Director, Finance

Thank you for your interest in starting a career with Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity! 

Do you want a career where you get to work with great people and enjoy knowing that you will have a life-long impact on the families Fox Cities Habitat serves? Review the position and apply via the form below.

Title: Director, Finance

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Direct Reports: Staff Accountant (part-time)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Classification:  Full time

Compensation: Based on experience

Purpose

Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity, with a $8 million operating budget, is seeking a seasoned, hands-on Finance professional to establish and maintain the organization’s accounting and financial principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives; establish and maintain prudent financial controls; and ensure compliance with the organization’s contractual agreements, grants and government regulations.

Responsibilities            

  • Strategic:
    • As a member of the leadership team, contribute to the organization’s strategic goal setting process, development of priorities and objectives, and development of operational plans that tie to strategic goals.
    • Establish and monitor investment strategies and policies in accordance with objectives set by the Finance Committee
  • Decision-Making:
    • Makes key decisions from a Finance perspective on behalf of the organization.
  • Technical:
    • Financial Operations:
      • Oversee all aspects of the general ledger; prepare monthly financial summary, balance sheets, profit and loss statement; prepare general ledger account reconciliations
      • Prepare monthly tax returns
      • Manage the annual audit and prepare work papers
    • Treasury:
      • Manage the organization’s bank accounts, loan servicing, escrow, deposit and reconciliation processes; accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash, mortgage pledging, mortgage sales and New Market Tax Credit transactions
      • Review Home Repair mortgage documents for accuracy prior to closing
    • Financial Analysis:
      • Analyze trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses; analyze/prepare cash forecasts
      • Prepare annual fiscal year budget
      • Prepare annual escrow analysis and related correspondence to Habitat homeowners
    • Compliance:
      • Ensure financial compliance with the organization’s commitment related to financial gifts, grants, loans, and other contractual obligations
      • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local laws related to the organization’s financial management
    • Cost Control:
      • Maintain accurate records of purchase and sales orders related to inventories
      • Manage fixed asset tracking system
    • Leadership/Management:
      • Work collaboratively with the management team and staff to maintain a positive, supportive and mission focused work culture
      • Provide leadership to the Finance department, ensuring operations are consistent with mission and strategy of the organization and that staff receive appropriate development opportunities
    • Supervisory:
      • Supervise the Staff Accountant
    • Internal Representation:
      • Staff liaison to the Finance, Risk Management and ReStore committees
      • Develop strong, positive, and lasting relationships with staff and volunteers throughout the organization
    • External Representation:
      • Represent Habitat to senior representatives of the community. Communication focuses on both strategic issues as well as more program-specific issues
      • Manage relationships with accounting firm and banks
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Required skills & experience   

  • CPA preferred, but not required
  • 7-10 years of direct experience in Accounting, non-profit experience preferred
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, odt, Max. file size: 64 MB.

To our employees, the biggest benefit that Fox Cities Habitat offers is the satisfaction of working together with volunteers, partner families, and community partners to make affordable home ownership a reality, building stronger neighborhoods, and affecting measurable change in our community.

Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, or disability.

If you experience difficulties applying online, please contact Amy Pelishek at AmyP@foxcitieshabitat.org.

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