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chief financial officer,
impact investment fund


Office LocationMadison, Wisconsin

Position Location: Madison or Milwaukee area

Forward Community Investments is a community impact investment fund dedicated to the mission of reducing racial, social, and economic disparities across Wisconsin, to build wealth in communities of color.

FCI fulfills this mission through:


  • Strategically located and structured investments in affordable housing and community facilities.

  • Financial support and technical assistance to BIPOC-owned businesses and BIPOC-led nonprofits.

  • Strategic partnerships with mission-driven, BIPOC-owned real estate development firms.


We’re conducting a search for a Chief Financial Officer for this dynamic organization.

Read the detailed job description:












Job responsibilities summary:

  • Organizational leadership and strategic growth.

  • Financial management.

  • Organizational operations.

  • Team management and supervision.

Summary of experience sought:

  • Significant executive-level financial experience with a lending institution. Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) experience preferred.

  • Deep accounting/finance experience, including planning and managing budgets, and experience with not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

  • Experience working with government programs related to community development is a plus. New Markets Tax Credit experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience building and managing teams for a values-driven, community lending organization. Experience supervising employees with accounting functions.

  • Knowledge of grant development and third-party contract administration processes.

  • Experience with nonprofit governance and a track record of success working with and supporting Boards of Directors and Finance/Audit Committees.

For more information:

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