Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a not-for-profit social change organization committed to transforming how individuals in need access public benefits and services. Through its innovative Service Delivery Model, BDT seeks to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals, the systems they navigate, and the communities in which they live. BDT infuses over $135 million into the homes of low-income individuals every year, allowing them to buy food, heat their homes, and afford their medical expenses. BDT cannot do it alone. The organization relies on cross-sector partnerships with government, healthcare providers, philanthropic entities, and community based organizations to re-engineer the health and social services system making benefits access more simple, comprehensive, and cost-effective.
Founded in Philadelphia in 2005, BDT operates in Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Carolina, Colorado and New York. Over the past four years, BDT has had an approximate 30% annual growth rate and currently employs 185 FTE with a 2016 operating budget of approximately $14 million. Having established itself as a social change agent and thought leader in the benefits access sector with a proven impact model, BDT is at a critical juncture in its growth and is poised to take the next step.
With this exciting growth in mind, BDT seeks a seasoned Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to build and support the organization’s financial infrastructure such that BDT continues to thrive in this new stage of development. Reporting to the President, the CFO will drive the financial accountability and planning functions throughout the organization as it scales. Working closely with the President and the senior management team, s/he will bring strategic financial acumen to bear in setting the agency’s future direction, shaping organizational financial policy and funding priorities, monitoring relevant shifts in the regional and national landscape, and developing the systems and practices that will allow BDT to fully capitalize on opportunities for expansion.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned and strategic finance professional with experience in scaling organizations, preferably in the context of multi-state programs with diverse funding streams. S/he will demonstrate superior relationship building, leadership, and diplomatic skills in both leading the finance team and as a key member of the leadership team. S/he will have a strong personal commitment to BDT’s mission to transforming the way benefits and services are delivered to those in needs, and the ability to grow along with the organization as it plans for a new era of expansion and impact.
For a detailed position description, please visit: www.nonprofitprofessionals.com/job/bdt-cfo
For more information about BDT, please visit: http://www.bdtrust.org/
This search is being conducted with assistance from Allison Kupfer Poteet and Nureen Das of Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send nominations and/or applications including cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history, and where you learned of the position to: BDT-CFO@nonprofitprofessionals.com. Benefits Data Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.