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Chief Financial Officer 6/6/2018

MidAtlantic Farm Credit Westminster, MD

Westminster, MD
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Senior (15+ years)
Bachelors Degree


POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for providing strategic management of the accounting and finance functions in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP), requirements of the Farm Credit Administration, other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the financial services industry.

Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the Associations fiscal function and performance. Establishes credibility throughout the Association, with the Board and in the AgFirst District and Farm Credit System as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
Participates in the development of the Associations plans and programs as strategic partner by providing strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the Association; i.e., capitalization, loan pricing and asset allocation along product lines, managing income statement volatility, earnings maximization and cash management, managing tax expense, compensation and benefits issues.
Provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, financial trends, and forecasts in order to assist the CEO, the Board of Directors, the Asset Liability Committee, and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
Thorough leadership and direction of the Asset Liability Committee in determining the Associations capital position, risk concentrations, hold positions, and operating performance.
Responsible for ensuring the Association meets all external reporting and compliance deadlines for financial information; includes quarterly financial statements and analysis, as well as annual report. Also responsible for financial reports to Association Board of Directors.
Provides oversight of accounts payable, general accounting, payment processing, fleet management, and insurance and payroll functions of the Association. Manages an accounting system that properly reflects the financial position of the Association.
Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
Ten to fifteen years related experience including a minimum of five years in a responsible management/supervisory role. Active CPA license required.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the Board or outside parties. Ability to perform as a strategic visionary.
Operational Focus: Possess strong analytical skills; consistently performs as a team player; leads by purposefully building consensus.
Analyzes and scrutinizes financial management reports to help assure that the organization is cost-efficient, competitive, and operating within the approved budget and business plan.
Uses good judgment and decision-making abilities.
Directly responsible for preparing, planning, and administering annual budget.
Independently travel overnight to attend and arrange training sessions.
MBA or MS in business disciple strongly preferred.
Ability to lead organization in financial modeling and forecasting.
Working knowledge of ERP financial systems.

Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Benefits

  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Vision Insurance