and would directly handle client accounts. This person needs to be financially savvy and able to provide high-level analysis and value to our clients, but also willing to roll up their sleeves and assist with bookkeeping as needed. We are looking for a proactive leader whose top priority is client service. The right person will be most interested in serving our clients while enjoying a flexible work schedule, rather than trying to build their own business empire.

  • Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting - Creation and support with annual operational budgeting, restricted grant budgeting, federal or state grant budgeting, and subsequent budget vs. actual reporting. Monthly financial forecasting and reporting for clients, performing regular analyses, and presenting findings and insights to clients and their Boards
  • Process Improvement - Reviewing, developing, documenting, and updating finance processes, procedures, systems, and finance manuals in written and video SOPs to enhance financial operations
  • Audit Support - Support with audit processes, liaising with third-party audit firms, preparing and providing necessary work papers and documentation, reviewing drafts, and helping organizations prepare for audit readiness
  • 990 Preparation & Filing - Preparing and electronically filing 990-Series Forms, including an internal review process and oversight of state tax return forms
  • 501(c)(3) Reinstatements - Preparing and filing missing 990-Series Forms, assisting with the preparation of Form 1023, and assisting with the required disclosures and statements for reinstatement
  • Bookkeeping - Support 100DC bookkeepers with client monthly close process in QuickBooks Online, including bank, credit card, and payment platform reconciliations, A/P and A/R reconciliations, fundraising database reconciliations, and journal entries
  • Project Management - Serve as lead project manager for client onboarding and various accounting projects. Use tools like Keeper, Slack, and email to manage organization tasks, timelines, and budgets
  • Client Service & Communications - Deliver financial presentations to clients on a monthly basis. Liaise and communicate with current clients via email and Zoom
  • Team Collaboration - Work closely with other CFOs and team members to share knowledge, improve processes, and share wins and challenges
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Highly experienced with 501(c)(3) nonprofit financial management, including 990 preparation, nonprofit audits, FASB and GAAP requirements, and restricted funds management
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the international development space including multi-country books consolidation preferred
  • Highly experienced with Google Sheets and Excel
  • Know QuickBooks Online like the back of your hand and flexible to learn other software as needed
  • Embrace technology like Google Workspace, Dropbox, Expensify, Slack, Keeper, Zoom, Gusto, and have experience integrating software with Quickbooks Online
  • Are a skilled, professional writer and communicator

Qualities We’re Looking For:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and detail-oriented under pressure
  • Hardworking, comfortable with ambiguity, highly self-motivated, and a quick learner
  • Great sense of humor, high energy, and enthusiasm for working on a small and growing team

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years experience leading the finance function of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the international development space including multi-country books consolidation preferred 
  • Experience with providing support to multiple nonprofit organizations simultaneously preferred

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working at a computer
  • Position calls for repeated and coordinated use of your hands, wrists, and fingers to use and type on a computer keyboard, requiring the use of fine motor skills
  • Position calls for close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


  • Remote - Full-time, exempt position
  • 8-hour shift, closely aligned with a 9am-5pm EST schedule. Flexibility available depending on location.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Account
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 12 Paid Company Holidays Per Year
  • Annual Team Retreat
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Half-Day Fridays from Memorial Day to Labor Day


  • Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • This is a full-time, exempt, W2 employee position.
  • We offer a flexible, remote work environment.
  • You must be available to respond to client communication and take meetings during regular business hours in the US, closely aligned with a 9am-5pm EST schedule.
  • You have your own computer, mobile phone, and internet access.
  • You maintain a workspace free of unnecessary distractions where client and internal calls may be taken in a professional manner.
  • You are able to be on video chat for scheduled meetings.

Salary Range:

  • $75,000 - $100,000 per year

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