Chief Financial Officer
Position Information
Chief Financial Officer

Executive Position Job Opportunity

Christian Brothers Services is conducting a search for a CFO.

Christian Brothers Services “CBS” is a nonprofit organization that administers cooperative programs in the areas of health, retirement, property/casualty, technology, school management and consulting services to church organizations.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will direct and oversee the financial activities of the company including all divisions and a wholly owned subsidiary as well as all the Plans/Trusts
administered by the company.

Key responsibilities include:
• Plans, organizes and controls all the financial affairs of Christian Brothers Services (CBS) and a wholly owned subsidiary and all Plans/Trusts administered by CBS: preparation of financial
statements, responsible for relationships with financial institutions, investment team members, critical vendors and other outside professionals.

• Acts as liaison between CBS and each of the various Plans and Trusts, including but not limited to oversight and guidance in accounting and auditing of each entity.

• Institutes with the Finance staff, Senior Managers of all divisions and other personnel sound internal control policies and procedures. In addition provides oversight and guidance of each audit and cooperates and guides each Audit Committee of the company and all Plans/Trusts administered by CBS.

• Assures that Christian Brothers Services operates in accordance with all service fee agreements, plan documents and procedures established by each Plan/Trust.

• Provides leadership and direction to managerial and professional staff, with responsibility to clearly communicate performance output expectations.

• Conducts performance appraisals of direct reports, with responsibility to determine appropriate actions for continuous improvement including, but not limited to, adjustments in annual

• Oversees the preparation of the annual budget for Christian Brothers Services with Senior Management and Finance Staff being an integral part of the process. Responsible to achieve the company’s yearly financial objectives through planning, controlling, implementing, evaluating, monitoring, and forecasting as needed.

• Represents the Company to various individuals, groups, and/or organizations, both internal and external.

• Oversees the collection, evaluation, and utilization of data necessary to ensure quality services, providing reports to the President/CEO, CBS Board of Directors, and Trustees of the all Plans and Trusts.

• Keeps abreast of AICPA standards and trends, with responsibility to respond effectively to any issues from the CEO, Board and/or auditors.

Salary / Benefits
This is a full-time position. Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with
experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should submit, electronically, a letter of introduction and
resume to;
Christian Brothers Services CFO Search
Attn: Buffy Blanton at

CBS is an equal opportunity employer.


Qualifications / Skills

• BA in Accounting or Finance; master’s degree is a plus.
• Certified Public Accountant designation preferred with several years of public accounting
• Fifteen to 20 years of experience in financial management and senior leadership role is required.
• Excellent management and supervisory skills.
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
• Proficient in database and accounting computer application systems.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• To be knowledgeable of your role and responsibilities in responding to any event or planned
testing that necessitates CBS to enact its Business Continuity Plan. This position may be called
upon to provide assistance, in any capacity deemed necessary, by the President, CBS Board
of Directors or Trustees of the Plans/Trusts.

Contact Information
Human Resources
1205 Windham Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446