The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.
ARC has a budget of in excess of $100 million ($5.2 General Fund and $94.8 Special and Enterprise Revenue), and an employee count of approximately 200 Full Time Equivalent Employees. The Commission’s workforce is comprised of subject-matter experts across the various disciplines under ARC’s purview. ARC is responsible for developing and updating the Atlanta Region’s Plan, a long-range blueprint which details investments needed to ensure metro Atlanta’s future success and improve the region’s quality of life.
We are seeking a highly qualified professional with a breadth of relevant experience and a track record of success for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will provide executive leadership and managerial oversight for all budget, financial management and administration, accounting, grant services, and acquisition services for day-to-day operations, including internal auditing functions and overseeing compliance with budgetary and accounting activities across the agency, and management and oversight for asset management at the enterprise level.
Additionally, the CFO administers and manages the agency financial affairs in compliance with laws and regulations and in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, oversees and directs the Atlanta Regional Commission’s short and long-term financial goals and financial well-being, ensures timely completion and reporting, and will prepare the Agency’s annual budget. This position will report directly to the Executive Director.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The target salary range for this position is $190,000-$230,000 (No SS deductions except for Medicare portion, approx. 1.45% of salary). ARC offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to health, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, up to 4 weeks of annual leave per year, and defined benefit pension and contribution retirement plan.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.