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Nonprofit Cfo Consultant

About 100 Degrees Consulting:

100 Degrees Consulting provides CFO and bookkeeping services to visionary leaders. We help nonprofit organizations globally with all things finance; accounting, bookkeeping, audit, board reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, cash flow, 990s, and compliance. We give leaders clarity and confidence in their numbers so they can make a bigger impact on the world.

We are seeking to add a high-performing CFO Consultant to the team to deliver a high level of service to our clients because we’re growing by leaps and bounds. The CFO Consultant will lead client engagements and support nonprofits in their financial analysis needs as the organization grows. 

We serve our clients with knowledge & expertise, passion for their mission, dependability, and approachability. We have high standards, high expectations, and we move quickly. We have extraordinary capacity and expect the same from everyone on the team. Most importantly, we love what we do and who we serve.

Chief Financial Officer Consultant Job Description:

This is a client-facing role and would directly handle 10-15 client accounts. This person needs to be financially savvy and able to provide high-level analysis and value to our clients, but also willing to roll up their sleeves and assist with bookkeeping as needed. We are looking for a proactive leader whose top priority is client service. The right person will be most interested in serving our clients while enjoying a flexible work schedule, rather than trying to build their own business empire.

  • Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting - Creation and support with annual operational budgeting, restricted grant budgeting, federal or state grant budgeting, and subsequent budget vs. actual reporting. Monthly financial forecasting and reporting for clients, performing regular analyses, and presenting findings and insights to clients and their Boards
  • Process Improvement - Reviewing, developing, documenting, and updating finance processes, procedures, systems, and finance manuals in written and video SOPs to enhance financial operations
  • Audit Support - Support with audit processes, liaising with third-party audit firms, preparing and providing necessary work papers and documentation, reviewing drafts, and helping organizations prepare for audit readiness
  • 990 Preparation & Filing - Preparing and electronically filing 990-Series Forms, including an internal review process and oversight of state tax return forms
  • 501(c)(3) Reinstatements - Preparing and filing missing 990-Series Forms, assisting with the preparation of Form 1023, and assisting with the required disclosures and statements for reinstatement
  • Bookkeeping - Support 100DC bookkeepers with client monthly close process in QuickBooks Online, including bank, credit card, and payment platform reconciliations, A/P and A/R reconciliations, fundraising database reconciliations, and journal entries
  • Project Management - Serve as lead project manager for client onboarding and various accounting projects. Use tools like ClickUp and Slack to manage organization tasks, timelines, and budgets
  • Client Service & Communications - Deliver financial presentations to clients on a monthly basis. Liaise and communicate with current clients via email and Zoom
  • Team Collaboration - Work closely with other CFOs and team members to share knowledge, improve processes, and share wins and challenges

Job Requirements:

  • Highly experienced with 501(c)(3) nonprofit financial management, including 990 preparation, nonprofit audits, FASB and GAAP requirements, and restricted funds management
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the international development space including multi-country books consolidation preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • Highly experienced with Google Sheets and Excel
  • Know QuickBooks Online like the back of your hand and flexible to learn other software as needed
  • Embrace technology like Google Workspace, Dropbox, Expensify, Slack, ClickUp, Zoom, Gusto, and have experience integrating software with Quickbooks Online
  • Are a skilled, professional writer and communicator

Qualities We’re Looking For:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and detail-oriented under pressure
  • Hardworking, comfortable with ambiguity, highly self-motivated, and a quick learner
  • Great sense of humor, high energy, and enthusiasm for working on a small and growing team

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years experience leading the finance function of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the international development space including multi-country books consolidation preferred 
  • Vast experience of 990 preparation preferred


  • Remote - Full-time position
  • 8-hour shift, closely aligned with a 9am-5pm EST schedule. Flexibility available depending on location.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • LinkedIn Learning Membership
  • Annual Team Retreat
  • Unlimited PTO


  • Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • We offer a flexible, remote work environment.
  • You must be available to respond to client communication and take meetings during regular business hours in the US.
  • You have your own computer, mobile phone, and internet access.
  • You maintain a workspace free of unnecessary distractions where client and internal calls may be taken in a professional manner.
  • You are able to be on video chat for scheduled meetings.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, and you would be joining a small, diverse team. We believe that diversity is an asset and inclusion is non-negotiable, so please only apply if you share those values.

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