Vice President, Finance and CFO – The Adrienne Arsht Center

WHO: The Adrienne Arsht Center

POSITION: Vice President, Finance and CFO

DESCRIPTION: Completed in October 2006, The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, is one of the most important performing arts venues in the United States with two major single-purpose halls designed to produce and present the finest in classical and popular entertainment. The Center is a $478 million community investment, managed and operated by the Performing Arts Center Trust, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Foundation. The Center includes the 2,200-seat Knight Concert Hall, the 2,400-seat Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, a 200-seat flexible space Studio Theater, and the 57,000-square- foot central Plaza for the Arts and outdoor performance space.

The Center provides our diverse audiences with opportunities to share South Florida’s many cultures, offering insights and understanding. As an educational resource, the Center broadens the horizons of our children and enhances our quality of life by offering a full range of cultural and learning experiences.

The Position:

The Vice President, Finance and CFO is entrepreneurial and experienced and will direct and lead the day-to-day management of the financial and accounting, information technology, human resources and legal functions of a state-of-the-art, four-venue performing arts facility with an annual budget of $40 million.

The right candidate has gained valuable business and industry knowledge in a similar environment. Because of this required experience and expertise in the principles and practices of not-for-profit accounting, he/she will be able to take the appropriate action to ensure and secure the development and profitability of the business.

The position will assist management in the effective achievement of their goals by providing analysis, appraisal, recommendations, advisory services, and information relating to financial matters.

The Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer will be a member of the senior management team reporting to the President & CEO as well as to the Finance, Endowment and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors.

Qualifications and Characteristics:

He/she will have a willingness to challenge conventional thinking and inspire others to generate new ideas, possess a CPA (preferred) and/or MBA, and have a career in the not-for-profit, entertainment industry that has developed steadily over a period of at least 8 years with significant advancement.

To Apply: To apply for the position, send cover letter and resume to, with “CFO search” as reference in the title. Please contact Trish Brennan, Vice President, Human Resources at 786.468.2204 or with questions or candidate recommendations.

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