Chief Financial Officer – Bet Tzedek Legal Services – Los Angeles, CA

CLASSIFICATION: Management (Non-Union)


DEPARTMENT: Finance & Accounting


REPORTS TO: President & CEO


The CFO, in partnership with the CEO, will work closely with staff and members of the Board of Directors to ensure the strong financial position of the organization. The CFO is also responsible for the management of all finance, accounting, and IT staff and functions.


Develop, maintain, and monitor annual budget and key performance indicators

Prepare, analyze, and present financial reports for internal and external stakeholders

Maintain investment, endowment, and risk management portfolios

Ensure contract compliance across all funding streams

Manage Finance, Accounting, and IT staff

Coordinate annual agency audit, as well as audits of individual programs

Attend meetings of the Board to report on financial planning and progress

As a partner on the senior management team, provide strategic input and leadership


Financial management experience in the public interest or nonprofit sectors preferred

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in accounting or finance

BA/BS from an accredited university required; MBA/CPA highly preferred

Excellent command of GAAP procedures

Proficiency in Blackbaud accounting software or other similar software platforms

Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and partner with staff

Personal Skills: In addition to the above qualifications and skills, an individual must:

Demonstrate an understanding and have personal expression of, and a commitment to, Bet Tzedek’s Core Values, which are:

Leadership – Seeks to lead through excellence in work product, and in relationships with colleagues and others; strives for open communication with all and seeks to show leadership through collaboration;

Community – Deep understanding that integrity and respect are the only ways to truly reach people; continually explores ways to unite colleagues in the pursuit of social justice;

Innovation – Demonstrates courage in action by being honest and open no matter what the topic; shows creativity of thought and is curious about new and challenging ways to further our mission

How To Apply

Email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and employment application to An employment application may be downloaded from Please, no phone calls.

Bet Tzedek Legal Services hires staff without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or disability.
How to apply

Email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and employment application to