CFO – Jupiter, FL

Imagine the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization devoted to helping children, adolescents and families experiencing  problems with substance abuse.  If this gets you excited, read on!  Drug Abuse Treatment Association (DATA) is committed to providing programs that foster the skills necessary for these individuals to be responsible, productive members of their communities.  We are seeking a talented CFO to join our team of professionals to provide both operational and programmatic support to our organization.

Who we are:

DATA is a not for profit organization in operation since 1980.  It is our belief that all children are good, and if given the appropriate opportunities, they will become productive, contributing members of society.  Over the last 30+ years, we have developed a range of prevention, intervention and treatment services designed to address the child as an integral part of his/her family and community.  Our services span Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties.  We envision a community that instills the importance of education and respect for self, life and property, which empowers children and their families to reject drugs, violence and other criminal activity.

Why we are different:

DATA is truly a leader in the field of substance abuse made possible by our exceptional team of men, women and volunteers committed to our cause.  We are known as the agency where people want to work due to our strong reputation in the community.  We are a stable, well run, close knit group dedicated to achieving our goals.  Lines of communication are always open and our team operates in a fluid environment without silos.  Most of our management team has been with DATA for over 20 years.  Employee friendly, we live our values and accommodate our employees when it comes to their families.  In addition, promoting from within, supporting further education, improving quality and internal processes, along with a splash of humor in the workplace, is the icing on the cake.  All we are missing is you!

About the position:

The CFO is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization and responsible for supervision of the Finance and MIS departments as well as assisting the CEO on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and securing new funding.   The CFO has direct oversight of the general ledger, budgeting, cash management, asset management, grants and contracts administration, accounts receivable and billing, accounts payable and other liabilities, financial statement preparation, external reporting, bank reconciliations, compliance with government reporting requirements, annual audit, food stamp oversight, national school lunch program oversight, TANF oversight, and third party billing.  A key initiative in the coming year will be the implementation of EHR.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Prepare, maintain and monitor the annual budget to ensure the accurate financial position and health of the Agency including the budget preparation for all funding applications
  • Produce an accurate financial statement to be presented to the Board of Directors, fellow Agency Directors and interested parties on the financial health and productivity of the Agency
  • Annual submission of complete, accurate and timely government returns including the accounting for both the 403-B and the 401A plans and all related compliance and fiduciary duties
  • Act as liaison to the independent CPA auditing firm for the purposes of auditing the annual financial statement including assisting the CPA in the preparation of Form 990 as required by contract, government and fiscal policies
  • Ensure government filings are completed accurately and submitted on time (990, 5500, W2’s, W3’s, 1099’s, 1096’s, quarterly federal and state employment returns, tangible property reports, etc.)

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate is a strongly detailed person with high standards of quality and accuracy. You are a heads down worker who is serious about your work, disciplined and task oriented.   Decision making requires a significant amount of information gathering ensuring the organization is not put at risk.  You take pride in “doing it right” and possess the self-confidence required within your area of expertise.  Your strong follow through, leading by example and rolling up your sleeves is critical to this important position. You are a self-starter, independent worker and are conscientious about meeting all deadlines.



  • Minimum 5 years experience in accounting and budgeting  with managerial/supervisory experience
  •  Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles, double entry systems and cost accounting
  • Knowledge of zero based budgeting systems
  • Audit experience including ensuring all records needed are complete and accurate and comfortable being the liaison for the fiscal and other audits
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field is required
  • Proficient with MS Office

Highly desired:

  • Not-for-profit accounting experience in accordance with GAAP, OMB Circulars A-133, A-110 and A-122, TANF program regulations and compliance requirements
  • Experience in the health care industry with exposure to medical billing, EHS, and covered services is desired