Chief Financial Officer

Job Description

Ponderosa Telephone, located in O’Neals, CA, is seeking a CFO.  This highly motivated individual will have a proven track record and possess both financial and regulatory management skills.  The position will have overall responsibility for the Accounting and Regulatory departments of the Company, with the Controller and Regulatory Manager as direct reports, and will report directly to the General Manager.

This key position will oversee all regulatory and financial activities of Ponderosa Telephone, as well as several affiliated companies located in California and Arizona, including but not limited to; operating and capital budgets, accounting functions, financial statements and reporting, regulatory proceedings and reporting, and internal control/auditing functions. 

The successful candidate will be strategic in nature and possess strong management, communication and leadership skills.  Experience in the regulatory aspects of FCC and state regulatory proceedings and a clear understanding of FCC rules and requirements related to accounting functions, cost separations, and Universal Service is required.   A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of 10 years in progressive management roles essential.  CPA certification preferred but not mandatory. 

Ponderosa is ideally located.  Less than 30 minutes from Fresno, three hours from San Francisco and Los Angeles, and two and a half hours from Sacramento, O’Neals offers excellent public school systems, affordable cost of living, and cultural and extensive outdoor activities within an hour drive. 

Join the Ponderosa team to experience Central California at its best by sending your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:


Lori Fischetti, Vice President of Member Experience

NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

4121 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1000

Arlington, VA  22203

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Job Location (City, State)
O'Neals, CA
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