100WF is Hiring: Chief Financial Officer


100 Women in Finance (“100WF”) is seeking to add an experienced and hands-on Chief Financial Officer as a member of its executive leadership team. The Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and will be responsible for all financial functions including: accounting, billing, reconciling, budget development and tracking, financial operations, management of legal requirements, budgeting and forecasting. This role is based in the United States.



100 Women in Finance (100WF) strengthens the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. Founded in 2001, and headquartered in New York, it has 28,000 registered members in 32 locations on five continents. 100WF’s members inspire, equip and advocate for a new generation of industry leadership, in which women and men serve as investment professionals and executives, equal in achievement and impact. Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women.



  • Responsibility for all accounts, ledgers, financial software and reporting systems ensuring policies and procedures are in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements and overseeing all personnel involved in such processes
  • Ensure the maintenance of financial records and recordkeeping systems to ensure compliance with all regulations, generally accepted accounting practices and contractual requirements
  • Develop and administer an inclusive process to establish an annual operating budget for the organization and regular forecast updates
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of 100WF’s financial status
  • Develop plans to address areas of opportunity within the Organization’s financial health and financial processes
  • Provide strategic vision, planning and oversight of 100WF’s financial outlook
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with department and subsidiary leaders; collaborate to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations
  • Work with external auditors to prepare and review audit schedules and annual report of audit findings; manage professional relationships with both internal and external constituencies, the latter to include auditors, regulators, and major donors when necessary.
  • Evaluate and regularly update the CEO, COO and the Board regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Produce an Annual Risk Register for CEO and Board review (in collaboration with CDO/COO.)
  • Oversee the process for identifying and evaluating opportunities for improved financial operations, recordkeeping and reporting
  • Lead organizational planning and development of operating budgets, and control expenditures against budget
  • Monitoring restricted and unrestricted net assets to ensure that net assets are used in accordance with donor restrictions
  • Serve as liaison for financially-related organization committees such as Finance Committee, Audit Committee.
  • Attend additional committee and board meetings in an advisory capacity
  • Represent the organization as a member of leadership team



  • CPA preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or business administration, or equivalent. Master’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience managing the accounting functions in a non-profit agency, or equivalent experience
  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices, processes, and procedures of non-profit organizations
  • Hands-on, entrepreneurial attitude with a willingness to participate in the details of processes in a lean organization
  • Proficient in assessing, reporting and advising on critical business risks with focus toward
  • improving the financial and operational control environment; specific experience in audit and risk functions
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks for financial reporting.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge and utilization of Excel
  • Strong computer literacy to include use of MS Word, PowerPoint and CRM software
  • Ability to interact professionally with 100WF members, Board members, volunteers, and other related stakeholders



The CFO will be expected to work from their home office in the United States but easy access to New York City is essential for regular in-person meetings.



Please send CV and cover letter to staffroles@100women.org.