Job Details

CFO, St. Joseph Home

Location:   Cincinnati, OH

Salary:   based on experience



Our client, St. Joseph Home, is a leader in their field.  They are the only agency in Hamilton County serving non-ambulatory, non-verbal and medically fragile infants, children and adults.  As such, they have created a unique and mission-driven campus which includes multiple residences and a community home for adults and children with developmental disabilities who have complex support needs and use a wheelchair for mobility. St. Joseph Home is a non-profit ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. They offer a creative, loving environment for those in the residential, respite programs, and day programs. Providing attention to the individual’s medical, social, educational and spiritual development is their mission. St. Joseph Home has an active focus on their culture which is built on four pillars: Heritage, Community, Servant Leadership, and Gentle Presence. 



The CFO reports to and partners with the President/CEO and is a member of the senior leadership team. The CFO has overall strategic and financial responsibility for all functions of the Finance department and purchasing/inventory control; leading a team of two. The CFO supervises, controls, interprets and communicates the fiscal operations of St. Joseph Home to provide information and guidance to senior leadership and the Board Finance Committee.  Ideally and in time, the CFO will also provide operations and IT leadership as well.




Fiscal Leadership

  • Provides overall strategic and financial responsibility for all functions of St. Joseph Home and individuals served.
  • Evaluates, develops and recommends fiscal policy that will result in sound management.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and communicates financial operating results to provide information and guidance to senior leadership.
    • Represents the Finance department to the Board of Directors Finance Committee, preparing and analyzing organizational metrics and other HR information to support strategic initiatives.
    • Participates in the development of plans and programs for long range planning and operational sustainability.
    • Plans, directs, and coordinates with all department directors and managers the development of budgets to ensure program sustainability; recommends the annual budget to the Board of Directors.
    • Coordinates the annual audit and prepares a comprehensive annual financial report.
    • Provides supervision, leadership, and support to reporting department managers and staff.


Operational Leadership and Compliance

  • Prepares and reviews entries to the general ledger to assure accuracy and compliance of official accounting records in conformance with generally accepted government accounting principles.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies, i.e., Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (ODODD), Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Out-of-Home Respite Waivers and Community-based Waivers.
  • Formulates accounting policies and procedures, assures protection of company assets and the assets of individuals served through internal controls.
  • Supervises payroll operations to assure the efficient and accurate handling of employees’ pay, deductions and benefit payments.
  • Prepares financial statements, operating data, and special reports for internal and external use.
  • Monitors reporting areas in compliance with all facility and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for the strategic planning, administration, and communication of benefit, compensation, and performance management programs, in conjunction with Human Resources, to accomplish organizational engagement that encourages growth and retention of staff.
    • Exercises discretion and respects individuals’ rights to privacy; maintaining confidentiality of information as required by HIPPA and policy.
    • Represents St. Joseph Home at national, state, and county boards, programs, and other events in activities related to our mission and service.




  • A demonstrated commitment to the mission of St. Joseph Home and social justice.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or other-related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of financial stewardship, accounting and supervisory experience required, preferably in a healthcare or non-profit setting.
  • Knowledge of ODODD, ODH, and CMS rules and regulations and quality management in a health care setting, including Medicaid in Ohio and Social Security is highly desired
  • Knowledge of nonprofit and fund accounting and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, and demonstrated ability to manage and assess applications.
  • Information technology and networking experience helpful.
  • Advanced ability to prioritize own wide-ranging workload and work independently.
  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality regarding business and staff information.
  • Advanced ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, including presentation and facilitation skills, and to translate financial terms into understandable terms for department managers.
  • May be considered a first line of contact during employee emergencies.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

All St. Joseph Home Employees are expected to demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and ethics in performing their duties, and relate program mission and procedures to the general public in a positive manner



  • Moderate – up to 25% of the time.
  • Typical travel is within 20 miles of St. Joseph Home.
  • Occasional travel to Columbus, or other areas, is required



Debra Savage