Dayton, OH

Organization: Solvita

Salary: based on experience


  • Are you ready to bring your extensive accounting and finance experience to an expanding organization that is committed to making a meaningful difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you enjoy leading and developing a team, processes, and systems?
  • Are you a performance-based leader accustomed to setting and meeting goals for the organization and your team?



Solvita, formerly known as Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services (CBC/CTS), is a community-based organization with a national presence currently at $250MM+ annually and a decades-long run of double-digit growth. With over 55 years of experience, Solvita prides itself on its mission of being the leading ethical and innovative partner of choice for quality and customer-focused biologic solutions. Solvita 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, Solvita has grown to its present service area of twenty-five hospitals in fifteen counties with an entirely volunteer donor base. Solvita provides an important link to the communities it serves through recovery, processing, and distribution of 1MM+ tissue grafts each year. Solvita has six locations across the country. This position is in Kettering, Ohio and onsite 3 days/week.



Reporting to the CFO, this position will provide leadership and oversight of accounting, financial planning, and forecasting functions. This role also:

  • Leads all financial reporting, financial statement preparation, and oversight of the year end audit
  • Prepares timely and accurate analyses of month-end financial reports for the executive team
  • Supervises an accounting team of two, guiding financial operations, accounting, and reporting
  • Directs and leads the budget planning process
  • Oversees costing methodologies that provide a basis for the setting and evaluation of customer fees and distributor commission programs
  • Ensures accounting policies and procedures are documented, enforced and up to date
  • Assesses current accounting operations, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing new processes as required



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in private industry companies (manufacturing preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience leading and coaching staff
  • Preference for professional certification (CPA, CMA, etc.) designation(s)
  • Evidence of effective team development
  • Demonstrated proficiency in systems including Microsoft Dynamics or a similar ERP, and Microsoft Excel



  • Strong problem-solving/analysis abilities, decision-making capabilities, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment that is hybrid.



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 do not have to meet every qualification in this job description to apply. If you are drawn to the position and believe your experience makes you a good fit, we encourage you to reach out.