Finance Director

Department/Agency of position: 
Housing Authority of the County of Alameda
Location of position: 
Hayward, CA
Wage/Salary: 
The salary range for this position is $116,748 and $173,371 annually, DOQ
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2019
Job Description: 

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) has been recognized as a high performer and an innovative leader among housing authorities nationally. HACA’s mission is to improve the stability and quality of life for low income families, individuals with disabilities and seniors by providing affordable housing.

The Finance Director reports to the HACA Executive Director (ED) and provides financial reporting and analysis to the ED and HACA’s Housing Commission. This individual will also function as the second in command at the Housing Authority and will provide a high level of support to the Executive Director.

Knowledge of HUD programs and HUD funding will be critical to this role.  A key area of focus is tracking, monitoring, and reporting on the HCV Program and Mod-Rehab Program. Primary responsibilities include oversight of all Finance Department services and activities including accounting, budgeting and financial planning and analysis. Other responsibilities include managing the annual audit and recommending and implementing policies and procedures for improving financial operations and internal control.

The position requires a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible experience in financial management in the areas of accounting, financial analysis and budget preparation, with at least three of those years in a supervisory or management capacity. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is highly desired and can be substituted for five years of the required experience. Municipal and/or public sector experience, knowledge of fund accounting and housing development, and familiarity with accounting operations regulated under HUD and other governmental standards are highly desirable. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by April 19, 2019.