Chief Financial Officer

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Job location
301 Gold Ave. SW,
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
New Mexico Legal Aid [cid:1114]
Job type: 
Position Description: 

New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA) is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer who is eager to help NMLA make a lasting difference for low-income people throughout New Mexico. The position is based in Albuquerque.

The Chief Financial Officer is a dynamic member of NMLA’s Executive Management Team, with primary day to¬-day responsibility for financial planning and for implementing, managing, and controlling all financial related activities for the organization. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, financial management, forecasting, budgeting, strategic planning, and grant and contract financial compliance. The position will drive the use of technology within the accounting department in order to streamline operations and ensure that the department has the capacity to support the accounting and grant reporting needs of NMLA. The CFO reports directly to the NMLA Executive Director.


CPA or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification is required. Minimum three to five years relevant work experience with demonstrable leadership and strategic financial advisory skills. Non-profit experience is highly preferred. See a detailed description of qualifications and job duties at:

To apply: 

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter explaining what you would like to accomplish if chosen for this position, along with salary requirements, a current resume and contact information for three professional references by 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time January 26, 2018, to: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Compensation: Full-time salaried position, Salary based on experience. NMLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Persons with Disabilities Are Encouraged to Apply.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, January 26, 2018