REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
SUPERVISES: Accounting Department
Responsible for the efforts, results, and success of the organization’s finance department. Provides financial advice and support to help senior executives make key decisions. Professional with knowledge of all accounting, financial and business principles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department
Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
Ensure compliance of all the company's financial practices with statutory regulations and legislation
Analyze the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future
Interpret complex financial information and provide updates, forecasts and information as needed
Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
Seek out methods and practices to minimize financial risk
Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date
Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
Update and implement financial policies and procedures for the finance department and organization operations
Hire, train and develop employees who will be an asset to the finance department with support from human resources employees
Participate in staff meetings and staff development opportunities
Perform other duties as assigned
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Degree in accounting, business, finance or a related field; advanced degree preferred
Non-profit accounting, real estate and/or asset management experience a plus
Three years of progressively increasing leadership experience preferably in a non-profit or accounting setting
Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Proficient with YARDI Voyager system
Excellent mathematical skills including financial modeling and forecasting
Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative relationships with widely diverse groups and individuals both within and outside the organization
Ability to analyze, synthesize and present data
Excellent planning, organizing and problem-solving skills
Superior attention to detail and integrity
Thorough understanding of business principles and practices
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:
Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs, and walk up and down stairs
Must possess valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and proof of automobile insurance
Must pass applicable background tests
Salary – Commensurate with experience Work Schedule – Full Time; Variable Hours
HOW is an Affirmative Action, equal-opportunity employer. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employees shall perform other duties as appropriate. HOW reserves the right to revise or change job duties as needed. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Internal Number: 2ndPostingJuly10,2019
About Housing Opportunities for Women, Inc.
Since 1983, HOW has been a leader in permanent solutions to homelessness. Through prevention strategies; expanded, affordable, supportive housing; and individualized support services we have helped thousands take back their lives. HOW operates under the Housing First Model, which ensures that homeless individuals are housed as quickly as possible, and then provided with tools for success and self-sufficiency.