Denver Rescue Mission



The CFO/V.P. of Finance and Administration (CFO) is a full-time, exempt position of Denver Rescue Mission (DRM). The CFO reports directly to the President/CEO of the Mission and is part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). 

Hiring Range: $128,300 – $171,000 annually, based on qualifications and experience. 

Posting Timeline:  This position will be posted until the latter of February 5, 2024 or until a qualified candidate is hired. 

Benefits:  Complete Benefits Guide  

Highlights of our incredible benefits package:

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous vacation, sick time, and holiday pay, plus paid birthday off and refreshment day
  • Tuition reimbursement and child adoption benefits 
  • Employer paid term life insurance, long-term disability, AD&D
  • Health savings account with generous employer contribution 
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid parental and bereavement leave
  • 401(k) with 5% company match, plus opportunity for annual tenure-based incentive contribution
  • Complimentary RTD EcoPass



  • Financial Services: Direct all finance, treasury, accounting (including gift-in-kind accounting), investment, 401K, regulatory reporting, donation processing, internal control and all internal and external financial policies. Responsible for all material capital asset acquisition and disposal. 
  • Human Resources: Directs all human resource policies, benefits, compensation, regulatory reporting and employment law requirements, and HRIS management. 
  • Risk Management: Direct and coordinate all legal engagements. Direct contract review, negotiation and approval across the Mission. Responsible for managing and maintaining all insurance requirements. 
  • Information Systems: Direct all technology, software and telecom systems’ strategy and architecture, implementation, maintenance, repair and replacement. Coordinate and have responsibility for data management with Data Team. Lead cross-departmental strategic directive of Cyber Security with Cyber Security team.  
  • Special Strategic Projects: Lead special and strategic projects as requested by the CEO and the board.   


  • Financial Management: Responsible for managing and implementing financial policies, procedures, planning, regulatory and management reporting, analysis, budget and cash management. Responsible for advising CEO and Board of Directors on financial matters, as well as creating and maintaining integrity of internal and external reporting.   
  • For as long as the Tax Exempt Financing debt facility shall remain active, the CFO shall perform the primary duties and responsibilities as detailed in that certain Procedures for Ongoing Compliance that is included in the current CFO file. The duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring, reporting, adherence to IRS Form 8038 and other duties specified in the aforementioned document.   
  • Investment Management: Responsible for the investment of DRM’s funds in accordance with the DRM Investment Policy, as outlined by the Board of Directors. Responsible for the Employee Retirement Plan and lead, monitor and implement the 401K Fiduciary Committee and related IPS (Investment Policy Statement). 
  • Finance Committee: Responsible for the oversight and coordination of this strategic Board Committee. Lead and attend monthly meetings, implement strategic and tactical actions as required by the Board and by the Finance Committee and ensure the annual scorecard of activities is completed. 
  • Government Contract and Grant Oversight: Provide strategic leadership, oversight, and ensure compliance with all city, county, state, and federal contracts and grants. This includes financial compliance, supporting programmatic reporting, and ensuring the financial feasibility of all government contract and grant opportunities.
  • Risk Management: Keep current and enhance DRM’s business insurance coverage, as DRM needs and environmental changes dictate. Provide timely counsel and monitoring of claims and/or potential areas of exposure. Direct contract review, negotiation and approval across the Mission and ensure contracts are stored and able to be retrieved efficiently.   
  • Legal Liaison/Counsel: Direct all legal activities of the Mission. Act as advisor and “point” person with General Counsel in matters relating to corporate law, policy, employment law and crisis management. 
  • Policy and Procedures: Responsible for maintaining general and administrative, employment and financial policies for DRM. Responsible for maintaining legal, contracts and other strategic documents (Document Retention). 
  • Strategic Planning: Assist CEO in conjunction with Board and Senior Leadership Team in developing and implementing the strategic direction and vision of DRM and aligning and procuring resources to meet the goals and objectives of DRM. 
  • Information Systems: Responsible for technology, telecom and software architecture design, selection, implementation and maintenance. Duties include maintenance of IT infrastructure, IT security and data management. Work in conjunction with the Sr. Director of IT to steward the Technology Steering Team.
  • Business Development: Assist CEO in the expansion of the program and the diversification of DRM’s revenue base through the development and/or acquisition of commercial programmatic activities and businesses. 
  • Special Projects: Lead a broad range of strategic projects that often include Program, Operations and Development areas. 
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative (coaching) approach on a consistent basis; develop unity and spiritual depth of team members and coach direct reports in doing the same.


  • Abide by the Employee Handbook 
  • Affirm the Statement of Faith 
  • A minimum of a BS in finance or accounting; a CPA, CMA MBA preferred 
  • Personal faith commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior lived out and ascribing to DRM’s Statement of Faith. 
  • At least ten years of experience in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, in an organization with a budget of at least $20 million or greater. 
  • Effective at developing, mentoring and motivating teams, and evaluating talent 
  • Experience in IT leadership preferred
  • Seven years general experience in business insurance, development/marketing, contracts, legal and document management.  

NOTE: A limited amount of work-related travel may be required. Remote work eligibility per guidelines.

Denver Rescue Mission is both an equal opportunity employer and a distinctly faith-based Christian organization. Denver Rescue Mission complies with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws, and strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, national original or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citizenship, parental status, marital status, political ideology, or current or prospective service in the uniformed services. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment including recruitment, employment, training, and promotion opportunities. Based upon Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, and the U.S. Constitution, Denver Rescue Mission has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with our Statement of Faith and align with our Christian mission.

Salary Description

$128,300 – $171,000 annually

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