Company: Bremerton Housing Authority
Posted on: June 25, 2022
ID: 295Location: Bremerton - 600 Park Ave.Department:
FinancePosition Title: Finance Director
Reports To: Executive Director
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Work Schedule: Regular Business Hours
Amount of Travel Required: Minimal (mostly local)
Positions Supervised: Accounting Operations Manager, Other
Starting Pay Range: $116,623-$136,274 annually, DOE
Closes: Open until filled with priority given to applications
received by May 25, 2022, at 5:00 PM
Are you looking for a place to work that really cares about our
community and is committed to making a difference? Then the
Bremerton Housing Authority is the place for you! Come join our
At BHA our mission is to provide high quality, stable and
sustainable housing and related services to people who have limited
financial means. Our work is to help our clients to become
economically self-sufficient, while at that same time strengthen
communities. We use our public and private resources efficiently
and effectively. It is our goal to do this all while helping our
employees to grow both personally and professionally.
In addition to our important mission, we also offer competitive
wages and a great benefit package to include:
Accrue 150 hours of PTO in your first year
Accrue up to 69 hours of Sick Leave per year
13 Paid Holidays annually
Telecommute Opportunities Available
Medical & Vision Insurance -90% Employer Paid
Dental Insurance- 100% Employer Paid
Washington State Retirement
Short -Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
All new BHA employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for
the health and safety of the community we serve and our employees.
Upon acceptance of an offer of employment, a prospective hire must
submit a certificate of vaccination to the Human Resources
Department. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious
reason may submit a request for exemption. Philosophical,
political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination
will not be considered for an accommodation.
The Finance Director will have primary responsibility for planning,
implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related
activities including accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic
planning, cost accounting, asset management, and investor
obligations. The Finance Director will provide strategic leadership
and establish the agency's overall financial and contractual
environment, including pricing. The Finance Director will ensure
all proper controls and systems are in place; enforce or ensure
compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and
securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions;
and ensure there is sufficient capital and financial information
for the agency to operate soundly and compliantly.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential
function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
Essential Functions Summaries
Develop and regularly prepare relevant Board and Senior Management
Team financial management dashboards and key highlights. Interpret
and explain the financial analysis and dashboard for use in timely
Oversee all accounting functions in providing and directing
procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to
ensure adequate accounting controls in compliance with US GAAP and
the agency's Accounting Policies.
Resolve problems concerning the overall financial integrity of
banking accounts including loan investment portfolios, capital, and
Confer with officials of real estate or financial institution
industries to exchange views and discuss issues or pending
Review balance sheets, operating income and expense accounts, and
loan documentation to confirm agency assets and liabilities.
Review audit reports of internal and external auditors to monitor
adequacy of scope of reports or to discover specific weaknesses in
Ensure compliance with applicable Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and help establish
standard costs and update them as appropriate to classify costs
Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
while taking a hands-on lead position of developing, implementing,
and maintaining a comprehensive cost accounting system.
Help maintain and control job costs by collecting and recording
direct costs (materials, labor and subcontract services) and
allocating indirect costs using a sound application methodology.
Create cost reports comparing actual costs to-date vs. estimated
costs and distribute forecasted costs monthly.
Review and analyze new, proposed, or revised laws, regulations,
policies, and procedures to interpret their meaning and determine
Investigate activities to enforce laws and regulations and to
ensure legality of transactions and operations or financial
Prepare reports, exhibits and other supporting schedules that
detail the agency's soundness, compliance with laws and
regulations, and recommended solutions to questionable financial
Establish guidelines for procedures and policies that comply with
new and revised regulations and direct their implementation.
Evaluate data processing applications to develop recommendations
for coordinating existing systems with examination procedures.
Verify and inspect cash reserves, assigned collateral and
bank-owned securities to ensure accuracy and compliance.
Oversee or provide regulatory compliance training to employees and
check internal control procedures.
Review requests for mergers, acquisitions, establishment of new
programs or ventures, to determine value, conformance to
regulations, and recommend acceptance or rejection.
Direct and participate in formal and informal meetings with bank
directors, trustees, senior management, counsels, outside
accountants and consultants to gather information and discuss
Plan, supervise, and review work of assigned subordinates.
Identify viable projects and preparation of business cases to
support the Senior Management Team and the Board of Commissioners
in making decisions.
Apply for funding and financing, including alternative sources of
funds such as community investment funds.
Developing financial pro forma and writing business plans for
multi-unit residential projects.
Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, and expenditures
related to the management of real estate development
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required,
Field of Study: Business or Accounting
Master's Degree Preferred, Field of Study: Business or
Experience in Finance for a government entity, corporation, or
non-profit social service organization. (Preferred 10+ years)
Experience in leading accounting/finance teams and strong
understanding of government contract accounting. (Preferred 5+
2 plus years of experience in Managerial experience with a
non-profit social service or a public municipality.
Experience in Real Estate Acquisition or Development.
Experience working with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or
low-income housing programs.
Experience in Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting
Bremerton Housing Authority has the discretion to accept any other
equivalent combination of education and experience when
Must have intermediate experience working with Excel
Must have adequate experience using Word and Outlook.
Having experience in YARDI accounting systems is a definite
Certifications & Licenses: Highly prefer Certified Public
Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
Must possess a valid driver's license for use in Washington State
and with the continued ability to be covered under Bremerton
Housing Authority's auto insurance policies.
Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve
Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for
Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with
others using the spoken word.
Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly
Consensus Building - Ability to bring about group solidarity to
achieve a goal.
Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while
following company procedures.
Delegating Responsibility - Ability to allocate authority and/or
task responsibility to appropriate people.
Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic and
accounting information, understand budgets and financing
strategies, and help make sound financial decisions.
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of
values and accepted standards.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of
a project or task.
Deductive Reasoning - Ability to apply principles of logical or
scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as
credible in the workplace.
Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and
effectively supervise others.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a
systematic method of performing a task.
Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal
proactively with work-related problems.
Strategic Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and
create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved.
This is primarily an office position. The employee sits at a desk
working on a computer, but has the opportunity to move at will.
Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate various types of
office equipment. Several hours a day could be spent in
conversations with other staff, leaders, or business affiliates.
The employee will occasionally lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the
time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of
the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the
time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Physical Demands Lift/Carry
Stand O 10 lbs or less O
Walk O 11-20 lbs O
Sit F 21-50 lbs N
Manually Manipulate F 51-100 lbs. N
Reach Outward O
Reach Above Shoulder O Push/Pull
Climb N 12 lbs or less O
Crawl N 13-25 lbs
Squat or Kneel N 26-40 lbs. N
Bend O 41-100 lbs N
Other Physical Requirements
--- Vision (Near)
--- Sense of Sound - listening to instructions and customer
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