Central Administrative Offices (VT/MA)

Feel good about where you work and what you do! We are The Institute of Professional Practice, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities. We provide residential programs, day support, special education, and employment services in partnership with families and in collaboration with public and private health, human service, education and other government agencies.

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Chief Financial Officer - Barre, VT: Reporting to and partnering with the chief executive officer (CEO), the chief financial officer (CFO) will have overall responsibility for the financial operations of the corporation and will play a critical role in developing and implementing IPPI’s financial strategy. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the CFO will participate in shaping strategies and setting direction for the organization beyond its financial structures.

S/he will be responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization, in conjunction with the Board of Directors and the finance/audit committee of the board.

Leadership and Management:

  • Serve as a business partner to the CEO regarding the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes, focusing on continuously developing and improving systems
  • Commit fully as an equal member of the Senior Leadership Team, building relationships and influencing strategy and direction of IPPI
  • Provide daily direct leadership for central office financial team 
  • Responsible for indirectly managing state operations financial staff through relationships with other Senior Leaders
  • Maintain effective relationships with external financial partners, Board of Directors and other stakeholders
  • Act as a mentor to the strategic leadership group, operational finance teams and direct reports
  • Provide regular supervision to employees and ensure supervision is properly implemented throughout the finance department

Strategy Development:

  • Develop and oversee long-term budgetary planning, capital investment plan, and cost management plan
  • Provide financial expertise personally or through team members to guide operations in developing and meeting strategic initiatives, programs and opportunities
  • Solicit input and needs from state operations on opportunities and impacts to financial goals
  • Participate in unified policy and practice development and implementation, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans
  • Facilitate strategic discussions with the Board of Directors as necessary and directed by the CEO

Financial Management:

  • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow for all areas of IPPI including: administration, new and existing programs, and operations
  • Coordinate all audit and reporting requirements and activities
  • Assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and IPPI’s long-term financial strategy
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information to the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team, and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations
  • Oversee timely and complete filing of all regulatory reports to federal and state government entities
  • Develop, implement and ensure maintenance of appropriate internal financial controls and procedures

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Able to develop and skillfully communicate the financial management vision to a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • High EQ and relationship building ability
  • Skilled in both, direct and influential leadership
  • Experience creating and driving the financial framework for planning and managing organizational change
  • Ability to negotiate and manage change in a decentralized organization
  • Commitment to working in a mission driven organization
  • High analytical capability
  • Master’s degree in business, management or finance preferred
  • 5 – 8 years in financial leadership role in a non-profit with at least $15M annual budget

We’d love to hear from you!
Please send a letter of interest and resume to our Recruitment Partner Shane Capron using the link below.

Help Desk Manager - Fitchburg, Massachusetts: Responsible for supporting, analyzing and directing all desktop and mobile related activities. The position is accountable for ensuring timely issue resolution and the availability of employee facing systems throughout the organization through planning, technical leadership, and project coordination.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 10+ years of proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to work in a team oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the organization’s goals and objectives, experience providing support to end users, security practices including HIPPA, Windows Security administration and experience with Cisco Meraki.


  • Cisco Meraki: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Windows security administration: 5 years (Preferred)
  • End user support: 5 years (Preferred)

Some of what we provide when you join our team:

  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision benefit package
  • Company paid short and long-term disability plans
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate company match
  • Generous paid time off program including PTO and 11.5 paid holidays
  • Company paid continuing education programs

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Employee discounts
  • Others

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@ippi.org or Apply Online by clicking the button below.

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