Chief Financial Officer and/or Chief Administrative Officer Omaha, NE

Chief Financial Officer and/or Chief Administrative Officer

Full Time • Omaha, NE

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Employed by: The Jewish Federation of Omaha
Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday
Exemption: Exempt

Note: Position does not include any relocation assistance. 

The CFO/CAO is responsible for collaborating with the CEO and leading the organization’s shared services, potentially including Finance, Information Technology, Facilities, and HR. Works with board members, peers on the executive team, and agencies regarding strategic and financial planning.



  • BS in Finance or Accounting and/or MBA
  • CPA preferred


  • 20 years of management, including experience as a CFO or Top Finance leader
  • Experience in a nonprofit organization preferred
  • Experience working with boards and committees preferred
  • Strong collaboration, communication and presentation skills required


  1. Role models the organizations mission, vision, and core values at all times
  2. Positive interactions and relationships with the overall board and key committees including: Audit, Budget & Financial Review, Building & Grounds, and HR & Compensation
  3. Assists CEO with strategic planning
  4. Administers the organization’s budgeting process
  5. Executes timely delivery of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including audited financials, 990, etc.
  6. Monitors funds on hand, in coordination with the foundation
  7. Conducts on-going financial forecasting, including: capital investments and analysis of insurance coverages to maximize financial projections
  8. Directs Informational Technology planning, implementations, and daily support
  9. Directs Facilities planning, capital projects, and other campus support
  10. Oversees Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Recognition and Rewards, and benefit plan administration/design
  11. Serves as organizations key contact for key relationships with 3rd party partners, including brokers and plan investment advisors


  • Financial Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership and Management
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Relationship Management

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position will be working in well-lighted and ventilated office areas, as well as throughout the facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. It in no way states or implies that these are the only duties required. Other duties apply that are assigned.

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Benefits at a Glance

Most employers offer benefits, but the JFO provides benefits that go beyond the paycheck. We are committed to offering a comprehensive and competitive package that provides options for our employees and their families.

Benefits are effective the first of the month following after 30 days. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week.

Health, Dental, Vision
Great rates and several options.
Long Term Disability, Group Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Employer Paid
Voluntary Life & Short Term Disability
Health Savings or Flex Spending Accounts
Retirement Plan: 403b
After one year, employer match up to 5%.
Paid Time Off
11 Paid Holiday
Discounts & Free JCC Membership
Child Care Discount, Professional License Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program
Onsite career and professional development