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Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible
for helping to shape, implement and maintain strong internal
financial systems as well as external financial strategies.
Dogwood’s CFO serves as a strategic advisor to the CEO and oversees
and stewards Dogwood’s financial health while maintaining external
The values of Dogwood Health Trust are upheld by staff and the
Board of Directors, informing community engagement and
- Compassion with Courage. We will be bold
in pursuing our commitment to the people and communities of Western
North Carolina by taking smart risks and investing in opportunities
for profound impact.
- Sustainability with Integrity. We will
bring transparency and humility in stewarding resources to support
and strengthen Western North Carolina for generations to come.
- Partnering with Purpose. We will foster
collective impact by promoting collaboration and advancing shared
The Chief Financial Officer, working with the
Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors, will ensure the
financial strategy of Dogwood Health Trust aligns with these values
and that financial decisions are consistent with being a steward of
assets that benefit all in Western North Carolina.
The CFO will have a demonstrated understanding of similar sized
non-profits and public and private funding streams and have
experience in guiding decision-making and forecasting around
non-profit or foundation business operations and programmatic
The ideal Chief Financial Officer candidate will have at least
15 years of strategic financial management experience in an
organization comparable in size to Dogwood. The next CFO will be a
strategic partner to the CEO and to the Board of Directors,
competent in investment oversight and reporting on substantial
financial assets comparable to Dogwood’s endowment.
The Chief Financial Officer will have an undergraduate degree in
relevant area of study and will ideally have a graduate degree
and/or professional certifications.