Job Details

Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services - Chief Financial Officer

Location:   Dayton, OH

Salary:   based on experience



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  • Are you a strategic, growth-oriented finance and accounting leader?
  • Are you ready to leverage your talent to advance the values of CBC/CTS focusing on customer satisfaction, ethics and integrity, quality and safety, and high performing teams and leadership?
  • Are you a problem solver who works with a sense of urgency and builds healthy relationships with business leaders, peers, and direct reports?



Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services (CBC/CTS) is a community-based organization with a national presence currently at $225M annually and a decades-long run of double-digit growth. With over 55 years of experience, CBC/CTS prides itself on its mission of being the leading ethical and innovative partner of choice for quality and customer-focused biologic solutions. CBC/CTS offers challenging opportunities that are on the forefront of cutting-edge technology. Established to meet the growing demand for a centralized system of blood banking, CBC/CTS has grown to its present service area of 25 hospitals in 15 counties with an entirely volunteer donor base. CBC/CTS provides an important link to the communities it serves through recovery, processing and distribution of nearly 1,000,000 tissue grafts each year. CBC/CTS has six locations across the country. This position is in Dayton, Ohio.



The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be a “hands-on” leader with responsibility to organize, plan, direct, evaluate, and communicate the financial performance of the business. The CFO will:

  • Lead and manage the Controller, accounting, and auditing functions and make fiscal and strategic recommendations to senior management.
  • Manage the financial affairs of the organization.
  • Establish financial and budget goals in concert with senior management.
  • Advise executive staff on financial aspects of operations, assist in financial planning, modeling, analysis, management and control.
  • Manage CBC/CTS treasury functions.
  • Secure financing and maintain an adequate line of credit.
  • Understand the business sufficiently to explain financial results in a business context (provide the story behind the numbers), recognize/ prioritize opportunities for process improvement, recommend present actions that will augment future financial results, and assess financial risk / rewards of growth and other strategic initiatives.
  • Maintain banking relationships.
  • Participate, on an ad hoc basis, in Board of Trustees, Finance Committee and other applicable Board committee meetings.
  • Supervise and coordinate payroll processing operations.
  • Assist in the management of retirement plans and provide oversight of insurance contracts.
  • Manage financial aspects of contract negotiations and monitor outcomes appropriately.
  • Evaluate, create, recommend, and implement appropriate financial controls.
  • Lead internal financial audits of CBC/CTS’ various departments.
  • Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and coach staff. Monitor staff performance and provide consistent feedback.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business and ten years of previous experience, including a minimum of five years executive level financial management experience. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Executive management experience in Life Sciences or Medical Device industry
  • Senior management experience with operational and strategic responsibilities
  • Advanced ability to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders, including presentation and facilitation skills, and to translate financial information into understandable terms



  • Innovative and strategic thinker with proven leadership, communications, and relationship-building skills
  • Supportive mentor who can coach employees to their fullest potential and hold them accountable
  • Driven towards tangible results
  • Focused on stablishing priorities and stretch goals
  • Influential leader through written and verbal communication
  • Problem solver who analyzes process issues
  • Inspirational nature used to motivate employees to high performance and engagement



  • Working for a fast growing, mission-driven business on the cutting edge of health technology
  • Enjoying the satisfaction of making your own mark on this new position
  • Knowing that hospitals, practices, and patients across the country benefit from the gift of blood and tissue donations to save and enhance lives every day



Gilman Partners is committed to strengthening leadership teams and elevating the talent in our communities – and that means all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ability, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or national origin. You don’t have to meet every qualification in this job description to apply. If you’re drawn to the position and believe your experience makes you a good fit, we encourage you to reach out.



This position is in Dayton, Ohio.


Scott Hirko, Partner