Louisiana Public Health Institute: Chief Financial Officer

The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) is a statewide, non-profit organization that has been promoting the health and well-being of Louisianians since 1997. Our 100+ employees work alongside 500+ partner organizations at the local, state, and national levels to leverage our broad expertise in public health to achieve our mission of ensuring that everyone has fair and just opportunities to be healthy and well.

Our strategic plan priority areas include Racial Justice and Health Equity, Partnerships and Collaboration, A Healthier Louisiana, and A Thriving Organization. To learn more, visit lphi.org.

Overview of Position:

Chief Financial Officer

LPHI is looking to hire a CFO to lead our growing organization in all financial aspects. The CFO’s strategic leadership will steer the organization in the right financial direction while holding departments that are tangential to the accounting and finance department accountable for the implementation and execution of the new direction.

As a pivotal member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of LPHI reports directly to the CEO and provides dynamic and decisive leadership. The CFO is tasked with defining and implementing infrastructure and systems necessary to support the organization’s continued growth. Additionally, the CFO oversees all finance and accounting functions, ensuring alignment with strategic priorities while leading business services and communicating with external stakeholders about LPHI’s programs. They continuously seek ways to enhance investment and finance programs, ensure compliance with relevant laws and tax obligations, manage organizational risks and liabilities, and collaborate with other senior leaders to meet funders’ needs. The ideal CFO is a team builder, problem-solver, and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, while achieving financial health success metrics related to budgets, grants, and contracts.

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