The Presbyterian Foundation seeks a Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer to lead financial operations that advance the financial security of the Church and its ability to enact its mission throughout the world and for generations to come.
In 1799, The Presbyterian Church envisioned an entity that would safeguard its long-term financial interests and its ability to serve as God’s hands and feet on earth. The Presbyterian Foundation helps congregations thrive by partnering with them to gather and to steward the funds needed for the Presbyterian ministry to fulfill its mission.
The Foundation’s very first endowment fund, created by Elias Boudinot in 1821, still provides resources to purchase books for use by pastors in their congregations’ library. It is just one of more than 7,000 funds valued at more than 1.45 billion dollars managed by the Foundation today.
The Presbyterian Foundation seeks a Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer to lead all fiduciary and financial operations, with oversight of the foundation’s own financial strategies as well as its investment services for local congregations across the U.S. Reporting to the President & CEO, the SVP, Chief Financial Officer will provide leadership and broad direction for all the Foundation’s financial functions and manage a 4-person team that includes a VP Managing Director of Investments, VP Operations, Controller, and Director of Information Systems.
The SVP, Chief Financial Officer will be a sophisticated financial leader with impeccable integrity and a commitment to aligning financial strategy with the values of the Presbyterian church as well as the goals of the Foundation. The selected candidate will work from the Presbyterian Foundation’s Jeffersonville, Indiana headquarters and travel regularly, both domestically and internationally.
Minimum qualifications include:
- At least 10 years of experience in a leadership position with management responsibilities.
- Comprehensive knowledge of financial functions; detailed understanding of investment/ banking transactions and regulatory requirements for taxable/non-taxable entities.
- Ability to present a positive image of the Foundation to the PC(USA) and financial and investment communities.
- Record of accomplishment across all executive leadership competencies (e.g., making effective decisions, cultivating partnerships, being open to change, etc.).
- C.P.A. and Bachelor’s degree.