Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

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Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska
June 12, 2022
Anchorage, AK
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Organizational Background

Founded in 1984, Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is the leading source of information, support, and services in the state of Alaska for individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and other disabilities, including their families and caregivers. Headquartered in Anchorage, the Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska (ARA) provides a wide array of services to thousands of individuals and caregivers throughout Alaska extending from Juneau to Utqiagvik. The primary services offered to clients and caregivers include: 1) Education services including classes and activities to promote socialization, 2) Mini-Grants to provide supplemental financial support to improve quality of life and increasing independent functioning, 3) Care Coordination services to assist clients and caregivers navigating the available services and supports within the system of care, 4) Private consultation and coaching services are available to clients, caregivers or loved ones. Scheduled appointments are available for in-person visits, telephone, or video conference, 5) Support Groups are available to individuals diagnosed and their families throughout the state either in-person or by phone.

The organization is led by a 12-member Board of Directors and currently has 37 staff members. The combined operating budget is approximately $3.3M, with primary sources of revenue coming from Medicaid reimbursement, grants, and contributions.

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. The population of Anchorage and the Mat-Su economic region is approximately 400,000. To learn more about Anchorage and the surrounding region visit:

Position Summary

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska seeks an experienced and highly skilled Chief Financial Officer to support all areas of the organization, including financial management, grants and contract management, budgeting, auditing, and internal controls. The candidate will possess strong technical, operational, and leadership skills. The position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with other program directors.


Leadership and Administration

The Chief Financial Officer oversees all operations in connection with financial matters including accounts receivable and payable, payroll and auditing. The position develops and initiates systems, policies, and procedures for transacting financial matters; ensures that the financial system is accurate, efficient and in accordance with professional accounting practices and governmental regulations; and oversees human resources functions and all technology functions of the Agency.

Financial Strategy and Management

  • Develop and implement the Business Department’s goals, projects, policies, procedures, methods, and controls.
  • Actively participate in the Agency’s management team to ensure effective integration of strategic directions into finance and technology work plans.
  • Assists Executive Director in staffing appropriate Board Committees to ensure timely and responsible decision-making.
  • Provide management level leadership for the development and oversight of all Agency financial and technological operations.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day financial operations as follows:
    • Monthly financial statements and account analysis
    • Annual external audit
    • Accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll accounting
    • Grant accounting
    • Financial planning and budgeting
    • Risk management and insurance
    • Agency investments
    • Banking functions
  • Responsible for human resources functions including new employee orientations, maintenance of personnel files, and administration of employee benefits.
  • Responsible for administrative functions including support staff oversight and office equipment.
  • Responsible for technology functions including hardware, software, network administration, and database administration.
  • Responsible for the oversight of facility and grounds maintenance. Acts as liaison between the agency and facility tenants.
  • Assure compliance with all Agency policies, procedures, standards, and applicable regulatory requirements..
  • Promote Agency-wide programs and initiatives.

Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an accounting concentration from an accredited college or university or a combination of education and experience to provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance
  • Four years progressively responsible experience in accounting
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of financial administration including budget preparation and reporting, modem office practices, procedures, methods, equipment, operations, procedures and data processing.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and regulations required by state, federal and other granting agencies.
  • Knowledge of double entry accounting procedures including subsidiary ledgers, journals. standard accounting procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of program analysis and revenue forecasting.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities.
  • Ability to direct, supervise and evaluate personnel.
  • Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
  • Ability to perform detailed work under pressure with accuracy and timeliness.
  • High level of proficiency with accounting software packages.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft based word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.


The salary range proposed for this position will be $70,000 - $80,000. The position includes a comprehensive array of benefits including health insurance, life insurance, 401k retirement, and paid vacation/sick leave and holidays.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

How To Apply

Application Process

For more information regarding the Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska CFO position, please contact Jon Rosell, Senior Search Consultant, The Moran Company: jon (at) APPLY NOW