Albany, OR

Central Willamette Credit Union (CWCU) is searching for a new chief financial officer (CFO). This is an exciting role with a succession opportunity. CWCU’s current CFO will retire in 2020. If you are a finance or accounting leader from the credit union or banking industry, you are a great candidate.  The CFO reports to the chief executive officer and actively makes contributions to the executive team. As part of the executive team, the CFO must provide valuable insights, information, ideas, and expert opinions to achieve the strategic direction and business plan objectives.

The CFO will motivate and empower staff in a manner consistent with the credit union’s purpose and philosophy. The CFO must support a culture where the team understands they are the key to success and have a vested interest in the credit union. This position is responsible for the management of the financial strength and profitability of the credit union through the management of financial planning, analysis and control, investments, asset-liability management, and liquidity, including the development of strategies, goals, and objectives.

Qualified candidates must be willing to travel occasionally and will have the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business administration (an advanced degree is preferred)
  • seven years of experience at the senior level in finance, treasury, and accounting at a financial institution
  • five years of experience in a managerial role

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CWCU values, respect, integrity, ethics, compassion, and humor. At CWCU, these five core values are not just words on a wall; they are a daily way of life. CWCU’s purpose is to build local loyalty, connect to the community, and make life easier for those they serve. To accomplish this, they hire team members who demonstrate a strong desire to help others, embrace change, are eager to learn, and enjoy a good laugh. CWCU is laser-focused on building a stronger financial future for each member and is passionate about making the communities of Willamette Valley even better places to live, work, and play. 

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