Chief Financial Officer

Administrative Seattle, Washington


Exceptional Leadership Opportunity:  Chief Financial Officer

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer with major engagement with the Executive team and the Board of Directors, the Chief Financial Officer will be a key supporter of strategic growth initiatives, capital investment, and accounting and financial reporting.  Attracting and retaining talent to build a strong financial infrastructure for the future will be a critical skill. 


Successful candidates will have:

  • Proven record of building cohesive, highly productive teams
  • Commitment to execution excellence in all aspects of internal customer service across various business units
  • Exemplary communication skills appropriate to each of the Board, the Executive Team, managers and staff
  • Sound financial administration leadership skills and deep understanding of financial accounting systems, audit, budget and financial forecasting and GAAP accounting
  • Understanding of financial risk and compliance management
  • Willingness to support work at both the granular and strategic level
  • Drive to create long term models that support new initiatives and creative growth
  • Diverse work experience in a variety of settings


Personal Characteristics:

  • Skilled servant leader whose personal and professional background demonstrates a genuine passion for the mission of Northwest Center
  • Commitment to develop staff and support their personal growth
  • Eager to work with diverse leadership styles
  • Experienced in continuous process improvements that reduce workload and complexity


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten+ years of progressive more complex management experience
  • A. or higher, advanced degree a plus
  • CPA or equivalent – need not be current; CMA a plus
  • Experience in multiple business environments


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Northwest Center has a competitive and generous benefits package and offers market compensation dependent on experience


At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion - we celebrate it, we support it, we live it and we flourish in it for the benefit of our employees, the community, and our clientele. It is our belief that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.