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Chief Fiscal Officer

  • Worthington Libraries
  • Worthington, 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 Worthington Libraries to help them find their next Chief Fiscal Officer.

About the Opportunity

This is a key strategic leadership position that serves as an essential member of, and trusted fiscal advisor to, an all-star leadership team who drive the Library’s mission to ‘connect people to a world of ideas and each other’. Reporting to a seven-person Board of Trustees and supervising a department staff of two, the Chief Fiscal Officer also ensures that all financial operations comply with applicable laws and statutes of the State of Ohio, state auditing requirements, sound finance and accounting practices, and established policies and decisions of the Board of Trustees for a three branch library system with a $13 million annual operating budget.

About Worthington Libraries

Founded in 1803, Worthington Libraries are recognized locally, regionally, and nationally for high-quality service. Awards and honors received over the years include:

- 5-star rating from Library Journal’s Index of Public Library Service [2009-2021]
- Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting [2020]
- Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting [2008-2020]



Required Qualifications

Ideal candidates will have:

Five [5] years or more of business and finance/accounting experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline is required.
Experience, knowledge, and skills in all aspects of financial management including:
o Generally accepted accounting principles [GAAP]
o Fund and cash-basis accounting
o State auditing requirements
o Budget administration and development
o Governmental finance
o Financial planning

Proficiency in the following core competencies:
o Communication
o Organizational awareness
o Problem solving
o Resource management
o Effective supervision

Experience as part of collaborative leadership team workgroups focused on attaining organizational goals.

Desired Qualifications

Public sector work experience is highly preferred.

CPA, CFA, or other related professional certification is preferred.

Employer Statement

Thank you for your interest in Worthington Libraries. If you are forward-thinking, service-oriented and ready to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, we invite you to be part of our team!

Worthington Libraries is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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: Feb 7, 2023 / This posting expires: May 9, 2023