Vice President Finance/CFO


Position Purpose

Provides strategic leadership, direction and oversight for finance area. Responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for TAPCO, in conjunction with the CEO, Board of Directors and its Committees. Oversees and manages TAPCO’s asset liability managements, along with management of TAPCO’s investment portfolio. Responsible for the development and implementation of appropriate accounting policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and regulatory guidelines and for financial reporting. Serves as a member of the Senior Management Team and contributes to the establishment and execution of the Credit Union strategy. Provides leadership, direction and training support to direct staff. Represents TAPCO in the community. Promotes TAPCO’s products and services to members and prospective members.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the CEO to assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and TAPCO’s long-term strategy. Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Engage the Board and Senior Managers on issues, trends, and changes in the operating model(s) and operational delivery. Assist in establishing yearly objective and meeting agendas, and selecting and engaging outside consultants (auditors, investment advisors).
  • Oversees and manages TAPCO’s asset liability management, along with management of TAPCO’s investment portfolio.
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with TAPCO’s strategic plan.
  • Develops, maintains and updated effective strategies, policies and procedures for supervised areas. Ensures that plans, policies and procedures are in accordance with laws, regulations, industry trends, and further Credit Union initiatives.
  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements, and Office of Management and Budge audit requirements. Maintain internal control safeguards and coordinate all audit activities.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting. Develop and maintain reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
  • Responsible for the assessment, monitoring, and management of the Credit Union’s overall risk profile including responsibility for recommendations to the Board for changes in the various risk components of the balance sheet depending on both internal and external conditions.
  • Oversee management of the investment portfolio, in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the Credit Union’s Investment Policy. Monitor portfolio risks and performance.
  • Provides leadership and direction to supervised area staff. Ensures that staff is well trained, effective and optimally used. Monitors individual performance and effectiveness. Conducts performance reviews annually. Implements corrective actions as needed.
  • Develops and maintains annual finance and accounting budges. Approves department expenses.
  • Performs special studies as requested by the CEO and/or Board of Directors.
  • Maintains an in-depth, up-to-date knowledge on all credit union products and services.
  • Maintain an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge on all related policies and procedures, rules and regulations for all areas supervised.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws, including those of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), as it specifically relates to the job functions.
  • Ensures and Models a high level of customer service and professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Assumes responsibility for other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field.
  • Seven years’ financial institution experience with an emphasis on accounting and finance.
  • Experience managing the finance function (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting).
  • Experience with asset liability and investment portfolio management.
  • Experience working with the CEO and Board of Directors on financial matters.
  • A Excellent interpersonal, leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • Excellent understanding of GAAP, accounting practices and principals.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Professional appearance, dress and attitude.
  • Ability to use related computer software, Microsoft Office products and business equipment.
  • Flexibility is necessary as an employee’s job responsibilities may change at any time during employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in finance, business administration or related field.
  • MBA preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
  • 5-years’ experience as a supervisor or manager in a credit union, bank or other financial institution.
  • Previous experience as a CFO in a credit union setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of Credit Union services and products.

Position Working Conditions:

  • The work environment is an office setting.
  • Travel by car may be required – must have valid driver’s license and vehicle.
  • Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Frequently required to sit and stand for longer periods of time
  • May need to respond to critical or emergency situations inside or outside of regular working hours.

You may email your resume to

Or mail your resume to:
TAPCO Credit Union
ATTN: Human Resources
PO Box 64369
Tacoma, WA 98464

TAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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