The 2020 fiscal year is designated for COTS's most ambitious publicity and fundraising capital campaigns ever. The organization seeks a strategic Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") with a track record of organizing a growing organization to meet future current and future developments. The CFO is responsible for aligning financial reserves with the setting the mission and vision of the organization and for identifying concrete ways to engage in increasing financial reserves and cost-savings, such that COTS develops into a stable, sustainable organization with longevity.
The CFO reports to the CEO and, periodically, to the Board of Directors. The CFO will direct his/her own internal staff including the Accounting Director, Analysts, and will also direct those responsible for producing annual Tax and other compliance documents and reports. The CFO is also responsible for directing the technology function of the organization with internal staff and outsourced contractors as well as providing oversight and approval for the facilities department and projects.
The CFO will:
Key Credentials and Personal Qualities
COTS assists families and individuals in reaching their housing, economic, health, education and career goals as they strive to overcome homelessness and break the cycle of poverty for themselves, their next generation and beyond.
COTS was established in 1982 to serve the most vulnerable members of the Detroit community. Starting with an emergency shelter to address Detroit's growing homelessness crisis, COTS today offers a continuum of services including: