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Position: Financial Manager

Job Description

Accountable to: Executive Director

Position Summary: The Financial Manager maintains, analyzes and reports on mortgage activity (a separate company provides servicing and collections), rentals, construction in progress and resale stores accounts, budgets, general ledger and chart of accounts, implements a purchase order system, prepares for audits and is responsible for monitoring the financial health of the organization. The Financial Manager assists management in making sound business decisions in the long and short term.

Expected Commitment:  This is a full-time or part-time hourly position.

Classification: Full-Time/Part-Time, hourly


  1. Strong commitment to HFHI foundational principles and core tenets
  2. High ethical and moral standards
  3. Bachelor’s Degree, preferred, in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management or related field, with academic preparation in accounting
  4. Strong knowledge of financial reporting
  5. Ability to review data and make relevant management decisions
  6. Working knowledge of Quickbooks and strong Excel skills
  7. A high degree of accuracy and reliability.
  8. Show good judgment in complex situations.
  9. Be proficient in all appropriate technology and systems.
  10. Have good analytical skills to determine best course of action.
  11. Be frank, honest, and sensitive in all personal contacts.
  12. Have ability to organize work, set priorities, and complete projects on schedule.
  13. Have high degree of competence in written and oral communications.
  14. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and application
  15. Two years of previous accounting/bookkeeping experience in a not-for-profit setting or mortgage company is preferred.


The Financial Manager is to

  1. Set up QuickBooks to adequately support our organization’s financial operations and develop and maintain up to date financial systems knowledge
  2. Adhere to GAAP, an accrual system of accounting and all organizational policies.
  3. Design and implement a purchase order system to meet the needs of our organization if needed.
  4. Prepare or oversee checks, deposit slips, cash donation lists and keep all such documents current and accurate.
  5. Perform bookkeeping functions using Quickbooks, including chart of accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable and mortgage accounts.
  6. Create, maintain and secure the financial and business records of the Affiliate.
  7. Keep track of and provide reports on earmarked funds.
  8. Reconcile all bank accounts, rental payments, small loan or other payments on a minimum of a monthly basis.
  9. Accurately follow guidelines and regulations on grant reimbursements.
  10. Monitor internal controls.
  11. Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
  12. Work in collaboration with the Development Department to prepare reports for grantors to fulfill monitoring requirements and to receive payments.
  13. Prepare plan for capital expenditures.
  14. Find ways to reduce or maintain costs.
  15. Minimize financial risk for the affiliate.
  16. Properly secure all documents and implement a secure paperless filing system
  17. Recommend policy changes to the Executive Director.
  18. Analyze and report budget and financial information.
  19. Work with the Executive Director and Development Director on future budgets.
  20. Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the organization.
  21. Government Grant Reimbursement and Reporting as needed.
  22. Correspond with various other departments, discussing plans and agreeing on future paths.
  23. Preparation of 1099’s, 1096, w-2’s and w-3 forms
  24. Supervise employees as directed.
  25. Perform other tasks, duties, projects or responsibilities as assigned. The job description may be amended as the needs of the affiliate change.

Requirement for Employment:

Successfully pass a background-check process which includes Criminal Background Check, Sexual Offender Registry Check, Pre-employment Physical with drug screening, as well as a satisfactory Credit Report.

This job will stay open until February 2, 2024 unless a suitable candidate is hired.  

To apply send cover letter and resume to Diane Kloc at

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We either pay for Healthcare, vision and dental benefits in full for the Full-Time employee (40 hours) or if insurance is not needed because you have coverage from a spouse, then we can provide $3,050 into a flexible spending account, if you have use for an FSA.

This post will remain open until we find the right person. Only candidates with a solid employment background need apply. This is not a job for beginners, since the job can be demanding and requires professional level of work. Successful applicants will be those with experience similar to the following: social work case management, total household income calculation/determination, assessment for the repair of exterior residential buildings, comfortable with making phone calls speaking with and giving direction to clients, construction contractors, etc. 

You must be able to pass drug screen, physical, criminal background check, have an acceptable credit report and drivers background check. This position requires a high level of trust because of the type of information you will be handling.

Position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to