The (DFO) is accountable for oversight of the financial planning policies and practices of the organization. The DFO will provide guidance on fiscal operations, including expense management, productivity, accounting and industry trends and analysis and will exercise overall financial control for the organization and its affiliate. The DFO will oversee all compliance and recognition for contracts and grants. In addition, s/he will oversee HR functions including the management of the organization’s retirement plan. Lastly, the DFO serves as a liaison on financial matters with the Board of Directors and President.