Job Posting

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, Chief Financial Officer

July 13, 2022
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) located in central Philadelphia is a private non-profit agency dedicated to assisting children and their families cope with the impact of behavioral health issues, traumatic events and other challenges that negatively influence childhood development. CCTC serves the emotional needs of children and families at risk beginning with early childhood. CCTC has enjoyed rapid growth and currently treats approximately 3,500 children and their families annually. CCTC’s comprehensive services include 16 programs located in Center-Based, School-Based and Community-Based settings. It has a staff of 450 and manages an operating budget of approximately $30 million.

Basic Role

The CFO is a member of the Executive Committee and reports to the CEO. This individual will oversee and manage the financial resources and performance of the entire agency in conjunction with CCTC’s CEO, COO and Program Directors.

The CFO is responsible for monitoring and reporting the agency’s financial resources, formulating, and ensuring the execution of all related financial strategies and all compliance­ related filings. The CFO will advise the CEO of all major internal developments and issues. The CFO will attend and participate in meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Committee.

The CFO will be responsible for Financial Management (Controller, AP/AR, Purchasing, Billing, etc.) and Facilities Management.



  • 10 – 15 years of financial management experience and budget development
  • Successful record of performance in a senior financial management role (CFO, Finance Director)
  • Has performed successfully as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to a nonprofit CEO and Board of Directors
  • Emphasis on financial planning, analysis, budgeting, and management reporting.
  • Balanced exposure to all basic accounting and control functions
  • Collaborator and mentor
  • Motivated to learn new skills to respond to changing needs/conditions willingness to carry out a wide range of activities, including both professional and logistical tasks; 100 percent dedicated to get the job done through creative means
  • Prior experience in a healthcare environment preferred
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, work with minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously and prioritize among assignments
  • Ability to represent CCTC in various settings on selected issues, communicate effectively, and motivate staff
  • Strong skills in planning, preparing, and delivering written and oral communication



  • Exceptional team leadership skills; a collaborative group decision maker, with management and employees
  • Influential, persuasive thought leader. Does not rely on “management prerogatives” to get things done
  • Superb consulting, advisory skills aimed at elevating team performance through education, empowerment of others at all organizational levels
  • A visionary business strategist who concurrently adheres to pragmatic operational priorities.
  • Collegial, outgoing with perceptive, discerning human relations skills
  • Fast paced, decisive decision maker. Performs well under pressure, demanding deadlines


  • Achieve rapid, successful assimilation into CCTC’s unique culture of cooperative, collaborative teamwork and group decision making
  • Directly participate with the CEO and Board of Directors in completing an updated Strategic Business Plan
  • Initiate development of a comprehensive, vision driven, short- and longer-term financial plan
  • Strengthen the agencies overall approach to financial planning and analysis and where appropriate, redesign management’s analytical methodologies, tools, and management reports
  • Contribute in a tangible way to Program management’s insight into effective procedures for operational financial planning, analysis, and decision-making
  • Ensure the continuation of ongoing progress in strengthening the agencies electronic infrastructure
  • Play a leadership role in expansion of business development initiatives to include other Delaware Valley communities
  • Increase collaborative working relationships and alliances with other local area mental health and human service agencies
  • Substantially increase the agency’s visibility in effective public advocacy through direct participation in new plans and programs


Education and/or Experience:

  • BA degree (Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration)
  • MBA, CPA a plus

Technical/Computer Skills:

  • Working knowledge of computers including strong competency in word processing skills using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet and email use required) and other presentation applications

CCTC embraces the Sanctuary Model and is committed to creating a trauma-informed, culture of open communication, nonviolence, emotional intelligence, social learning, shared governance, social responsibility, and growth and change.