Job Title: Director of Finance
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date: November 2017
Do work that inspires you! Help revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable homes, and empower families through successful homeownership with Tacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.
Summary: Directs the financial planning and accounting practices of the organization. Ensures accurate and timely reporting for the overall business activities. Responsible for all compliance with Federal, State and local tax compliance for a non-profit organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, cash flows, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate, long range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization.
Synthesize large volumes of information into concise presentations and reports to convey financial information to the CEO, Senior Leadership team and Board of Directors.
Collaborate directly with Finance Committee members, coordinate presentations and monthly financial reporting to Board. Attend all Board Meetings.
Works with the Accounting staff and software providers to provide computer application systems and programs necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services.
Oversees and/or prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic reports on organization’s financial stability, liquidity and growth.
In collaboration with Senior Leadership, directs and coordinates the establishment of budget programs. Reviews budget proposals and prepares necessary supporting documentation of annual operating budget for approval.
Provides monthly reviews of budget status with department directors and CEO.
Coordinates preparation of organization’s annual 990 Tax return, ensures it is approved by BOD and filed on a timely basis.
Manage A-133 audits and local, state and federal grant compliance.
Advises Management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
Coordinates with external auditors and arranges for annual audits of company Financial Statements.
Oversees preparation and/or prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.
Analyzes operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution, and determines their financial impact.
Evaluates business partnering opportunities.
Establishes and cultivate relationships with banks and other financial institutions.
Work on tight deadlines as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises the accounting staff, which is currently a staff of three.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience with at least 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience. Industries experience with construction or non-profit organizations a plus. Should have experience partnering with the executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
Certificates and Licenses: CPA or Certified Management Accountant certification preferred.
Leadership Skills: A natural leader who communicates clearly, thinks rationally, and has a complete understanding of finances in a consulting oriented business. This person is able to effectively communicate across multiple departments and create consensus for practices and policies that may bridge across wide audiences. Build a cohesive, effective and supportive Finance Department team and have a level of comfort with difficult conversations.
Language Skills: Read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports and legal documents; respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers; write white papers and articles; present information to top management, groups such as boards of directors or investors, public groups. Ability to persuade.
Computer Skills: Proficiency with computer usage especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and QuickBooks Pro.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate consisting of usual business office sounds including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, and light foot traffic.
Schedule: Monday – Friday, with flexibility with approval of CEO. Some ability to telecommute with approval of CEO. Some nights and weekends as required.
Salary: DOE. Tacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. Full benefit coverage for employee and partial coverage for dependents including health, vision, dental, short and long term disability, and matching 403(b).
For more information go to Career Opportunities on our website.
To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Hr@tpc-habitat.org. No phone calls please.