6153 Executive Boulevard Rockville, MD 20852
Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a
Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and
evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional
support services. We are a mission-driven organization that
believes that superior science can improve the world. Social
Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health
solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations
Overview of the Position As a key member of our executive team,
the CFO provides financial operational, programmatic, and
functional support to the organization and supervises the
accounting and finance department. Assists Executive Management on
all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget
management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and securing
Responsibilities Strategically partner with the President/CEO to
drive profitable growth through analysis, influencing, and action
on risk assessment, contracting excellence, pricing, profitability,
and cost control.
Provide strategic counsel to the President/CEO with respect to
administering, on a day-to-day basis, the financial and
administrative operations of the organization.
Monitor and updating financial infrastructure to keep pace with
changing needs, such as compliance issues, reporting requirements,
tax, and accounting issues, insurance requirements, etc.
Support pricing activities for new business, in collaboration
with business development and operations staff, to improve win
probabilities while positioning the team for delivery
Ensure the development, implementation and maintenance of
relevant processes and standard operating procedures, which assist
in enhancing short-range and long-range financial and
Oversee the investment and cash management strategy, has
responsibility for banking and investment relationships. Develop
cash management strategy to optimize cash balances in operating and
short-term investment accounts for four separate entities.
Perform market, customer, and project analysis to proactively
identify both new opportunities and potential risks to future
Work with programmatic units to draft prospective programmatic
budgets, determine the cost-effectiveness of potential service
delivery, and establish DCAA provisional rate and pricing
Establish intercompany fee agreements, overseeing accounting,
cash and investment transfers within and between companies.
Oversee daily operations of the finance and accounting
department to include monitoring and analyze monthly operating
results against budgets.
Manage the preparation of all financial reports.
Lead reporting, forecasting, and planning processes, including
providing financial targets for profitable growth and proactive
analysis of financial statements for opportunities to increase
income. Ensure the accuracy of all financial statements and ensure
strong program and project financial controls.
Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary
Work with department managers to develop five-year business
Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals,
objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to
effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives.
Oversee and contribute to cost proposal preparation.
Serve as primary government liaison relative to financial
Coordinate and oversee financial audits and provide
recommendations for procedural improvements.
Represent the company externally to government agencies,
auditors, and the general public.
Monitors all balance sheet accounts associated with contracts
managed by Social Solutions including accounts receivable, funds
withheld by customers, claims recoverables, etc.
Train, supervise, coach and guide department staff. Ensure new
staff receive accounting policy orientations.
Participate as a member of the Executive Management Team to
ensure company objectives are met.
Establish quality standards for service level requirements for
finance and procurement.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or
Business; CPA and previous government contracting/public accounting
experience a plus.
Experience as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or a similar role
in a mid to large government contracting organization, with mastery
of Cost Accounting Standards, pricing and managing cost-based
proposals/contracts, FAR Cost Principles, and other government
Experience in financial management of large complex
organizations with both Government and commercial clients.
Experience in operational management, business logistics, and
Previous working experience with international development and
government agencies (e.g.: USAID, DHHS, DOD, DOS, etc. or
Current working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint financial and
accounting reporting system.
Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations, GSA
schedules, DCAA and Government Cost Accounting standards.
Knowledge of various contract types (e.g.: CPFF, CPAF, FFP,
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports,
statements, and projections.
Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and
forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability
Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within
tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
Merger & Acquisition experience preferred.
Equal Employer Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and
comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at
Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected
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