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Chief Financial Officer [CFO]

  • Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Senior-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Are you ready for the next step in your career?

We are excited to be partnering with Cuyahoga County Public Library to help them find their next Chief Financial Officer.

About the Opportunity

This is a prestigious strategic leadership position that serves as an essential member of, and trusted fiscal advisor to, an all-star executive leadership team that drive the Library’s mission to empower individuals and communities by providing opportunities for all to read, learn, create, and connect. Reporting to the Library’s Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer plans, organizes, and directs all of the Library’s financial operations. The Chief Financial Officer also oversees the Library’s $88.8 million budget, revenue flow, investments, purchasing, and risk management activities.

About Cuyahoga County Public Library

Founded in 1922, the Cuyahoga County Public Library is recognized locally, regionally, and nationally for exceptional public service. Cuyahoga County Public Library has 27 branches that serve 47 communities in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. For 13 consecutive years [from 2009 to 2021], Cuyahoga County Public Library has been rated as a Library Journal five-star library, positioning it among the top library systems in the country for over a decade.


$130,000 min. pay range

Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have:

 Seven [7] years or more of public sector finance and accounting experience is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
 A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant discipline is required.
 CPA, CGFO, or other related professional certification is preferred.
 Experience, knowledge, and skills in all aspects of public sector financial management including:
o Generally accepted accounting principles [GAAP]
o Budget administration and development
o Fund and cash management
o Investment and asset/risk management
o Financial analysis and planning
o Legal compliance requirements

 Proficiency in the following core competencies:
o Commitment to integrity and the highest ethical standards
o Communication
o Collaboration and partnership
o Emotional intelligence
o Service orientation
o Operational excellence
 Experience as part of collaborative, high-caliber leadership team focused on organizational development.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter [including salary requirements] via email to: [email protected]. No third-party candidates please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted On: Jun 30, 2023 / This posting expires: Sep 2, 2023