Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead one of the top non-profit, community-based organizations in the country? Then consider becoming a Chief Financial Officer for Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast!

Being an Chief Financial Officer has its Advantages

As an Chief Financial Officer at Devereux CBC, you will work with other dedicated professionals who have a passion to help individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the community and lives of children and families in need of support

  • Opportunities to lead and and implement strategy at one of the top behavioral health and community-based organizations in the country

  • Excellent benefits including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and free Retirement

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides community-based services for children and families to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment, so that all children grow to their full potential. Based out of Fort Pierce, FL, this position is responsible for oversight of all cash, accounting and asset management, as well as compliance and recognition for state contracts and private grants, and works closely with the CEO, Senior Leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization.

About Devereux CBC

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides oversight and coordination of the child-welfare system in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. At any given time, there are about 1,300 abused, abandoned or neglected children in our care. We are responsible for the safety and well-being of each one of them. We meet this responsibility through a mix of direct and contracted services. If you think about it in terms of building a house, we are the general contractor of the child-welfare system. The system is the house, we are the contractor, and our network of service providers are the subcontractors we pull together to make the house strong and ready to live in. Devereux CBC offers a full range of care for children, adolescents, young adults and family members in Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast. We offer our services through a wide variety of approaches including in-home parenting and prevention services, family preservation, case management, residential programs and extended foster care services for teenagers and young adults.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Community Based Care provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

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  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field


  • A Certified Public Accounting license



  • 5+ years experience as CFO or equivalent

required , preferably in a nonprofit organization.

  • Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies


  • Significant experience in, or knowledge of, nonprofit accounting, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting


  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A133 audit


  • Knowledge of contracts and competitive procurement


  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages


  • Experience in Child Welfare fund accounting


Other Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid FL Driver's License

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE