Chief Financial Officer

Disability Rights North Carolina
Disability Rights North Carolina
Desired Location: 
Organization Type: 
Financial and Accounting

General Summary: This position is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Also oversees the agency’s accounting staff and serves as a member of the management team.

Demonstrates the following core values: relentless pursuit of results, respect and humility, personal responsibility, positive outlook, problem solving, communication, organization, and effective internal and external relationships.

Essential functions (with or without accommodations):

1. Travel, including overnight
2. Interact with people with disabilities
3. Engage appropriately with others, both internally and externally
4. Communicate effectively and expressively, orally and in writing
5. Work collaboratively, collegially, and cooperatively across teams, units, and departments
6. Operate office equipment

Job Duties:

• Oversees accounting department and internal audit functions
• Prepares budget
• Prepares journal entries including payroll, adjusting and correcting entries
• Maintains depreciation schedules of agency assets
• Manages cash flow by requesting federal grant funds and by borrowing and paying on the agency line of credit as appropriate
• Reconciles all bank accounts
• Reviews all check requests for appropriate back up, coding and documentation; approves requests
• Completes federal grant applications and financial reports for grants
• Prints, reviews, analyzes, and corrects financial statements as needed
• Enters deposits, journal entries, budgets and other financial information into accounting system (MIP) as needed
• Prepares and tracks staff time spent on each grant; allocates expenses to each grant
• Serves as liaison to the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee, Audit Committee, and other committees as needed
• Supervises the accounting functions of the agency
• Schedules and assists in annual audit of agency
• Oversees agency’s 403(b) thrift plan and works with plan consultants in the management of the plan
• Performs other duties, as requested


• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Accounting or Business. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), preferred.
• Eight (8) years experience in accounting
• Prior management level responsibility
• Experience in a non-profit environment with knowledge of government grants.
• Knowledge of accounting software; MIP accounting software knowledge preferred
• Knowledge of MS Office
• Strong organizational ability

Disability Rights North Carolina is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Raleigh. Its team of attorneys, advocates, paralegals and support staff provide advocacy and legal services at no charge for people with disabilities across North Carolina.

Disability Rights NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 



Career Level: 
Senior Management
Job Type: 
Salary Range: 

Disability Rights NC offers a compensation package that is competitive with other non-profits: Salary is based on years of experience.  Excellent benefits which include health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability, 403(b) plan with a match, and generous paid time off.

How to Apply: 

Send a detailed letter of interest explaining your qualifications and your resume to No phone calls please.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Open until filled.