The Director of Finance plans and directs all accounting operational functions of the organization including month-end closing, preparing financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, construction draws and grant reporting. The Director of Finance will support the management team through timely delivery of financial information including monthly financial statements and analysis and assist with the preparation of the annual budget. This role will supervise finance staff to include staff development and training, performance review and cross training.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage the accounting staff to ensure the daily accounting activities are running efficiently, including bank account oversight, A/P, payroll, construction, and grant draws and maintain mortgage receivable balances.
- Develop and maintain accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements and reports.
- Manage and guide the general ledger and job account structures for accurate and timely reporting outcomes.
- Meet various reporting requirements to support grant proposals and donor reporting.
- Facilitate and ensure accurate and timely monthly and year end closes, with appropriately documented reconciliations.
- Manage the external CPA firm and the annual audit.
- Manage the financial reporting system and processes to meet the needs of the management team for each department.
- Prepare entries for all real estate transactions.
- Ensure accounting policies and procedures are kept current and well documented. Recommend improvements as appropriate.
- Look for ways to maximize the benefits from accounting software systems. Recommend improvements.
- Ensure all federal, state, and local reporting obligations are met.
- Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises three staff
Certificates and Licenses: CPA/CMA (active or inactive) or equivalent experience
Language Skills: Read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports and legal documents; respond to common inquiries or complaints; write policies and procedures; present information to top management, groups such as boards of directors or investors. Ability to persuade.
Math Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, averages/medians and percentages/percentiles. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Reasoning Ability: Define problems, collect, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematic or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical decisions. Provides solutions to individuals and company problems.
Computer Skills: Proficiency with computer usage especially Accounting software and ERP systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience with accounting software Sage 100 a plus.
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and must be able to read. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Extensive keyboarding is required.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate consisting of usually business office sounds including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, and light foot traffic
BENEFITS: Benefits package to include generous vacation/sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance.
Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County is firmly committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) and will provide such opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual identity, national origin, age, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement of Commitment on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At Habitat for Humanity Seattle King County, we build hope for all by tearing down barriers to affordable housing. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is unwavering.
We have a deep love of humanity and embrace all our differences including race, religion, background or identity.
We act to remove systemic barriers to sustainable, affordable homeownership through advocacy and equity by providing education on housing issues and inequities for public policy makers and eliminating systemic inequities in our policies and practices. We empower our homeowners through education.
We bring people together, leveraging our differences to achieve our mission in our workplaces, building sites, stores, and in our homes.
We build communities where everyone feels a sense of belonging. Our support does not stop when a homeowner receives their keys.
We provide hope by eliminating disparities in home ownership