ABOUT KENNETH RAININ FOUNDATION
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation is a family foundation that collaborates with creative thinkers in the Arts, Education, and Health. Founded in 2007, the organization believes in taking smart risks to achieve breakthroughs. It supports visionary artists in the Bay Area, creates opportunities for Oakland’s youngest learners, and funds researchers on the forefront of scientific discoveries to cure chronic disease. As such, the foundation acts as a catalyst for exploring new ideas that enhance life.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation embodies an unusual combination of the strategic and creative. While it engages in its three diverse program areas with a focus on long-term growth, it also allows for the innovation of its program staff to pursue the greatest possible paths to impact in their respective areas of expertise. The result is a developing culture that is both unified and intentional.
ABOUT THE CFO OPPORTUNITY
This is an opportunity to work at an organization that has the highest possible standards of financial discipline, married to passion, understanding, and excitement for impact and change. Reporting to the CEO, this executive will possess ample experience in the foundation setting, and will flawlessly manage financial aspects of the organization while working collaboratively and tactfully with the department directors and officers.
With a focus on strategic growth, the CFO will provide financial leadership and act as a unifier, forging a strong relationship between Programs and Finance. S/he will engage the finance team in the foundation’s greater mission and purpose, and guide the program team toward greater impact, all while maintaining a solid financial perspective. This offers an incredible chance to help steer the Kenneth Rainin Foundation through its next phase of growth and to enhance the lives of the Bay Area community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Financial Management & Oversight
Institutional Leadership & Management
Organizational Strategy & Partnership
The successful candidate will have the following characteristics and competencies:
This is a full-time position with benefits. The salary range for this position is highly competitive with the industry and commensurate with relevant skills and experience.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such complies with federal, state, and/or local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment based on race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizen or intending citizen status, disability, and veteran status. Information provided during the application or employment process will not be used to discriminate against any individual in any manner. The Company complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation has retained Schaffer&Combs, a certified B Corporation, to support this high-priority search. In order to apply, please submit an updated resume and thoughtful cover letter that outlines how your skills and experiences meet the qualifications of the position to this link.
Please refrain from contacting the Kenneth Rainin Foundation directly; all inquiries should be directed to Schaffer&Combs at KRF-CFO@schaffercombs.com. We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis.