GFA Federal Credit Union
Chief Financial Officer
GFA Federal Credit Union is in search of an experienced financial executive to join its team. The Chief Financial Officer will oversee the areas of accounting, treasury, finance, investments, cash management, fidelity bond, property and liability insurance and wire transfer functions, striving for results and excellence in all areas of responsibility. This individual will be a member of GFA’s executive team and will bring leadership and innovation, while remaining at the forefront of the credit union’s financials. The successful candidate will have an instinctive approach to management, while engaging and working with an experienced team. This individual must possess exceptional ALM knowledge and have strong project management skills. They will develop and implement long-range strategic plans to address the evolving needs of the organization and its members. A minimum of seven to ten years executive experience in a complex bank or credit union with subsidiaries/CUSOs and having assets over $500MM. Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree and/or CPA and/or CMA credentials preferred.
GFA Federal Credit Union was created in 1938 by 20 founding fathers who pooled together $755. Today, this full-service credit union is headquartered in Gardner and has ten branches, seven in Massachusetts and three in New Hampshire. With a robust electronic banking platform and strong member acceptance, GFA has an even broader reach. The credit union has a strong capital position, with over $649 million in assets, and 31,000 members, with a multiple common bond field of membership. Additionally, GFA has two wholly owned CUSOs, one for insurance sales and the other serving the legal, licensed cannabis industry, along with a strong commercial lending program. Backed by a cohesive Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee, GFA FCU lives up to its mission statement of earning the trusted position as its members’ financial solutions partner, for all life’s occasions, while remaining invested in the community. For more, visit https://www.gfafcu.com/.
Gardner, Massachusetts, established in 1785, is a quiet city located 60 miles northwest of Boston and the home of GFA FCU’s recently expanded 26,000 square foot headquarters. The credit union is known as a community leader in civic engagement and has advisory groups in many of the communities it serves. Some of the community support provided by GFA includes education and financial literacy, health and human services, veterans’ services, and youth services. Gardner is known as a four-seasons destination and has an abundance of outdoor activities including several state parks, Gardner Municipal Golf Course, hiking and biking trails, and fishing. Gardner is recognized for its history of furniture making. Additionally, Greater Gardner has many restaurants, craft breweries, historical museums, a state-of-the-art library, and is home to the Mount Wachusett Community College and Heywood Healthcare. Also known as the Diamond of North Central Massachusetts, the Greater Gardner area has something for everyone and is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Sarah Hilton, Vice President at (800) 367-0433 extension 133 or [email protected].