Apply for Chief Financial Officer

  1. PSFA is looking for a high skilled CFO preferable with a background in public finances. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will run the day-to-day operations of the finance department and is responsible for multiple program support functions within the agency, executing the Public School Capital Outlay Council’s (PSCOC). The CFO oversee all the data entered into the agency financial accounting system, Procurement System, Federal Grants and Project Management and all sub-systems or third party modules that interfere with statewide accounting system. This position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with State and Federal Laws as they pertain to timely financial reporting to oversight agencies. Summary of Responsibilities: • Execute highly complex budget initiatives in accordance with state and federal laws and the Model Accounting Practices established by DFA. • Develops and implements strategic plans and performance measurements to set goals, measure accomplishments, and integrate continuous improvement into day-to-day activities. • Ensures that Internal Control Structure, Budgetary Control System, and all Accounting Systems are functioning properly within the Agency. • Advise management and Agency staff on financial systems' capabilities, state statutes, federal law and DFA Regulations. • Coordinates program support activities with other divisions within the Agency and other state Agencies. • Ensures that all financial transactions within the Agency are recorded daily, properly classified and comply with state and federal law. • Certifies that all payments to vendors are accurate, timely and are for goods and/or services rendered in accordance with Section 13-1-158 NMSA 1978, as amended. • Ensures that all expenditures within the Agency have a public benefit, are necessary, are consistent with the appropriation and comply with federal and state law. • Ensure that all payments to vendors are timely, accurate and in compliance with state and federal law. • Ensures the Agency's annual financial statement audit is completed by the deadline established by the State Auditor and the audit report includes an unqualified opinion. • Ensures that all financial statements, reporting mechanisms, and audits are timely, accurate and in compliance with state and federal law. • Ensures a budgetary control system, approved by the State Budget Division of the DFA, is in place and functioning. • Manages financial, budgetary, and procurement staff. • Disseminates information to all stakeholders regarding the fiscal policies, procedures and responsibilities regarding all financial transactions and activities. Minimum Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Auditing and eight (8) years of experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance or Auditing; to include three (3) years of experience with PeopleSoft, Oracle Financials; to include four (4) years of federal grant and special revenue experience; and to include four (4) years of managerial or supervisory experience. Experience or education may be substituted for one another at the discretion of the Director. Licenses/Certifications Required: Preference will be given to applicants who possess and maintain an active New Mexico license as a Certified Public Accountant. Supplemental Information: Other Requirements: State travel is required occasionally. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico driver's license. Job Type: Full Time Salary: $90k-$ 111,783 DOE Base of Operations: Albuquerque, NM Public School Facilities Authority is a state agency that offers excellent benefits, including membership in the Public Employees Retirement Association of NM. Send resume to: HR at PSFA, 1312 Basehart Rd. SE, Suite #200, Albuquerque, NM 87106-4365 or email to
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